Goodwin College Honors Newest Nursing Graduates
2012 Aug 28Goodwin College neared a milestone this month as about 50 students were pinned as nurses after completing the College's rigorous nursing program. Since Goodwin established its Nursing program eight years ago, 982 students have been pinned as nurses and recited an oath in the tradition of Florence Nightingale. The College expects to pin its 1,000th nurse this Fall upon the next cohort completing the program. Family and friends crowded the Goodwin College Auditorium on August 16 for a special ceremony honoring the nursing graduates. Jan Costello, chair of the Nursing Department, reminded all the grads that they will never be forgotten, and asked that they always be caring and compassionate with their patients.