College of Nursing Celebrates 75 Years at Gala

On March 3, the Augusta University College of Nursing held its 75th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee Gala, the highlight of the college’s yearlong celebration. The gala recognized the college’s history and longstanding service to the community while continuing its legacy by raising funds for student scholarships. Donations include a $1.4 million gift from the Medical College of Georgia Foundation, a $10 thousand gift from an anonymous donor, followed by another $30 thousand gift.

Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis, Jr. recognized the college’s history and significance by presenting a proclamation at the gala. Augusta University President Brooks Keel and Dean Lucy Marion spoke of the significance of the college’s history, including its past leaders. Additionally, the Class of 1968, who celebrated their 50th reunion, were presented commemorative medallions.

Please consider supporting the 75th Anniversary Commemorative Scholarship Fund benefiting nursing students.

Photos from the gala and from the day events are available for purchase and download (password: 2018gala).

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