TRINITAS SCHOOL OF NURSING CELEBRATES GRADUATES OF 2010
A total of 82 men and women who hail from throughout Central and Northern New Jersey, and Bronx, Jamaica and Staten Island, New York are among the January and May 2010 graduates of the Trinitas School of Nursing.
As a Cooperative Nursing Program with Union County College, Trinitas School of Nursing confers a Diploma in Nursing from Trinitas and an Associate in Science degree from the College. With nearly 2,000 students, Trinitas School of Nursing has one of the largest student enrollments in the nation, second only to Excelsior College School of Nursing in Albany, New York, as reported by Modern Healthcare Magazine.
The Trinitas School of Nursing in Union County College's Elizabeth I. Kellogg Building in Elizabeth provides challenging opportunities for student nurses to develop superior patient care skills. High and mid-fidelity patient simulators give nursing students real-life patient care experiences that they will encounter in the care setting by supplementing textbook learning and interactions with faculty to provide the best current knowledge available within the nursing profession. In seven "smart" classrooms, wireless internet and computerized projection capabilities provide 21st century technology while a separate computer lab has 29 computer stations.
The School takes pride in one of the highest pass rates for registered nurse licensure among its students who take the National Council Licensing Exam (NCLEX). Since 1990, 97 percent of the school's graduates have passed the NCLEX exam on first writing.
Nursing High Honors in the January 2010 class were awarded to: Chaya Lidor of Springfield, New Jersey. Those in the class who received Nursing Honors were: Joanne Marie V. Bautista and Adam Nnoli, both of Union, New Jersey.
Those who received school pins, diplomas, and degrees in January 2010 were: Yvonne Maria Aaron of Plainfield; Funmilola Adelokoki of Staten Island, NY; Catia Afonso of Westfield; Christina Alcala of Union; Stephanie Fonseca Almeida of Rahway; Catia Alphonse of Maplewood; Laura Danielle Angri of Staten Island, NY; Frances Chaim Aterrado of Secaucus; Lloyd Bailey of Rahway; Berly Begin of Piscataway; Everlyn K. Bosire of Jersey City; Etelvina M. Butler of Roselle Park; Ana Cirne of Union; Luisa Marcela Clavijo of Union; Michia L. Cobb of Avenel; Lauren Catherine Dazio of Staten Island, NY; Richard Dimino of Nutley; Abilgail S. Ditan of Union; Rose D. Duvert of Irvington; Gulhan Esendemir of Cranford; Poonam Fearns of Staten Island, NY; Melissa L. Godbolt of Roselle; Sharon Healy of Bayonne; Silvia Hughes of Union; Jacqueline Faith Korzeb of Fords; Arnel Landicho of Jersey City; Varnae F. Manning of Linden; Jeannette Marcela Martinez of Elizabeth; Bernard Kenyatta Montgomery of Scotch Plains; Taryn Oakley-Watson of Union; Anastasia A. Odour of Jamesburg; Franca Pelissier of Westfield; Nova Reid-Jones of Union; Amanda Richardson of Bronx, NY; Anne Marie Stevens of Howell; Jedd P. Talabucon of Belleville; Mariana F. Telias of Bloomfield; Ludys D. Telo of Jersey City; Timothy Ralph Tugade of Jersey City, and Paulo Juan Verdeflor of Franklin Park.
Nursing Honors received in the May 2010 class went to: Chaya Back of Elizabeth; Eden D. Bautista of Highland Park; David Cardona of Staten Island, NY; Jade Monique Cunningham of Iselin; Rebecca Garcia of Cranford; Sandra Vanessa Lacandalo of New Providence; Anna Elizabeth Pizza of Union; Jenny Quijada of Elizabeth; Christian David Waga of Iselin, and Magdalena Anna Wareda of Linden.
Those who received school pins, diplomas, and degrees in May 2010 were: Flor Chezy Lynne C. Abad of Union; Mareta Susan Aguilar of Cranford; Veronica Nicole Anderson of Newark; Paula Bertagna of Franklin Park; Annette Capestany of Staten Island, NY; Jihan Raisa S. Catalon of Union; Ellaine B. Cruz of Union; Heather Danatzko of Colonia; Lawrence Devera of Union; Michael L. Escarte of New Brunswick; Ines Goncalves of Harrison; Barbara V. Gouvea of Newark; Elizabeth Ramatu Harding of Staten Island, NY; Muriel Leal of Hillside; Susan Lucas of Cranford; Laura McCarthy of Staten Island, NY; Shirley Desirae Messina of Clark; Paritaben Patel of Monmouth Junction; Sheena Pierre of Elizabeth; Nadege Piverger of Union; Pamela Pol of Elizabeth; Erika Rabanal of Rahway; Beverly Shana Romain of Jamaica, NY; Palwasha Samim of Edison; Neuzym N. San Andres of Elizabeth; Eloisa Silvestre of Iselin; Jennifer Sullivan-Carroll of Union; Valentina Ubush of Westfield, and Wendy Velez of Staten Island, NY.
About Trinitas School of Nursing
Trinitas School of Nursing conducts a Cooperative Nursing Program with Union County College and confers a Diploma in Nursing from Trinitas and an Associate Degree from the College. Initially offering nursing studies as the Elizabeth General Medical Center School of Nursing, Trinitas School of Nursing has been in continuous operation since 1891. The Cooperative Nursing Program offers a Diploma in Nursing from Trinitas School of Nursing and an Associate in Science Degree from Union County College upon successful completion of the curriculum. Fully accredited by the New Jersey State Board of Nursing and the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc., the program offers a basic course of study in nursing. It provides a sound theoretical base of knowledge in the nursing, biological, behavioral and sociological sciences and integrates this knowledge into academic and practical experiences within the health and illness continuum of client care. Utilization of a variety of health care agencies facilitates the application of all aspects of the studentsí learning. Students earn a total of 75 credits in the Cooperative Nursing Program. Upon graduation, students are eligible to sit for the National Council Licensing Examination (NCLEX) for Registered Nurse Licensure. For information about the program of study at Trinitas School of Nursing, call 908-659-5200.
Posted: June 21, 2010