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Ozark Campus Hosts Pinning Ceremony

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Arkansas Tech University – Ozark Campus will host a pinning ceremony for nursing students on Friday, December 18.

The ceremony will take place at 6:30 p.m. in the new Student Services and Conference Center at Arkansas Tech University – Ozark Campus.

During the ceremony, Dr. Jo Alice Blondin, chancellor, will introduce special guests, and Dr. Robert C. Brown, president of Arkansas Tech University, will give the welcome.

Pinning ceremonies date back to the 1860's at the Nightingale School of Nursing at St. Thomas Hospital in London.  Nightingale extended the honor to outstanding nurses by presenting them with a medal of excellence.