Excellence in Innovation Award

Criteria

This award honors a School of Nursing graduate who has implemented an innovation (something new or a new approach) that supports people in attaining optimal health.  This innovation may be:

  • an educational intervention,
  • a program,
  • a product/device,
  • a business,
  • a process,
  • a service, or
  • research
  • a creative approach, idea, collaboration, or method

Nurses who have implemented innovations in academic, healthcare, community, public health, or private industry settings are eligible nominees for this award. 

Eligibility

Eligible individuals are graduates of the School of Nursing.

Nomination Process

  1. Complete the nomination form.
  2. Include nominee’s current curriculum vitae.
  3. Nominator’s letter should describe the innovation and how it has impacted health      
  4. Send completed nomination materials to Barb Mullikin at westr073@umn.edu.       
  5. The School of Nursing Alumni Society Awards Committee will review the nominations and select an awardee.

Description of Award

Recipient will receive an inscribed plaque/memento and a certificate presented at the School of Nursing annual spring reunion.

For questions or more information, contact Barb Mullikin at westr073@ummn.edu.

Past Recipients

2016

Dereck Salisbury

2015

Erica Schorr

2014

Susan Henly

2013

Mary Benbenek

2012

Teddie Potter

2011

Linda Herrick

Georgia Nygaard 

2010

Mary Chesney

2008

Lisa Carney Anderson 

2007

Karen Dunlap

2006

Melissa Frisvold

2005

Linda Lindeke

2004

Susan O’Conner-Von 

2003

Sharon Cross

2002

Mary Rowan

2001

Sharon Ridgeway

2000

Karen Alaniz

1999

Sheila Corcoran-Perry 

Jennifer Peters

1998

Mariah Snyder

1997

Bonnie Harbaugh

1996

Donna Bliss

1995

Blossom Gullickson

Joan Stenberg

1994

Betty Lia-Hoagberg

1993

Kenneth Burns

1992

Bernadine Feldman

1991

Blossom Galluckson

1990

Patricia Chrisham

1989

Karen Alaniz

1988

Carol Pederson

1987

Dorothy Fairbanks

1986

Russel C. Johnson

1985

Mary Ann Anglim

1984

Elizabeth Colloton
Joan Stenberg

1982

Carol Reese