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UT Tyler Longview University Center Summer 2013 Nursing Graduates Announced

August 7, 2013

Media Contact:  Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
Marketing and Communications
The University of Texas at Tyler
903.565.5769 or 903.539.7196 (cell)

Fifteen nursing students graduated from The University of Texas at Tyler Longview University Center, having successfully completed the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program.

They are now prepared to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nursing.

UT Tyler Longview University Center 2013 summer graduates are listed by hometown.

CARTHAGE – April Manshack.

FORT WORTH – Caitlin Collins.

GLADEWATER – Carolyn Wolcott.

HALLSVILLE – Veronica Munoz Carroll.

LONGVIEW – Amy Hakim, Martha Griffin and Nicole Russell.

WASKOM – Amber Leming.

WHITE OAK – Ashley Moody.

ALASKA – Jennifer Nelson.

CALIFORNIA – Christy deVilliers Verbruggen.

ILLINOIS – Austin Richards.

LOUISIANA – Dustin Bagley.

PENNSYLVANIA – Emy Angela Charlot.

VIRGINIA – Karen Brown.

“We are very proud of these graduates,” said Dr. Helene Hakim, director of the College of Nursing for the UT Tyler Longview University Center. “The accelerated BSN track is designed for students who wish to pursue a bachelor of science degree in nursing in 16 months. These students have worked diligently and have successfully completed a challenging program. We wish them the best in their future endeavors.”

Applications are accepted once a year for the accelerated BSN program. To be considered, applicants must have already completed a bachelor’s degree. The deadline to be considered for this program is Sunday, Sept. 15.

For additional information, call 903.663.8103 or 903.566.7320 or visit

One of the 15 campuses of the UT System, UT Tyler offers excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. More than 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment of almost 7,000 high-ability students at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine.