Deans Welcome

Welcome to the College of Nursing

Dr. Peggy Gerard, Dean of the School of NursingOn behalf of the faculty and staff of the College of Nursing, I wish to welcome you to Purdue University Calumet. You have made an excellent choice for continuing your education and choosing a discipline that is filled with an array of professional opportunities. The nursing faculty is among the finest that you could experience to guide you in fulfilling your educational goals. I am sure that you will find Purdue University Calumet to be a friendly, helpful and stimulating learning environment. This environment extends into the community where nursing students engage in many experiences with a variety of people of all age groups and cultural backgrounds. During your clinical experiences, you will have the opportunity to work with people from a variety of backgrounds that in turn will prepare you well for your future in nursing.

I wish you every success and ask that you become all that you can be. Take pride in your achievements and provide nursing care that you would wish yourself or your loved ones to receive. You have chosen a most rewarding career!

Dr. Peggy Gerard
Dean, College of Nursing