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Young Alumni Award

Young Alumni Award

The Dean’s Advancement Board will present the 2021 Young Alumni Award in the spring of 2022.

Submit a Nomination

About

The College of Nursing Dean’s Advancement Board at the University of Utah sponsors the Young Alumni Award. This award recognizes College of Nursing alumni who have attained a high level of professional accomplishments and/or has advanced nursing or gerontology through practice, research, education, or administration.

The Young Alumni Award recognizes alumni who have graduated within the last 15 years.

The Dean’s Advancement Board will present the Young Alumni Award during a University of Utah College of Nursing event associated with Alumni Week, which will be held in the spring of 2022. Recipients are strongly encouraged to attend the event. 

 

 

Nominee Qualifications

Nominees must hold a degree from the University of Utah College of Nursing. Nominees may not be current members of the College of Nursing Dean’s Advancement Board. Nominees possess such stature and integrity that College of Nursing faculty, staff, students, and alumni are proud of and inspired by their recognition. Neither nominators nor nominees are required to financially support the University of Utah, the College of Nursing, or the College of Nursing Alumni Association.

Nominee Criteria

Use the following criteria as a guide for describing a nominee’s qualifications for the award. The contributions may include, but are not limited to, exceptional achievement in the following areas:

  • Professional Achievement: Nominee provides outstanding leadership in nursing or gerontology; demonstrates excellence in practice, research, education, and/or administration; has earned distinction for excelling professionally, and reflects honor upon the College of Nursing.
  • Sphere of Influence (local, state, national, or international): Nominee influences nursing or gerontology in a professional capacity that extends beyond place of employment.
  • Community Service (local, state, national, or international): Nominee embodies the spirit of service, making significant humanitarian contributions to the community; greatly impacts the community through actions; mentors community members; engages in varied service initiatives; improves the environment; fosters equity, diversity, and inclusion in a community; and/or improves the lives of others.

Submit a Nomination

Please submit your nomination by Friday, December 3, 2021. The nomination packet should include:

  • Nomination Form
  • CV / Resume 
  • Two Letters of Support 

Click the button below to complete the online nomination form. Please email CV/Resume and two letters of support to alumni@nurs.utah.edu

Past Young Alumni Award Recipients

2019: Madeline Lassche, DNP ’19, NEA-BC, CHSE

2018: Danielle Pendergrass, RN, DNP '13 

2017: Amy Hartman, RN, BS '04