School of Nursing

Ceremonies

Honoring The Nursing Profession Through Ceremonies

We honor our students' commitment to nursing through taking ample opportunity to celebrate the occasions that mark their progress through our programs. We also host annual seminars and symposiums than enhance education for our nursing students such as Research on the Green  and inter-disciplinary opportunities within the College of Nursing, Health and Human Behavior.

BSN Program

Commitment Ceremony

This event is held in honor of sophomore nursing students beginning the professional nursing sequence. Students receive their official Viterbo Student Nurse name pins. It is at this important ceremony that students commit to the profession of nursing and its standards of practice as they begin to care for patients clinical practice.

Pinning Ceremony

This event is held in honor of our senior nursing students to commemorate the completion of the professional nursing sequence. In the ceremony graduates are pinned with their Viterbo University School of Nursing pin . This event not only celebrates the student's hard work and dedication, but also celebrates the efforts of their family and friends. The Viterbo University School of Nursing pin can be worn proudly on their future nursing uniforms.

BSN Completion Program

Pinning Ceremony

This event is held in honor of our graduating nursing students to commemorate the completion of their baccalaureate degree in nursing. In the ceremony graduates are pinned with their Viterbo University School of Nursing pin by a person of their choice. This event not only celebrates the student's hard work and dedication, but also celebrates the efforts of their family and friends. The Viterbo University pin can be worn proudly on their nursing uniforms.

 

Graduate Nursing

Hooding Ceremony

Shortly before graduation, the Graduate Nursing faculty and students have an afternoon of celebration where the graduates receive their master's hoods in a special informal ceremony before the are "hooded" officially at graduation. Hooding is for graduate programs only and symbolizes success in graduate programming.