The DAISY Faculty Award provides colleges/schools of nursing with a national recognition program to demonstrate appreciation to nursing faculty for their commitment and inspirational influence on students. The DAISY-in Training Award is a newly established award designed to recognize and celebrate nursing students who exemplify the delivery of clinical care in an extraordinary and compassionate way to patients and their families.
The nomination period for the DAISY Faculty Award is January 22 – February 12, 2021. Submit your nomination by clicking here.
The 2020 DAISY and DAISY in Training Award recipients are:
Please join us in congratulating College of Nursing Faculty Member Glenna Schluck, PhD, on her selection as the 2020 DAISY Faculty Award recipient.
Glenna Schluck, PhD is the in-house statistician for the College of Nursing. She teaches Biostatistics to students enrolled in the Doctorate of Nursing Practice program.
While Dr. Schluck does not maintain her own program of research, she provides statistical support to faculty and students in the College. Her research projects have included topics such as emergency department utilization, heart failure self-care and depression, and health promotion in rural African American adults. These projects utilize a variety of statistical methods including descriptive statistics, correlation and regression analyses (including linear regression [fixed, random, and mixed effects models] and logistic regression).
DAISY in Training Award
College of Nursing student Autumn Aniello was selected as the 2020 DAISY in Training Award recipient.
Autumn Aniello works with the College of Nursing students and faculty to facilitate events and volunteer opportunities within the Tallahassee community as the President of The College of Nursing Student Leadership Council. She is also the President of Hands of Hope, an organization that focuses on helping people in the Tallahassee community who have disabilities, which is a huge passion of hers. Through Hands of Hope, Aniello volunteer weekly with the TOPSoccer organization as a soccer coach for children with special needs. She also volunteers with the Hang Tough Foundation and Camp Boggy Creek.
She currently works as a nurse extern in the NICU and teaches a Colloquium Class for the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) and guide students as they complete their first year of research and prepare poster presentations. She completed UROP during her freshman year and was a research assistant at the Autism Institute of Tallahassee with the First Words Project. Aniello also worked alongside FSU professor, Dr. Steven Marks, as a Learning Assistant for Biology I and guided students in their learning experience while enriching their environment.
Upon graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Aniello plans to complete a nurse residency program and return to school soon after to earn a Doctor of Nursing Practice, in pursuit of working as a Nurse Practitioner. Her teaching experience coupled with her engagement at the College of Nursing has sparked a desire to become a nursing professor in the future. She currently maintains a 3.99 GPA. Aniello has a strong affinity in pediatrics, which she plans to delve into as her future career path.
To learn more about the DAISY Faculty Award and the DAISY in Training Award, visit the DAISY Foundation online at https://www.daisyfoundation.org/.