Project Goal: To create a memory book to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Abington Memorial Hospital Dixon School of Nursing and the changes in nursing, and to highlight Hall of Fame Award winners.

Organization: Abington Memorial Hospital Dixon School of Nursing Alumni Association. The school began with nine students and two faculty members in 1914. The Alumni Association was formed in the 1920s.

CANCAN’s Participation: 

  • This book is a historical perspective piece.
  • Met with Alumni board to discuss needs and goal of the memory book.
  • Contacted hundreds of alumni to obtain photos and memorabilia.
  • Scanned, touched-up, organized and returned all of the historical material.
  • Wrote school history based on historical data.
  • Edited book’s content.
  • Produced 18 unique lay-outs for the book.