School of Nursing Distinguished Alumni Award Nominations

Thank you for taking the time to nominate a member of the School of Nursing Alumni community! We appreciate your time and dedication to the school. Awards will be given out at the annual commencement ceremonies. 

Awards include:
  • The Carolyn Ladd Widmer Outstanding Alumni Award for Leadership in Nursing
  • The Eleanor K. Gill Outstanding Alumni Award for Clinical Excellence in Nursing
  • The Beverly Koerner Outstanding Alumni Award for Education in Nursing
  • The Marlene Kramer Outstanding Alumni Award for Research in Nursing
  • The Josephine A. Dolan School of Nursing Distinguished Service Award
Nominees should meet the following criteria: 
  • Alumni status from the School of Nursing (individual alumni or a group may be nominated; at least one group member must be an alumnus of a School of Nursing degree program). 
  • Demonstrated excellence in the award category (leadership, clinical excellence, research, service or education). 
  • Significant contributions to her/his nursing environment.
  • Professional and/or community service. 

Questions? Please contact Maddy Ceruti via email or call the Office of Alumni Relations toll-free at (888) 822-5861.


UConn Foundation
Office of Alumni Relations
2390 Alumni Drive
Storrs, CT 06269
(860) 486-2240

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