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Student Spotlight

‘Wisconsin Nurses of the Future’ articles will be posted on a regular basis, and feature stellar nursing students throughout our state. Nursing educators who are interested in submitting a student for a spotlight article may send their request to info@wicenterfornursing.org

WCN Stellar Student: Christian Villanueva

Meet Christian Villanueva, an undergraduate minority nursing student at Marquette University. Christian is a second-generation Mexican-American. For Christian, nursing has been a blessing in disguise. His decision to pursue a career in nursing stemmed from a desire to work in healthcare and help others in their time of need. As a bilingual Hispanic, growing up in a primarily Spanish speaking neighborhood in Chicago, Christian clearly understands the challenges underserved Spanish-speaking communities face. As a result, he felt compelled to apply his bilingual skills in the field of nursing to help address the needs faced by underserved communities.

Christian's perspective on nursing echoes the need to increase diversity in the nursing workforce. "I believe...

Tyler Vang

At first, Tyler did not consider nursing as a career, but influences throughout his life led him ...

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Kimberly Williams

Kimberly is a returning college student. Her insights and words of wisdom to students and her own ...

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Lorin T. Divine

A non-traditional nursing student at UW-Eau Claire College of Nursing, became fascinated by nursing and ...

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Rachael Tse

Marquette University nursing student, Rachael Tse represents our changing U.S. population demographics ...

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Dan Mulrain

Imagine growing up and living with a nurse who tells stories about helping people, advocating ...

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Sheyenne Lemieux & Sabrina James

The College of Menominee Nation (CMN) Nursing Program is ...

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Maichou Lor

Meet Maichou Lor: a Bilingual, Bicultural Early Entry Nursing Doctoral Student enrolled at the ...

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Jennifer Hidalgo

Jennifer Hidalgo is a senior nursing student at Alverno College of Nursing, Milwaukee ...

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Erick Gohdes

As a December, 2011 University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh College of Nursing graduate ...

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