Carolina Nursing Alumni Awards

Fall 2022 Nominations

We are accepting 2022 Carolina Nursing Alumni Award nominations. The deadline for 2022 nominations is midnight on September 12, 2022.

Please click “Nominate Someone You Know” below to fill out a nomination form.

Carolina Nursing alumni, faculty, staff and friends are invited to submit nominations for the School of Nursing Alumni Association Awards. Click “Nominate Someone You Know” below to fill out a nomination form.

There are four alumni awards and one honorary alumni award to recognize and celebrate our alumni and friends and their outstanding contributions to our School, the field of nursing and our communities. The School of Nursing Alumni Association puts out a call for nominations in the fall and recipients are recognized at the School of Nursing’s spring commencement ceremony. All awards are not necessarily given annually, and the Alumni Association may elect not to give out an award for any given year if there are no nominations.

NOMINATE SOMEONE YOU KNOW! +

We are accepting 2022 Carolina Nursing Alumni Award nominations. The deadline for 2022 nominations is midnight on September 12, 2022.

The School of Nursing is accepting nominations for awards to be presented each year. Please nominate a Carolina Nursing alumnus/a who has meant much to the profession and to the School of Nursing.  A member of the awards committee may contact you for additional information.

Alumni Award Nomination Form

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Please note: If you would like to nominate for multiple awards, you will need to submit the form once for each nomination.

Carolina Nursing’s spring commencement ceremony. Please help us identify and acknowledge these exceptional nurses within our alumni community.

Many thanks to you for your feedback and participation. We are sincerely grateful for all the ways you support Carolina Nursing!

ALUMNI AWARD HISTORY +

Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award
2022………….. Landon “Landy” Lewis Fox, BSN ‘56

Outstanding Alumni Award
2021………….. Brigit Maria Carter, PhD ’09

Outstanding Alumni Service Award
2021………….. Schquthia Fearrington Peacock, BSN ’92, MSN ’99

Outstanding Early Career Alumni Award
2021………….. Shannen Granier Kane, BSN ’18

 

Distinguished Alumni of the Year Award
(renamed Outstanding Alumni Award in 2021)

1981………….. Amie Modigh, MSN ’66*

1982………….. Barbara Jo Lorek Foley, BSN ’67

1983………….. Margaret Cooper Dykstra, BSN ’71*

1984………….. Audrey Joyce Booth, MSN ’57*

1985………….. Betty Baines Compton, MSN

1986………….. Michael Patrick McGinnis, BSN ’81*

1987………….. Anne Elizabeth Belcher, BSN ’67

1988………….. Faye Dark Pickard, BSN ’59, MSN ’68*

1989………….. Frances Ross, BSN ’59*

1990………….. Jerri Moser Oehler, BSN ’66

1991………….. Bette Leon Davis, BSN ’55

1992………….. Opal Shepard Hipps, BSN ’60, MSN ’64

1993………….. Elizabeth Johnson Burkett, MSN ’75

1994………….. Joan Iannone Galbraith, BSN ’74

1995………….. Carolyn Veronica Billings, MSN ’80

1996………….. The Honorable Gale Adcock, MSN ’87

1997………….. Jon Edward Seskevich, BSN ’87

1998………….. Gwendolyn Hightower Waddell-Schultz, BSN ’70, MSN ’76

1999………….. Anne Hopkins Fishel, BSN ’62, MSN ’65

2000………….. Carolyn Antonides Williams, MS ’65, PhD ’69

2002………….. Ollie Mae Carroll, BSN ’67

2002………….. Jacqueline Lytle Gonzalez, BSN ’79

2003………….. Marye Cornelia Barden, BSN ’75

2003………….. Anne Elizabeth Whittington, BSN ’83

2004………….. Kelly Rice Lisenbee, BSN ’91, MSN ’94*

2005………….. Margaret Ferguson Raynor, BSN ’67

2006………….. Catherine Ingram Fogel, BSN ’63

2007………….. Nancy Lou Nicks Stephenson, BSN ’69

2008………….. Carol Lynn Fowler Durham, MSN ’82

2009………….. Sara Blaylock Flynn, BSN ’55*

2010………….. Anne Adair Dunlap, MA ’73

2011………….. Lieutenant General Patricia Dallas Horoho, BSN ’82

2012………….. Donald Etheridge Bailey Jr., PhD ’02

2013………….. Robert Thomas Dodge, BSN ’91

2013………….. Robin Britt Dail, PhD ’06

2015………….. Katherine Anne Moore, BSN ’78, MSN ’90

2016………….. Constance Newnam Parker, BSN ’65

2017………….. Linda Adams McCauley, BSN ’71

2018………….. Gwendolyn Dorminey Sherwood, MSN ’70

2019………….. Jill Bridgette Hamilton, BSN ’82, MSN ’89, PhD ’01

 

