The Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing will host a conversation with three nursing icons and Black history-makers Thursday, Feb. 27, at 3 p.m. in Samson Pavilion’s tiered classroom and South Winter Garden.
This panel discussion will feature:
Barbara Nichols (GRS ’66, nursing), the first black president of the American Nurses Association (ANA), ANA Hall of Fame member and American Academy of Nursing (AAN) Living Legend;
Betty Smith Williams (GRS ’54, nursing), the first black nursing graduate from CWRU, co-founder of the National Black Nurses Association and AAN Living Legend; and
May Wykle (NURS ’62, GRS ’69, GRS ’81 nursing), professor emerita at CWRU, former dean of the nursing school, International Nurse Research Hall of Fame member and AAN Living Legend.
This event is part of Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing’s Black History Month celebration and the kickoff event to commemorate the centennial of the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing. After the panel discussion, a reception will follow.