May 2023 – 108th Commencement
The Bill and Sandra Pomeroy College of Nursing at Crouse Hospital held its 108th Commencement Ceremony on Thursday, May 25, 2023 at Hendricks Chapel on the campus of Syracuse University. 60 graduate nurses received diplomas, comprising both the evening/weekend and traditional day program options. Graduates were also be joined by members of the December 2022 graduating class. Crouse Health President and CEO Seth Kronenberg, MD, and Chief Nursing Officer Lynne Shopiro delivered remarks to the graduates. Jessica Heh, an April 2023 evening/weekend graduate and Nicholas Mellen, a May 2023 traditional day graduate spoke on behalf of their peers. Andrew Wong, DNP, RN, AGACNP-BC, FNP-BC, a 2009 Crouse graduate, delivered the keynote address. Wong is a Senior Director of Patient Care Services at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, NY.
January 2023 – Our New Home
Pomeroy College of Nursing at Crouse Hospital has relocated its operations to a newly created space within the Crouse Medical Center at 5000 Brittonfield Parkway in East Syracuse, NY. The Brittonfield site includes all new classrooms, a nursing skills lab, a high-tech simulation area, library, computer labs, ample social and study spaces for students and administrative/faculty office space. The new facility is intentionally designed to meet the needs of all students, creating an excellent student experience within a dynamic learning environment.
Academic operations at the new site began on January 9 as the College welcomed back returning students from the evening/weekend option. Traditional day students began their courses on January 17. “We are excited to welcome our students, faculty and staff to our new home, which features an all new learning and teaching space in an innovative and collaborative learning environment,” says Patricia Morgan, MS, RN, Dean of Pomeroy College of Nursing at Crouse Hospital.
Pomeroy College of Nursing at Crouse Hospital offers a two-year associate’s degree in applied science with a major in nursing and is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), a high-quality, independent regulatory agency with rigorous educational standards. For 110 years, the College has been recognized for strong leadership in educating professional nurses and anticipating the ever-changing needs in the healthcare environment.
The College ranks among the top associate degree nursing programs in New York State and features classroom, clinical, laboratory and computer-assisted study within a state-of-the-art teaching environment. Innovative program design, extensive clinical experiences, low student-to-faculty ratios and affordable tuition are among the College’s strengths. More than 6,000 individuals have graduated from Pomeroy College of Nursing at Crouse Hospital over its century of serving Central New York.