Class of 1956

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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Sandy Travis Collier, BSN’56 , of Highlands, North Carolina, passed away June 5, 2017.

Jane Carter Kern, BSN’56 , of Palatine, Illinois, passed away September 5, 2020.

Ruth Bishop Limehouse, BSN’56, celebrated her 90th birthday in her hometown of Harleyville, South Carolina, in May 2017.

Patricia Patterson Tennent, BSN’56 , of Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan, passed away May 30, 2016.