Summer 2012 Pinning a Success
Over 800 alumni, faculty, staff, students, and family and friends attended the University of South Florida College of Nursing summer 2012 Pinning Ceremony featuring the Alumni Path of Light at the Marshall Student Center Ballroom on Friday, August 3, 2012. The Pinning Ceremony is a Nursing tradition which marks the transition of graduates from students to professional nurses.
This semester the USF College of Nursing graduated 162 Bachelor’s of Science (BS) students. Connie Visovsky, PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, Associate Dean, Student Affairs and Community Engagement at the USF College of Nursing, made opening remarks by welcoming graduates and their families who were celebrating an incredible milestone in their journey of lifelong learning as health professionals. Donna Petersen, MHS, ScD, Senior Associate Vice President for USF Health and Dean of the College of Public Health, William S. Quillen, PT, PhD, SCS, Associate Dean of the USF Morsani College of Medicine and Director of the School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, Charles N. Paidas, MD, MBA, Vice Dean of Clinical Affairs & GME and Chief of Pediatric Surgery and USF Morsani College of Medicine, and Amy Schwartz, PharmD, Associate Dean of Academic & Clinical Affairs at the College of Pharmacy also congratulated the graduating Summer 2012 USF College of Nursing baccalaureate students.USF Nursing graduates proudly pose before the USF College of Nursing Summer 2012 Pinning Ceremony. Photos from the Pinning Ceremony are available online through the USF Nursing Alumni and Friends Society website and Facebook.
|Photos from the Pinning Ceremony are available online through the USF Nursing Alumni and Friends Society website and Facebook.|