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USF College of Nursing Wraps Up Jubilee Celebrations with a Memorable Fall Pinning Ceremony

Last week, the USF College of Nursing celebrated 68 new baccalaureate graduates during its Fall Pinning Ceremony. 

A total of 49 students were honored with distinctions: 25 Cum Laude, 22 Magna Cum Laude, and 2 Summa Cum Laude scholars, reflecting their exceptional scholastic achievements and dedication to nursing.

Class of Fall 2023 poses for photo by the USF Seal.

Congratulations to our Accelerated Second Degree award winners: 

Academic Excellence Award

Sienna Rahe 
Nicole Van Hunnik 
Skye Watson 

Excellence Award

Rachel Hooper 

Leadership Award

Nicole Van Hunnik 

Nightingale Award

Stephanie Mago 

Three College of Nursing Challenge Coins were presented to Quesiah Velazquez Gonzalez, Chelsea Ferguson, and Ethan Schlukebir for their membership and service with the military. These Challenge Coins showcase our unity as a college and also our commitment to restore the lives of our service members, veterans, and their families through our research, practice, and education efforts.

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