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Students from NY/NJ also earn AS Degree from UCC

A class of 46 completed the co-operative nursing program offered through Trinitas School of Nursing and Union County College (UCC) in May. The graduates now hold nursing diplomas and Associate in Science degrees granted at graduation exercises held recently at the UCC campus in Cranford. Four men, Carlo Castro of Union, Rudin E. Orellana and Adekunle Paul Oniwe of Linden, and Philip Paul Yeboah of Roselle, were among the graduates who hail from Cape May, Essex, Middlesex, Monmouth and Union Counties, as well as the Bronx, Brooklyn and Staten Island, New York.

The following graduates were awarded their diplomas and Associate’s degree: Saimah Ali of Roselle Park; Beatriz E. Araque-Gonzalez of Elizabeth; Yanela Arias of Union City; Tamica Arnold of Hillside; Adali Baigorrea of Elizabeth; Zarina Bonilla of Mays Landing; Lauren Caraher of Iselin; Mayra Carde-Valdez of Elizabeth; Carlo Castro of Union; Cristina Corbisiero of Manalapan; Samantha A. Dente of Hillside; Beth M. Grutzmacher of Cranford; Elizabeth Hansen of Middlesex; Maria Jose Heredia of Union; Paulette Holder of East Orange; Nicole A. Hydock of Elizabeth; Mallory Ianelli of Staten Island, NewYork; Marcella F. Jones of Tinton Falls; Urmila Kumariof Edison; Barbara Laczi of Helmetta; Farah Lebron of Elizabeth; Maria Frances Martino of Union;Michelene Nazaire of Hillside; Feliciana Montalico of Elizabeth; Mariliz Narvaez of Elizabeth; Rachael Nolfi-Donegan of Elizabeth; Rudin C. Orellana of Linden; Adekunle Paul Oniwe of Linden; Adedayo R. Otusanya of the Bronx, New York; Monika Jadwiga Pakula of Staten Island, New York; Ana Pereira of Cranford; Yissell Perez of Elizabeth; Maria Ramos of Elizabeth; Jenna Reitano of Staten Island, New York; Marygrace Risko of Cranford; Rose Russ of Cranford; Aliya Sampson of Brooklyn, New York; Sabrina C. Simoes of Linden; Jadwiga Kathy Slonska of Roselle; Ashlee Smith or Elizabeth; Yandrel Sorto of Elizabeth; Kristen Sousa of Linden; Julliet C. Unegbu of Elizabeth; Bernardka Vesel of Springfield; Fehrija Vujic of Edison, and Philip Adusei Yeboah of Roselle, New Jersey.

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 Commissioners’ 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 students’ 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: July 2, 2015

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