School of Nursing to Honor Sand-Jecklin ’82 as Distinguished Alumna

Kari Sand-Jecklin ’82

Sept. 16, 2015  

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – This year the Illinois Wesleyan University School of Nursing will present its Distinguished Alumna Award to Kari Sand-Jecklin ’82 of Morgantown, West Virginia.

Sand-Jecklin is director of Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs and associate professor at West Virginia University (WVU). After graduation from Illinois Wesleyan, she obtained her master’s degree from the University of Illinois and a doctorate in educational psychology from WVU. Her clinical experience includes staff nursing positions in intensive care units, obstetrics and medical-surgical areas. She also served as director of nursing education at two hospitals and as director of a progressive care step-down unit. 

A social and awards ceremony will be held during Homecoming weekend Oct. 10 in the CNS Atrium from 9 to 11 a.m. to honor Sand-Jecklin, who will also presenting the address “Nursing: A Life-Long Adventure.”

 By Emily Phelps ’19