Sage Celebrates 90 Years of Nursing-Nov. 3

October 24, 2012 at 11:25 am

Troy, NY – President Susan Scrimshaw and Glenda Kelman, chair of the nursing department, welcome the Sage community to celebrate 90 Years of Nursing at Sage.  

Guest lecturer Karen Drenkard, RSC ’80, is the executive director of American Nurses Credentialing Center and is currently serving as an editorial advisor to both Journal of Nursing and Administration and Nursing Quarterly. Drenkard is a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing. She received her doctorate in nursing administration from George Mason University, was a Wharton Nurse Executive Fellow and a Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellow. In addition to her ANCC certification as a Nurse Executive, Advanced, she is also a Certified Healthcare Quality Professional. She was the principal investigator in an HRSA-funded research project involving the implementation of a human caring model in acute care hospitals. Drenkard has completed research on the impact of leadership styles of nurse managers and the staff nurses intent to leave. She serves on the Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research, is a member of the Board of Visitors for the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, and is a board member for Inova Loudoun Hospital in Leesburg, Virginia.

This special event is sponsored by Olga Andruskiw Endowed Lecture Fund and includes lunch. To attend, please RSVP – (518) 244-2231 or email, as seating is limited.

Saturday, November 3

Russell Sage College campus 

11:30 a.m. – Meet & Greet in Buchman Pavilion

Noon – Lunch & Lecture in Bush Memorial