Mount Carmel College of Nursing (MCCN) officially launched the presidency of new President and Dean Christine Wynd, PhD, RN, with a day’s worth of Inauguration activities on Friday, October 24. Wynd is just the second president in the College’s history.

In keeping with Mount Carmel’s Catholic heritage, the day began with an Inaugural Mass at 9:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Cathedral in downtown Columbus. The mass served to bless and spiritually celebrate Wynd’s presidency at MCCN and was officiated by the Most Reverend Frederick F. Campbell, DD, PhD, Bishop of the Diocese of Columbus.

President and Dean, Christine Wynd, PhD, RN, began getting acquainted with MCCN before her first day on July 1, 2014. On Monday, March 10, Dr. Wynd paid a visit to the College to meet and greet faculty and staff at a special afternoon reception. In January, the Mount Carmel College of Nursing Board of Trustees, together with Mount Carmel Health System, announced Dr. Wynd’s appointment as the incoming President and Dean. Dr. Wynd will succeed current President and Dean Ann Schiele, PhD, RN, who will become President Emeritus on July 31.

Dr. Ann Schiele, President / Dean of Mount Carmel College of Nursing is highlighted in the People to Know  section of Columbus Business First.

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