Award Nominations


Capstone College of Nursing
 | The University of Alabama | Alabama League for Nursing
American Assoc of College of Nursing | International Nursing Assoc for Clinical Simulation and Learning
National League for Nursing | Other Awards
Nomination Form



CCN

Capstone College of Nursing

  • Outstanding Preceptor: Undergraduate
    The Outstanding Preceptor Award recognizes registered nurse clinical preceptors (not employed by the College of Nursing) who volunteer their time and expertise to make significant contributions to the clinical education of CCN undergraduate students.
    Who are eligible: Registered Nurse Clinical Preceptors
    Who may nominate: Anyone
    Due Date: February 5th
    Award: Engraved memento and recognition at Honors Day
  • Outstanding Preceptor: Graduate
    The Outstanding Preceptor Award recognizes registered nurse clinical preceptors (not employed by the College of Nursing) who volunteer their time and expertise to make significant contributions to the clinical education of CCN graduate students.
    Who are eligible: Registered Nurse Clinical Preceptors
    Who may nominate: CCN Faculty
    Due Date: 
    Award: Engraved memento and recognition at Honors Day
  • Clinical Partnership Award: Undergraduate
    This award recognizes and honors clinical agencies or nursing units or departments that have demonstrated a commitment to promoting quality and safety in healthcare, promoting a positive workplace environment when working with nursing students, and promoting professional nursing and the Capstone College of Nursing.
    Who are eligible: Clinical agencies, nursing units, or departments
    Who may nominate: CCN Nursing Faculty and Students
    Due Date: February 15th
    Award: Engraved memento and recognition at Honors Day
  • Clinical Partnership Award: Graduate
    This award recognizes and honors clinical agencies or nursing units or departments that have demonstrated a commitment to promoting quality and safety in healthcare, promoting a positive workplace environment when working with nursing students, and promoting professional nursing and the Capstone College of Nursing.
    Who are eligible: Clinical agencies, nursing units, or departments
    Who may nominate: CCN Nursing Faculty and Students
    Due Date: February 15th
    Award: Engraved memento and recognition at Honors Day
  • Earnestine Tucker Opening Doors Inclusion and Engagement Award
    The Opening Doors Inclusion and Engagement award, established in 2013 to commemorate the “50th Anniversary of Through the Doors…”, recognizes an individual who has opened doors in healthcare for others. This person may have served as a mentor, visionary and/or pioneer. The recipient will have exhibited evidence of efforts to engage in activities that provide for inclusion of diverse populations in quality healthcare delivery. This policy provides the criteria and procedure for selection of the recipient.
    Who are eligible: Any CCN student, faculty, staff, alumni or stakeholder
    Who may nominate: Anyone
    Due Date: February 15th
    Award: Engraved memento and recognition at Honors Day
  • The CCN Board of Visitors Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Award
    Recognizes exemplary faculty members who by action or idea contribute to UA’s mission of teaching, research and service and who, at all levels, have performed in an exemplary manner, above and beyond their normal duties, to further the mission of The University of Alabama. The award is based on the faculty members’ impact on students through the teaching and learning process.
    Who are eligible: CCN Faculty
    Who may nominate: CCN Faculty and Students
    Due Date: February 15th
    Award: Engraved memento, recognition at Honors Day, and $500
  • Capstone College of Nursing Distinguished Alumni Award
    The Capstone College of Nursing Alumni Association has established The Distinguished Alumni Award to recognize a distinguished CCN graduate who has demonstrated continuous and exemplary contributions to the profession of nursing and/or healthcare. The nominee must be committed to the key values of CCN: education, scholarship, and service.
    Who are eligible: All CCN alumni
    Who may nominate: Anyone
    Due Date: February 15th
    Award: Engraved memento, recognition at Honors Day and $500
  • Capstone College of Nursing Innovation Award
    This award recognizes and honors Capstone College of Nursing faculty and staff who demonstrate innovation in the use of technology to promote the mission and vision of Capstone College of Nursing.
    Who are eligible: CCN Faculty and Staff
    Who may nominate: CCN Faculty and Staff
    Due Date: March 1st
    Award: Engraved memento and $200
  • Outstanding Scholarship Award: Non-Tenured
    This award recognizes and honors Capstone College of Nursing faculty members who have demonstrated exemplary and meritorious scholarly productivity.
    Who are eligible:Non-Tenured Faculty
    Who may nominate: CCN Faculty
    Due Date: March 1st
    Award: Engraved memento, recognition spring college assembly, and $200
  • Outstanding Scholarship Award: Tenured
    This award recognizes and honors Capstone College of Nursing faculty members who have demonstrated exemplary and meritorious scholarly productivity.
    Who are eligible: CCN Tenured Faculty
    Who may nominate: CCN Faculty
    Due Date: March 1st
    Award: Engraved memento, recognition spring college assembly, and $200
  • Academic Citizenship Award
    Citizenship is an essential part of the faculty/staff role at the Capstone College of Nursing. This award recognizes and honors faculty/staff that have demonstrated behaviors of exceptional citizenship in any one of the three major areas of citizenship.
    Who are eligible: CCN Faculty and Staff
    Who may nominate: CCN Faculty and Staff
    Due Date: March 1st
    Award: Engraved memento, recognition spring college assembly, and $200
  • Recruitment Ambassador
    Who are eligible: CCN Faculty and Staff
    Who may nominate: CCN Faculty and Staff
    Due Date: March 1st
    Award: Engraved memento, recognition spring college assembly, and $200

