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Highlighting our
Spring Class of 2020

Commencement is a time to celebrate the tremendous achievements of our graduates. While we wait to celebrate together in person, we want to highlight the outstanding Ameritech Spring Class of 2020.

Virtual Commencement Information:

All Spring 2020 graduates are invited to participate in a future in-person commencement. In the meantime, we are celebrating virtually:

Date: May 21, 2020

Time: 4:00 p.m.

Location: Zoom links will be sent to graduates via email

Can’t make the commencement? A recording will be made available on this page and via Ameritech’s YouTube channel.

May 2020 Class Profile

Graduates: 187
Bachelor of Science in Nursing: 25
Associate of Science in Nursing: 132
Associate of Science in Occupational Therapy Assistant: 15
Medical Assistant: 15

Average GPA: 3.5
High Honors: 4
Honors: 33

  • Largest graduating cohort in Ameritech’s history with 187 students
  • First cohort to graduate amidst a global healthcare pandemic
  • First cohort to use the new Joyce Johnson Center of Simulation
  • First cohort to be taught with virtual learning
  • This cohort includes 7 veterans.
  • This cohort completed more than 3,600 community service hours.
  • Nursing students completed approximately 60,000 clinical and simulation hours.
  • Average age of this cohort is 31.
  • This cohort contains students from Arizona, Florida, California, Idaho, Colorado, Wyoming and nearly every county in Utah.

Employment

  • 95% of our graduates are planning to stay and work in Utah.
  • Our graduates are employed at approximately 40 different institutions from Logan to St. George. Our major employers are Intermountain Health Care, MountainStar and Steward. The hospitals include Jordan Valley, Davis Hospital, Timpanogos, St. Marks, TOSH, LDS Hospital, Lakeview Hospital, Primary Children’s Hospital, The University of Utah, the Moran Eye Center and many others. Our students are involved with drug and alcohol rehab hospitals, hospice and home health, assisted living, pediatric clinics, mental health institutions and even the Utah State Prison!

Accomplishments

  • Occupational Therapy Assistant graduates partnered with Salt County Youth Services to provide service to the youth in the community. Over the past months these students have shown patience, compassion, creativity and determination in reaching their educational goals.
  • Many of the Medical Assistant graduates have been recognized for personal community service during the COVID-19 pandemic for providing translation services and personal visits to patients’ homes for testing and care.
  • Several of our nursing students have sought out ways to help during this pandemic, including volunteering their time to the state’s COVID-19 task force.

Graduation Videos

May 2020 Nursing Graduation Ceremony

May 2020 OTA and MA Graduation Ceremony

We asked our Spring 2020 graduates to tell us some of their personal experiences about their journey through nursing school. Here are some of their responses:

Your favorite memories from school…

People you’d like to thank…

You are becoming a nurse because…

You are becoming an MA or OTA because…