Alumni Society Awards Overview

We seek to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of our nursing students and alumni. Nominations for these awards are truly appreciated. Award recipients will be honored at our Annual Spring Celebration and Reunion Dinner.

Nominations due Monday, February 28th 2022

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Rising Star Award

This award honors a recent graduate with noteworthy success in two or more of these areas: career, entrepreneurship, scholastic accomplishments, and/or distinguished service to the School of Nursing, the nursing profession, or the community.

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Distinguished Alumni Humanitarian Award

This award honors a graduate for the exceptional humanitarian service in a healthcare environment through leadership, extraordinary service, changing/saving lives, and/or making a meaningful difference in the world.


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Excellence in Innovation Award

This award honors a graduate who has excelled in creating an innovative system that supports optimal health or novel/innovative care for complex-care or underserved patients, and/or communities.