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23 Midland nursing students participate in Commitment Ceremony

23 Midland nursing students participate in Commitment Ceremony

Mar 15th , 2017

Twenty-three Midland University students recently showed their commitment to the nursing profession.

Each year, sophomores in the School of Nursing publicly commit to their profession during the Commitment Ceremony. This year 16 students participated in the March 10 at Sinai Lutheran Church near the Midland campus. The ceremony also included a blessing of hands as a symbol of the healing work of those in the profession.

Those who participated in the ceremony received ceremonial pin with hands and hearts to remind them of the special day.

Students who participated in the Commitment Ceremony were:

Jessica Boehle of Gothenburg, Nebraska

Alexandra Eggers of Tekamah, Nebraska

Jacklyn Friedrich of Fremont, Nebraska

Emily Gardeman of Fremont, Nebraska

Mina Haussler of Lawrence, Nebraska

Erin Kreikemeier of Hooper, Nebraska

Baylie Kudlacz of Omaha, Nebraska

Stephanie Norrick of Grants Pass, Oregon

Jana Ocken of Bennington, Nebraska

Morgan Pernicek of Schuyler, Nebraska

Bryanna Plog of Omaha, Nebraska

Annaliesa Schneider of Bellevue, Nebraska

Jessica Shonka of Dodge, Nebraska

Lindsay Tamasi of Seward, Nebraska

Samantha Wagner of South Wales, New York

Jaycee Winton of Grand Island, Nebraska

Seven students were not able to attend the ceremony. They were:

Ashley Doherty of Waterloo, Nebraska

Wylicia Faley of Battle Ground, Washington

Jenny Small Franklin of Hooper, Nebraska

Kristina Knight of Norfolk, Nebraska

Alexis Manley of Omaha, Nebraska

Erin Scheidt of Waipahu, Hawaii 

Monica Zamora of Los Angeles

Midland University’s School of Nursing offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree with a curriculum that offers opportunities to develop competencies that include leadership, teamwork, collaboration, research, and specialized knowledge in gerontological, multicultural, and spiritual care.

More than 93 percent of the 2016 School of Nursing graduates were employed in nursing as of December 2016.