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We’re ready, are you? Join us for School of Nursing 50th Pinning Ceremony 5/15/15 #SUNYSFLK

Tomorrow is the big day! We can’t wait to see you at Suffolk County Community College, Health, Sports and Education Center, Brentwood, NY Parking lot 5 and building map online http://www.sunysuffolk.edu/About/HSECMap.asp

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Who is ready for the Big Milestone: Suffolk Nursing’s 50th Pinning Friday May 15!

You Are Cordially Invited to attend Friday, May 15, 2015 School of Nursing 50th Pinning Ceremony

SON 50 Invitation

Shaun L. McKay, Ed.D.
President, Suffolk County Community College
and the
School of Nursing
Cordially Invite You
to attend the
Suffolk County Community College
School of Nursing
50th Pinning Ceremony
FRIDAY, MAY 15, 2015
AT 7:00 PM
HEALTH, SPORTS AND EDUCATION CENTER
FIELD HOUSE
MICHAEL J. GRANT CAMPUS
1001 CROOKED HILL ROAD
BRENTWOOD, N.Y. 11717

To participate in the Ceremony RSVP online

For additional information, please contact
Alumni@sunysuffolk.edu (631) 451-4941

Suffolk Nursing, NY State’s Largest Program, Prepares For Milestone Celebration

SON 50 PinHonoring nurses who served in the military, the gathering of oral histories and displays of retrospective memorabilia are all part of Suffolk County Community College’s School of Nursing’s plans for a celebration culminating with the school’s 50th pinning ceremony on May 15.

The School of Nursing program boasts more than 7,100 alumni, is the largest program in New York State and the sixth largest in the nation.

“We are very proud to graduate nursing professionals who have worked in our communities for a half century,” said College President Dr. Shaun L. McKay. “One of our College’s highly competitive programs and the largest in the state, our nursing program’s excellence is directly attributable to our faculty, staff, and students who are committed to nursing education. We are also very proud that a majority of our nursing graduates remain right here in our region where they serve with pride and distinction.”

“Our nursing student body is diverse and highly motivated,” said College Associate Dean, School of Nursing Dr. Cheryl Shaffer, “they graduate as nursing leaders committed to helping individuals, families and communities.”

“The 50th pinning ceremony and events leading up to this May’s event will provide an excellent opportunity for the thousands of alumni who graduated from our School of Nursing to reconnect with their friends, former professors and college community,” said Dr. Sylvia A. Diaz, Executive Director of the Suffolk Community College Foundation.

Partnerships with top hospitals, long-term care and community agencies in Suffolk County provide students with outstanding clinical experiences.

Clinical sites include St. Charles Hospital and Rehabilitation Center and John T. Mather Memorial Hospital in Port Jefferson; Peconic Bay Medical Center, Riverhead; Stony Brook University Hospital; Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, West Islip; Southside Hospital-North Shore LIJ, Bay Shore; St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center, Smithtown; Huntington Hospital-North Shore LIJ, Huntington; Eastern Long Island Hospital, Greenport; and the Pilgrim Psychiatric Center in West Brentwood.

Alumni who wish to volunteer or are seeking additional information can contact the Office of Alumni Relations by email at: alumni@sunysuffolk.edu  or by calling (631) 451-4941.

The School of Nursing has also established an alumni Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/NursingAlumniSuffolkCCC

Source: Suffolk County Community College

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Supporting Suffolk County Community College School of Nursing in Celebration of 50th Pinning Ceremony

SON 50 PinDear School of Nursing Alumni,

Suffolk County Community College graciously invites you to take part in the School of Nursing 50th Pinning Ceremony. From 1965 to 2015 Suffolk County Community College School of Nursing has provided excellence in Nursing education. Our strong tradition of training over 8,580 graduates with nearly 83% living and working in New York State is unmatched. We need your support to celebrate this important milestone.

By now you should have received your Save the Date for Suffolk County Community College, School of Nursing 50th Pinning Ceremony on Friday, May 15, 2015, 7:00 PM. Our special celebration will include over 1,000 current and future nurses, educators, industry leaders, Suffolk County families and friends. We are asking alumni to participate in the School of Nursing 50th Pinning Ceremony by passing the torch to our newest graduates during the pledge and electric “candle lighting.” Alumni starting with the class of 1965 to our most recent 2014 class will lead the procession of current May graduates.

50th Pinning Ceremony Journal

We are designing a commemorative journal to include the program for the evening, a tribute to the history of nursing from the 1960’s through today, and a glimpse into the future of nursing in the 21st century. If you or your family would like make a personal contribution to the journal, you may purchase two (2) lines for $50.00. Here is a sample listing:

Congratulations from Patricia Smith, RN ’05 on becoming a graduate nurse! So proud of you, connect with me at ABC Hospital of Long Island!

In addition to participating at Health, Sports and Education Center, 1001 Crooked Hill Road, Brentwood, NY 11747, your organizations can consider an event sponsorship. To reserve space, please visit www.sunysuffolk.edu/nursing or e-mail alumni@sunysuffolk.edu by April 15, 2015. All journal proceeds will be used to fund a future nursing scholarship.

Title Sponsor ($10,000.00) Silver Page ($1,000.00)
Legacy Sponsor ($7,500.00) Bronze Page ($500.00)
Scholarship Benefactor ($5,000.00) Full Page (B&W) ($250.00)
Photography Sponsor ($3,000.00) Half Page (B&W) ($100.00)
Journal Advertisements Program Listing ($50.00) (2 lines)
Back Cover ($2,500.00) Alumni Listing ($25.00) (1 line)
Gold Page ($1,500.00)

We seek alumni support to continue providing quality education for many years to come. With our continued partnership future generations of nursing leaders shall continue to care for our beloved community with compassion.

Sincerely,

Russell Malbrough, Director of Alumni Relations

Suffolk County Community College

 

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Alumni thoughts on Suffolk County Community College Nursing Graduate Employment Outlook 2013

Graduate Employment Outlook
2013 Graduates of Suffolk County Nursing ProgramAccording to a recent survey, our graduates are employed:

Percentage
4-6 months after graduation 43.39%
1-3 months after graduation 22.64 %
7-9 months after graduation 20.76%
10-12 months after graduation 13.21%

Our Graduates are working as a nurse in:

Percentage
Hospital 27 %
Skilled Nursing/Rehabilitation Facility 27 %
Private Physician Office 14%
Home Care/Private Duty Agency 14%
Group Home 5 %
School 5%
Assisted Living/Daycare 2%
Other 6%

Our Graduates are enrolled in a Bachelor of Nursing Program

Percentage
Yes 70.49%
No 29.51%

Comment’s from our Graduates:

“I thought the program was very good”.

“I will always recommend the nursing program to those I know deciding to enter into Nursing”.

“Excellent RN program. I am proud to say SCCC prepared me for my RN license”.

“The hands on laboratory and clinical components were excellent”.

“My professors, both clinical and lecture, taught me the skills I needed to enter the field”.

“The professors are skilled, and knowledgeable and prepared me realistically. Because of them I am currently enrolled in a bachelors program, and am employed as an oncology nurse. Thank you Suffolk!”

“Great professors who made me learn how to think like a nurse and effectively pass the NCLEX exam. Taught me compassion goes far in nursing!”

“Looking back, it was a very good experience, I had the sense everyone at SCCC wanted us to succeed”.

“The professors are the best!! I liked how the program is organized, the faculty follows the students every step of the way, as a student you always feel the support of the faculty behind you”

Source: Suffolk County Community College

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