Susan Kendig (center) teaching professor of nursing at UMSL was named a 2013 March of Dimes Nurse of the Year at a Nov. 9 gala. She’s accompanied by (from left) Cindy Collin, afternoon personality with Oldies 103.3 and emcee of the event and Jan DeMasters, president of the St. Louis Campus of Chamberlain College of Nursing. DeMasters is chairperson of the Nurse of the Year selection committee. (Photo by March of Dimes Missouri Chapter)