Group of nurses standing during the nursing pinning

Nursing Pinning


  • Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm


The ceremony is sponsored by the Nursing Society to acknowledge nursing students slated to graduate in May 2016. Lisa Palumbo, Nursing Society President, will introduce honored guests and make opening remarks. Dr. Katherine P. Douglas, President, and Cathleen Kunkler Director of Nurse Education, will offer a welcoming address. Dr. Marian Eberly, VP/Dean of Academic Affairs will give closing remarks.

The following individuals will be recognized as award recipients:

  • Academic Excellence – Amanda Wager
  • Clinical Excellence – Amy Axtel
  • Professional Nurses of the Twin Tiers Leadership Award – Lisa Palumbo
  • Pauline J. Kelley RN Nursing Scholarship – Valerie Huck

The above graduating class includes 66 students, 12 of whom will be pinned by a family member that previously graduated from Corning Community College’s Nursing program.

For information about the Nursing Pinning Ceremony, contact Lola Hardy,