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Benefiting the Rudy School of Nursing & Health Professions



A night celebrating nurses...the heartstrings of our community. Notes for Nurses is a fun, casual evening filled with live music from some of Nashville's best songwriters, dinner, and live and silent auctions. This event benefits the Rudy School of Nursing and Health Professions.

2015 Event Impact

  • $58,000 raised for simulation equipment and scholarship support.
  • 400 attended Notes for Nurses.
  • Purchased a new simulator ("Sim Junior") for nursing education.

Student & Program Highlights

  • 119 nursing GRADUATES for the 2015-16 academic year. 
  • New Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program to start Fall of 2016.

Program Goals & Needs

  • SIMULATION EQUIPMENT to provide nursing students with innovative patient-centered care training.
  • SCHOLARSHIP SUPPORT to assist nursing students with the greatest financial need, especially low-income, first generation and non-traditional students.


2016 Committee

Event Chair

  • Beth McCall, RN, BSN, D.T. McCall & Sons

Committee Members

  • Heather Bay, Venue Chair, CEO, Direct Flight Solutions LLC
  • Teresa Larkins, DMD, Serenity Dental
  • Maggie Lea, Owner, Home Instead Senior Care
  • Melissa Littman, BSN, RN, VA TN Valley Healthcare System
  • Hilary Maryniw, D.T. McCall & Sons
  • Pam McAteer, Dental Practice Consultant
  • Denise Sikes, CNO, University Medical Center
  • Cristy Glover Stumb, APRN, Stumb Health Professionals LLC
  • Heather Wilmore, Community Volunteer
  • Tim Wilmore, D.T. McCall & Sons
  • Carole Ann Bach, Ph.D., RN, CRRN, Dean, Cumberland University
  • Cheryl Bockstruck, Development Officer, Cumberland University
  • Ray Lynn Crutcher, Director of Operations, Cumberland University
  • Kristin Kannon, Office Manager, Cumberland University
  • Maggie Keil, MSN, RN; Director Skill Lab, Cumberland University
  • Joy Kimbrell, DNP, MSN, RN, Assistant Professor, Cumberland University
  • Ronda Landers, DNP, MSN, RN, Assistant Professor, Cumberland University
  • Robin Retallack, MSN, RN, Assistant Professor, Cumberland University
  • Diane Thorup, MSN, APRN, Assistant Professor, Cumberland University
  • Trudy Wright, MSN, RNC-OB, WHNP-BC, Assistant Professor, Cumberland University


SPonsorship opportunities


Coming soon


2015 Notes for Nurses Video

2014 Notes for Nurses Thank You Video

For More Information

Submit Inquiry Below or contact:

Cheryl Bockstruck

Director, Corporate & Foundation Relations


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