The Alice Ramez Chagoury School of Nursing held a recognition ceremony honoring the achievements of its first graduating class on July 2. The intimate and emotionally charged affair brought together friends and family members who looked on with pride as nine graduating students proudly celebrated their rite of passage into the nursing profession.

In the presence of faculty and LAU President Dr. Joseph G. Jabbra a pinning ceremony was held. Graduates proudly marched to claim their pins from Dr. Nancy Hoffart, founding dean of the school, who bestowed upon her students a symbolic reminder of the gravitas of their vocation.

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