UA

University of Alabama

  • Burnum Distinguished Faculty Award
    Established by Celeste Burnum and the late Dr. John F. Burnum of Tuscaloosa, the award is presented annually to one faculty member who has demonstrated superior scholarly or artistic achievement and profound dedication to teaching.
    Who are eligible: UA Faculty
    Who may nominate: Faculty
    Due Date: Mid-October – contact Academic Affairs
    Award:
  • The Blackmon-Moody Outstanding Professorship Award
    Presented annually to one faculty member judged to have made extraordinary contributions that bring credit to the individual, his or her field, and the University. The Blackmon-Moody focuses more on a particular accomplishment that is innovative, creative, useful, or captures the imagination.
    Who are eligible: UA Faculty
    Who may nominate: Faculty
    Due Date: Mid-April – contact Academic Affairs
    Award: Plaque
  • Rickey Yanaura Crimson Spirit Award
    Recognizes employees who by actions, words, and deeds, make The University of Alabama an exceptional place to work and learn. Nominees for this award define “Crimson Spirit” by their very presence.
    Who are eligible: Any UA Employee
    Who may nominate: Any UA Employee
    Due Date: Year round
    Award: A monetary award of $250
  • Buford Peace Award
    Granted to a UA faculty member whose activities demonstrate involvement in overcoming prejudice, promoting justice, and establishing peace. Administered by the School of Social Work.
    Who are eligible: UA Faculty
    Who may nominate: UA Faculty/Staff/Students and Others
    Due Date: Late February – call is made in Dialogue
    Award: April – Contact School of Social Work at 348-7027
  • Sam S. May Commitment to Service Award
    Recognizes teams or departments demonstrating exceptional commitment, innovation, or creativity in customer service.
    Who are eligible: Teams & Departments
    Who may nominate: Any UA employee, team or department
    Due Date: Late July
    Award: A $500 monetary award
  • Morris Lehman Mayer Award
    Recognizes one graduating senior and one teaching faculty member who exemplify the life of Morris L. Mayer: selfless and significant service and leadership for the UA community, significant contributions to student life, and integrity.
    Who are eligible: 1 UA Teaching Faculty and 1 graduating senior
    Who may nominate: Anyone
    Due Date: Early November – http://premierawards.ua.edu/docs/2013NonStudentApplication.pdf
    Award: $1500
  • Vergil Parks McKinley Sr. Employee Award
    Recognizes enterprising employees who, by action or idea, contribute to UA’s mission of teaching, research, and service.
    Who are eligible: Any employee
    Who may nominate: Direct Supervisor
    Due Date: Year round
    Award: A monetary award of $1200
  • Student Affairs Warner O Moore Hall of Fame
    Any individual who has made lasting contributions to student life at The University of Alabama
    Who are eligible: Anyone
    Who may nominate: Anyone
    Due Date: March 11
    Award: A monetary award of $2800
  • Penny Allen Award
    Association to recognize faculty and exempt administrative personnel who have performed in an exemplary manner to further the mission of the University.
    Who are eligible: Anyone
    Who may nominate: Anyone
    Due Date: Late February
    Award:
  • E. Roger Sayers Distinguished Service Award
    Association to recognize faculty and exempt administrative personnel who have performed in an exemplary manner to further the mission of the University.
    Who are eligible: Faculty and exempt administrative personnel
    Who may nominate: Any UA Employee
    Due Date: March 11
    Award: A monetary award of $2800
  • Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award
    Given annually and recognizes one faculty member, one staff member, and one student who exhibit excellence of character and service to humanity.
    Who are eligible: 1 UA Faculty, Staff, & Student
    Who may nominate: Anyone
    Due Date: Early November – Administered by the UA Premier Awards Committee. http://premierawards.ua.edu/docs/2013NonStudentApplication.pdf
    Award: Plaque, medallion, banquet
  • The Minnie C. Miles Endowed Excellence Award
    Honors exempt, non-faculty administrative employees who have performed in an exemplary manner, exceeding the expectations set for their position and fostering the mission of the University.
    Who are eligible: Exempt, non-faculty, administrative employees
    Who may nominate: Any UA Employee
    Due Date: March 11
    Award: A monetary award of $1000


