Lori Yogerst has served as a faculty member for more 10 years and most recently the RN-BSN Program Coordinator at Marian University. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing from Cardinal Stritch University-Milwaukee in 2006 and her Bachelor of Science Degree from Winona State University. She completed her Qualitative Research Thesis Project on Nurses’ Perception of Culturally Congruent Care at Cardinal Stritch University. Her nursing experiences include Medical/Surgical Nursing, Critical & Cardiac Care, Pediatrics, Geriatric and School-Health Nursing. She has been a nurse educator for the past 20 years and has taught in the undergraduate, graduate, various clinical healthcare settings and with online distance learning at Marian University. Her philosophy of teaching is to foster a supportive learning environment and promote students to be self-engaged active learners and prepare to be leaders in the future of healthcare. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, the Phi Zeta Chapter at Marian University Wisconsin and the Delta Epsilon Sigma National Scholastic Honor Society. She is an active volunteer in the community, seeks continuing educational opportunities, and her most memorable experiences have been traveling abroad with a group of nursing students for a global educational experience to Costa Rica, as well as hosting international students from Spain and Japan.