Light the Lamp Pinning Ceremony Spring 2024


Light the Lamp Pinning Ceremony Spring 2024

The Light the Lamp Pinning Ceremony honors our nursing students entering clinical settings in a pinning ceremony promoting humanistic, patient-centered care.

Date: Friday, March 1st, 2024
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Texas Union, Shirley Bird Perry Ballroom (3.202) | View Map
Parking: San Antonio Garage (SAG) (2420 San Antonio Street) | Check Daily Parking Rates
Target Audience: School of Nursing Faculty, Staff, and Current Students
Contact Information: Please email the Office of Student Services at

Welcome Address

Gayle M. Timmerman, PhD, RN, CNS, FNAP, FAAN

Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Master of Ceremony

Vinh T. Nguyễn, PhD

Associate Dean for Student Services

Student Speakers


Florence Fadipe, Undergraduate Student Speaker

Current BSN Student

Name Readers

Ana Todd

Ana Todd, PhD, RN

Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Programs
Clinical Assistant Professor

Nightingale Pledge Lead


Yuri Gamez, MSN, RN

Clinical Instructor

Faculty Pinners

Esther Nwokocha, MSN, RN

Clinical Instructor

Li-Chen Lin, PhD, RN, CNRN

Clinical Assistant Professor

UT Seal

Amy Hernandez, MSN, RN, CRRN

Clinical Instructor