Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2011-10-04



The Moffett Nurse Network will host a reception for graduate students and alumni of Samford University’s Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing on Thursday, Oct. 20, in Biloxi, Miss.

The event, held in conjunction with the Mississippi Nurses Association Centennial Convention, will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Hard Rock Hotel.

The Moffett Nurse Network is an initiative to connect nursing school alumni and graduate students with their alma mater and fellow Moffett Nurses.  Recent events have been held in Chattanooga, Tenn., Nashville, Tenn., Destin Fla., Carrollton, Ga., and Birmingham, Ala. More than 30 alumni and graduate students enjoyed the most recent reception, held in Dallas, Texas, in September. An event in Houston, Texas, is scheduled for February, 2012.

For information, contact Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing advancement and alumni affairs director Katie Stripling at (205) 726-2265.


Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference and ranks 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.