Supporting documentation is to be attached to the nomination form and includes:
Nominating statement limited to three, single spaced pages.
Letters of support, limited to three.
Current curriculum vitae or resume.
DISTINGUISHED RECENT ALUMNA/US AWARD
The Distinguished Recent Alumni Award is given to an Ohio State University (OSU) College of Nursing alumnus who has graduated within the past ten years. This Award is in honor and appreciation of accomplishments that exemplify outstanding early career achievement in at least one of the following areas of Nursing: practice excellence, education, administration, evidence-based practice, research, or commendable public service.
COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD
The Community Service Award is presented to an OSU College of Nursing graduate in honor of the significant contributions of time, actions, talents, and dedication made to improve the health of the community (local, regional, national, or global). The Awardee promotes the health of the community through sustained professional and/or volunteer work. The recipient serves as a model for compassion and service to others.
DISTINGUISHED ALUMNA/US AWARD
The Distinguished Alumni Award is given to an OSU College of Nursing graduate in recognition of and appreciation for exceptional achievement over their career. The recipient of this award exemplifies the mission and vision of the College of Nursing while providing inspiration for current students, faculty, and alumni. Professional areas for consideration include one or more of the following: practice excellence, education, administration, professional writing, evidence-based practice, research, or public service.
MILDRED E. NEWTON DISTINGUISHED EDUCATOR AWARD
The Mildred E. Newton Distinguished Educator Award honors an OSU College of Nursing graduate who has served, or is currently serving, as an educator or dean of a nationally accredited college/school of nursing. The Awardee’s personal integrity, leadership, commitment to nursing education, and advancement of nursing science has contributed significantly to the advancement of the Nursing profession and the preparation of the next generation of nurses. The following exemplars will be considered: teaching, evidence-based practice, research, publication, leadership in the professional communities at the state, national or global levels, or public service.