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TSON counts 13 men in January graduating class

With nursing diplomas and Associate in Science degrees from Union County College (UCC) in hand, the January class of the Trinitas School of Nursing celebrated their completion of the program at graduation exercises held recently at the UCC campus in Cranford. The class included 75 women and 13 men, continuing a trend of increasing numbers of men seeking nursing careers.

The following men completed the program: Reuben Acevedo of Union; Romeo Baptista II of Piscataway; Michelet Cazeau of Linden; Byron F. Celi of Elizabeth; Frantz Delouis of Union; Victor Jaramillo of Elizabeth; Vincent Juanites of Jersey City; Stephen Kinyanjui of Linden; Milot Lavache of Roselle Park; Eraste Pierre of Elizabeth; Steve A. Rivera-Flores of Summit; Rogelio B. Robles of Elizabeth, and Slawomir Tychanicz of Staten Island, New York.

The 75 women graduates include: Samira Alaouie of Carteret; Cynthia Almonte of Union; Judith Amorosa of Union; Edna G. Aquino of West Orange; Jennifer L. Arias of Elizabeth; Nancy Austin of Newark; Monika Bienias of Little Falls; Gayrleen Blemur of Hillside; Simone Blount of Sayreville; Donna S. Boatman of Vauxhall; Nirve Boyer-Jacques of Hamilton; Arijeta Capric of Staten Island, New York; Sarah Capuli of Monmouth Junction; Misun Cha of Bloomfield; Stephanie J. Chrobak of Linden; Caciana Compere of Brooklyn, New York; Tamene Daniel of Elizabeth; Colleen DiTuri of Staten Island, New York; Madonna Briana D. Domingo of Rahway; Malgorzata Dzieran of Staten Island, New York; Oghenetega Egborge of Irvington; Gisella Ferreira of Colonia; Pacita Fitzgerald of Aberdeen; Christina Fuqua of North Brunswick; Kristin Gamba of Roselle Park; Nicole Garcia of Harrison; Lila Ghorishizadeh of Woodland Park; Czarina Gonzales of Springfield; Dayanara Gonzalez of Plainfield; Monika Goraj of Linden; Senequa Hayes of Elizabeth; Jo-Ann HernŠndez of Staten Island, New York; Marjorie Hilas of Roselle; Blessing Jackson of Jersey City; Urica Johnson of Newark; Vanessa Joseph of Iselin; Nadine Kidd of Hillside; Evelyn Lasso of Guttenberg; Lorelene Lenon of Roselle Park; Dana Levendusky of Staten Island, New York; Patricia Loughran of Branchburg; Nermina Ljulja-Goga of Staten Island, New York; Sherron Lynch of New York, New York; Jameela O. Madriaga of Union; Naromie Cazeau Maignan of Linden; Judy Malivert of Irvington; Margalie V. Martin of Edison; Mary Mathenge of Union; Gabrielle Minucci of Staten Island, New York; Lisa Morale of Staten Island, New York; Helden Panes of Jersey City; Susana Pereira of Cranford; Shaundell Prince of Brooklyn, New York; Vivian E. Quinto of Elizabeth; Evon Racioppi of South Amboy ; Doris P. Reno of Cranford; Maria L. Rodriguez of Linden; Jessica Rosa of Carteret; Sabina S. Ryan of Scotch Plains; Valbona Salovic of Old Bridge; Militza Santana of Elizabeth, New Jersey; Cassandre Geraldine Silaire of Roselle; Terese Smith-Caver of Piscataway; Marie Leslie St. Fleur of Union; Tamisha L. Thermitus of Union; Chinonye N. Uka of Kenilworth; Olena Usherenko of Staten Island, New York; Aizle Marie Vargas of Rahway; Rosa Vazquez of Kearny; Marie S. Victorin of Roselle; Monica Villegas of Bayonne; Anne Wairimu of Edison; Llyleka Dawn Walters of Belleville; Elizabeth B. White of Chatham, and Adriana Zamora of Plainfield.

Kristin Gamba of Roselle Park and Susana Pereira of Cranford achieved Nursing High Honors.

Those who received Nursing Honors were: Cynthia Almonte, Judith Amorosa, Jennifer L. Arias, Michelet Cazeau, Cacianna Compere, Coleen DiTuri, Madonna Briana D. Domingo, Christina Fuqua, Milot O. Lavache, Dana Levendusky, Patricia Loughan, Judy Malivert, Mary Methenge, Militza Santana, Tamisha L. Thermitus, Slawomir Tychanicz, Rosa Vasquez, Llyleka Dawn Walters, and Elizabeth B. White.

Trinitas School of Nursing currently holds full continuing accreditation from The National League for Nursing (NLN) Accrediting Commission, Inc. through Fall 2020. The NLN's Board of Commissionersí extended accreditation is based on the School's designation as an NLN Center of Excellence; the length of employment of the faculty, all of whom hold certification as Certified Nurse Educators (CNE);the School's fostering of excellence among students with English as a second language; the School's nurturing environment for student support that encourages success among the entire student body, and the excellent relationships among the Trinitas Regional Medical Center nursing staff, clinical unit managers, faculty and students.


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 Accreditation Commission for Nursing Education, 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: February 19, 2015

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