Campus Donor Building

Donor Stories

UNLV School of Nursing wishes to extend its thanks to our donors for their tremendous financial support for our students and programs. These story spotlights share more about the people who provide essential help behind the scenes.

  • UNLVSON Emerita Faculty Maureen Kane
    Jan. 20, 2021
      By Joseph Gaccione UNLVSON Emerita faculty Maureen Kane didn’t plan on becoming a nurse.  She took the Boston University battery tests in high school that showed her career was leading in a more creative path.  But once she made the switch, she didn’t look back. Kane taught at UNLV School of Nursing from 1977 to 2004, mostly in pediatric nursing. Because the department was...
  • UNLV Nursing 2012 Alumna of the Year Linda Silvestri
    UNLV Nursing 2012 Alumna of the Year Linda Silvestri
    Nov. 3, 2020
    By Joseph Gaccione UNLV School of Nursing alumna Linda Silvestri knows what it means to tackle challenging situations head-on. Whether it’s the pressure of test-taking, the financial hurdles of nurse educators, or her own personal health battles, she has figured out how to overcome these struggles, both for herself and others. Silvestri has built a career shaped by supporting nursing...