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2016 Distinguished Graduate Award recipients pictured with Dean Judith McFetridge-Durdle (center).  Pictured left to right:  Mykal O’Shea (BSN ‘09), Stephen Sapiera (BSN ‘93), Amber Hopcroft (BSN ‘09), Sandra Dunbar (BSN ‘72), and Julie Holt (BSN ‘71).

College of Nursing

2017 Distinguished Graduate Award

Now Accepting Nominations!


Nominations for the College of Nursing’s 2017 Distinguished Graduate Award are now being accepted.  The nomination period is February 1 - May 1, 2017.


Distinguished Graduate Award Categories:

  • Educator
  • Government and Community Service
  • Practitioner
  • Recent Alumni
  • Novice Nurse (1-3 years)
  • Young Alumni (4-10 years)


When the selection process is complete, nominees and nominators are notified of the results.  Distinguished Graduates will be honored during the 2017 Homecoming activities. 

For more information on how to nominate deserving alumni visit, or contact us via e-mail at