Reunion 2019

Alumni Reunion 2019

Celebrating 130 Years | 1889-2019

This event is part of UMSON's 130th Anniversary Celebration.

Come back to Baltimore for Reunion 2019 and celebrate our awesome UMSON alumni!

All UMSON alumni are invited to enjoy a day filled with exciting activities and programs.

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Schedule of Events

9 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
School of Nursing Lobby 
10-11 a.m.

Culturally Congruent Care: Why Diversity Makes a Difference (lecture)
Phyllis Sharps, PhD ’88, BSN ’70, RN, FAAN
Professor and Elsie M. Lawler Chair Associate Dean for Community Programs and Initiatives Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing


Innovation in Nursing: Nurses as Entrepreneurs (panel)
Fran Lessans, MS ’85, BSN ’80, RN
CEO, Passport for Health

Marla Oros, MS, BSN ’84, RN
President, Mosaic Group

11:15 a.m. Reunion Program
  • Highlights from Dean Jane Kirschling, PhD, RN, FAAN
  • Remarks from the Alumni Association President Carmel McComiskey, DNP ’10, MS ’96, RN, FAANP, FAAN.
  • Induction of the 50th Reunion Class of 1969.
  • Presentation of the Distinguished Alumni Award to Daniel J. O’Neal III, MS, BSN ’66, RN, GCNS-BC, CNL-BC.
12:15 p.m. Group Photos 
12:30-1:30 p.m. Networking Buffet Lunch
Southern Management Corporation Campus Center (next to the School of Nursing) 
1:45-2:30 p.m.


Chair Yoga 

2:45 p.m.

Evolving Ethical Issues and Practice Implications (lecture)
Connie Ulrich, PhD ’01, RN, FAAN
Lillian S. Brunner Chair in Medical and Surgical Nursing Professor of Bioethics and Nursing
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and Medicine


Quality and Safety (lecture)
Kathleen White, PhD, MS ’78, RN, FAAN
Professor, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Johns Hopkins Hospital

4-5 p.m.

Networking/Social Hour 

UMMC Tour for Class of 1969

5:30 p.m.  Class of 1969 50th Reunion Dinner 

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Directions and Parking

The reunion will be held at:

University of Maryland School of Nursing
655 West Lombard Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Parking is available for approximately $9 in:

Pratt Street Garage
646 West Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

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Hotel Information

A block of rooms has been reserved for UMSON reunion alumni on these dates:

  • Friday, April 12
  • Saturday, April 13

Hampton Inn Baltimore-Downtown-Convention Center
550 Washington Boulevard
Baltimore, MD

Cost: $113 per night, not including taxes

Make a reservation before March 12 by calling 410-685-5000 or by registering online.
Reference: University of Maryland School of Nursing Reunion

Holiday Inn Inner Harbor-Baltimore Downtown
301 West Lombard Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Cost: $109 per night, not including taxes

Make a reservation before March 20 by calling: 410-685-3500 or by registering online.
Reference: Sikorski Cynthia University of Maryland School of Nursing
Group Code: SCS  

Become a Class Representative

Volunteering as a class representative is a wonderful way to reconnect with your classmates! If you would like to help on the reunion planning committee, contact Cynthia Sikorski at 410-706-0674 or

Class of 1969 50th Anniversary Memory Book

The Class of 1969 Memory Book will be available to all classmates for a modest fee.

If you are a member of the UMSON Class of 1969 and would like to contribute your memories to the Class of 1969 Memory Book in connection with your 50th reunion, please complete the form below by April 1, 2019.

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