Alumni Profiles

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Meet our Alumni, Nola Smith, RN, BSN BC. Nola worked as a CNA at a local hospital while attending NYIT. Nola graduated in May 2007 with a BSN and worked as a Registered Nurse at a community hospital.Nola is Board Certified in Med-Surg and is now a Registered Nurse and CEO of Excel Home Care Nursing Services.Nola has home Care experience as a Visiting Nurse. Nola provides quality home care for the elderly, disabled and chronically ill.

Jennifer Lee Gracia (B.S. '09) along with 22 members of The Behavioral Health Team at VNSNY were recognized as the Best Nursing Team of 2012 from ADVANCE for Nurses Magazine.  What began as a pilot program to address depression in the home care setting has since grown into a multifaceted program serving seven regions thanks to a dedicated team of the Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) nurses. Jennifer joined the team while participating in a nine-month VNSNY RN internship program. She and 17 other RN interns were later recognized at the Annual VNSNY Internship Completion Ceremony on October 5, 2011. Jennifer is psychiatric nurse at VNSNY providing behavioral health services and care to the home care setting.

Pins and Nurses

 Thierry Marcellin (B.S. '09) graduated in 2009. .. read more about Thierry Marcellin.

Nursing a Career in Combat 

In 2006, NYIT student Jason Rodriguez (B.S. ’08) stood in front of his classmates and announced, “Next semester, when you are finishing your senior year, I will be deployed to Iraq. I just wanted to say goodbye and hope we stay in touch.”... read more about Jason Rodriguez.

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