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Parsons calls Thomasians ‘future change-makers,’ urges gov’t to be fair to health workers

Parsons calls Thomasians ‘future change-makers,’ urges gov’t to be fair to health workers

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THE THOMASIAN nurse who administered the world’s first COVID-19 vaccine dose called students of the University “change makers" and "future leaders" and encouraged them to work hard and to stick to their values. Filipino-British nurse May Parsons, who obtained her nursing degree from UST in 2000, said Thomasians should maintain integrity, honesty, compassion and dedication, values that she said shape their identity.   "We were told constantly that Thomasians are the cream of the crop, and have been proudly preceded by our countless Thomasian pioneers and fire-starters. We are future change-makers,” Parsons said at a press conference held in the UST Main Building on Monday, August 22. “Keep your values tight and close to your heart. This is what sets you apart from the rest. Kee...