MANCHESTER, NH (06/04/2014)(readMedia)– Jessica Farley, of Preston, received a Saint Anselm nurse’s pin on April 26 and graduated Cum Laude from Saint Anselm College on May 17.
The pinning ceremony in the Abbey Church was a special event for Farley, who received a pin featuring elements of the college’s official seal and the symbol of a lamp referring to Psalm 119:105, “Your word is a lamp of my steps and a light for my path.” Dr. Sharon George, dean of nursing, pinned with the Saint Anselm pin to wear for the entirety of her career.
The pinning ceremony is a celebration of a student’s completion of Saint Anselm College’s respected nursing program and symbolizes preparedness to serve as a compassionate caregiver in the healthcare setting.
A member of the class of 2014, Farley earned a Bachelor of Science in nursing. At the college’s 121st commencement, Bob Schieffer, award-winning journalist and moderator of the CBS News‘ Sunday broadcast, “Face the Nation,” addressed the graduating class.
Founded in 1889, Saint Anselm College is a four-year liberal arts college providing a 21st century education in the Catholic, Benedictine tradition. Located in southern New Hampshire near Boston and the seacoast, Saint Anselm is well known for its strong liberal arts and nursing programs as well as for the New Hampshire Institute of Politics.