‘Featured Alumni’ Category

Alumni of the Gustavus Nursing program have followed many paths – around the state, around the country and around the world. These alumni are providing health services in a variety of careers. Their accomplishments will be highlighted here. Please stop back often to find out more about our Gustavus nursing alumni.

Elaine (Vigness) Bell ‘66

Elaine (Vigness) Bell ’66 was awarded the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award for her continuing contributions to the field of oncology nursing in her current role as the Sr. Research Nurse for the Oncology Clinical Research Program at the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute in Minneapolis, MN. She has been a leader in the field of oncology nursing serving on […]

Dr. Deanna Mason ’96

Dr Deanna Mason ’96 was awarded the 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award for her work as a parish nurse and the founding member of a multi-disciplinary free clinic opened at Our Lady of Mercy Parish in Madrid, Spain. The clinic provides free health care to illegal immigrants currently barred from the public health care system due to […]