Sage enrolls more than 600 students in undergraduate and graduate nursing programs. In honor of National Student Nurse Day on May 8 -— part of National Nurses Week, celebrated May 6-12 -— we are proud to introduce you to a few of them.
Hayley Bennett

Adding together her community engagement work with her experiences in the Sage nursing clinicals, Hayley Bennett ’21 sees herself achieving important growth in her understanding of herself and her career choice.

Carl Cacciotti

“I’ve always wanted to help people,” says Nurse Practitioner master’s degree candidate Carl Cacciotti. “My motivation and drive to become a nurse, as well as the motivation throughout my life, the majority of that derived from my experience in the Marine Corps.”

Emily Mackey

Emily Mackey ’20 was awarded an extremely competitive Nurse Corps Scholarship. She will receive money toward her education, and in return, will work for two years in an area with a critical shortage of nurses.

Yan Roosenberg

Born in Burma, Yan Roosenberg ’22 spent seven years as a boy living in a refugee camp in Thailand, waiting for the day when he and his family could come to America. Today, he’s studying to be a nurse at Sage, so that he can some day go back to Burma and make a difference.

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