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Crouse Hospital School of Nursing Honors 87 Graduates


SON Graduates 2011The Crouse Hospital School of Nursing recognized 87 graduates at its 96th annual commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 26 at Hendricks Chapel on the Syracuse University campus. Commencement speaker will be Crouse Hospital's Chief Nursing Officer Mary Agnew, RN, MS, CNS, NEA-BC.


With their nursing degrees, these graduates are all immediately employable within the healthcare field and are able to matriculate into an advanced degree program. The hospital’s School of Nursing ranks among the top RN programs in New York State and nationwide. Students participate in a two-year associate’s degree program featuring classroom, clinical, laboratory and computer-assisted study within a state-of-the-art teaching environment.


Unparalleled clinical opportunities, innovative program design and affordable tuition are among the school’s strengths and contribute to the success of each individual. Clinical training components combine classroom theory with actual nursing practice so that learning has immediate relevance for students. The program offers the most hands-on training available in Central New York, with diverse clinical experiences in hospital and community settings.

Below are the names of graduates who will be honored during commencement, with their hometowns and special awards noted:

May 2011 Graduates

Leah Alchesky, Syracuse
Rachel Amodio-Kopp, Syracuse
Jordann Ayres, Syracuse
Deborah Bedford, Hastings
Courtney Benjamin, Liverpool (Honors)
Lauren Bova, Camillus (Honors)
Shelyn Boyer, Oswego
Jamie Bruce, Oswego
Stanley Cadet, Westbury
Melody Calley, Syracuse (Honors)
Caitlin Campeau, West Monroe
Kenneth Cuda, Jamesville
Nicole D'Agostino, Syracuse (Honors)
Shelyta Davis, Syracuse
Stacey DeForest, Liverpool
Amy Elkins, Clifton Park (High Honors)
Chris Ellison, Syracuse
Jonathan Fitzgerald, Syracuse
Ashley Grant, Jamesville
Megan Gray, Syracuse
Kristen Mahan, Syracuse
Izabela Mankiewicz, Syracuse
Timothy Martinez, Marcellus
Stephanie Merrill, Chittenango
Remi Misiewicz, Springfield, NY
Shayne Moll, Fabius
Davia Moss, Syracuse
Thanh Nguyen, Syracuse
Emily Nugent, Syracuse
Megan Platt, Elbridge
Megan Prosser, Syracuse
Shauntay Rivers, Syracuse
Keri Shaffer, Phoenix
Laura Thompson, Fredonia
Nicole Thompson, Fulton
Rebekah Thomson, Syracuse
Clive Tucceri, East Hampton, CT (Honors)

Nicolle Wait, Syracuse (High Honors)
Justin White, Syracuse
Kathryn Wowelko E. Syracuse

December 2010 Graduates

Krystal Ashby, Liverpool
Carly Benjamin, Syracuse
Timothy Bishop, Oswego
Rebecca Black, Marcellus
Genre Brown, Syracuse
Alexis Campbell, Liverpool (Honors)
Ariana Casscles, Baldwinsville
Mike Coulon, Syracuse
Giovanna Crockett, Liverpool
Dawn DeMarzo, West Monroe
Angela DeStefano, Liverpool
Lisa Ewald, N. Syracuse
Jeremy Freund, Syracuse
Lindsay Grant, Syracuse
Lee Ann Hann, Syracuse
Emeline Himes, Mexico (Honors)
Erin Holt, Syracuse
Samantha Janik, Syracuse (Honors)
Amberlee Libertone, Baldwinsville
Erin McKinstry, Fulton
Tracy McWain, Oswego
Ashley Notaro, Syracuse
Ellen Olszewski, Skaneateles
Sabrina Paterniti, Syracuse
Melissa Pearsall, Baldwinsville (Honors)
Silver Rosato, Syracuse
Brooke Rowlands, Solvay
Catherine Schefold, Glens Falls, NY
Rita Sherifi, Syracuse
Meghan Smith, Camillus
Melissa Stenz, Oswego
Katelyn Tafel, Syracuse
Staci Toia, Syracuse
Erin VanBeveren, Jamesville (High Honors)
Heather Woolson, Fulton
Sara Wyker, Liverpool

November 2010 Graduates

Michael Abruzzese, Cicero
Kelly Buck, Mattydale
Christy Cordell, E. Syracuse
Phillip Fiorello, Sodus
Elizabeth Hertig, Syracuse
Kayla Mahar, Syracuse
Autumn Mathews-Firnstein, Kirkville
Jaclyn McDermott, Fabius
Sheehan McIntosh, Syracuse
Dara Megivern, Ithaca
Kimberly Vuocolo, Syracuse


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