Pomeroy College of Nursing 2021 Graduates

PCON Congratulations Graduates

“We are tremendously proud of you, especially with all of the challenges that impacted your educational journey because of the pandemic.  You demonstrated flexibility, resilience, dedication and courage during this time. These character traits will serve you well as you begin your journey as a professional nurse. Congratulations to each of you and best wishes in your career in nursing.”
— Patricia Morgan, MS, RN | Dean

Congratulations to our April and May 2021 Graduates!

Thank you to honor awards student speakers Tera Schilling (April 2021) and Hannah Leahy (May 2021) and commencement speakers Samuel Arnold (April 2021) and Seth Austin (May 2021).


Graduation Awards

Award of Excellence presented to the student(s) who demonstrates excellence in academics and who has made significant contributions to the school and the nursing profession.
• Lily Allen, May 2021

Clinical Excellence Awards for excellence in clinical practice. (Evening/Weekends)
• Til Poudyel, April 2021

Clinical Excellence Awards for excellence in clinical practice. (Days)
• Catherine Tyler, Dec. 2020
• Kara Upham, May 2021

Ann Wiles Life-Long Learner Award for graduate who exhibits the same qualities and spirit for lifelong learning as retired Crouse Hospital College of Nursing Faculty member Ann Wiles.
• Tera Schilling, April 2021

Crouse Hospital Nurses Alumni Award for an outstanding student continuing on with nursing education.
• Nar Bhattarai, April 2021

Exemplary Staff Nurse Award
• Brenna Kutler, RN

Spirit of Nursing Award for a graduate in her final semester of nursing school who stands out among her peers for both her academics and personal conduct. It also recognizes the student’s ability to balance the demands of family and school.
• Lacey Foster, April 2021

The Bill and Sandra Pomeroy Head, Hands and Heart Scholarships
These scholarships assist exceptional Pomeroy College of Nursing graduates with the initial costs of achieving a Bachelor of Nursing Degree.
• Til Poudyel, April 2021
• Tera Schilling, April 2021

The Pomeroy Carepassion Award for Remarkable Determination
• Pramod Siwakoti, April 2021

The Pomeroy Carepassion Award for Outstanding Progress
• Nora Lorie, May 2021

The Pomeroy Carepassion Award for Exemplary Leadership
• Tyquela Brown, May 2021

The Sue Wood Memorial Excellence Award
This award is presented in the memory of Sue Wood, a long-time member of the Crouse family. The award recognizes and exemplifies the caring, compassion, and humility that were the cornerstones of Sue’s nursing practice and an inspiration to all nurses.
• Rachel Baker, May 2021

The DAISY Award for Faculty
• Lisa Spagnoli, MSN, RN