Colleges hold pinning ceremonies for new nurses

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Ulster Nursing Pinning

SUNY Ulster held it’s 39th Pinning Ceremony on May 19th on the Stone Ridge Campus. 39 Nursing Program students were pinned and earned their Associate Degree RN.

There were 30 female and 9 male graduates. They ranged in age from 20-59 years and were a very close-knit group.

In attendance were SUNY Ulster President Alan Roberts; Vice President Kevin Stoner; the Nursing Department and many guests.

Rockland

First Row: Taina Benjamin, Bernadette Pantoja, Luch Goldhair, Samantha Keorasmey, Edina Fodor, Josahira Garcia Second Row: Adelyn Bray, Elizabeth Borden, Tayler Malcolm, Lihua Shi, Allison Lord, Katie Sgambati, Samantha Doran, Sherline Fleury Third Row: Christine Helfin, Eliana Frances, Diane Helmke, Celise Denis, Julie Strayton, Kerry Fogarty, Tova Green and Anthony Paguio Fourth Row: Keri-Ann Richards, Jacqueline Chambers,Elizabeth Hekker, Jacqueline Kitchell, Christine Collins, Therresa Plummer, Lindsay Cassidy, Deirdre Cantrell, Lalita Todd and Nathalie Joseph Fifth Row: Roberto Fratacangeli, Lauren Servello, Denise Joseph, Rasa Adomaityte and Matthew Thompson

First Row: Taina Benjamin, Bernadette Pantoja, Luch Goldhair, Samantha Keorasmey, Edina Fodor, Josahira Garcia. Second Row: Adelyn Bray, Elizabeth Borden, Tayler Malcolm, Lihua Shi, Allison Lord, Katie Sgambati, Samantha Doran, Sherline Fleury. Third Row: Christine Helfin, Eliana Frances, Diane Helmke, Celise Denis, Julie Strayton, Kerry Fogarty, Tova Green and Anthony Paguio. Fourth Row: Keri-Ann Richards, Jacqueline Chambers,Elizabeth Hekker, Jacqueline Kitchell, Christine Collins, Therresa Plummer, Lindsay Cassidy, Deirdre Cantrell, Lalita Todd and Nathalie Joseph. Fifth Row: Roberto Fratacangeli, Lauren Servello, Denise Joseph, Rasa Adomaityte and Matthew Thompson.

Jubilant Rockland Community College nursing graduates recited the Nightingale Pledge and received their pins as proud families and friends applauded their achievements at the traditional “Nurses’ Pinning Ceremony,” and reception, May 17, at RCC’s Cultural Arts Theater. More than 3,000 nurses are alumni of RCC’s nursing program.

President Cliff L. Wood, EdD, welcomed the assembly, and Dorothea Lever, PhD, RN, CDE, Chair of Nursing, presided, presenting each of the nurses with their pins. Student Speaker, Roberto Fratarcangeli, and Valedictorian Allison S. Lord, each spoke of inspiration and dedication. Nursing graduate Samantha M. Doran, a veteran (USAF, Senior Airman, E4) who served through deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, was happily surprised when presented with the double honor cord for her service, presented by Jonathan Barnwell, Coordinator of Veterans Affairs at RCC.

For more information about RCC’s Nursing program see www.sunyrockland.edu/go/nursing.

Berkshire

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Berkshire Community College (BCC) held the 47th Pinning Ceremony of the Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program on Tues., May 24 in the College’s Robert Boland Theatre in the Koussevitzky Arts Center.

Yvette Losaw, staff nurse at Berkshire Medical Center addressed the students.

The ceremony is a time-honored nursing school tradition, dating back to before the turn of the twentieth century. Traditionally, nursing students have conducted an Honors or Pinning Ceremony to mark the passage of student nurse role to practice role. It is an emotional event that is shared with family, friends, faculty and others important to the students’ education.

The ceremony, sponsored by BCC’s Student Nurse Organization, honored the following students who will graduate on June 3.

MASSACHUSETTS

Adams: Gina Kemper

Ashfield: Karen Doyle

Cheshire: Haley Maloy, Amy Tracy, Laura Warner

Chicopee: Renata Borkowski

Dalton: Abiah Casey-Williams, Scott Yenolevich

Great Barrington: Kornelia Krzyzanowska, Krobkul Seesangrit

Hinsdale: Stephanie Beauchaine

Housatonic: Teresa Reynolds

Lanesboro: Tanya Panetti

North Adams: Lannie Ellis, McKenzie Hebert, Kalie Phillips

Otis: Cynthia Paterson

Pittsfield:  Joseph Appiah, Tyra Beverly, Evelyn Cobbold, Robert Erardy, Michaela Farr, Lindsey Fiero, Sarah Garson, Danielle Goulet, Emily Hayes, Samantha Langdon, Anisa Spagnuolo, Sven Swenson

Williamstown: Meghan O’Grady

CONNECTICUT

Lakeville: Amanda Stevens

Torrington: Tenzin Yangzom

NEW YORK

New Lebanon: Beth Smith

For more information about BCC’s Allied Health and Nursing Programs, visit www.berkshirecc.edu.

 

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