Second-year nursing student and fifth-year senior Katja Kane-Foempe is one of five 2015 On Wisconsin Society honorees. The California native was recognized during the homecoming parade and on the field at halftime during the game against the Purdue Boilermakers on Saturday, October 17. As part of her award, Kane-Foempe receives a $500 scholarship and lifetime membership in the Wisconsin Alumni Association.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison, in partnership with the Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association, has launched a five-year comprehensive campaign to raise $3.2 billion to support faculty excellence, student scholarships, overall educational experience, and research and innovation. Named All Ways Forward, the campaign is the largest fundraising campaign in the University’s history.
The School of Nursing’s own PhD student Tolu Oyesanya is featured in a Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association annual fund video. Click here to view Tolu’s story and learn how scholarships can make an impact—and a difference.
On September 30 the School of Nursing welcomed Barbara Nichols, our 2015 Littlefield Leadership Lecturer. Nichols is the leadership and diversity coordinator for the Wisconsin Center for Nursing and a national diversity consultant to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. A humorous and dynamic speaker, Nichols shared experiences and insights from her career in her lecture “A Nurse’s Journey of Leadership Challenges in Diversity, Inclusion and Practice.”