Denver School of Nursing Raises $1,200 for The Urology Center of Colorado Foundation

Denver School of Nursing staff, students and family members helped raise over $1,200 for The Urology Center of Colorado Foundation (TUCC), said Dr. Marcia Bankirer, president, Denver School of Nursing (

“Our college supports our Denver community on many levels,” Bankirer said. “For the past three years, Denver School of Nursing (DSN) has supported TUCC’s efforts to research treatments for prostate cancer and advance urologic care in the Rocky Mountain region. DSN’s goal is to connect with patients and their families who endure chronic illness so that these families know that they are supported enthusiastically by these nurses of the future.”

DSN and staff raised $1,200 for TUCC Foundation, which is dedicated to advancing urologic care in the Rocky Mountain region through advocacy, research, education and support, through prostate and bladder cancer screenings, urologic health seminars and the annual Blue Shoe Run for Prostate Cancer.

Seven fundraising participants featured in the photo are (from left to right): Jean Snyder, Marnie Mannino Mike Ruschival, Robin Ruschival, Courtney Ewing, Morgan Durham and Kelly Wallenberg. DSN matched the fundraising efforts and contributed an additional $600.

TUCC Foundation provides funding for patient assistance, employment emergencies, community outreach, educational outreach and research. By partnering with various community organizations, like Denver School of Nursing, TUCC Foundation can expand its reach and build awareness of the urologic conditions affecting millions of Americans.

About Denver School of Nursing (DSN)

Denver School of Nursing, 1401 19th St., Denver, is a private, post-secondary college that provides educational programs and training for nursing professionals. The college specializes in offering rigorous curriculum and clinical site-based academic programs toward associate and bachelor degrees in nursing. DSN is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), ( (800-621-7440). Its associate and baccalaureate programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326 (404-975-5000). The college is granted full approval for its associate and bachelors nursing programs by the Colorado State Board of Nursing. For more information, call 303-292-0015 or visit