The Huffs find their groove at UMSL


After a collective 40 years of nursing experience, Marianne and Lance Huff returned to school to earn their BSN degrees in the UMSL College of Nursing. Marianne will be graduating this spring. (Photo by August Jennewein)

When you meet Marianne and Lance Huff, your mind will inevitably fill with the most cliché phrases – but that’s not a bad thing.

Both are enrolled in the College of Nursing RN to BSN program, though Marianne is ahead of Lance and is on track to graduate in May. They returned to school in part because the BSN has become the gold standard for nurses and required at some hospitals. Their story is one of two people pulling each other along professionally and growing together personally.

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