Nicole Kirschner, of Augusta, recently earned a bachelor of science degree in nursing. Kirschner graduated cum laude at the University of New England’s 180th commencement ceremony held May 16.

While at UNE, she was named to the dean’s list all four years and was a member of the UNE cross country team.

Kirschner plans to live and work in southern Maine. She is a graduate of Cony High School, and is the daughter of John and Cathy Kirschner, of Augusta.