Alumni Archived Events

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May 8th – August 31st

Nurses Week- Art of Nursing 2017 – Continuing Education Opportunities Online. The Art of Nursing is a series of recorded interviews with some of the nation’s top nurse educators. To register for this webinar event until August 31, please visit the more info link to the left.

February 8th

Time: 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Location: Room 1N24

Thinking Out Loud: The Science of Sleep

This free, 2-hour program will explain the things that can keep you up at night and let you know what you can do to overcome them. Dr. Kristine Tohtz will share key insights and information to help you develop better sleep habits and better overall health. Space is limited. Visit to reserve your place.

February 17th

Time: 9: 00 AM - 12:00 PM

Venipuncture 101 Skills Day 

*This event is only open to alumni and Psi Lambda Chapter members of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)*

This skills day is for individuals who are interested in reviewing IV therapy concepts, techniques and best practices. The hands-on Sim Lab portion will allow for practice with peripheral, IV access and insertion.

$10 for alumni, register here. 

Registration fee waived for Psi Lambda members, please RSVP to Vickie Thornley, Director of Development and Alumni Relations at 

March 8th

Time: 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Leadership Speaker Series: Team Building in Healthcare 

This leadership series on team building in the healthcare environment, presented by Dr. Reem Azhari will allow participants to:

  • identify characteristics associated with high functioning teams
  • define the conditions that contribute to loss of communication and team dysfunction
  • describe exercises that foster positive team building

Register here. 

August 8th

Time: 4:30 - 6:00 PM

Tuesday Night Supper with Catholic Charities (Feeding the Homeless). To register for this event, please visit more info the left.


August 24th

Time: 5:00 - 7:00 PM

Happy Hour- The Boundary Tavern & Grille

1932 W. Division, Chicago, IL. The $10 entry fee includes appetizers and two drink tickets. RSVP by Monday, August 14 to reserve your spot. 


September 9th

Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Cardiac Emergencies Skills Day

The skills day will cover the assessment, treatment and management of cardiac emergencies such as Acute MI’s, Congestive Heart Failure and Cardiopulmonary arrest. The hands on portion will cover: EKG, Art Lines, Crash Cart Assessment and Cardioversion.

If you are looking to get into ICU, ER or Telemetry, this is the skills day for you! Space is limited, register here.

September 21st

Time: 5:45 - 7:45 PM

1st Annual Alumni Event – Wendella Boat, Beer & BBQ Cruise: SOLD OUT!

Enjoy unlimited samplings of beer by Off Color Brewery and a BBQ meal by Sweet Baby Rays while cruising Lake Michigan and the Chicago River.

Tickets are $30 per guest. Two ticket limit. This is an adults only event.

Please plan to arrive 15-20 min ahead of time. The boat will dock from the Chicago River walkway, 401 N. Wabash. You can use nearby self parking garages. Public transportation is recommended.


October 10th

Time: 4:30 - 6:00 PM

Tuesday Night Supper with Catholic Charities (Feeding the Homeless). To register for this event, please visit link on left.

The Tuesday Night Supper Program provides a delicious and nutritious meal to 130 guests in need every Tuesday night.

October 14th

Time: 9: 00 AM - 1:00 PM

EKG Skills Day

This skills day will prepare attendees for caring for patients being monitored for cardiac dysrhythmias. It will include anatomy and physiology of the conduction system, identification of basic dysrhythmias and the corresponding treatment modalities. Practice interpreting EKG strips will facilitate application to clinical situations.

Facilitator: Professor Dorothy Osowski, EdD, MSN, RN


If you are interested in learning more about any of the above events, please contact Vickie Thornley at or call at 773-252-5137.