BSU Virtual Nursing Pinning Ceremony Replay

The BSU Nursing Pinning Ceremony for the class of 2020 was held virtually at on May 7 where students were formally admitted into the profession as graduates of BSU’s nursing program.

During the event nursing staff and faculty delivered speeches and welcomed guest speaker Dr. Helen Erickson, nurse theorist and author. Among other awards, Erickson has received the Living Legend Award from the University of Texas, San Antonio, the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Holistic Nurses Association and the Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Michigan School of Nursing, Ann Arbor.


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