Yale University School of Nursing celebrated its 86th commencement on Monday, May 21, 2012, with 99 MSN, three Post Master's Certificates, and four PhD graduates.
Margaret Grey, Dean and Annie Goodrich Professor, presided over the ceremony at the historic Shubert Theater in New Haven. The procession included Faculty Marshall Pat Jackson Allen, M.S., R.N., P.N.P., F.A.A.N., Professor of Nursing; Student Marshalls Ellen Christine Thompson (Master's Candidates) and Natasha Maynard Thomas (Post Master's Candidates); and Banner Bearer Lauren Ann Fiola.
The commencement address was presented by Margaret Flinter, Ph.D., A.P.R.N., Senior Vice President and Clinical Director of the Community Health Center, Inc. Her talk was titled, "A Platform for Creating Change."