Save The Date!  It’s never too early to mark your calendar for these upcoming events.

Remembering and celebrating traditions...the alumni events reconnects you with the emotions and friendships that forever bond us together and to Watts.

Photos provided by Becky Dodson, Class of 1961

Annual Spring Banquet

Date:   Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Time:  Registration 5:15 pm   Dinner 6:00 pm
Place:  Croasdaile Country Club, 3800 Farm Gate Avenue, Durham, NC (off Cole Mill Road)
Cost:   Alumni  $40  /  Golden Agers (1940-1968) $30  / Non-Alumni/Guests  $45  / Graduates from Classes of Spring ‘19 & Dec ‘18 -- No Cost

RSVP Deadline:  All checks must be received by April 30th ... No Reservation will be accepted after this date.  

If you as an alumni member would like to support a May 2019 or December 2018 graduate for the banquet, please indicate the amount of your donation with your check and RSVP response.

Please make checks payable to:   Watts School of Nursing Alumni Association
Mailing Address: Watts School of Nursing Alumni Association, Attn: Treasurer  2828 Croasdaile Drive, Suite 200, Durham, NC 27705-2505

Email Registration for New Grads Only:  December 2018 & May 2019 Graduates  Please RSVP via email by April 30th to Elizabeth Cantor at

We invite alumni members to either bring a "door prize" for the traditional door prize drawing event (1 gift per person is appropriate) or consider a monetary donation, which will support our current graduates, students, and/or scholarship fund.

For Questions you may contact:

Reba Beavers 919-815-9510/  or Susan Avent 919-732-3210/

Dues for 2018-2019 are now past due. Dues are $30, and the dues year is from December 1 to November 30. 

Black Banding: May 10th, 2019 at 10am at the First Pentecostal Church, Carver Street, Durham, NC

Graduation: May 10th, 2019 at 2pm at the First Pentecostal Church, Carver Street, Durham, NC

Freshman Meet & Greet: August 2019, more details coming soon

Annual Winter Gathering: Those present at the December 2018 Gathering discussed trying a lunch time due to decreased numbers. So the board voted to change the time for the next gathering.  We hope to see many of you Wednesday, December 10, 2019 at 12pm at Bennett Point Grill, Hillsborough Rd, Durham, NC.  Mark your calendar now. Look for more details in the Fall 2019 News Update.