Mount Carmel College of Nursing is an exciting place to learn and live! We hold several events throughout the academic year, including:
The White Coat Ceremony signifies a rite of passage for sophomore students and emphasizes the importance of compassionate patient care at the start of training.
The Second Degree Accelerated Program (SDAP) is designed for students who have already earned at least a bachelor’s degree in another major to pursue a career in nursing.
A Girl’s Life is designed just for girls and their moms to explore issues related to puberty and adolescence.
The Office of Student life sponsors a Mardi Gras party where students celebrate and enjoy Cajun-inspired food while creating Mardi Gras masks.
Explore Nursing Day, sponsored by MCCN, offers high school sophomores and juniors interested in nursing, a dynamic hands-on and educational experience focusing on nursing, nursing education, careers and college readiness.
The Office of Student Life hosts a kick-off event for March Madness every year. Students are able to shoot hoops, fill out brackets with their top teams, engage in basketball trivia and enjoy a free lunch.
Sophomore Pinning symbolizes the transition from academic to clinical studies, when students first experience caring for “real” patients. Sophomore year is a significant step in the journey to the nursing profession.
The Office of Student Life sponsors a Spring Wellness Festival for students to promote health and well-being of students. These events include a healthy lunch, Reiki and other holistic health services, therapy animals – and more!
Graduate students are presented their hoods at this ceremony following a homily and blessing. The students also receive awards from their professors.
Students from all programs – traditional undergraduate, SDAP, Online RN-BSN Completion Program and graduate are presented their diplomas.
Convocation is an annual event that brings together faculty, staff and students to celebrate the official start of the academic year.
Welcome Day is an opportunity for new students to get to know each other and their campus as they begin their academic journey at MCCN.
The Welcome Back Picnic is an opportunity for students to meet classmates and enjoy food.
Sponsored by the Mount Carmel Foundation, the Golf Invitational benefits Mount Carmel College of Nursing student scholarships.
This annual dinner allows scholarship recipients to personally thank the donors who support their life’s calling of becoming a professional registered nurse.
The Office of Student Life sponsors a Fall Wellness Festival for students to promote health and well-being of students. These events include a healthy lunch, Reiki and other holistic health services, therapy animals – and more!