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TCNJ Nurse Alumni Chapter was re-organized in the Fall of 2015 and awarded Chapter status by TCNJ Alumni Association. Officers are Mimi Cappelli, Past President, Susan Moraca, President, Sharen Clugston, Vice President, and Mary Lynn Dupuis, Treasurer. We are still looking for volunteers to fill vacant board positions. If you are interested please contact Susan Moraca at

Since its organization chapter representatives have attended TCNJ Alumni Association board meetings and participated in TCNJ Alumni Weekend. Most recently the Chapter participated in the Nursing Department’s White Coat Ceremony. President Susan Moraca led as sophomore students recited the White Coat Ceremony Oath. In addition the Alumni Chapter was happy to donate $500.00 to be used toward flowers, refreshments and printing of program brochures.


The Department of Nursing congratulates our TCNJ finalist nominees for the March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Award (New Jersey):

  • Ingrid Bruce – Class of 1984;
  • Thelma Mendoza – Class of 2013;
  • Mary Lynn Dupuis – Class of 1985;
  • Kim Packer – Class of 1982;
  • Maria Turro – Class of 1988.

We are so proud of The College of New Jersey Nursing graduates!


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