Penn Nursing Alumni Awards
Each year, Penn Nursing recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of our alumni. Nominations are accepted each winter and are presented each May during Alumni Weekend. A list of past Alumni Award winners can be found here. Vote now for your 2013 Alumni Award Winners!
The award descriptions can be found below:
The OUTSTANDING ALUMNI AWARD recognizes a leader who has or had an outstanding career and/or advanced the profession through practice, research, education, writing, policy or practice administration.
The LILLIAN SHOLTIS BRUNNER AWARD for Innovative Practice in Nursing is given for impact on the nursing profession, health care delivery systems, communities, and clients.
The EXPERT Alumni Award for Clinical Excellence recognizes alumni who demonstrate clinical excellence and embody the professional calling to nursing and are currently employed in clinical practice.
The RECENT Alumni Award honors alumni who are graduates within the last 10 years and demonstrate a passion for the profession of nursing through clinical excellence and/or innovation within their practice role
The LEGACY AWARD is given to alumni who have contributed to preserving and interpreting the history of nursing at Penn.
The STUDENT AWARD is given to undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students, graduating this academic year, who contribute to the achievement of the Alumni Society goals by fostering loyalty to the school and university, maintaining the professional and social bond among their classmates and promoting professional development during their student experience at Penn. Recipients may be an individual or student group.
All nursing alumni who are graduates of the HUP School of Nursing and/or the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing are eligible for these awards.