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PA College celebrates Class of 2016 at Commencement Exercises May 19


May 16, 2016


(LANCASTER, PA) Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences will hold its graduation ceremony for 489 students Thursday, May 19, at 7 p.m. at the Lancaster County Convention Center, 25 South Queen Street, Lancaster, Pa.

College President, Dr. Mary Grace Simcox, will preside over the commencement exercises and Dr. Penni Longenecker, Vice President of Academic Affairs, will serve as Grand Marshall. The commencement address will be delivered by Jan Bergen, President & CEO for Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine.

Associate in Science in Nursing (RN) degrees will be presented to 280 students.

Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degrees/certificates will be awarded in the following programs: Cardiac Electrophysiology, 4 students; Cardiovascular Invasive Specialty, 7 students; Diagnostic Medical Sonography, 16 students; Medical Laboratory Science, 11 students; Nuclear Medicine Technology, 11 students; Radiography, 18 students; Respiratory Care, 16 students; and Surgical Technology 4 students.

Technical certificate for Paramedics will be presented to 11 students.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) degrees will be presented to 92 students; Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (BSHS) degrees will be presented to 9 students; Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration (BSHA) degrees will be presented to 10 students.

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About Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences

A dynamic and academically rigorous institution, Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences is a private, accredited, four-year college focusing exclusively on the field of health care. Offering associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs, as well as a number of certificate programs, PA College provides professional development for health care workers throughout their career. Located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, the College attracts a select group of more than 1,400 students to study with faculty who are experts in their specialty areas.