FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
DATE:  May 14, 2008
CONTACT: Dr. Mary Jane Hamilton 361.825.2649; Steve Paschal 361.825.2336
   
Three Graduates to Receive Commission into Naval Nurse Corps at College of Nursing and Health Sciences Ceremony
Naval Clinic director to speak at celebration of Nurse Corps 100th anniversary

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WHO:  

Students from the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and Capt. Holly Bennett, Senior Nurse Executive and Director of Branch Health Clinics, Naval Health Clinic, Corpus Christi

WHAT:

Commissioning of Three Graduates into Naval Nurse Corps and Recognition of other outstanding College of Nursing and Health Sciences Students

WHEN:  Friday, May 16, from 1:30 to 4 p.m.
Best Media Opportunities: 2:45 to 3:15 p.m.
WHERE: Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Performing Arts Center

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Three graduates who will receive their commission into the Naval Nurse Corps will be among the students honored at the College of Nursing and Health Sciences Recognition Ceremony Friday, May 16, from 1:30-4 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Capt. Holly Bennett, senior nurse executive and director of Branch Health Clinics, Naval Health Clinics Corpus Christi, will be the guest speaker for the ceremony which, with other members of Holly’s command in attendance, will also celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Navy Nurse Corps.