Chicago Alum and Colleagues Are Among “40 Under 40” Nurses in Illinois Chamberlain University (?) | Jan 19, 2018 Jorge Cervantes, BSN, RN (BSN '15) Two Chamberlain colleagues and one Chamberlain alum were recipients of the Illinois Nurses’ Foundation “40 Under 40” emerging nurse leaders award in September 2017. Emerging nurse leader recipients were Simendea S. Clark MSN, RN, assistant dean of academic success at the Center for Academic Success (CAS); Esmeralda Ochoa, BSN, RN, professional nurse tutor (CAS); and Jorge Cervantes, Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Chamberlain alumni. The event took place at Rush University in Chicago and recognized 40 outstanding nurses in Illinois under 40. The awards’ purpose is to celebrate and encourage exemplar dedication to the nursing profession, dedicated service within the community and the promise to grow in leadership for the advancement of nursing in Illinois.