Nursing to Host Virtual August Pinning and Graduation Ceremony

The School of Nursing will host its August 2020 pinning and graduation ceremony online on Friday, July 31.

The school has a long tradition of pinning nursing graduates during an in-person ceremony. This year, the pinning and ceremony will be virtual, but will feature the same pomp and circumstance.

Remarks will be presented during the ceremony by:Duquesne University Nursing Pin

  • Dr. Mary Ellen Glasgow, Duquesne dean of nursing and professor
  • Dr. Margie DiCuccio, vice president of patient care services and chief nurse officer at Allegheny General Hospital
  • Lindsey Denny, undergraduate student speaker
  • Lester Lledo, graduate student speaker
  • Professor Amber Kolesar, director of the nursing school’s Second Degree Program
  • Sister Mary Meyers, C.S.J., remediation coordinator and success coach in the nursing school.

The prerecorded ceremony will recognize both undergraduate and graduate-level students who are expected to graduate in August.