Connie Evenson


  

Connie Evenson, MSN, RN, CNE

Augustana University
Sioux Falls, SD
United States
She met the students where they were and as they were, partnering with them in order to help them become the best nurses they could be.

Connie’s presence is an encouragement to everyone around her, and she always radiates joy and happiness. Her laugh is infectious, and she has been a huge encouragement for students in how she conducts herself, both professionally and personally. She is always light-hearted in the classroom and a wealth of knowledge. She met the students where they were and as they were, partnering with them in order to help them become the best nurses they could be. She is an absolutely incredible compassionate woman. Thank you, Connie, for the light that you bring in this world! You are a true blessing, and we are forever grateful for you and the impact you have made both professionally and personally on us. Her true strength and humility shines through her personality and how she treats fellow co-workers and students alike. She is a wonderful person and teacher, God has a plan for everyone, and we truly believe God blessed the Augustana Nursing Department with Connie. She is a witness to serving God in kindness, learning, and passion for the gifts and callings God puts in our hearts. It is so right that we pause, and reflect to celebrate you, Connie, you have touched us and we have grown. Connie, “You are a Gift!”