Madonna University Nursing Students Honored at Convocation Ceremony

Nursing students smile for the camera with their white coats on after the ceremony

LIVONIA, MICH. – Madonna University held a special convocation ceremony to honor graduate nursing students. The ceremony included the presentation of white coats, a tradition signifying their entry into the nursing profession.

Sister Nancy Marie Jamroz delivered the invocation, and President Chris Dougherty extended his congratulations to the graduates. Interim Dean Dr. Deborah Dunn offered well wishes for the future of their careers. 

The ceremony also recognized outstanding faculty and students with the presentation of Daisy Awards. Emily Bogart was presented with the Faculty Daisy Award, while Devona Kachi received the Graduate Student Daisy Award. 

The Daisy Award, established by the Barnes family, honors exceptional nurses who demonstrate extraordinary clinical skills and compassion in patient care.