Alumni Spotlight

Published: 04-29-2020
Amy Helms
Hailing from Monticello, Indiana, alumni Amy Helms is a clinical resource nurse. She graduated from St. Elizabeth in 1995 and earned her Bachelor of Science in nursing from St. Joseph’s College in 1996. In May 2020, during the early phases of the Coronavirus pandemic, she was named Interim Manager of Inpatient Surgical (3 South/3 West) at Franciscan Health Lafayette East. When choosing a school to pursue her dreams of becoming a nurse, Amy knew after investigating several campuses that St. Elizabeth School of Nursing was the perfect fit.
Published: 04-01-2020
Dana Rainwater and Sonja Anderson
The reason aspiring nurses choose to attend St. Elizabeth School of Nursing spans several different areas. For some, it’s the vast clinical experiences that appeals to them. For others, it’s the holistic curriculum to prepare them for the real world. But for sisters Dana Rainwater and Sonja Anderson, it was about continuing a family legacy.
Published: 10-30-2019
Marina and Miranda Bryant
For sisters Marina Spalla and Miranda Bryant, they shared a passion for assisting others which lead them both to the field of nursing.
Published: 10-30-2019
Brenda Murray
Brenda from a very early age had a passion and desire to care for others. Starting with her dolls as a small child, Brenda had always known she would become a Nurse.
Published: 05-15-2019
Ryan Capecci
One of the greatest accomplishments throughout my nursing career has been flying on missions with Grace on Wings. They are a non-profit organization who provides fixed wing medical transportation around the United States.
Published: 04-02-2019
Joan Glick
I was an English major in college and I then went to graduate school to get my Ph.D. in English. I quickly discovered that I wanted to do something else with my life so after working in business for a while, I just decided that I was going to try out nursing school.
Published: 02-15-2019
Carolyn Bessler
As a child of the 60s, we all wanted to make the world a better place. I felt like nursing was my way to do that. It was my avenue to bring peace and love into the world.
Published: 01-15-2019
Claire Allen
My most treasured memory is the camaraderie between the nurses that I went to school with. St. Elizabeth is a small enough school that you very quickly develop a great support system and that shows through your education beyond graduation.
Published: 12-14-2018
Heather Askren
I chose St. Elizabeth School of Nursing because they had smaller classes and hands-on learning. Your clinicals started during your first semester rather than a few years in and they have an awesome staff!
Published: 11-16-2018
Hannah Lewis
The best memory from nursing school was the mission trip to Haiti. The entire trip was life changing but my favorite part during my time there was getting to deliver a baby for the first time.