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QCC’s Pinning Ceremony for LPN Nursing Graduates

Contact: Cherie Ronayne
Office of Institutional Communications
cronayne [at]

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LOCATION: Hebert Auditorium, on QCC’s campus
DATE: Thursday, June 28
TIME: 7:00pm

NOTES:   Students who will be graduating from Quinsigamond Community College’s LPN Nursing program this summer will be honored during a pinning ceremony to formally recognize those finishing the program.  The LPN pinning ceremony will take place on Thursday, June 28 at 7 p.m. in Quinsigamond’s Hebert Auditorium.

Students will wear the traditional white nursing uniform and be presented a special pin by the College to mark their achievement.  The pinning ceremony, which dates back to the 1800’s, also includes a symbolic candle lighting ceremony to remind the students to carry out the ideals of the nursing tradition.

Quinsigamond Community College is the most affordable higher education in Worcester County. As a regional leader in education and workforce development, QCC serves the diverse educational needs of Central Massachusetts by providing affordable, accessible, and high quality programming leading to transfer, career, and lifelong learning.