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Traditions

We have a rich history at Penn Nursing—dating back to the late 1800’s—and we celebrate our legacy and our students through annual traditions.

Fall

Every autumn we hold orientation for BSN, MSN, and PhD students, Family Weekend, a State of the School address, and Nursing Career Day.

Spring

In the spring we hold orientation for spring-start master’s students, a week of global health reflections, Wellness Week, and our annual Commencement.

Summer

At the start of our summer session, we have orientation for our summer-start master’s students and for those in our accelerated BSN/BSN-MSN program.

Upcoming Events:

  • Dec
    12
  • Dec
    13

    Wellness Expo

    Campus Recreation and Penn community organizations are teaming up on Wednesday, December 13th in Pottruck Atrium to provide stress relief activities, stress coping strategies, and safe studying tips before finals.

    No registration necessary. Questions? Contact PennRecWellness@gmail.com.
  • Dec
    13

    Nursing Research Grand Rounds

    “Universal Precautions for the Mind: Integrating Behavioral Health Care to Improve Patient Outcomes.”
    Presented in part by Penn Nursing’s:

    Marta Bruce, BSN, RN
    Hillman Scholar in Innovation and Jonas Nurse Leader Scholar

    Therese Richmond, PhD, CRNP, FAAN
    Andrea B. Laporte Professor of Nursing
    Associate Dean of Research & Innovation