University of St. La Salle

192 USLS student nurses mark milestone with symbolic capping, candle-lighting ceremony

A total of 192 student nurses attended the symbolic 34th Capping and Candle Lighting Ceremony hosted by the University's College of Nursing at the St. La Salle Coliseum on October 23.

The esteemed guest speaker, Dr. Bryan Amiel Brey, graced the occasion with his presence and delivered an inspiring address to the aspiring young nurses who were about to embark on the next phase of their educational journey.

What made this celebration even more special was the presence of the students' families, who stood beside them with immense pride.

The ceremony, attended by University administrators, also saw distinguished representatives and chief nurses from regional and provincial hospitals affiliated with the college, reinforcing the strong bonds between the institution and the healthcare community it serves.

The highlight of the event was the solemn placement of the nurses' caps on the heads of each student. This act symbolized the students' acceptance of the significant responsibilities and obligations that come with their future roles in healthcare. The symbolic act also signifies the students' commitment to a life of service and compassion for those in need.

The Capping and Candle Lighting Ceremony was a poignant reminder of the significant milestone these student nurses had reached on their journey towards becoming dedicated healthcare professionals.

It marked a transition not only in their academic careers but also in their personal and professional development as they prepare to make a positive impact on the world of healthcare.

The College of Nursing continues to be a nurturing ground for future healthcare leaders, and events like these showcase the institution's commitment to producing compassionate and highly skilled nurses ready to take on the challenges of the healthcare industry.

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