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Crouse Hospital College of Nursing Graduates Its 99th Class


Graduation 2014

The Crouse Hospital College of Nursing recognized graduates during its 99th annual commencement ceremony on Thursday afternoon in Hendricks Chapel on the Syracuse University campus.


Keynote Speaker was Jennifer Pichoske, RN, MS, FNP, director of nursing at Hematology Oncology Associates of CNY.  Greetings were delivered to the graduates by Crouse Hospital Chief Executive Officer Kimberly Boynton and Chief Nursing Officer Ann Sedore

Each year the college presents graduation awards to students who have exhibited academic and leadership excellence. This year's winners were:
Robert Stewart, who received the Award of Excellence, which is presented to the student who demonstrates excellence in academics and who has made significant contributions to the school and the nursing profession; Anne Lenox and Tekala Reese, who each received the Clinical Excellence Award for excellence in clinical practice; Samantha Murphy, who received the Student Leadership Award, given to students who exhibit leadership qualities in student activities as well as in their clinical practice. Kimberley White, who was presented with the Crouse Hospital Nurses Alumni Award, given to an outstanding student continuing on with nursing education; and Aaron Fagelman, who received the Ann Wiles Life Long Learner Award for a graduate who exibits the same qualities and spirit for life long learning as retired Crouse Hospital School of Nursing Faculty member Ann Wiles.

May 2014 Graduates

Richard Benz, Syracuse
Jamie Boyce, Fulton
Grace Brill, Tully
Jennifer Butler, Oswego
Kiersten Clancy, Baldwinsville
Lynda Colangelo, N. Syracuse - Honors
Valerie Coleman, Syracuse
Elizabeth Curran, Baldwinsville
Jillian DeBottis, E. Syracuse
Stephanie DelNero, Syracuse
Michelle Dietz, Marcellus
Shakira Dornford, Camillus
Emily Drum, Liverpool - Honors
Laneasha Eudell, Syracuse
Aaron Fagelman, Syracuse
Nataliya Glazunov, Manlius
Gloria Gyimah, Bronx
Nicole Herr, Liverpool
Sarah Horton, Syracuse
Alexandria Hudgins, Auburn
Nicole Indivero, Cicero
Alexis Jones, Skaneateles
Rupinder Kaur, Rochester
Anne Lenox, Syracuse - High Honors
Melanie Lowery, Syracuse
Jeremy Massoud, Syracuse
Anthony Mastracco, Syracuse
Allison Miller, Richland - High Honors
Sean Moore, Syracuse
Samantha Murphy, Phoenix
Karlyn Nguyen, Syracuse - High Honors
Lauri Nolan, Brewerton
Colleen O'Gavaghan, Dewitt
Holly Pettitt, Moravia
Stephanie Prell, Liverpool
Margaret Race, Auburn
John Rankin, Solvay
Natalie Roberts, Port Byron
Eric Russell, Syracuse
Erica Salvetti, Camillus
Gina Sansone, Camillus
Ashley Seltzer, Syracuse
Maureen Shetler, Tully
Kristine Smith, Manlius
Shannon Smith, Phoenix
Jessica Sperati, Pulaski
Robert Stewart, Syracuse - High Honors
Erin Strader, Jamesville
Haley Surprenant, Durhamville
Ieisha Tucker, Syracuse
Nychole Utter, Hannibal
Brittany Wells, Hannibal
Kimberley White, Baldwinsville

December 2013 Graduates

Emily Adams, Skaneateles
Crystal Arnold, Fulton
Olivia Barrett, Cicero
Lisa Beagle, Central Square - Honors
Molly Benson, Auburn
Sarah Bobenhausen, Syracuse
Meredith Boss, Homer
Suzanne Brennan, Liverpool
Cassandra Brown, Mexico
Pamela Brown, Liverpool
Eden Caufield, Sandy Creek
Caitlin Collins, Baldwinsville
Kyra Danneker, Syracuse
Krisiten Daubenbis, Cortlandt Manor
Sarah Donat, Manlius
Lacey Fennhahn, N. Syracuse
Haley Galang, Syracuse
Danielle Geer, Auburn
Brittany Giancola, LaFayette
Annette Gilmore, Syracuse
Kelsi Grevelding, N. Syracuse
Brigitte Gucciardi, Syracuse
Rachel Gwynn, Syracuse
Dominque Harris, Syracuse
Katarina Hege, Jamesville - High Honors
Kelly Hoole, Sherrill
Chrystal Hoyt, Phoenix
Jennifer Hulihan, Rome
Justine Larrabee, Cicero
Natalie Lewin, Fulton
Allison Lewis, Syracuse
Anna Macri, Chittenango
Sejla Malovic, Camillus
Megan Marion, Hornell
Megan Marlow, Hastings
Nichole Miller, Baldwinsville
Olga Marshall, N. Syracuse - High Honors
Shannon McManus, Camillus - High Honors
Amber Mosher, Baldwinsville
Jennifer Palmo, N. Syracuse
Christine Paoletti, Liverpool
Kathryn Phillips, Syracuse
Mariah Pritchard, Oswego
Jennifer Prochna, Skaneateles - Honors
Tekala Reese, Liverpool - Honors
Helen Render, Syracuse
Devin Richmond, N. Syracuse
Jamie Ripple, Syracuse
Angela Scheirer, Syracuse
Beth Seamans, Homer
Stephanie Siracuse, Cazenovia
Sara Stark, Weedsport - Honors
Sara Thompson, Kirkville
Colleen Toms, Syracuse
Anthony Troiano, Liverpool - Honors
Danielle Tucker, Syracuse
Rachel Umbenhouer, Syracuse
Jessica Wavercak, Auburn
Laurie Weslowski, Clay
Courtney White, Port Byron
Crystal Whiteside, Liverpool
Kathleen Wittwer, Syracuse
Tiffany Zappala, Oswego
Kathryn Balloni, Baldwinsville
Cindy Eriavez, Tully
Allison Eriksen, Clovis, CA
Sarah Farrell, Manlius
Kristan Wild, Syracuse

November 2013 Graduates

Amanda Bartleson, Endicott
Collette Bates, Fayetteveille
Samantha Cerul, Syracuse
Lacey Gunnip, Brewerton - Honors
Annette Knight, Syracuse
Mallory Leitgeb, Baldwinsville
Nicole McCann, Fulton - Honors
Christine McGarvey, Syracuse
Bethany Niedt, Syracuse
Kyung No, Flushing 
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 College 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, laboratory and computer-assisted study within a state-of-the-art teaching environment. The program offers the most hands-on training available in Central New York, with diverse clinical experiences in hospital and community settings. Last year marked the 100th anniversary year of the founding of the college, established in 1913 as the Crouse-Irving Hospital Training School for Nurses.

Cheryl Abrams
Crouse Hospital
Communications Department
Phone: 315/470-7123
Fax: 315/470-7232

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