College of New Rochelle
A L U M N A E /
I C O L L E
in the 21st Century"
June 10, 11, 12, 2005
CNR’S 67TH ANNUAL
ALUMNAE/I COLLEGE WEEKEND
IN THE 21ST CENTURY
Approximately 500 graduates
of CNR returned for another reunion weekend of fun and remembrance in
June. CNR’s 67th
annual Alumnae/i College
Weekend focused on wellness in the 21st century. According to Eileen
Niedzwiecki SAS ’72, Director of Alumnae/i Relations, “as health care
consumers, each of us has a personal stake in a holistic approach to a
mind, body, and spirit. As CNR graduates, we already appreciate the
to caring for the whole person.”
response to the weekend
theme of wellness, the School
of Nursing presented a
on “Caring in
Health Care” discussing how nursing schools can prepare nurses to
hostile service settings into those that emphasize a caring philosophy.
Panelists included Donna Demarest, R.N., Ed.D., Dean of the School
of Nursing and a 1971
the School of Arts & Sciences, Associate Professor Margot DeSevo,
R.N.C., Ph.D., and
Associate Professor Mary Alice Donius, R.N., Ed.D.
During the course of the
weekend returning alumnae/i attended a special presentation by CNR
Drama entitled One Night Only
(a musical and dramatic review of the 2004-2005 season), participated
in holistic modalities,
art exhibitions, enjoyed class year teas, and dinner and dancing
orchestra music under a giant tent on Maura Lawn.
33 alumnae were presented with Ursula
Merici, and Women of Achievement Awards by President Sweeny in Holy
And, the College’s
celebrated 25 years of dedication to the arts and education with
director Jennifer Zazo leading a guided tour of the main campus to
how the arts have extended beyond the gallery walls.