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40th Anniversary

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40 years of nursing education

The Washburn University School of Nursing is celebrating 40 years of success in educating generations of nurses. 

Stroll down memory lane

First nursing graduates

May 16, 1976: The first graduating class of the baccalaureate nursing program includes 20 students.

July 1982: Previously part of the College of Arts and Sciences, the nursing program becomes the School of Nursing.

June 16, 1984: Members of the community attend an open house at the new Petro Allied HealthFirst nursing faculty Center facility.

Check out more pictures of Nursing's 40 years at Washburn University.

Celebrating Leadership

Three deans have led the Washburn School of Nursing. Learn more about them.