PhD Graduate Selected as May 2016 MU Doctoral Commencement Marshal

Pamela Ostby, PhD, RN, OCN, a 2016 graduate of the Sinclair School of Nursing’s PhD Program, was selected by the Office of Graduate Studies to be the Doctoral Student Commencement Marshal at the Doctoral Commencement Ceremony May 15, 2016.

As the Doctoral Student Marshal, Pamela got to wear a marshal’s sash, was the first doctoral student to enter the auditorium, her name appeared in the commencement bulletin in the list of marshals, and she was the first doctoral student to walk across the stage and receive her doctoral hood.

Dr. Ostby was advised and mentored by Jane Armer, PhD, RN, FAAN. At the Doctoral Student Commencement, Pamela was hooded by Deidre D. Wipke-Tevis, PhD, RN, Director of the PhD Program at the Sinclair School of Nursing.