Commencement ceremony at Camp Randall Stadium School of Nursing graduates

Alumni Events & Resources

Connect with Your Fellow Alumni

Nurses Alumni Organization (NAO)

NAO provides the link between the UW-Madison School of Nursing and its alumni, whether they have earned a certificate, a bachelor's degree, or an advanced degree in nursing. Current and emeriti faculty are also members of the organization.

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Recognizing School of Nursing Alumni

Alumni Awards

Each year, the NAO salutes alumni who have made significant contributions to the nursing profession that shape research, scholarship, education, and practice with the Distinguished Achievement Award and the Outstanding Badger Nursing Award.