Alumni Events


2017 Alumni Association Awards and Scholarship Gala

November 9, 2017  | 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm 
The Primavera Regency, Stirling, NJ  

On November 9, 2017 from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. in the elegant and gorgeous ballroom of the Primavera Regency in Stirling, New Jersey – join Rutgers Nursing Alumni as we help to further the advancement and growth of Rutgers Nursing by providing scholarships for undergraduate and graduate level students. 

We will award current students for their greatness and celebrate Rutgers Nursing Alumni who are making an impact in the world of nursing.

All proceeds from the awards ceremony, fund scholarships to support undergraduate and graduate level Rutgers nursing students! 

Register for the event today! 

If you are a part of a group that would like to donate to the event and scholarship funds, click here to see the various sponsorship levels.
$100 Alumni and Guests
$60 2017 Graduates and Current Students
Sponsorship Ticket Packages Available (Click Here to View)
All proceeds fund scholarships for undergraduate and graduate Nursing students

The Primavera Regency
1080 Valley Rd, Stirling, NJ 07980

Black Tie Optional

Please send an e-mail to if you have any questions.

Register for the 2017 Alumni Gala


Rutgers School of Nursing Alumni Association Annual Meeting

June 10, 2017

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Call for Alumni Board Nominations for 2017-2019
& "Hold the Date" notice of Annual Meeting June, 10, 2017

Rutgers School of Nursing (RSON) Alumni Association will hold its election for new members to serve as an officer of the Executive Board or as Committee Chair. 

The Executive Board is the elected board of the RSON Alumni Association responsible for setting the strategic direction for the Association, managing its business and financial affairs and providing leadership for all the Association’s activities and endeavors. Members serve either one-year or two year terms. Committee Chairs are selected by the Executive officers.

Alumni interested in a position as officer on the Executive Board or Committee Chair must complete and submit the RSON nomination form by the deadline date of May 12, 2017. A slate of Board candidates will be presented at the annual meeting and officers elected by simple majority vote. Alumni are encouraged to self-nominate.

Executive Board officer positions for nominations: July 1, 2017- June 30, 2019
Committee Chair positions for nomination: July 1, 2017- June 30, 2019

Download the 2017-2019 Alumni Board Nomination Form

If you have any questions, please contact Ulanda Marcus-Aiyeku, DNP, RN, NE-BC, Rutgers School of Nursing Alumni Association, Chairperson of the Nominating Committee, by email on

Please "Hold the Date" for the Rutgers School of Nursing Alumni Association Annual Meeting scheduled on Saturday, June 10, 2017 for a brunch starting at Time: 10am. Keynote Speaker is Dr. Susan Hassmiller, Senior Nursing Advisor at Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the RSONAA recipient of the 2016 President’s Award. The meeting will take place at Spring Brook Country Club. The address of the building is 9 Spring Brook Road, Morristown, New Jersey, 07960. To RSVP for the meeting, please contact Kofi Polley at or respond directly to the invitation soon to be sent via email.

Immediately following the annual meeting, all RSON alumni are invited to attend the Rutgers University-RSONAA  Alumni Golf OutingMore information to follow regarding registration for the Golf Outing if interested.


Past Events


Annual Post-Graduate Forum 

Saturday, February 25th, 2017
9:00am – 2:00pm 

We invite experienced nurses, new graduate RNs, and a nursing recruiter to share their best advice and wisdom with the upperclassmen nursing students.

Speaker in front of attentive Audience

If you would like to work with our Student Engagement- Events Committee and attend this event as a panel speaker, please email or call 973-353-5415. 


2016 Alumni Awards Scholarship and Awards Dinner

Save The Date - Rutgers School of Nursing Alumni Association Scholarship and Awards Dinner - Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 6:30pm - 10:30pm - Metropolitan Room at the Newark Club - Newark, NJ - All Proceeds Support Nursing Scholarships - The Sky is the Limit

Thursday, October 27, 2016
Metropolitan Room at the Newark Club, Newark, NJ

All Proceeds Support Nursing Scholarships


2015 – 2016: Rutgers School of Nursing Alumni Association Annual Meeting 

Please use the link below to access your copy of the 2015 – 2016 Rutgers School of Nursing Alumni Association Annual Report. This was an exciting year for the alumni association and we looking forward to even more success!
2015 – 2016 Annual Report (pdf)


RSONAA Strategic Planning Retreat

Saturday, January, 30 2016
Ackerson Hall

Thinking of getting more involved with Nursing Alumni?
If you would like to participate in the upcoming strategic planning meeting to help establish the future of Rutgers Nursing Alumni. Please send an e-mail to or call 973-353-5415 for additional details.

2015 Rutgers School of Nursing Alumni Awards: Cocktail and Dinner Reception

2015 Alumni Awards Ceremony
The Annual Rutgers School of Nursing Alumni Association (RSONAA) was a huge success with over 85 alumni, Rutgers School of Nursing faculty and Staff, friends and family enjoying the celebrations and networking.

To enjoy photos from the event click HERE!

Linda Flynn, PhD, RN, FAAN received the 2015 RSONAA Outstanding Alumni Award! Dr. Flynn, the first PhD graduate from the Rutgers College of Nursing, is currently is professor & Associate Dean Academic programs at the University of Colorado College of Nursing.

Maria Molina, MSN, APN-C, ACNP-BC, AGACNP-BC, CCRN was honored with the 2015 Rising Star Award. Since graduation from the MSN program, Maria has been working at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania as a heart failure/transplant nurse practitioner.

We continued to celebrate excellence as we awarded current students well deserved honors:
• Caruso Family Scholarship of $1,000 to Shaakira Abdul Razzaq
• Elizabeth Fenlason Awards of $4,000 each to Mark Karasin and Myrto McNeil 
• RSONAA Scholarship of $1,000 to April Ancheta
• Scarpa Memorial Scholarship of $1,000 to Joyce Hertzog




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