Message from the Alumni Association President

Dear Alumni,

I would like to welcome you to the College of Nursing’s Alumni Association (CONAA)! 

You are one of more than 8,000 alumni and as a UK CON graduate, automatically a member of this dynamic organization.  We promote the College through scholarships, fellowship and information sharing and we need YOU! 

The 2022 CONAA Executive Board of Directors includes:

President:                    Ms. Whitney Heet       
President-Elect:           Dr. Jake Higgins          

Secretary:                    Ms. Lois Lewis            
Treasurer:                    Dr. Leslie Bertram      

Past President:            Dr. Paula Halcomb      
UKAA Rep:                  Dr. Laura Hieronymus


Alumni Program Coordinator: Joey Conrad (ex-officio)

The Board meets quarterly and has many volunteer opportunities available.  During Homecoming Week, we host a luncheon for alumni to network and meet current students. I also encourage you to join the UK Alumni Association (UKAA).  Membership benefits you and provide additional funding to CONAA.  


Please join us to help support and mentor the next generation of nursing students! For more information, please contact me or any of the Board members. 

All the best and GO CATS! 
Whitney Heet, MSN, RN, NE-BC
President, UK College of Nursing Alumni Association
BSN 2008