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Nursing Graduates Awarded at College

Nursing Graduates Awarded at College

Nursing Pinning Ceremony


DATE: May 29, 2008

CONTACT: Lisa Saunders

(845) 574-4244



Nursing Graduates Awarded at SUNY Rockland Community College



Nursing Awards:


The following SUNY Rockland Community College nursing graduates were recognized for special achievement at the Nurses Pinning Ceremony held on May 20:

Petra G. Costabile, Stony Point, Rockland Psychiatric Center Award

Eileen M. Capone-Phillips, Florida, Helen Hayes Award

Elizabeth K. Malanuk, Nanuet, Nyack Hospital Award

Pearl Gross, Monsey, Good Samaritan Hospital Award

Meliza Jaen, Stony Point, Geraldine Jackson Award

Dawn Marie M. Kelly, Fort Montgomery, LPN to RN Achievement Award

Rosemarie L. Ameo, Beacon, SUNY RCC Department of Nursing Faculty Award

Jill Scherer, Spring Valley, Monteith-Clayton Award

Elizabeth K. Malanuk, Nanuet, District 17 Award


Student Nurses Association (SNA) Participation/Leadership Awards: 

Elizabeth K. Malanuk, Nanuet,

Henry Mendez, Congers

Rebeka M. Marijas, Tomkins Cove


May ’08 SUNY Rockland Community College Nursing graduates:

Rebecca J. Alfonzo, West Haverstraw

Rosemarie L. Ameo, Beacon

Evelyn Ammitzboll, Monroe

Lamont Archer, North White Plains

Erica M. Arroyo-Melendez, Peekskill

Judy Basso, Blauvelt

Anne T. Brady, Irvington

Sarah Brady, West Nyack

Eileen M. Capone-Phillips, Florida

Petra G. Costabile, Stony Point

Gloria J. Cuomo, Warwick

Anna Gretchen A. Custodio, New City

Camille M. DiSimone, Yonkers

Tara M. Freiberg, Suffern

Donna M. Fung, White Plains

Pearl Gross, Monsey

Deidra M. Hanley, Pearl River

Kristine A. Hitosis, Bronx

Meliza Jaen, Stony Point

Dawn Marie M. Kelly, Fort Montgomery

Maria R. Lasofsky, Pomona

Kathryn Marie Maehrlein, Rock Tavern

Steven J. Malagraph, West Nyack

Elizabeth K. Malanuk, Nanuet

Rebeka M. Marijas, Tomkins Cove

Carol A. McEwan, Shrub Oak

Florence S. McIntyre, Spring Valley

Henry Mendez, Congers

Philip Meskin, Yonkers

Sabu C. Paul, Bergenfield, NJ

Jorda Piskuloska, New Hyde Park

Joseph Porter, New Hempstead

Jacquelyn A. Reid, Greenwood Lake

Malgorzata Saavedra, West Haverstraw

Jill Scherer, Spring Valley

Diana M. Sorg, Wallkill

Eveline Umba, Bronx

Linda E. Van Dorn, Katonah

Sara Velez, New Windsor

Maureen A. Ward, Florida


For more information, contact Dorothea Lever, Nursing Coordinator and Associate Professor, at (845) 574-4223. To learn more about Rockland Community College, visit



Rockland Community College, a unit of the State University of New York, is located 25 miles northwest of NYC. The majority of its students transfer to four-year colleges, and many find immediate employment upon earning their associate's degree or certificate. The College also offers others, from preschoolers to senior citizens, the opportunity to simply learn something new. Quality a price you can afford.

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