Nursing Pinning Ceremony

May 24, 2022 at 5 pm

Congratulations to our Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 Nursing Graduates!

The Ceremony was livestreamed for family and friends.

Please contact the Nursing Department at [email protected] with any questions.

Nursing Pinning Ceremony Planning Committee

Sara Annunziato
Jeannine Kennedy
Martha Krawczyk
Maureen Kroning

Ceremony Program

Welcome Maureen Kroning, EdD, RN,
Nursing Program Director
Pledge of Allegiance Professor Cynthia Lasman
National Anthem Anya Quinn
Provost’s Welcome Susan Deer, PhD,
Provost & Executive Vice President
Dean’s Welcome Kathleen Hopkins, EdD, RN, Dean,
School of Nursing, Health & Wellness
Speaker Maureen Kroning, EdD, RN,
Nursing Program Director
Class Speaker Lamail Townsend
Announcement of Graduates Lisa Schachter, DNP, RN, Professor
Announcement of Pinning Maureen Kroning, EdD, RN,
Nursing Program Director
Veteran Graduates Recognition Jonathan Barnwell
Nursing Pledge Quirsten Jackson, Spring 22
Lourdes Matos Molina, Fall 21
SNA Leadership Award Richard Ahrens, Nursing Instructor
OADN Inductees Jeannine Kennedy MSN, RN Professor
Presentation of Awards Agency Representatives
BOT Recognition Kathleen Hopkins, EdD, RN, Dean,
School of Nursing, Health & Wellness
Closing Remarks Maureen Kroning, EdD, RN,
Nursing Program Director

Nursing Pledge

In the full knowledge of the obligations I am undertaking,
I promise to dedicate myself
to the welfare of those committed to my care.
I will teach wellness, promote the well-being
of individuals and groups in society
and respect diversity in human responses.
I will maintain at all times the dignity of the patients in my care, holding in confidence all personal information entrusted to me.
I will support and work collaboratively
with members of the health team
and endeavor to keep my professional
knowledge and skills at the highest level. I am dedicating
myself as a care-giver, counselor, teacher and healer.
I promise to be accountable for my actions and to
practice my profession with pride.

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RCC's Nursing Program

The Nursing Program at Rockland Community College aims to meet the needs of the community for individuals who are both informed citizens and registered professional nurses. The Nursing Program provides access into practice as a registered professional nurse and is the basis for higher education and lifelong learning.

The Program has been ranked by as #2 “Best Nursing Schools in New York Offering ADN Programs.” In addition, RCC Nursing has been ranked #6 by as “2020 Best RN programs in New York State.”

Learn more about the Nursing Program

The Nursing Program Faculty & Instructors

Dr. Kathleen Hopkins, Dean, School of Nursing, Health & Wellness
Dr. Maureen Kroning, Program Director

Full-time Faculty

Rich Ahrens
Sara Annunziato
Rose Frowd
Jeannine Kennedy
Martha Krawczyk
Cynthia Lasman
Nancy McMorrow
Donna Robinson-Boothe
Lisa Schachter
Karen Schaffer

Nursing Skills/Simulation Lab Instructors

Margaret Cullen-Reardon
Marie Dubuisson
Paul Falanga
Cynthia Hayden
Sharon Latteri
Allison Lowe
Pamela Michaelson
Debra Monsees
Regina Reilly

Adjunct Faculty

Antonia Armada
Lisa Augustine
Moise Belizaire
Deborah Borsellino
Jacqueline Brigandi
Cathleen Brooks
Marcia Clark
Monique Corbett
Michele Corda
Patricia Coyne
Margaret Cullen-Reardon
Aguida Dasilva
Liliana Delgado
Michele Eiswerth
Rina Elias
Elizabeth Falco
K. Malaika Feeley
Rachel George
Christina Haggarty
Kim Jankowski
Sainy Joby

Evelyne Joseph
Denise Leveque
Anaricca Libiran-Danao
Agnes Lucero
Margaret Lynch
Valsamma Mathew
Christine Matos
Catherine McCarthy
Jane McGrath
Dionne McHayle
Heather McManus
Theresa Mellia
Ann Pinon
Andreen Robinson
Patricia Schneider
Shari Silverstein
Kerry Sokolohorsky
Wendy St. Felix
Patricia Sullivan
Seethal Thomas
Dale Touw