IN A FLASH: The White Coats Have Arrived!

Last week, a new group of more than 30 students in Kent State University's College of Nursing donned their symbolic white coats in two ceremonies on the university's Kent Campus. 

Nursing students donning their white coats at one of the Fall 2023 White Coat Ceremonies

All photos by Kathleen Norman M.Ed., marketing communications and  public relations director for the College of Nursing. 

The White Coat Ceremony welcomes sophomore nursing students into the professional nursing sequence of their educational journey. This sequence is the next phase in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program in Kent State's College of Nursing.

Blessing of the hands at the Fall 2023 White Coat Ceremony

The transitional ceremony includes recitation of an oath and a blessing of the hands. 

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Some of the nurses in the Fall 2023 White Coat Ceremonies
POSTED: Wednesday, October 25, 2023 09:52 AM
Updated: Wednesday, October 25, 2023 10:30 AM
Phil B. Soencksen