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2015 Marguerite Schumacher Memorial Alumni Lecture

  • Attendees registered at the welcome desk at the Ranchmen's Club. 

  • Attendees registered at the welcome desk at the Ranchmen's Club. 

  • Guests enjoy a reception before the 2015 Marguerite Schumacher Memorial Alumni Lecture

  • Guests mingle in the Cochrane Lounge prior to the lecture

  • Attendees connect at the pre-lecture reception at the Ranchmen's Club.

  • Guests enjoy food and conversation at the reception prior to the 2015 Marguerite Schumacher Memorial Alumni Lecture.

  • From left, Dianne Tapp, dean, Faculty of Nursing; Elizabeth Cannon, president, University of Calgary

  • From left, Sharon  Verrall, Sandra Clovechok, Elaine Fischer and Sharon Banning, all members of the Class of 1975

  • From left, Margaret Fullerton, senior operating officer, Alberta Children’s Hospital; lecturer Bonnie Johnston (BN'75) and Grant Johnston.

  • Tyler Hume (BN'13), Faculty of Nursing Alumni president, was the emcee for the evening. 

  • Sharon Banning, BN Class of 75 gives welcoming remarks to the crowd.

  • Elizabeth Cannon, president, University of Calgary, welcomes attendees at the 2015 Marguerite Schumacher Memorial Alumni Lecture. 

  • Dianne Tapp, dean, Faculty of Nursing introduces presenter Bonnie Johnston (BN'75).

  • Bonnie Johnston (BN'75) gives her lecture "Hope, Help and Healing: One Child at a Time" at the 2015 Marguerite Schumacher Memorial Alumni Lecture. 

  • Bonnie Johnston (BN'75) has been CEO of the Sheldon Kennedy Child Advocacy Centre since 2013.

  • From left, members from the Class of 1975: Bonnie Johnston, Elaine Fischer, Sandra Harper-Jacques, Sharon Banning, Sharon, Sandra Clovechok

  • From left, Tyler Hume, Faculty of Nursing Alumni president; Bonnie Johnston, CEO of Sheldon Kennedy Child Advocacy Centre; Elizabeth Cannon, president, University of Calgary; Dianne Tapp, dean, Faculty of Nursing. 

  • From left, Laura Cross, Bonnie Johnston, Grant Johnston and Jenn Johnston.

The second annual Marguerite Schumacher Memorial Alumni Lecture celebrated Faculty of Nursing alumni, faculty and staff on Saturday, Oct. 3 at the Ranchmen’s Club. 

More than 70 guests enjoyed a reception before and after the inspiring talk by this year’s lecturer Bonnie Johnston (BN’75), CEO of the Sheldon Kennedy Child Advocacy Centre.  The faculty was honoured this year to also welcome Elizabeth Cannon, president, University of Calgary who brought a welcome from the university.

Included in the evening was the reunion of the Class of 1975.  Members of the class from this year kicked off their weekend with an event at the home of Sharon Banning. On Sunday, they were treated to a tour of the faculty’s Clinical Simulation Learning Centre.

The evening was emceed by current Faculty of Nursing Alumni president Tyler Hume (BN’13). 

Photos by Jae Im.