Posts Tagged ‘pinning’

Vanderbilt Nursing’s virtual pinning relies on tradition and technology

May 18, 2020

Coronavirus, social distancing and postponement of Commencement festivities didn’t prevent the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing from holding its traditional pinning ceremonies for students finishing their programs—the event just became virtual. Pinning is a more than 100-year-old tradition unique to the nursing profession. Every nursing school has a specially designed pin that its graduates wear….

School of Nursing pinning ceremonies celebrate achievement and entry into profession

August 7, 2019

Excellence and accomplishment were the focus of pinning and recognition ceremonies held by Vanderbilt University School of Nursing on Sunday, Aug. 4. The school recognized the successful completion of programs by 373 Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and Post-Master’s Certificate (PMC) students. The MSN graduates were awarded the VUSN school…

Pinning Ceremonies Today

August 4, 2019

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing pinning ceremonies are today, August 4, in Langford Auditorium. Master of Science in Nursing graduates will receive the VUSN pin, Doctor of Nursing Practice graduates will receive pin guards to wear with their nursing pings and Post-Master’s Certificate graduates will receive certificates of completion. The first ceremony is at 11…

Vanderbilt School of Nursing pins record-breaking number of graduates

August 10, 2018

The largest number of students — 370 graduates — in the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s 108-year history graduated from their academic programs and were celebrated in pinning ceremonies Sunday, Aug. 5, at Langford Auditorium. The 276 Master of Science in Nursing students in attendance received the VUSN pin signifying their entrance into the advanced…

Nursing Pinning ceremony marks program completion

May 10, 2018

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) recognized graduating Master of Science in Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice students during a traditional Pinning ceremony on Thursday, May 10, at Nashville’s Scarritt Bennett Center. Dean Linda D. Norman, DSN, FAAN, the Valere Potter Menefee Professor of Nursing, greeted the approximately 250 students and guests and gave…

School of Nursing Nurse-Midwifery and DNP students pinned at program completion

January 22, 2018

The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing recognized Nurse-Midwifery and Doctor of Nursing Practice students with pinning ceremonies that marked the completion of their programs in December. The Nurse-Midwifery students received VUSN nursing pins in accordance with a nursing profession tradition started by Florence Nightingale. The DNP graduates received guards to wear with their previously earned…