Six Midland University School of Nursing graduates received their pins during ceremony on Friday, Dec. 15, at Sinai Lutheran Church.
The pinning ceremony represents the culmination of a student’s collegiate training and the earning of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. During the ceremony, a symbolic welcoming into the nursing profession, each of the graduates received a Midland University nursing pin.
The event was Midland University’s 44th pinning ceremony.
Graduates who received their pins were:
- Christina Cooper of Schuyler, Nebraska, who is the daughter of Gwen Cooper and Gene Macholan.
- Kaylene Hoyt of Pleasantville, Iowa, who is the daughter of Brent and Freda Hoyt.
- Brandon O’Donnell of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, who is the son of Rich and Cindy O’Donnell.
- Jenny Preucil of Honey Creek, Iowa, who is the daughter of Beth Holeton and Mark Preucil.
- Nicole Sodusta of Elkhorn, Nebraska, who is the daughter of Domer and Rowena Sodusta.
- Victoria Tuttle of Tekamah, Nebraska, who is the daughter of David Tuttle and Rose Tuttle.
Midland University’s School of Nursing traces its history back to the Immanuel School of Nursing, a faith-based hospital nursing program. The tradition of excellence in nursing, center in the Christian faith of the Lutheran Church, is continued today. The School of Nursing also offers a RN to BSN program that can be completely totally online.
Located just minutes from Omaha, Midland University offers more than 30 majors and academic programs, and four graduate programs. A small, private liberal arts college, it is home to a unique 4-Year Graduation Guarantee and nearly 1,400 students. Midland offers 31 varsity sports, more than 40 clubs and student organizations, and 250 scholarship opportunities in the performing arts.