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MCN Nurses Week scheduled for April

Illinois State University’s Mennonite College of Nursing (MCN) is pleased to work with the Mennonite Nurses Alumni Organization (MNAO) and the Student Nurses Association (SNA) to offer a weeklong celebration of nursing from April 21–26.

Events include an educational and community presentation by the Marion McDowell Stafford Lectureship Series in Child and Family Health, Alumni/Student Social, Golden Jubilee and the MNAO Awards and Reunion Banquet. This year is also the 95th anniversary for MCN!

The MNAO Awards and Reunion Banquet will be held Saturday, April 26, at the Alumni Center. The following awards will be presented:

Distinguished Alumni Award – Deborah (Finkenbinder) Stenger ’73, B.S.N. ’01, M.S.N. ’06
Early Career Achievement Award – Jaymie (Schmidt) Green, B.S.N. ’06
Service Award – John Lawrence
Spirit of Nursing Award – Susan (Koth) Schwingle, B.S.N. ’87

MCN alumni and friends will receive a formal invitation with details of all the events. The registration deadline is April 16, 2014.

For more information about MCN Nurses Week, contact Amy Irving at (309) 438-7418 or