Biography of Laura Karges

Picture of Laura Karges
Full Title: Nursing Faculty
Building: Larson Lifestyle Center
Room Number: 420
Email: lakarges [at] ucollege [dot] edu
Work Phone: 2349
Departments: Division of Nursing - 402.486.2524
Job Description:
  • NURS 415 Pediatrics, theory and clinical instructor
  • NRSG 483 Senior Seminar
Academic Background
  • AA/ADN-Mineral Area College, Flat River, Missouri
  • BSN-Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri
  • MSN-Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan
Campus & Community Involvement:
  • HSRB
  • American Nurses Association, Member
  • Nebraska Nurses Association, District III, Member, Delegate to state convention, 1998
  • Sigma Theta Tau, Nu Rho Chapter, Member, Vice President, 2001-2006, 2014-present.
Professional Background:

Intensive Care, Pediatrics; acute care and community agencies

  • Bright Lights Medical Explorers Camp, co-presenter, Nebraska Health Care Recruiters, 2006
  • Service Learning in Nursing Education, co-presenter, Sigma Theta Tau International, Nu Rho Chapter, 2004
  • Fifteen year service pin, Union College, 2009
  • Mission ministry team, Mid-America Union Conference, Seventh-day Adventist Church, 2006
  • Local Hero Award, Lance Armstrong Tour of Hope, USPS, 2004
  • Sigma Theta Tau, initiated April 1993
Personal Information:

Loves to read with a cat on her lap & get dirty in the garden.


Has twins, a boy & a girl! (well, young adults now!)