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2016 Marguerite Schumacher Memorial Alumni Lecture

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

  • Marguerite Schumacher Memorial Alumni Lecturer Lorna Estabrooks chats with a guest before lecture. 

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

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

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

  • Attendees Miranda Ruhland and Tyler Hume, Faculty of Nursing alumni co-president, connect with guests at the pre-lecture reception at the Ranchmen's Club.

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

  • Marguerite Schumacher Memorial Alumni Lecturer Lorna Estabrooks chats with a guest before lecture. 

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

  • Tyler Hume BN'13, Faculty of Nursing alumni committee co-president emcees the evening. 

  • Lindsay Reid, director, Alumni Program & Services, UCalgary welcomes guests and gives her thanks at lecture.

  • Dianne Dyer and Gail Liggett from BN Class of '76 speak about what it was like studying nursing in the 70s.

  • Dyer shows the original nursing uniform students wore back in 1976. She says the following year, they introduced pants to the uniform. 

  • Faculty of Nursing dean Dianne Tapp introduces speaker Lorna Estabrooks.  

  • Lorna Estabrooks speaks about her nurse practitioner clinical journey and her career path at the 2016 Marguerite Schumacher Memorial Alumni Lecture.

  • Dianne Dyer and Dianne Tapp.

  • From left, Tyler Hume, Lorna Estabrooks, Dianne Tapp and Lindsay Reid.

  • Lorna Estabrooks (middle) with her son and husband.

  • From left, Judy Hanson, Pat Morgan and Claire Mills. 

  • BN Class of '76 with Professor Emerita Sarla Sethi.

  • Lorna Estabrooks and Tyler Hume.

  • Tyler Hume presents door prizes after the lecture. 

  • Lorna Estabrooks is presented with gift of thanks from Dean Dianne Tapp, Tyler Hume and Lindsay Reid for delivering the annual alumni lecture. 

  • Tyler Hume presents door prizes after the lecture. 

  • Tyler Hume presents door prizes after the lecture. 

  • Nursing student volunteers at the registration desk. From left, Suman Parmar, Anton Wong, Jessica Revington, Hannah Priestap, WaiYin Mak. 

Nearly 100 guests enjoyed Lorna Estabrooks’ (MN’97, NP’09) talk on Saturday, Oct. 1 at The Ranchmen's Club for the 2016 Marguerite Schumacher Memorial Alumni Lecture. 

Estabrooks spoke about her journey to becoming a nurse practitioner (NP), touching on her early career, following her diploma, in Kelowna and her move to Edmonton where she completed her undergraduate degree. 

This year celebrated the 40-year anniversary of the Class of 1976. The renunion was organized by Dianne Dyer (BN’76, MN’93) and fellow 1976 grads Gail Liggett, Sandi Golding, Jennifer Nagel and Wendy Cairns.

Photos by Adrian Shellard.