The West Palm Beach campus Radiologic Technology program held their pinning ceremony. Eight students received pins and several of them received awards. The outstanding clinical attendance award went to Jessica Celis while Megan Derry got the outstanding academic award. There were two clinical achievement awards this time – Jessica Celis and Koreesa Witt received those awards. The room was filled with faculty, students and campus administrators who applauded the student’s success.
West Palm Beach campus hosted a Medical Assisting Pinning Ceremony for students, Barbara Hill and Tiffany Santos, marking the end of their classroom experience and the beginning of their externship.
The West Palm Beach OTA program graduated 10 students. Each graduate has sacrificed many long hours reading, studying and writing. They have all showed compassion and determination leading to the completion of their Fieldwork internship. Tonight they stand proud at their pinning ceremony as new entry level Occupational Therapy Assistants. The faculty and staff at KU WPB are very proud of our graduates and look forward to hearing about their future endeavors.
Recently, cohort 15 of the Orlando campus Nursing program held their pinning ceremony. Nineteen students and their families and friends celebrated the official entry of these Graduate Nurses into this respected profession, a culmination of over 16 months of intense study, copious hours of lab and clinical practice, and rigorous testing. We are gratified to know that the health care of so many will be in such compassionate and knowledgeable hands.
Keiser University Lakeland’s senior radiology class celebrated the completion of their degrees with a pinning ceremony. Nine graduates received their pins: Andrea Armstrong, Stacy Bermann, Jean Paul Goytia-Cruz, Rome Jaramillo, Alexander Lopez, Kenneth Noblitt, Melissa Rico, Joseph Tuchorski, D.j. Van Wyk
The Diagnostic Medical Sonography program at the Ft. Lauderdale campus recognized 13 graduating students in a pinning ceremony. After 16 months of hard work and perseverance the students completed the DMS program. Friends and family were in attendance to cheer on the graduates and congratulate them on a job well done. Dr. Vonk and the Dean of Undergraduate Education Dr. Porta-Avalos shared some inspiring words as the graduates are about to embark on the next part of their journey. The DMS faculty wishes the graduates great success in all future endeavors. It is with great pleasure to see the final transformation from student to sonographer.
Jacksonville’s Occupational Therapy Assistant program held their pinning ceremony for their graduates of Cohort 15. With 10 graduates and many family and friend supporters, the house was packed. The students were honored to have their Campus President and Program Director reflect on what an amazing job they have done throughout the program, how much they will be missed, and what great success is wished for their future.
The Fort Myers campus celebrated a new Diagnostic Medical Sonography program graduating class. Congratulations to Fort Myers students: Hannah H. Abbott, Juliana Burckhardt, Tieu-Trinh R. Dang, Brian L. Herbst, Heaven L. Mueller, Caitlin E. O’Connor, Dominique Santangelofor completing the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program. Hannah Abbott received the “Student Excellence Award” for the highest overall GPA. Dominique Santangelo also received the “Scanning Excellence Award” for the highest overall scanning GPA. Brian Herbst received “The Sound Award” for the most improved student as chosen by the DMS faculty. Heaven Mueller received the “Clinical Excellence Award” for the most distinguished student as chosen by the clinical site. Lee Memorial Hospital, was also honored with the “Clinical Site Experience Award”. The Fort Myers campus wants to give a special thank you to the DMS faculty Sandi Lacey, Amy Sanford, Angela Moss and Monica Scherl for making this all possible!
The Fort Myers campus celebrated a new Occupational Therapy Assistant program graduating class. Congratulations to Fort Myers students: Ashlee Hart, Holly Stamper, LaciAnn Bidmead, Laura Fontanel, Erin Whitbred, Taylor Crupper, Stephen Gladding, Brad Wilkins, Alejandra Herrera, Miriamne Garcia, Danielle Hilliker for completing the Occupation Therapy Assistant program. Ashlee Hart was awarded the “Academic Excellence Award for the highest overall GPA. Stephen Gladding was awarded the “Clinical Excellence Award” for the highest clinical score. Taylor Crupper was awarded “The Price Award” for the most improved student as chosen by the OTA faculty. Our OTA clinical sites were also honored with the “Best Clinical Fieldwork Site” given to Oakbrook of Labelle and Melissa Lewis, MS, OTR / L, CHT for “Outstanding Fieldwork Educator”. The Fort Myers campus wants to give a special thank you to the OTA faculty Marcia Hamilton, Therese Cinotto, Evan Assay, Cindy Mackey, Dr. Tina Gelpi, Alana Cocco, Cynthia Montgomery (retired) and Lea Clem (Previous Program Director / Faculty) for making this all possible!