West Chester University of Pennsylvania
Department of Nursing
The 28 Annual Mary Kline Day
Keynote Speaker – Erin Lopes ’10, RN, BSN, MPH
This year’s Mary Kline keynote speaker is Erin Lopes, RN, BSN, MPH, a 2010 graduate of the West Chester
University Department of Nursing Advance 2 BSN program. The title of Erin’s presentation is: Autism: The
Science, Treatment and Acceptance of One of the Most Prevalent Childhood Disorders.
Erin presently works at Riddle Memorial Hospital in the Nurse Residency Program in the ICU Step Down Unit.
She earned her master’s degree from UC Berkley and worked for the California Department of Public Health.
She is married with two children, one who has autism spectrum disorder. She has published and spoken
extensively on the topic of autism and has been involved with the Delaware County Family PDD/Autism
Spectrum Support Listserv and the Autism Resource Community of Lehigh Valley.
Panel presentation by WCU Alumni
Following the keynote speaker will be a panel presentation by WCU Alumni practicing in diverse roles and
clinical settings. The keynote address begins at 9 a.m. and will be followed by a luncheon for alumni, faculty,
and graduate students.
The Career Day Exhibit
The Career Day exhibit will be held in the Sturzebecker Health Sciences Center gymnasiums and will include
information about the WCU MSN program, RN-BSN program, Advance 2 BSN program along with
information for other health science majors. In addition, this will be a great event to attend if you are looking
for new employment opportunities.
Mary Kline Lecture & Professional Career Day Program
Thursday, October 13, 2011, Sykes Auditorium
8:30 – 9:00 Registration & Coffee (Registration required for undergraduates only)
9:00 – 9:15 Welcome: Charlotte Mackey, Chair, Department of Nursing
9:15 – 10:30 Keynote: Erin Lopes, RN, BSN, MPH
10:30 – 10:45 Break
10:45 – 12 Noon Panel Discussion on “Professional Opportunities in Nursing”
12 – 1 PM Lunch & Brown Bag Lecture Series – in Sykes Ballrooms A, B, & C
1 – 3 PM CHS Career Fair Exhibits – Sturzebecker Gymnasiums, South Campus
For questions please contact Cheryl Monturo at email@example.com or 610-738-0544.
28th Annual Mary Kline Day Registration & Alumni News
Name: ______________________________________ Year Graduated/Degree________________
E-Mail: ______________________________________ Telephone: ________________________
Employer & Address_______________________________________________________________
Please check all that apply:
___ I am unable to attend Mary Kline Day, but please accept the enclosed donation of $ __________
in support of :
Anne E. Sell Scholarship Fund Mary B. Starr Memorial Scholarship
RN-to-BSN Scholarship Nursing Lab Equipment Fund.
Cassandra Kahn Memorial Nursing Scholarship
___ I will attend the Mary Kline Day Luncheon on October 13, 2011- enclosed is my $15 payment.
___ I have news I am willing to share in the “Pulse” – I will send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please indicate your meal preference by selecting one (1) of our Classic Sandwiches. Your lunch will also
include a side salad, chips, fresh baked cookie, and a beverage.
____ Chunky Dijon Chicken Salad on 12 Grain Bread
____ Balsamic Marinated Vegetable Wrap with Fresh Mozzarella and Arugula
____ Smoked Turkey, Black Forest Ham, Sliced cheddar Cheese, Lettuce, and Tomato on Sourdough Bread
Amount Enclosed: ______# Lunch(es) @ $15.00each $____________
Donation $ ____________
TOTAL $ ____________
Please charge my credit card: Visa MasterCard AMEX Disc.
Acct. # ______________________________________Exp. ___________
Please make checks payable to the WCU FOUNDATION
Please mail or fax this form to: Mary Kline Day
c/o WCU Foundation
PO Box 541
West Chester, PA 19381