Deirdre Lydon ’20 (left) is interviewed by a local television station seeking college students’ opinions on current events.
For Deirdre Lydon ’20, she knew right away that a career in nursing was the perfect fit for her.
“I knew I wanted a career with direct one-on-one contact with people and to provide care for others,” she reflects. “I want to know the patients and their families. It’s the whole umbrella of helping people.”
Now a junior Nursing major, Deirdre is happy with her choice to attend the Mount for her Nursing education.
Her favorite aspect of the Nursing program is the opportunity to do clinical work at area hospitals beginning in sophomore year. “It’s a type of learning you won’t see as much” in other programs, she noted. “Being able to learn hands on is one of the most amazing ways to learn. Everything comes together from other classes and works full circle.” Continue Reading
Mount Saint Mary College’s spring Nursing Class of 2018
As members of the Mount Saint Mary College’s Class of 2018 prepare to walk across the stage at graduation in just a few weeks, there’s one thing Colin Cassidy doesn’t have to worry about – finding a job.
That’s because the senior Nursing major has already landed a position as an emergency room nurse at Hartford Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut.
Here’s what Colin had to say about finding this job, the Nursing major, and his Mount experience as a whole:
“I have really enjoyed my past four years here at the Mount. The School of Nursing has really gone above and beyond to make my experience and education the best it can be. Between the exceptional staff and the diverse range of clinical experiences, the Mount has given me every opportunity to learn and grow into the type of nurse I want to be. Continue Reading
Are you interested in the nursing program here at Mount Saint Mary College? We take great pride in our School of Nursing. The school is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, boasts NCLEX-RN passage rates that exceed the state average, and enjoys a long-standing reputation with area hospitals as a leader in healthcare education. But don’t just take it from us – here’s what some of our current students have to say about the School of Nursing at the Mount!
“I wanted to become a nurse because I want to help others who are going through a tough time. I decided to come to the Mount because everyone says it’s a good school, and local hospitals will ask to hire Mount students. It’s very competitive to get into the School of Nursing because it is very good. We’re a big family; everyone is really friendly and wants to see you succeed.” – Cynthia Fraile, Sophomore Continue Reading
Today we will hear from Diana Pernicano, a senior nursing student in the Honors Program. Diana has been a guest on the blog once before, when she talked about being a nursing major at the Mount. Today, she will share her experiences as a part of the Mount Saint Mary College Honors Program, and how it has helped her to become a well-rounded student.
Hi, my name is Kym and I transferred to Mount Saint Mary College from Westchester Community College (WCC). After I graduated WCC with an associate degree, I was able to transfer right into the nursing program here at the Mount. I was interested in the Mount because it was close to home and it has one of the top BSN programs in the area. When I came to visit, I fell in love with the stunning location and the friendly atmosphere. Continue Reading