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Becoming the best

Nursing students were honored at the annual White Coat ceremony Sunday afternoon to celebrate their entering into clinicals.

Emma Corry, Staff Writer

August 28, 2018

Ashley Owens said she always wanted to be a nurse ever since she was a little girl. Sunday, the College of Nursing and Health Professions held the annual White Coat Ceremony in Carter Hall. USI first held a White Coat Ceremony for nursing students in 2015. Nursing students go through the ceremon...

Coats commence clinicals

Chris Berry, Nursing, Junior recites the nursing pledge along side his peers during the White Coat Ceremony Friday in the Mitchell Auditorium. This was the first year for the White  Coat Ceremony at the University of Southern Indiana.

Abigail Suddarth

September 30, 2015

Dr. Constance Swenty, chair of bachelor of science in nursing program, said she looks forward to welcoming new nurses to the profession. A total of 132 nursing students graduating in fall 2016 and spring  2017 received their pins and white coats at a white coat ceremony Friday, a first for the...

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White Coat Ceremony