108th Graduation Ceremony Held
Monday, May 19th, 2014
ST. ELIZABETH COLLEGE OF NURSING GRADUATES 51 NEW NURSES
St. Elizabeth College of Nursing graduated 51 new nurses on Saturday, May 17, 2014. The 108th graduation was held at the Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Utica, following a procession across Genesee Street from the College.
The Associate in Applied Science Degree in Nursing was presented to 41 Weekday and 10 Weekend graduates by Mrs. Marian Kovatchitch, President of the College, and Mrs. Elaine F. Brown, Dean of Academic Affairs.
The St. Elizabeth College of Nursing pin was presented by Mrs. Beverly Plante, MS, RN, CNE, and Ms. Stephanie Bouck, MS, RN, class advisors.
Mr. Scott Perra, FACHE, President and CEO of Mohawk Valley Health System, welcomed the graduates, faculty, staff and participants. The commencement address was given by Barbara Zittel, PhD, RN, International Nursing Consultant, and former Executive Secretary to the State Board for Nursing, New York State Education Department.
The College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc., and registered by the New York State Education Department.