Marian Nursing Students Honored

(photo) MUSNA students who attended the convention include: First Row: Evan Brown,
Ericka Konrath, Rebecca Gibbs, Stephanie Sievers, Brittani Church; Second Row:
Beth Wodsadelak, Abby Roskopf, Kate Kwieslielwicz, Megan Mueller, Rebecca
Kwieslielwicz, Morgyn Perry; Third Row: Professor Nancy Noble, Kaylie Posic,
Genna Wollersheim, Kristen Trochta, Emily Ries, Kristal Wiese, Hailey Lunow, and
Professor Karen Roberts.

FOND DU LAC, Wis. ‹ Seventeen nursing students from Marian University
represented the Marian University Student Nurses¹ Association (MUSNA) at the
65th Annual Convention of the Wisconsin Student Nurses’ Association (WSNA) held
February 7 ­- 9 in Wisconsin Dells.

While attending the convention, MUSNA
received the Most Community Projects award, which is given to a chapter who is
actively involved in serving their community and promote the mission of the
nursing profession.

³This award illustrates how active MUSNA is in
comparison with the other nursing organizations in the state,² says Nancy Noble,
associate professor of nursing at Marian and MUSNA co-advisor. ³MUSNA
participates in many University and community service projects throughout the
year and this award demonstrates the involvement and commitment to

In addition to receiving this award, Kate Kwiesielewicz, from
Merrill, Wis., was elected to serve on the 2014 ­ 2015 WSNA Board of

The convention also gave students an opportunity to network
with other nursing students from around the state, participate in the business
of the organization, to speak with potential employers and attend educational
workshops on a wide variety of nursing topics.

Marian University was
founded in 1936 by the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes in Fond du Lac, Wis.
The institution has one of the lowest student-faculty ratios in the state, and
strives to live its core values as a community committed to learning, dedicated
to service and social justice and joined together by spiritual traditions.
Marian offers undergraduate, adult, master¹s and doctoral degree programs at its
main campus and in facilities throughout Wisconsin.