College of Nursing Alumni

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Welcome UC Nursing Alumni

The UC College of Nursing proudly counts more than 21,000 alumni worldwide. We have been a leader in nursing education and the transformation of health care for over 125 years. We have made significant progress and routinely celebrate all of our accomplishments. Whether you shared a dorm room with classmates in Logan Hall, or were a part of the Tribunal, there are so many reasons to make you proud to be a UC College of Nursing graduate. Our strong reputation is based on the great care and leadership that our alumni provide on a daily basis. UC Nurses. We See Leaders!

Get Involved 

As alumni, there are many opportunities for you to stay connected with College of Nursing students, faculty and staff. Read on to find the program and events that match your interests!

  • Volunteer and give back in one of the many college-wide volunteer opportunities for alumni.
  • Participate in the Alumni Discovery Project, an innovative outreach effort to engage College of Nursing alumni in active dialogue with students through in-person interviews.
  • Attend an upcoming UC College of Nursing alumni event. Update your info to ensure you're the first to hear about UC College of Nursing events.

Nursing Alumni Events

In the Spotlight

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Kimberly Panzeca '09

Nursing Alumni News


Generous alumnus leaves lasting legacy for UC's DAAP students,...

February 26, 2024

In a heartwarming tale of alumni generosity, Randal Houts, a 1986 graduate from the University of Cincinnati, has taken a unique approach to ensure his legacy lives on in the halls of UC's School of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP). Houts recently designated his Individual Retirement Account (IRA) to UC, specifically for an endowed scholarship fund for architecture students and the DAAP Library's ambitious project to digitize Cincinnati archival materials.


Empowering diverse students, breaking down cultural barriers

February 26, 2024

A partnership between Cincinnati Children’s and regional institutions, including the UC College of Nursing, is supporting associate degree nursing students through their two-year program and a successive bachelor’s program to improve access and care for minority and medically underserved populations.


UC College of Nursing hosts nurse-driven innovation webinar

February 23, 2024

How can nurses address hurdles such as lack of time, funding, continuing education and institutional support to focus on innovation? To answer these and other questions, the UC College of Nursing will host its inaugural Joan and Mark Hurray Visiting Professor Lectureship Series on Nurse-Driven Innovation.

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College of Nursing Alumni Board

The UC College of Nursing Alumni Council represents YOU and focuses on organizing and implementing programs and activities for our alumni. Many serve as preceptors, lecturers, guest speakers and more.

If you love UC and have dedicated time available, we welcome the opportunity to talk with you about where your skills and interests are best matched to our needs.

  • Co-Vice President, Felicia Beckham MSN, FNP-BC ’08, ’14
  • Jennifer Blizzard, BSN, RN, '16
  • Brittany Caldwell BSN, RN, CNOR ’12
  • Carrie Cramer, BSN, RN '22
  • Sherry Donaworth, DNP, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC, '97, '99, '13
  • President, Deasa Dorsey, RN, BSN, '10
  • Ellen Blackwell, '22
  • Victoria Fox, RN, BSN, ’17
  • Lu Anne Gerard, RN, MSN, ’75, ’82
  • Stephanie Gray, RN, BSN, '19
  • Monica Koch, BSN, RN, CWON, ’78
  • Lindsey Miller, DNP, APRN, AGACNP-BC, ’17, '22
  • Lu Ann Reed, DNP, RN, CRRN, BC-RN, LNHA, WCC, DWC ’96, ’19
  • Steven Rheaume MBA, BSN, RN, CPN '16
  • Katie Segar, RN, BSN, '16
  • Monica Smith, BSN, RN, WCC, ’00
  • Madison Stout, RN, BSN, ’18
  • Sarah Waits, BSN, MSN, '08, '10
  • Eva Moore Whitehead, RN, BSN, ’14
  • Co-Vice President, Francie Wolgin, MSN, RN, ’69, ’83


Our complimentary webinar series provides continuing education opportunities for the entire health care community. Past topics have included national HIV/AIDS strategy, distinguishing pressure ulcers from other common skin conditions, comorbid migraine and depression, nurse anesthesia trends and more. View our past continuing education webinars.

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Gage Woolley, CAHS '15

Program Director, Alumni Engagement, College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services & College of Nursing