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Proudly Stepping into the Nursing Profession

Nursing Student Joseph Medina Graduating

From an Article By Eileen Reinhard

Graduating senior Joseph Medina SNC’24 will be walking tall at commencement. Medina has grown into his chosen profession as a first-generation student guided by mentors and advisors who he holds in high regard. And he is a Camden native who stayed local because he believes in the city where he was born.

Soft spoken but with a lot to say, Medina said he unquestionably owes any success that he may achieve—now and down the road—to his parents. “I saw my parents go to work every day in scrubs,” Medina said. “They worked so hard but always spoke with compassion about the patients they helped. That made a lasting impact on me.”

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