Published in the 2015 Homecoming program.
Tanya Reed Andricks ’95 is the 2015 School of Nursing Alumnus of the Year in recognition of her exemplary career in healthcare.
Sport(s) and position(s): Softball, pitcher
Millikin major: Nursing
Master’s degree in nursing and administration of anesthesia from Bradley University/Decatur Memorial Hospital, 2008.
Current employment: Certified register nurse anesthetist at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln, Ill., and assistant junior high girls basketball coach for Mt. Pulaski Elementary School.
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Diedra (Dede) Cowgur Stewart, MSN, RN, CNL graduated from Millikin University in 1992 with a bachelor’s degree in nursing and began her nursing career at HSHS St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, Ill., in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). She served as a staff nurse, charge nurse and transport nurse before accepting her current position as assistant nurse manager of the NICU.