On April 7, Dr. Andrew Griffin received the 13th annual Daniel D. Vigness Federal Political Director Award from the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) in Washington, D.C. during the Mid-Year Assembly.
The Daniel D. Vigness Federal Political Director Award was established in 2001 by the AANA Board of Directors to acknowledge a CRNA who has made significant contributions in advancing the AANA's federal healthcare agenda through state and federal grassroots political initiatives while serving as FPD for their state association.
Nominations are being sought for the 2014 Class of the SIUE Alumni Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame recognizes alumni who:
Have achieved outstanding success in their chosen field
Have demonstrated a commitment to their community and our alma mater
Reflect positively on SIUE alumni and our University
We will induct the Class of 2014 on Friday, Oct. 3, as part of Homecoming Weekend.
SIUE School of Nursing to Offer DNP in Nurse Anesthesia
The nurse anesthesia (NA) program at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Nursing has been approved to transition from a master's degree program to a doctor of nursing practice (DNP) program in May 2015.
SIUE is the first higher education institution in the St. Louis metropolitan area to offer a doctoral degree for nurse anesthetists.
Did you know that ALL SIUE graduates are now members of the Alumni Association? All alumni receive a FREE membership and basic benefits! Membership cards were mailed out in 2013 to all graduates and are now issued to new graduates as they leave the University. If you have misplaced or did not receive your membership card, please contact alumni affairs at 618-650-2762 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SIUE Offers In-State Tuition for SIUE Alumni Family Members
If you are the:
of a soon-to-be freshman or transfer undergraduate student, your family member qualifies for in-state tuition. For more information, contact the office of financial aid at 618-650-3880 or email@example.com.
Cougars on the Move
SIUE Cougars from across the United States recently gathered together for a weekend in Washington, D.C. We enjoyed the beautiful sights of the National Cherry Blossom Festival and participated in a welcome reception, capitol tour, fireworks and dinner cruise, and a deliciously elegant brunch at Old Ebbitt Grill.