The Cayuga Community College Nursing Program will recognize 34 graduating students during the 38th Annual Professional Advancement and Pinning Ceremony at 7 p.m. Friday, May 17, in the Irene A. Bisgrove Community Theatre, 197 Franklin St., Auburn.
Speakers include Anne J. Herron, provost and vice president of academic affairs; Daniel P. Larson, president; John M. Camardo, chairman of the College Board of Trustees; Joseph L. Runkle, deputy chairman of the Cayuga County Legislature; and Linda Alfieri, professor and director of the nursing program. Amy L. Updike of Auburn will deliver the Class Address.
Several students will be recognized with Commencement Awards, and each graduate will receive a nursing pin.
The pinning ceremony dates back to the crusades when a symbol on knight’s armor identified those who protected the sick and dying.
The nursing graduates will also participate in the College’s Commencement ceremony at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 19 in Spartan Hall, 197 Franklin St., Auburn.