EWC Commencement and Pinning Ceremony
The EWC Commencement Ceremony will take place on Friday, May 8th at 7 pm by the release of a produced video of the ceremony. The video will include an address from Dr. Lesley Travers, President, a brief address from Mr. Robert Baumgartner, Chair of the EWC Board of Trustees and an address to students from EWC Student Senate President Mr. Josh Andreason. There will also be a commencement address by Governor Mark Gordon.
EWC Vice President of Academic Services, Dr. Heidi Edmunds, will confer the degrees and certificates with Dr. Travers and each of the graduates’ names, and degree or certificate will be read. The video will also highlight photos from employees and trustees as they send congratulations to all students.
“Graduation is a very important ceremony for all of us,” said Dr. Travers. “Because the safety of our students and employees is our number one priority, we chose to create a virtual commencement ceremony video so that we could recognize the accomplishments of our students.”
The Pinning Ceremony will be held by virtual video as well. The video will be release on Saturday, May 9th at 1 pm. This ceremony will include a welcome and address from Dr. Travers and brief comments from Mr. Baumgartner. The guest speaker is the Senator John Barrasso, M.D. Ms. Suzey Delger, Director of Nursing, will provide a Director’s address and will recite the nursing pledge. Ms. April Clark, nursing faculty, will read the nurse’s prayer and will provide comments to the students. There will be a student address from Raedel Kellogg. The nursing students have submitted videos of a mini home pinning ceremonies with the special people in their lives which are included in the ceremony video.
Ms. Delger added the following on the Pinning Ceremony, “While we would love to have everyone come together for this ceremony we are reminded that as Nurses we must do the right thing and keep all involved safe and well. We wish every graduating Nurse the very best”.