Congratulations to all of the students who will participate in graduation exercises on Saturday, Dec. 8 at 11 a.m.
The graduation will be held at the Duke University Chapel located at 401 Chapel Drive in Durham, N.C. There will be a breakfast reception held at the School of Nursing from 8:30 until 10 a.m. prior to the ceremony.
There will be more than 79 Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 121 Master of Science in Nursing and 10 Doctor of Nursing Practice students participating in the ceremony.
The student speaker for the ceremony will be ABSN student Kathryn Starr.
Academic regalia are required for Duke Commencement and the School of Nursing Hooding and Recognition Ceremony. The School will have two professional photographers on hand to capture all photos. Ordering instructions will be sent out after the ceremony.
To the students participating in this year’s graduation exercises, remember these words of Florence Nightingale: “I attribute my success to this – I never gave or took any excuse.”
Congratulations on all of your hard work and for choosing to transform the future of nursing, to advance health with individuals, families and communities.