Now Taking Nominations for 2011 Alumni Awards

The 2010 Alumni Award recipients Brandi Hamlin Newman, Anne Dunlap, and Francine Davis are pictured with Dean Kristen Swanson.

Our alumni do amazing things! Take a moment to recognize this outstanding work by nominating a colleague or classmate for one of our four prestigious alumni awards. The categories are: Alumna/Alumnus of the Year, the Carrington Award for Community Service, Honorary Alumna of the Year and the Graduate of the Last Decade Award.

Nominations can be made online here. and you can see information on previous recipients here.

Description of categories:

Alumna/Alumnus of the Year Award: Commends School of Nursing graduates known for their outstanding service in the area of nursing, either through their scholarly efforts, their promotion of health care or their tireless service to the field of nursing.

Carrington Award for Exceptional Community Service:Presented to an individual who has given remarkable service to the community, state or other beneficiary organizations (though not necessarily through direct nursing activity) and who has reflected favorably on the School of Nursing through this remarkable service.

Honorary Alumna/us Award: Awarded to a professional who possesses distinction in the nursing profession and has demonstrated outstanding support to the School of Nursing. This person is a non-graduate of the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Nursing.

Graduate of the Last Decade Award (GOLD): Awarded to the School of Nursing graduate who has graduated within the past ten years and has made outstanding contributions to the School, profession, community or nation.