Alumni Class Notes


Robbin Chapman (BS ’81) received her Master of Science degree in 2007 in Nursing Education from Florida Southern College where she was one of the founders of Sigma Theta Tau, Epsilon Omega chapter, and its first president.  She attended the 40th and 41st Biannual Convention of Sigma Theta Tau and is the 2012-2013 President-Elect of the Florida School Health Association.

Barbara Ann (Smith) Borkowski (BS ’81) has completed her MSN degree and is currently a program chair in a practical nurse program.  She is also developing curriculum for an RN program and a BSN program for rural students. 

Barbara J. Wetzler (BS ’80) celebrates 11 years with Anthem Care Management (formerly WellPoint Health Networks) in Atlanta, GA. For the past 7 years, Barbara has worked as a Manager II in the Nurse Information Line Department. This experience has given her opportunity to develop an expertise of delivering care and managing staff in a virtual environment while utilizing the latest technology to support telephonic health.

Shelley Horstman (BS ’89), has been a Legal Nurse Consultant with Cline Farrell Christie & Lee, PC for 7 years.  She is the current President of The Greater Indianapolis Chapter of the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants.

Jan Punzelt (BS '80), Madison, CT, is Manager of Preoperative Services at Yale-New Haven Hospital.  


Wendy Buck (BS ’98) leads Children’s Dance Worship and teaches Zumba at The Bridge Community Church in Anderson, IN where she lives with her two daughters (ages 2 and 9),  step daughter (age 8), step son (age 13), and husband of five years.  She is an EMT and is active at Shenandoah Elementary as a school volunteer and school nurse substitute.

Jennifer Ewing (MS ’09), a Nurse Practitioner at Michiana Hematology-Oncology, was recently appointed Associate Editor of the Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, an international publication of the Oncology Nursing Society.


Katherine Timm (BSN ’10) is a Clinical Research Coordinator working in Hepatology Research, curing Hepatitis C quickly and with few side effects.  She is a Parish Nurse at Grace Lutheran Church of Culver City.

Staci L. James (MSN ‘11) is an ANCC Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and recently took a position as Certified Nurse Practitioner for the Pediatric Medicine Department of University Medical Associates in Athens, Ohio.

Mary Karner (BS '12) has come back to Muncie after doing travel nursing for two years.  She is now the RN shift coordinator of the emergency department at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital.  She's a Certified Emergency Nurse and is currently pursuing her MBA. 

Jack Romine (BS '14) works as a night shift charge nurse and open heart recovery nurse. "Go Ball State class of May 2014!"

Josiah Stoldt (BSN '15) is a psychiatric nurse and night shift charge nurse with Meridian Health Services' geriatric psychiatry floor at Ball Memorial.  He would like to send a quick and sincere thank you to all those involved in  his education and development from nursing student to nurse! 

Sarah Mayse (BS '16) is now an RN at Eskenazi Hospital in Indianapolis.

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