University of Texas at Tyler Longview University Center nursing graduates poised for licensure exams

Sixteen East Texas area students graduated from The University of Texas at Tyler on Friday, December 12. These students successfully completed the bachelor of science in nursing program at the UT Tyler Longview University Center and are now prepared to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nursing.
“We are very proud of these graduates,” said Dr. Helene Hakim, director of Longview Nursing Programs. “This was a very close knit group of students who worked diligently to successfully complete a challenging program. We wish them the best in their future endeavors.”
“I have enjoyed getting to know these young men and women,” said Dr. Van Patterson, director of the UT Tyler Longview University Center. “They have worked diligently to reach this goal and I am confident that the skills they have acquired will benefit our region well into the future.”
One of the 15 campuses of the UT System, UT Tyler offers excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. More than 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment more than 7,500 high-ability students at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine as well as a location in Houston.

CUTLINE (2014 fall graduates of the UT Tyler Longview University Center include (L to R): First row – Codi CheyAnne Butler (Pittsburg), Jame Ryan (Tatum), Cynthia Becerra (Longview), Justina Allison (Winona), Rachel Pipak (Hallsville), Alexandria Terrell (White Oak), Mary Lizzi Stone (Gladewater), Melissa Poole (Henderson). Back Row:  Kelly Moore (Longview), Jennifer Megan Rogers (Hallsville), Katie Howard (Longview), James Gee (Longview), Don Evans (Longview), Amber James (Big Sandy), Katherine Lennon (Gilmer), Kaylee Jarrell (Henderson).