Class of 1940

Every VUSN graduate has exciting things happening in her or his life, both professionally and personally.  Class Notes – printed twice a year in the Vanderbilt Nurse Magazine and available online on this page – is an opportunity for you to not only learn what other alumni are doing but also share news about your life.  We would love to hear what you've been up to! Please contact us with any updates, or call 615-322-4836. 

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Esther Briggs Mason, BSN’40, of North Wagga Wagga, Australia, passed away in January 2016. She was 101. Her 100th birthday was acknowledged in Vanderbilt Nurse Magazine . 

Virginia Levering Nelson, BSN’40 , of Saint Louis, passed away January 30, 2018. She was 101.