School of Nursing Honors December Graduates (12/19/2008)
Holy Family’s School of Nursing and Allied Health Professions held its annual Faculty Reception for its graduating students on Wednesday, December 17. Most of the School’s 51 December graduates were on hand to receive their pin and be recognized by the faculty and their peers.

Ann Spade, Chief Nursing Officer and Vice President of Nursing Services for Holy Redeemer Hospital and Medical Center, was the featured speaker.

Spade urged the graduates to “make a vital contribution” to the nursing profession, and told the students they had an “obligation to never stop questioning.”

Graduates from the School of Nursing’s BSN and MSN programs were recognized for their achievements.

Malika Abdelfettah was honored for achieving the highest grade point average in the graduating class.

The nursing pins are a traditional gift to graduating students. Nurses wear their pins to identify the school they attended. The Holy Family nursing pin is a replica of the University seal.

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