alumniThe 7,000+ College of Nursing alumni are serving diverse populations around Wisconsin and around the world.

We enthusiastically invite you to become re-connected through a variety of opportunities: 

  • join the Nursing Alumni Chapter
  • volunteer and/or participate in University and College of Nursing events and activities
  • advocate on behalf of the College/University
  • make a difference in the life of a student or recent grad by becoming a mentor
  • contribute financially

For more information on how to get involved, please call Nicole Blemberg at 414-229-5617 or email There is also more information on the UWM Alumni Association website.

Alumni Awards

The College of Nursing Alumni awards are presented at the Nursing Convocation every November. A celebratory reception is held in the UWM Union for all nursing faculty, staff and alumni after the program.

2012 Awards

UWM Alumni Association Graduate of the Last Decade (GOLD)
Kristin Haglund, PhD, 2002

Rising Star Award
Tomisha Byard, BSN, 2008

Norma M. Lang Leadership Award
Jane S. Leske, PhD, 1988

Ellen K. Murphy Public Policy Award
Ann Cook, MS, 1981, PhD, 1995

Past Award Winners

Ways to Give

Thank you for remembering the UWM College of Nursing in your philanthropic giving.

Nicole Blemberg is our Development Director and can be contacted at 414-229-5617 or Mail can be sent to:

       Nicole Blemberg
       UWM College of Nursing 
       PO Box 413
       Milwaukee, WI  53201-0413

The UWM Foundation accepts gifts on behalf of the College of Nursing through a variety of ways (Please contact Nicole Blemberg for more information):

  • Online
  • By phone
  • Pledge
  • Matching gifts
  • Memorials and honorariums
  • Appreciated securities
  • Real estate and personal property
  • Planned gift
  • UWM Gives to UWM
  • Senior class gift

Tell Us About You

What are you doing now? Please list additional degrees you have completed, honors received and professional associations -- or simply tell us what kind of work you are involved in and where.

How has your College of Nursing education impacted your career? Your life?