Herald-Journal Shares USC Upstate Graduate Stephanie Lipscomb's Story

December 17, 2014 at 2:00 pm
Stephanie Lipscomb is a student at the Mary Black School of Nursing on the campus of USC Upstate.

Stephanie Lipscomb is a student at the Mary Black School of Nursing on the campus of USC Upstate.

USC Upstate students graduating from the Mary Black School of Nursing Tuesday received a special pin and accolades for leadership, clinical performance and academics.

Graduate Stephanie Lipscomb, with a “60 Minutes” crew in tow, was celebrated for just being there, after having been diagnosed with aggressive brain cancer, first in 2011 and again in 2012, when she was told she had six months to live.

“Stephanie Lipscomb showed great courage by participating in a dramatic clinical trial,” school of nursing dean Katharine Gibb said during the pinning ceremony.

Read the rest of the story in the Herald-Journal.