The Ceremony will be held at Believer’s Chapel (7912 Thompson Rd, Cicero, NY 13039).
Graduates should dress in semi-professional attire that is appropriate and affords you the opportunity to walk upstairs and safely cross the stage.
What is the process for selecting recipients of graduation awards and scholarships?
The recipients of all graduation awards and scholarships (except those stated below) are nominated by survey monkey by the faculty that taught them during their enrollment at St. Joseph’s College of Nursing. The nominees are then submitted to the scholarship committee and the recipient is selected based on the criteria set forth by the donor with the approval of the College administration also keeping in mind the mission of the college. The Sister Antonia/Angel of Mercy Award recipient is selected by his or her classmates.
Degrees are conferred with honors based on the student’s final cumulative grade-point average. Honors are conferred as follows: summa cum laude 3.8 and above, magna cum laude 3.6 to 3.79, cum laude 3.4 to 3.59. Official GPAs are taken from SONIS and not from Canvas.
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More than 6,000 men and women have graduated from St. Joseph’s College of Nursing. These graduates relate the personal satisfaction and pride they feel upon attaining this milestone. Most choose to accept positions at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center, while others find employment at health care facilities in the community, the region or another state. The excellent reputation of our college and hospital assures that St. Joseph’s alumni will readily find positions in their chosen field. In 2015, 89% of our 84 graduates accepted nursing positions at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center. Many of our graduates plan to pursue higher education.
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