Alumni Awards


Distinguished Alumni Award

The purpose of a Distinguished Alumni Award is to honor primarily nurse alumni who have demonstrated excellence in nursing practice, nursing research, health policy, nursing education, or nursing administration; or have provided exemplary service to humanity; or have a distinguished career in nursing. Non-alumni or organizations that have made significant contributions to the alumni, School of Nursing, and/or nursing profession may also be considered for an Honorary Distinguished Alumni Award.

Award categories include:

  • Nursing Practice
  • Nursing Research
  • Health Policy
  • Nursing Administration
  • Nursing Education
  • Neighbors Humanitarian
  • Honorary Award
  • In Memoriam for Lifetime Achievement
  • Distinguished Career in Nursing

Early Career Alumni Award

The purpose of a Early Career Alumni Award is to recognize a nurse alumnus who has exhibited excellence as an emerging nurse leader.

Award categories include:

  • Emerging Nurse Leader