ALN

Alabama League for Nursing

  • Alabama League for Nursing Lamplighter Award
    Recognizes individuals for their exemplary contributions to the nursing profession
    Who are eligible: Faculty
    Who may nominate: Faculty
    Due Date: End of February –$200 award fee See Olivia May for details
    Award: Plaque, a lamplighter pin, and 2 dinners
  • Alabama League for Nursing Excellence in Teaching Award
    Recognizes educators for the development and implementation of innovative teaching strategies employed in a variety of settings. Emphasis is placed on projects using outcome measures and other therapeutic nursing interventions.
    Who are eligible: Faculty
    Who may nominate: Faculty or self-nominated
    Due Date: March 1 See Olivia May for details
    Award: $500


AACN

American Association of Colleges of Nursing

  • Innovations in Professional Nursing Education
    This award recognizes the outstanding work of AACN member schools to re-envision traditional models for nursing education and lead programmatic change. Innovation awards will be given annually in four institutional categories: Small School, Academic Health Center (AHC), Private School without an AHC, Public School without an AHC.
    Who are eligible: Member Schools
    Who may nominate: Member Schools
    Due Date: June 6
    Award: $1000
  • Excellence in Advancing Nursing Science Award
    To recognize and showcase outstanding dissertations and capstone projects completed by students in research- and practice-focused doctoral programs. Many doctoral students are advancing ground-breaking research and practice innovations that are worthy of national recognition and could serve as exemplars for other students to emulate.
    Who are eligible: Dean, doctoral department chair, dissertation committee chair, capstone project advisor
    Who may nominate: Student in a PhD in nursing or DNS program
    Due Date: September 15
    Award: “Symbol” of appreciation and a $1,000
  • Excellence in Advancing Nursing Practice Award
    To recognize and showcase outstanding dissertations and capstone projects completed by students in research- and practice-focused doctoral programs. Many doctoral students are advancing ground-breaking research and practice innovations that are worthy of national recognition and could serve as exemplars for other students to emulate.
    Who are eligible: Dean, doctoral department chair, dissertation committee chair, capstone project advisor
    Who may nominate: Student in a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program
    Due Date: September 15
    Award: “Symbol” of appreciation and a $1,000
  • Excellence and Innovation in Teaching Award
    The purpose of the AACN Excellence and Innovation in Teaching Award is to recognize excellence and innovation in the teaching of nursing at AACN member schools by faculty with more than five years of teaching experience. Faculty who teach in didactic and/or clinical settings will be considered for this award.
    Who are eligible: Dean/Program Director, a peer faculty member, or a student
    Who may nominate: Faculty at AACN member school
    Due Date: June 1
    Award: Engraved Award, Conference Fee Waiver, Spotlight on Website
  • The Novice Faculty Excellence in Didactic Teaching Award
    The purpose of the AACN Novice Faculty Teaching Awards is to recognize excellence and innovation in the teaching of nursing by novice faculty at AACN member schools.
    Who are eligible: Student or faculty member
    Who may nominate: Faculty teaching in either classroom or online settings
    Due Date: June 1
    Award: Engraved Award, Conference Fee Waiver, Spotlight on Website
  • The Novice Faculty Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award
    The purpose of the AACN Novice Faculty Teaching Awards is to recognize excellence and innovation in the teaching of nursing by novice faculty at AACN member schools.
    Who are eligible: Student or faculty member
    Who may nominate: Faculty teaching in clinical settings
    Due Date: June 1
    Award: Engraved Award, Conference Fee Waiver, Spotlight on Website
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Excellence Award
    The purpose of the AACN Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Excellence Award is to recognize a faculty member who systematically investigates questions related to student learning and the conditions under which it occurs in order to improve outcomes.
    Who are eligible: Faculty at AACN member school
    Who may nominate: Dean/Program Director, a peer faculty member, or a student
    Due Date: June 1
    Award: Engraved Award, Conference Fee Waiver, Spotlight on Website


