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Reunions and Events

Nursing alumni enjoy connecting to their classmates, other alumni, and today's students and faculty at a variety of events coordinated throughout the year. There's something for everyone! From academic lectures to social events to networking and mentoring opportunities, we hope you'll join us soon.

Recent events

A Conversation with Mavis Claytor

UVA School of Nursing's first African-American graduate

The 2017 Catharine Strader McGehee Memorial Lecture, April 7, 2017

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Alumni Phonecast

First-ever Alumni Phonecast with Dean Dorrie Fontaine

Supported by the Alumni Association in honor of its 100th anniversary, September 7, 2016

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Upcoming reunions

In 2019, the classes of 1959, 1964, 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984 and the TJ Society will celebrate their Reunion on May 30-June 2, 2019, and the classes of 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009 and 2014 will celebrate their Reunion on June 7-9, 2019.

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Nursing Reunions Events

Weekend 1 (May 30 - June 2, 2019)

Classes ending 4's and 9's

Dean's Lecture

Friday, May 31 from 10:30 - 11:45 a.m.

Location: TBD


TJ Luncheon

Saturday, June 1 from 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Newcomb Hall Ballroom


Alumni Reception

Friday, June 1 from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Pavilion IX


Weekend 2 (June 7 - 9, 2019)

Classes ending 4's and 9's

ELNEC Core Curriculum Conference with Clareen Weincek, RN, PhD, CNP, ACHPN (CE Opportunity)

Thursday, June 6

Location: TBD


SON Alumni Picnic Lunch

Saturday, June 8 from 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Pavilion IX


Events for nursing alumni

Atlanta Farewell Reception with Dean Fontaine

Monday, February 25, 2018

Time: TBD

Home of Nancy Rizor

Time: Cocktails - 6:30 p.m., Dinner – 7:30 p.m.

Atlanta, GA


Zula Mae Baber Bice Lecture /Medical Center Hour 

A special lecture celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Center for Compassionate Care Initiative (CCI) and Upaya UVA teams

Roshi Joan Halifax - Standing at the Edge: Finding Freedom Where Fear and Courage Meet

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Pinn Hall - UVA Medical Center 


Richmond Farewell Reception with Dean Fontaine

Thursday, March 28, 2019

6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Quirk Hotel

Richmond, VA


Black Alumni Weekend Reception

Friday, April 5, 2019

5:00 - 6:30 p.m. 

Pavilion IX


The Catherine Strader McGehee Lecture

Date: TBD in April

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

McLeod Auditorium


More Information

For more information about upcoming alumni events, please contact Jess Eustace at (434) 924-0148 or

UVA alumni events

UVA hosts a variety of events for alumni, parents and friends.

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Medical Center Hour

After When Breath Becomes Air: A lecture by Lucy Kalanithi, MD