UNMC College of Nursing | 1917-2017
A Century of Academic Nursing Excellence: Transforming the Future
The College is the state's oldest publicly-supported nursing college. Since its first class began with 13 women on Oct. 16, 1917, in the "University of Nebraska School for Nurses," more than 14,500 students have graduated. With 1,135 students currently enrolled, the UNMC College of Nursing is the largest nursing program in the state. The college has campuses in Omaha, Lincoln, Kearney, Scottsbluff and Norfolk.
UNMC College of Nursing Dean, Juliann Sebastian, Ph.D., said, "Our 100th year is a special milestone for the College, as well as alums, and our partners across the state. Our graduates have made immeasurable contributions to the quality of life of Nebraskans. With a mission of education, research and outreach, our faculty, staff and students have been at the forefront of the evolution of the profession of nursing across Nebraska, the U.S. and the world.”
There will be special recognition of the Centennial during various annual programs and also in some new programming unique to this celebratory year. Here are some upcoming highlights of the Centennial programming: