Rising Star Award

Criteria

This award honors a recent graduate who is achieving noteworthy success in at least two of the following areas:

  1. Her/his career trajectory
  2. Entrepreneurship endeavors
  3. Scholastic accomplishments
  4. Distinguished service to the School of Nursing, the profession of nursing or the community.

Eligibility

Eligible individuals are graduates from the School of Nursing within the past 10 years.

Nomination Process

  1. Complete the nomination form.
  2. Include nominee’s current curriculum vitae or resume.
  3. Letter from primary nominator to include reasons for nominating the recent graduate. Please include examples that demonstrate her/his exceptional performance specifically as relates to the criteria.
  4. Additional letters of support should be one page and come from faculty, colleagues of the nominee or other leaders in healthcare with significant knowledge of nominee’s achievements.
  5. Send completed nomination materials to Barb Mullikin at westr073@umn.edu by submission deadline.
  6. The School of Nursing Alumni Society Awards Committee will review the nominations and select an awardee. For questions or more information, contact Barb Mullikin at westr073@umn.edu.

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@umn.edu.

Past Recipients

2017

Katherine Todd

2016

Laura Sandquist

2015

Megan Voss

2014

Laurie Kubes

2013

Valerie Overton

2012

Sahra Noor

2011

Janet Dutcher