Worcester State University

35th Anniversary of the Nursing Department's First Graduating Class

WSU recognized National Nurse's Day and the 35th anniversary of the Department of Nursing's inaugural graduating class with a nursing symposium and dedication of the Dr. Lillian R. Goodman Department of Nursing. Goodman, widely recognized for her visionary leadership in nursing education, was the founder and chair of the department from 1973 to 1991. The symposium featured speakers Stephanie Chalupka '80, Ed.D., RN, PHCNS-BC, FAAOHN; Cynthia French '80, MS, APRN, BC; and Marianne Matzo '82, Ph.D., GNP-BC, FPCN, FAAN. Ellen Gaucher '76, MSN, MSPH, FAAN, delivered the keynote address.

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