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Hooding and pinning ceremony 2018

Ceremonies Honor Nursing Graduates

by Karina Brady, Student Public Relations Writer

Cedarville University’s school of nursing will honor 128 graduating students on May 3 during its Academic Recognition ceremony. The program will be held Friday, May 3, at 10 a.m. in the Dixon Ministry Center.


— Angie Mickle

Of the 128 graduating nursing students, 95 are receiving a pin as they earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) degree, and 33 will receive a hood in honor of completing their Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.).

“The pin is a symbolic expression of welcoming nurses into the profession, and the hood denotes scholarly professional achievement,” said Dr. Angie Mickle, dean of the school of nursing. “It’s a huge accomplishment, considering the robust number of students graduating from our nursing program.”

Located in southwest Ohio, Cedarville University is an accredited, Christ-centered, Baptist institution with an enrollment of 4,193 undergraduate, graduate and online students in more than 150 areas of study. Founded in 1887, Cedarville is recognized nationally for its authentic Christian community, rigorous academic programs, including its M.S.N. family nurse practitioner (FNP), master’s in global public health, and M.S.N. nurse educator programs, strong graduation and retention rates, accredited professional and health science offerings and leading student satisfaction ratings. For more information about the University, visit


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