Students from the Master’s Entry Program in Nursing at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis celebrated the end of their formal education and symbolic entry into the nursing profession at a pinning ceremony Dec. 8. The students from the Master’s Entry Program in Nursing Class of 2022 now prepare to take the national licensing examination to become registered nurses.

Read the dean’s congratulation message

Master’s Entry Program in Nursing Pinning Program

4 p.m. | Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022

Welcome and introductions
Stephen J. Cavanagh
Dignity Health Dean’s Chair for Nursing Leadership,
Dean and Professor

Keynote speaker
Shana L. Ruggenberg
Master’s Entry Program in Nursing Director and Associate Clinical Professor

History of the pinning
Charleen Singh
Assistant Director for the Master's Entry Program in Nursing and Assistant Clinical Professor

Presentation of pins to the Class of 2022
Charis Ong
Assistant Clinical Professor

Tia Joseph
Assistant Clinical Professor

Reciting of the pledge
Kathryn Sexson
Director for the Doctor of Nursing Practice — Family Nurse Practitioner Degree Program and Associate Clinical Professor in the Family Caregiving Institute