J2389

Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of Crouse Hospital College of Nursing

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  • 13 / Jun / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 18 / Jun / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 18 / Jun / 2013
    • ADOPTED

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J2389


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Crouse Hospital College of Nursing for
serving the Central New York Community for 100 years

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize those
organizations within our midst, which have demonstrated consistent
excellence while bringing great pride and enjoyment to the citizens of
our great State; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, it is the intent of this Legislative Body to
commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Crouse Hospital College of
Nursing; and
WHEREAS, Founded in 1913 as the Crouse-Irving Training School for
Nurses, Crouse Hospital College of Nursing today exists as a highly
regarded nursing education program; and
WHEREAS, Since its inception, Crouse Hospital College of Nursing has
remained dedicated to providing its students with the most advanced
nursing education; and
WHEREAS, Throughout its long and esteemed history, Crouse Hospital
College of Nursing has overcome change, yet, its tradition of excellence
has remained; and
WHEREAS, Crouse Hospital, as currently configured, came into existence
in 1968 through the merger of Crouse Irving Hospital and Syracuse Memo-
rial Hospital; and
WHEREAS, Prior to this establishment of Crouse Irving Memorial Hospi-
tal, the two separate hospitals each had their own respective schools of
nursing; and
WHEREAS, In 1991, the Marley Education Center, which currently houses
the school of nursing, opened and was renamed Crouse Hospital School of
Nursing in 1997 to reflect the name change of the hospital; and
WHEREAS, In 2011, the Crouse Hospital School of Nursing became a
College of Nursing; and
WHEREAS, The mission of Crouse Hospital College of Nursing is to
prepare a clinically competent professional nurse for hospital and
community practice; and
WHEREAS, To do so, Crouse Hospital College of Nursing teaches its
students to provide holistic and compassionate approaches to care by
assisting individuals to attain or maintain their optimum state of well-
ness and to respect clients as culturally diverse individuals within
communities, groups, and families; and
WHEREAS, Crouse Hospital College of Nursing recognizes health as a
dynamic state, reflecting integration of mind, body, and spirit; and
WHEREAS, Crouse Hospital College of Nursing demonstrates excellence in
education by utilizing dynamic learning environments, recognizing chang-
es in healthcare, supporting student centered and practice-based educa-
tion, promoting lifelong learning and advanced education, encouraging
interaction, exploration, and collaborative learning, and incorporating
evidence-based practice in multiple venues; and
WHEREAS, Crouse Hospital College of Nursing students embrace the
Central New York community that serves them as they learn to serve the
community; and
WHEREAS, Through the years, the school has graduated more than 5,000
professional nurses who have gone on to pursue successful nursing
careers around the country; and
WHEREAS, Graduates of Crouse Hospital College of Nursing reflect char-
acteristics of honesty, integrity, and personal responsibility; and
WHEREAS, Crouse Hospital College of Nursing is dedicated to honoring
the history, accomplishments and memories of the past 100 years; and

WHEREAS, All Crouse alumni, nurses, retired nurses, and all those in
the medical profession, members of the Central New York community, and
friends of Crouse Hospital College of Nursing are invited to celebrate
over the course of the year 2013; and
WHEREAS, In May 2013, as part of its 100th anniversary celebration,
Crouse Hospital College of Nursing presented an all-day educational
conference featuring national evidence-based practice nursing leaders;
and
WHEREAS, In celebration of 100 years, Crouse Hospital College of Nurs-
ing will host its first-ever Homecoming Weekend and 100 Year Gala Dinner
Dance October 18-20th, inspiring chances to rekindle old friendships and
memories; and
WHEREAS, The Central New York community is enhanced by Crouse Hospital
College of Nursing; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commemorate the 100th anniversary of Crouse Hospital College of Nursing;
and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Ann Sedore, PhD, RN, Director of the Crouse Hospital College
of Nursing.

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