Traditions

Traditions

Explore Our Traditions

Both Emory University and the School of Nursing are steeped in traditions that make for a unique and fun student experience.

Pinning Ceremony

Our nursing pin, featuring the initials of the school, is given in a ceremony to every nurse upon graduation from the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing. 

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Nell Hodgson Woodruff Tea

Held at the School of Nursing each May, the Nell Hodgson Woodruff Tea for nursing graduates honors our namesake, Nell Hodgson Woodruff.

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Fall Convocation

Fall Convocation, held every August in Glenn Memorial Auditorium, welcomes students to campus and marks the beginning of the academic year.

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Spotlight on Student Global Health Experiences

Spotlight on Student Global Health Experiences is an annual event at Emory where students present their global involvement in research, service learning, and program implementation and evaluation. 

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Global Health Photography Contest

Emory nurses and other health students participate in the annual Global Health Photography Contest, which was started to foster cultural sensitivity.

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Emory University Traditions

Unique Emory University traditions include Wonderful Wednesdays, Coke Toasts, and Carter Town Halls, to name a few.

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