Felician College recognizes 198 graduates in School of Nursing
Felician College honored 198 graduating students during its annual Recognition Ceremony for the School of Nursing. The program, held at the John J. Breslin Theater in Obal Hall on the Lodi campus, included the presentation of awards in several academic, service and leadership categories; the symbolic blessing of hands; and conferring of pins to recipients in the following programs: Graduate Nursing, Pre-Licensure BSN, and RN/BSN. Dr. Muriel Shore, Dean and Professor, School of Nursing, also presented the Sister Mary Alma Distinguished Leader in Nursing Award to Nancy E. Holecek, Senior Vice-President of Patient Care Services, Barnabas Health System.
Felician College President Dr. Anne Prisco offered a message to the graduates.
“When you decided to become a nurse, you made one of the most important decisions in your life,” said Dr. Prisco. “You made the decision to share your knowledge, your compassion, your love of human life and health and happiness with those who need it the most. You have answered a very special call to help others. May you do so with reverence, respect and joy always.”