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Rodgers Named 2017 HOPE Award Recipient

May 17, 2017 | In Awards, Faculty, Staff

Congratulations to Dr. Shielda Rodgers, who was selected the SON 2017 Helping Other People Excel (HOPE) Award recipient.

Established in 2005, the HOPE Award recognizes a faculty or staff member of the School of Nursing for their assistance in creating a welcoming, inclusive and hospitable environment where all members of the community can flourish and realize their dreams.

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Valentine Receives 2017 Staff of the Year Award

May 17, 2017 | In Awards, Staff

Congratulations to Solomon Valentine, who manages the division of adult and geriatric health, on being selected the 2017 Staff of the Year.

In his nominations, Solomon was said to possess “a special gift when it comes to the extra mile,” to be the ultimate deliverer of customer service, to be dependable on teams, dedicated and reliable, caring and sincere.

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Havens Receives UNC SON Alumni Association President’s Award

May 12, 2017 | In Alumni, Awards, Events, Leadership Tags:

In honor of National Nurse’s Week, Carolina Nursing is highlighting five spectacular nurses — one for each day of the work week — who were recently honored with School of Nursing Alumni Association awards.

Congratulations to Professor Donna Havens, PhD, RN, FAAN, who was recently awarded the SON Alumni Association President’s Award in acknowledgement of her sterling contributions to the UNC School of Nursing and its alumni.

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Coleman Named Honorary Alumna of the Year

May 11, 2017 | In Alumni, Awards, Events, Leadership Tags:

Former SON faculty member, Valerie Coleman, has been named the SON Alumni Association’s 2017 Alumna of the Year for her outstanding service in the arena of maternal child health. Presently the program director for Family Life Education and Lactation services at VCU Health, Valerie’s nursing career spans four decades of providing excellent care to mothers and infants, particularly in the area of feeding.

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