St. Michael’s College recently celebrated significant milestones and achievements of its students through a series of departmental ceremonies. These events recognized the hard work and dedication of students pursuing various fields of study at the institution.
One of the highlights was the Badging and Capping Investiture for Nursing Students, a traditional ceremony that marks the transition of nursing students from their academic preparation to their clinical practice. It symbolizes their commitment to upholding the standards and values of the nursing profession.
Another significant event was the pinning ceremony for psychology students. The pinning ceremony is a rite of passage that celebrates the completion of their academic journey and welcomes them into the field of psychology. The pin represents their dedication to the discipline and their commitment to helping others.
Similarly, the Hard Hatting Ceremony for Engineering Students celebrated the students’ entry into the engineering profession. During this event, the students received a hard hat, symbolizing their readiness to embark on their journey as engineers.
Lastly, the Toque Ceremony for Hospitality Management students was an event that recognized the students’ achievements in the field of hospitality. The toque is a traditional hat worn by chefs, and the ceremony symbolizes the students’ readiness to take on the challenges of the hospitality industry.
These events also served as a reminder of the values and traditions that underpin the various disciplines and professions.