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Waubonsee Hires Erickson, Henson as Nursing Instructors

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Sharon Erickson
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Lisa Henson

Waubonsee Community College has appointed Sharon Erickson, of Montgomery, and Lisa Henson, of Geneva, each to the position of full-time Nursing Instructor.

Both Erickson and Henson bring years of experience in nursing and nursing education to Waubonsee’s program.

Erickson worked for seven years as a staff nurse at Rush-Copley Medical Center in Aurora and as a school nurse for Yorkville Community Unit School District 115. She also has taught nursing at Northern Illinois University, Aurora University and Waubonsee.

Erickson holds a Bachelor of Science in nursing from Aurora University, a Master of Science in nursing education from NIU, and is pursuing a doctorate in education at NIU.

Henson worked for five years as a staff nurse at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital in Lake Forest and at Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin, and for two years as an emergency medical technician in San Diego, Calif.

She has taught nursing at DePaul University and cardiac life support training courses at the University of California, San Diego.

Henson earned a Bachelor of Arts in international relations from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, and a Master of Science in nursing from DePaul University, Chicago.