The last Class of Nursing graduates received their qualifying titles after 25 years of the School's operation at the UA
Alicante, 9th July 2012
They paid a tribute to the health departments in the province during the ceremony
The 200 students from the last Class of the Diploma Programme in Nursing received their qualifying titles on 28th June at a ceremony coinciding with the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the creation of the Nursing School (now Faculty of Science Health). To mark the anniversary, "which closes with a historical cycle", as stated by the University President, a tribute was paid to all the Health Departments in the Province of Alicante belonging to the Regional Health Department that have worked "over the years in the training of nurses", as explained by Ana Laguna, Dean of the Faculty. To mark this event, a plaque was handed out to each of the managing directors of the Health Department.
The graduation, held at the University of Alicante's Auditorium, was chaired over by the UA President, Manuel Palomar, and was attended by the Director-General for the Economic System in the Regional Health Department, Francisco Soriano Cano, President of Nursing Council of Valencia, Jose Antonio Avila Olivares, Chairman of the Alicante Nursing College, Belén Payá Pérez and the Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, Ana Laguna.
Among the speakers, we found the Deputy Dean for Academic Coordinator in the Nursing Study Programme, Angela Sanjuán Quiles, the Secretary of the Faculty, Cristina Garcia Cabanes, and lecturers Juan Mario Domínguez Santamaría and Antonio Aragonés Lloret, who were responsible for delivering the keynote address that ends the Diploma in Nursing at the UA.