CMC Nursing Commencement 2020

Congratulations, graduates and welcome to the nursing profession! The Nursing Department faculty and staff are so proud of what you have accomplished during your educational journey with us. While we are virtually celebrating the achievements for each graduate, we acknowledge all who supported these efforts in so many ways, and others who have been committed to seeing each of you succeed in achieving your goal to become a member of the nursing profession.

Please see the schedule below for the virtual commencement program. You can also scroll down to read the list of graduates and click on their individual profiles.

We also invite you to share your celebration on social media with #cmcgrad2020.

Virtual Commencement Schedule

Welcome (01:00)

Carrie Besnette Hauser, Ph.D., President & Chief Executive Officer

State of Colorado Address (04:46)

Angie Paccione, Ph.D., Executive Director, Colorado Department of Higher Education

Keynote Address (06:08)

Judith Evans, M.S.N., R.N., C.N.E., Professor of Nursing

Reading of Names (12:38)

Monika Mayer, M.S.N., R.N., Associate Professor of Nursing Faculty

Conferring of Degrees (18:14)

Charles Cunniffe, District 1, Pitkin County Trustee

Tassel Turn (18:34)

CMC Nursing Leadership, Faculty & Staff

Nursing Leadership

Betty Damask-Bembenek, Ed.D., M.N., R.N.
Associate Dean of Nursing

Faculty

Karla Baker, B.S.N., R.N., Adjunct Nursing Faculty

Kimberly Blank, M.S.N., R.N., Adjunct Nursing Faculty

Nancy Billington, M.S.N.L., R.N,, Adjunct Nursing Faculty

Jill Boyle, M.S.N., R.N., Associate Professor of Nursing

Whitney Erickson, D.N.P., R.N., C.N.E., Associate Professor of Nursing

Judith Evans, M.S.N., R.N., C.N.E., Professor of Nursing

Margaret Gilmon, Ph.D., M.S.N., R.N., Professor of Nursing

Karen Hamick, M.S.N., R.N., C.N.E., Adjunct Nursing Faculty

Brent Herrala, B.S.N., R.N., Adjunct Nursing Faculty

Heather Knappe, M.S.N., R.N., Adjunct Nursing Faculty

Elizabeth Kruger, M.S.N., R.N., Adjunct Nursing Faculty

Joanna Kluender, M.S.N., A.P.N., N.P.C., Adjunct Nursing Faculty

Rebecca Luetke, Ph.D., R.N., Professor of Nursing

Abby Mann, M.S.N., R.N., Adjunct Nursing Faculty

Monika Mayer, M.S.N., R.N., Associate Professor of Nursing Faculty

Katie McKay, B.S.N., R.N., Adjunct Nursing Faculty

Kathleen Puening, M.S.N., R.N., Assistant Professor Nursing Faculty

Lanea Orgill, M.S.N., R.N., Adjunct Nursing Faculty

Susan Schory, M.S.N., R.N., Adjunct Nursing Faculty

Jacqueline Sternberg, M.S.N., R.N., Adjunct Nursing Faculty

Charlotte Strahm, D.N.S.C., R.N., C.N.S., Adjunct Nursing Faculty

Staff

Tonya R. Clenney, Clinical & Administrative Nursing Coordinator

Kim Orr, B.A., Administrative Assistant II

Megn Peterson, Administrative Assistant II

Sandra Peterson, B.S.N., R.N., Nursing Lab Coordinator

Thank you

The CMC Nursing Program would like to thank our partners in the community who have opened their doors to our students and faculty. It is this enduring support that makes our students’ journey to the nursing profession a success.

2020 Graduates

Final certificates and degrees are dependent on review and certification by the CMC Registrar’s Office.