40 Under Forty Inducts Two (More) Alumni

Two alumni of Saint Anselm College are 2017 honorees in the Union Leader's annual "40 Under Forty," which recognizes forty New Hampshire citizens under 40 years of age for their professional and volunteer accomplishments.

Kathleen (Fitzgerald) Davidson, Esq. ’03 and Ann (Lewis) Fournier ’99 Ph.D., MS, MSN, RN, ACNP-BC and Assistant Professor of the nursing department at Saint Anselm, were honored in a March ceremony in Concord, N.H. Davidson and Fournier’s achievements bring the number of Saint Anselm College alumni named to the “40 Under Forty” to ten in the past three years.

Kathleen (Fitzgerald) Davidson, Esq. ’03Kathleen Davidson is a civil litigation attorney at Hage Hodes, PA in Manchester, N.H., focusing on personal injury, employment, business, commercial litigation, and family law. She graduated cum laude with a Juris Doctor degree (J.D.) from the University of Maine School of Law in 2009 following a degree in criminal justice and Spanish from Saint Anselm.

At Saint Anselm, Davidson served the greater Manchester community, interning full-time as a student probation officer and volunteering at the Meelia Center’s Kids Cafe, the John H. Sununu Youth Services Center, and New Horizons, an organization that serves adult homeless.

Ann (Lewis) Fournier ’99 Ph.D., MS, MSN, RN, ACNP-BCAnn Fournier, now an instructor in nursing at Saint Anselm, graduated with a bachelor’s in French and Spanish but discovered a calling to care for others through nursing. With a master’s in nursing from Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions, and a master’s in healthcare administration from New England College, she received her Ph.D. in nursing from Rutgers. She is also a board-certified acute care nurse practitioner and advanced holistic nurse, a certified nurse educator, and a certified childbirth educator. Fournier still describes nursing as “a sacred calling, a blessed gift, and a humbling way of life.”

At Saint Anselm, Fournier serves as faculty liaison to the lacrosse team, volunteer cross country coach, and faculty representative to the Alumni Council.