National Public Radio recently interviewed Martha about how her experience fighting Ebola has prepared her for the fight against COVID-19 (listen to her NPR interview here), but she was kind enough to take a few minutes to share her thoughts with… Read More

Impacting Milwaukee

When you are on the brink of change and soon realize you want to make a greater impact on others you must act on it. For alumnus Andy Hargarten, the decision to contribute in a greater way to the community… Read More

Mom. Wife. Nurse. Volunteer. Servant.

Lizzie Dellemann (’11) is like many of our 9,000+ nursing alumni – she juggles a variety of responsibilities daily, all of which relate to helping others. As a mother of four children, Lizzie is a Neuro Intensive Care Unit RN… Read More

Sarilee Maney, RN, MS (BS 1968)

Pioneer Award “many child with developmental disabilities were institutionalized. Early intervention programs changed that. We now know that those children can become productive members of society.”

Constance Greiser (BS 1971)

Spirit of Philanthropy Award “Attending UWM’s nursing program allowed me to be a better nurse by helping to develop and expand my critical thinking skills, learn how best to utilize my leadership skills, how to delegate, refine my listening skills,… Read More

Douglas Johnson RN, BS (BS 1982)

Pioneer Award “The UW-Milwaukee College of Nursing helped build the foundation and confidence for what I was able to do in mental health and HIV/AIDS nursing.”

Barbara E. Friedbacher, RN, MS (MS 1984)

Pioneer Award “My education and work at UWM had a significant impact on my philosophy and vision of community health nursing. Working with Dr. Sally Lundeen and the team of Nurse Clinicians was a privilege and professionally enriching experience.”

Paula Lucey, RN, MSN (BS 1976)

“As my career has grown and developed, I am most proud that I never lost the nursing critical thinking skills and values I learned at UWM related to treating all persons holistically and with dignity. I used the values UWM… Read More

Sandra Ward, PhD, RN, FAAN (BS 1973)

“The entire faculty with the College of Nursing encouraged independent, creative thinking and a love of life-long learning. I have been forever grateful to the school for taking someone who wasn’t sure nursing was a good fit and preparing me… Read More