The Betty Irene Moore College of Nursing at UC Davis hosts its 2022 Graduation Thursday. It’s the primary in-person commencement celebration for the varsity since 2019. 

The occasion on the Robert and Margrit Mondavi Middle for the Performing Arts on the UC Davis campus is by invitation solely (college students have been allotted a restricted variety of tickets). Graduates are from the Physician of Philosophy, Grasp of Well being Companies — Doctor Assistant Research, Grasp of Science in Nursing and Grasp of Science — Household Nurse Practitioner diploma applications.

livestream is out there starting at 10 a.m. Graduation can even be broadcast stay on the College of Nursing Fb web page.

A complete of 135 college students will obtain their diplomas and hoods. UC Davis Chancellor Gary S. Could will confer levels as college students stroll throughout the stage.

“I’m thrilled we are able to be part of collectively to rejoice the dedication, mental effort, and the resilience of our Lessons of 2021 and 2022,” stated College of Nursing Dean Stephen Cavanagh. “Additionally it is my first in-person graduation since becoming a member of the varsity in 2019, which makes it notably particular for me.”

The graduation speaker is Aron King a graduate of the varsity’s Grasp of Science — Management Diploma Program and assistant nurse supervisor at UC Davis Well being. He’s co-author of the 2021 ebook The Diaries of a Resilient Black Nurse: An Anthology of Struggles and Achievements of Black Nurses in America. King serves on the manager board for the Capitol Metropolis Black Nurses Affiliation, an area chapter of the Nationwide Black Nurses Affiliation, and is a co-chair for the well being committee of the Nationwide Affiliation for the Development of Coloured Folks (NAACP) Sacramento. He enters the varsity’s Physician of Philosophy Diploma Program this fall.

Graduation the previous two years was a digital occasion, with college students collaborating on Zoom from their properties the place they celebrated with their dad and mom and companions.


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