Desc

International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning

  • Excellence in the academic setting
    The award is given to a member who demonstrates excellence in the field of nursing simulation and clinical laboratories. This nominee has participated in the advancement of the field by creating new equipment, media material and/or technique, created new teaching methods or someone who has acted as a mentor to others. This member may have used their resources creatively to solve problems experienced by many in our specialty.
    Who are eligible: Members of the Organization
    Who may nominate: Members of the Organization
    Award: These individuals receive our recognition and thanks, a lovely plaque, a place in the Hall of Honor on the webpage of INACSL and mention in the Clinical Simulation in Nursing online journal after the annual meeting and ceremony.
    Due Date: To be considered for one or all awards, nominees should submit the following documents by the deadline of January 31:
  • Nomination Form
  • Narrative response that outlines the qualifications for the member/group
  • Current curriculum vitae of the nominee
  • A letter of support that exemplifies how the nominee (member or group) meets the criteria for the award
  • Found at this site in January https://inacsl.org/about/honor

 

  • Excellence in research in the field of simulation
    This award is given to an individual (member) or group (members) that has engaged in quality research in the field of nursing simulation. The research needs to have advanced the science on which our practice is based. The nominee has increased the credibility of the practice. This person should have demonstrated excellence by publishing/presenting their work.
    Who are eligible: Members of the Organization
    Who may nominate: Members of the Organization
    Award: These individuals receive our recognition and thanks, a lovely plaque, a place in the Hall of Honor on the webpage of INACSL and mention in the Clinical Simulation in Nursing online journal after the annual meeting and ceremony.
    Due Date: To be considered for one or all awards, nominees should submit the following documents by the deadline of January 31:

 

    • Nomination Form
    • Narrative response that outlines the qualifications for the member/group
    • Current curriculum vitae of the nominee
    • A letter of support that exemplifies how the nominee (member or group) meets the criteria for the award
    • Found at this site in January https://inacsl.org/about/honor

 

  • Service to International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning
    The award is given to a person or company who has given their time talent or resources to better the organization. The nominee has demonstrated exceptional service to the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning by fostering the organizations goals.
    Who are eligible: Members of the Organization
    Who may nominate: Members of the Organization
    Award: These individuals receive our recognition and thanks, a lovely plaque, a place in the Hall of Honor on the webpage of INACSL and mention in the Clinical Simulation in Nursing online journal after the annual meeting and ceremony.
    Due Date: To be considered for one or all awards, nominees should submit the following documents by the deadline of January 31:

 

    • Nomination Form
    • Narrative response that outlines the qualifications for the member/group
    • Current curriculum vitae of the nominee
    • A letter of support that exemplifies how the nominee (member or group) meets the criteria for the award
    • Found at this site in January https://inacsl.org/about/honor

 


NLN

National League for Nursing

  • NLN Award for Excellence in Teaching
    To recognize contributions of an outstanding nurse educator who fosters excellence in the teaching-learning process.
    Who are eligible: Member of the NLN
    Who may nominate:
    Due Date: June 7
    Award:
  • NLN Award for Excellence in Nursing Education Research
    To recognize a nurse scholar who has made significant contributions to nursing education knowledge through nursing education research in a variety of settings.
    Who are eligible: Member of the NLN
    Who may nominate:
    Due Date: June 7
    Award:


Other

Other

  • American Academy of Nursing Fellows
    Recognizes nursing leaders in education, management, practice and research. Outstanding contribution to the improvement of nursing including substantive evidence of the national or international impact of work or way in which regional contributions demonstrate potential for national application.
    Who are eligible: Members of ANA or ANA constituent organization
    Who may nominate: 2 AAN Fellows in Good Standing
    Due Date: Pre-Application Submission strongly suggested on Academy Website Deadline 2/14/14
    Award
  • CASE Professor of the Year Award
    Recognized most outstanding undergraduate instructors in the country – Extraordinary dedication to undergraduate teaching, which is demonstrated by excellence in the following areas: impact on and involvement with undergraduate students; scholarly approach to teaching and learning; contribution to undergraduate education in the institution, community and profession; and support from colleagues and current and former undergraduate students.
    Who are eligible: Up to 3 undergraduate faculty
    Who may nominate: Dean, (with Faculty & students)
    Award: $5000 and trip to Washington, DC
    Due Date: April 14, 2014
    In 4 categories:
    • Outstanding Baccalaureate Colleges Professor
    • Outstanding Community Colleges Professor
    • Outstanding Doctoral and Research Universities Professor
    • Outstanding Master’s Universities and Colleges Professor