North-West College Marks Largest Commencement to Date
Thousands of family members and friends watched as students crossed the stage
On Sunday, November 8, 2015, graduates of North-West College (NWC) and Glendale Career College (GCC) gathered at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium for the Colleges' Fall Commencement Ceremony. Thousands of family members and friends watched as students crossed the stage—eager to celebrate their loved ones' achievements. A total of 411 graduates were conferred, making it the largest graduation to date!
"Our graduation ceremonies no doubt leave an indelible impression on not only our graduates, but everyone in attendance," North-West College President Mitchell Fuerst said. "Seeing the look of success and accomplishment in the eyes of our graduates is something that warms my heart each and every time!"
Congratulations, graduates! Remember, completing your program at NWC does not mean you leave the North-West College family. Instead, you have now joined the more than 45,000 alumni who have gone on to raise the standard of excellence at health care organizations of all types.
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