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Family Weekend

SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, October 17, 2020

As part of the University of Pennsylvania’s Virtual Family Weekend, the School of Nursing invites family and friends of current nursing students to join us on Saturday for a day of activities.


12 pm School of Nursing Dean’s Welcome Dean’s Welcome
Antonia M. Villarruel, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor and Margaret Bond Simon Dean of Nursing
Julie Sochalski, PhD, Associate Dean for Academic Programs
Christina Costanzo, EdD, Assistant Dean for Admissions & Academic Programs
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12:30 pm Parent/Guardian Panel

Speak with current Penn Nursing parents/guardians of students in their third and fourth years on how best to support students who are just starting their academic program in the School of Nursing. Have your questions answered and enjoy a great discussion with other parents/guardians.
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Asynchronous Sessions:

Civic Engagement

Dr. Terri Lipman, PhD, CRNP, FAAN

Assistant Dean for Community Engagement, Dr. Terri Lipman, shares many of the civic engagement opportunities that Penn Nursing students are participating in.

Research Spotlight

Dr. Dennis Flores, PhD, ACRN

Assistant Professor of Nursing, Dr. Dennis Flores, shares their research on “Family-Based Sexuality Discussions: Inclusive Sex Talks with LGBTQ Youth.


Marianne Smith, Associate Director of Undergraduate Programs & Marketing

Sylvia English, Enrollment Management Coordinator

Janae Lamoureux, Associate Director of Graduate Academic Affairs

Already interested in furthering your Nursing Career? Are you interested in being a Pediatric NP? Interested in working at the forefront of healthcare in a leadership role? We will walk you through the steps and discuss our MSN programs.