Alumni Association Presidents Award

2008………….. Leslie L. Davis, BSN ’85, MSN ’89, PhD ’11

2012………….. Anne Aldridge Webb, BA ’94

2012………….. Margaret Magdalene Miller, MSN ’77*

2017………….. Donna Sullivan Havens

2018………….. G. Wayne Long, BSBA ’78*

 

Carrington Award For Community Service
(renamed Outstanding Alumni Service Award
in 2021)

2004………….. Patty Maynard Hill, BSN ’69*

2005………….. Kathryn Schmidt Johnson, MPH ’80

2006………….. Linda Collings Wiandt, MSN ’92

2007………….. Michelle Bowie Brooks, BSN ’83

2008………….. Rebecca Dewees Olson, BSN ’74

2009………….. Cheryl Moseley Conway, BSN ’92

2010………….. Francine Dalton Davis, BSN ’72

2011………….. Jennifer Shay Bland, BSN ’09

2012………….. Carolyn White London, BSN ’56

2013………….. David Brown Oehler, BSN ’96

2016………….. Margaret Sutton Wade, BSN ’63

2017………….. Tracey A. Yahner, BSN ’07

2018………….. G. Rumay Alexander

2019………….. Beverley Haynes Johnson, BSN ’64

 

Graduate of the Last Decade Award
(renamed Outstanding Early Career Alumni Award
in 2021)

2004………….. Sandra Lynn Jarr Reynolds, MSN ’96

2005………….. Cynthia Dawn Lee, BSN ’97, MSN ’01, DNP ’16

2006………….. Susan Jayne Appel, PhD ’02

2007………….. Kristin Nicole Levoy, BSN ’03, MSN ’13

2008………….. Patricia Flannery Pearce, PhD ’04

2009………….. Mona Olivia Bingham, PhD ’02

2010………….. Brandi Hamlin Newman, BSN ’01, MSN ’04

2011………….. Meg Gambrell Zomorodi, BSN ’01, PhD ’08

2012………….. Angelo Dewitt Moore, PhD ’10

2013………….. Leslie L. Davis, BSN ’85, MSN ’89, PhD ’11

2015………….. Audra Noble Rankin, BSN ’05

2016………….. Nora Elizabeth Warshawsky, PhD ’11

2017………….. Gretchen Wallace Dawson, BSN ’06, MSN ’14

2019………….. Cynthia T. Bacon, PhD ’12

 

Honorary Alumni Award

2004………….. Sandra Kathleen Evans, MBA ’92

2005………….. Helen W. Umphlet*

2006………….. Jane Winningham Smith

2007………….. Anne Campbell Wilson

2008………….. Nancy Scott Fuller

2011………….. Linda Houk Cronenwett

2012………….. Norma L. Hawthorne

2013………….. Debra J. Barksdale

2015………….. Megan Parpart Williams, EDD ’17

2016………….. Ernest J. Grant

2017………….. Valerie Doley Coleman

2018………….. Carol Morde Ross, BA ’64*

2022………….. William “Bill” Edward Self, BSBA ’57

*Deceased. Awards paused in 2020 due to COVID.

Outstanding Alumna/us Award

Awarded to a School of Nursing graduate who is known for their outstanding service to the field of nursing, either through scholarly efforts in research or teaching, promotion of health care or excellence in patient care and practice.

Outstanding Nurse Innovator

Awarded to a School of Nursing graduate who is applying new ideas and methods to the field of nursing to improve patient experiences, health outcomes and nursing practice, research and/or education.

Outstanding Alumni Service Award

Awarded to a School of Nursing graduate who has demonstrated outstanding voluntary leadership or public service on a local, national or global level.

Outstanding Early Career Alumni Award

Awarded to a School of Nursing graduate with ten years or less experience in the nursing field who has exhibited excellence as an emerging nurse leader.

Honorary Alumna/us Award

Awarded to a professional who possesses distinction in the nursing profession and has demonstrated outstanding support to the School of Nursing. This person is a non-graduate of the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Nursing.