Kari Sand-Jecklin, associate professor and interim associate dean at the WVU School of Nursing, will be presented with the Illinois Wesleyan University School of Nursing's Distinguished Alumna Award during the school's annual homecoming activities Oct. 10.
Sand-Jecklin, a 1982 graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University, 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 from 9-11 a.m. (Oct. 10) in the CNS Atrium to honor Sand-Jecklin, who will also be presenting the address, “Nursing: A Life-Long Adventure.”