Finger Lakes Health
News
Online Services

News


Finger Lakes Health News 2014
Marion S. Whelan School of Practical Nursing Celebrates 2014 Commencement
The Marion S. Whelan School of Practical Nursing (MSWSPN) celebrated the commencement of their 79th graduating class on July 31, 2014. The class of 14 students is now eligible to take their Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) exam. Graduates include: Barbara Bailey, Phelps; Christine Balistreri, Geneva; Kimberly Bazdaric, Geneva; Allison Breen, Newark; Cynthia Burgess, Rochester; Michelle Ferguson, Farmington; Tonia Flowers, Henrietta; Amanda Graves, Middlesex; Christine Jones, Rushville; Kristin Riek, Geneva; Crystal Rosser, Geneva; Brittany Updike, Interlaken; Pamela Washak, Geneva and Dylan Winkler, Geneva.

Awards were given to many outstanding graduates:

Michelle Ferguson received the Fidelia Harman Memorial Award for highest academic achievement in nursing courses;

Kimberly Bazdaric received the Marion S. Whelan Memorial Award recognizing a graduate nurse(s) who exemplifies the characteristics of dedication to nursing and self-discipline which were not only a part of Miss Whelan’s life, but are exemplified every day in the professionalism and dedication shown by the nurses in the Finger Lakes Health Education Department and throughout the organization;

Christine Balistreri received the Kathleen “Rita” Talbert Memorial Award for demonstrating willpower and determination in achieving her goal despite obstacles and the Thomas I. Whelan Memorial Award for demonstrating in her life and in nursing school the motto “Faith-Hope-Charity”;
Pamela Washak and Barbara Bailey received the Practical Nurse Licensing and Examination Award for exemplifying, through written illustration, the personal commitment and dedication needed to travel the journey that nursing school presents;

Cynthia Burgess received the MSWSPN Service Award for outstanding service in medical/surgical nursing;

Dylan Winkler received the Alice Bergstresser Memorial Award given to the graduate practical nurse for exemplifying the characteristics Alice portrayed in her everyday living; namely, determination, dedication and compassion;

Crystal Rosser received the Bell Family Award given to the graduate practical nurse for demonstrating perseverance and commitment by pursuing all available academic resources to achieve success in the nursing program.

The Marion S. Whelan School of Practical Nursing, one of only three hospital-based nursing programs in New York State, was founded in 1956. Since that time, it has graduated over 1,600 nurses. Congratulations to the graduating class of 2014 for their outstanding achievements.
Soldiers & Sailors Awarded Accreditation for CT Unit
Oct 22, 2014
Geneva General Surgical Associates Colorectal Surgeon Dr. Craig J. Collins receives Specialty Board Certification
Oct 17, 2014
Finger Lakes Health Welcomes Two Orthopedic Surgeons
Oct 15, 2014
Finger Lakes Health Recruiting Students for Healthy Living Program
Oct 13, 2014
Geneva General Hospital Auxiliary Sponsoring $6 Accessory Sale
Oct 13, 2014
Geneva General Hospital Releases Virtual Tour
Oct 9, 2014
Finger Lakes Health Presents Fall Dine & Discuss Series
Oct 8, 2014
FLH Foundation Board Names New Members
Oct 2, 2014
Huntington Living Center Residents Complete Mobile Gardens
Sep 25, 2014
Geneva General Hospital Receives Nuclear Medicine Accreditation by the IAC
Sep 25, 2014
Print    Email