A total of 1,786 degrees were awarded during the UL Lafayette’s 161st Commencement ceremonies Friday at the Cajundome and Convention Center.
With more than 1,000 students enrolled, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s College of Nursing and Allied Health Professions has the fifth largest baccalaureate nursing program in the country.
On Friday, the medical industry from Louisiana, Florida, Minnesota, Mississippi and Texas will be on campus recruiting nursing students during a Career Fair.
From 9:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Student Union Ballroom, UL Lafayette nursing students can meet with hospital representatives for potential employment. Seniors and alumni are encouraged to bring resumes to the Career Fair.
A sampling of employers who will be represented at the fair include Our Lady of Lourdes, Lafayette General Medical Center, Southwest Medical Center, Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Tristar Rehab Inc. from Florida, the Mayo Clinic from Minnesota, Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center and Children’s Medical Center of Dallas. A complete listing can be found at www.louisiana.edu/Student/CareerServices.
The Career Fair is being sponsored by UL Lafayette’s Career Services and the College of Nursing and Allied Health Professions.