Submission Deadline: February 1, 2018.

The UCLA School of Nursing is proud to continue its tradition of recognizing distinguished alumni for their special contributions and achievements. Nominations are now open for both the Distinguished Alumni Award and the Rising Bruin Recent Alumni Award.

The award recipients will be honored at our Distinguished Alumni Award Luncheon and Silent Auction on Saturday May 5, 2018 - during National Nurses Week! The nominees will join a list of individuals who have made sterling contributions in advancing nursing science and leadership in patient care service.

Submission Deadline: February 1, 2018. All awardees will be notified by March 1, 2018. Awardees must be able to attend the May 5, 2018 ceremony to accept award.

*Note: One online form per nomination. Please submit and fill out an additional form if you’d like to nominate in more than one category.

AWARD CRITERIA:

UCLA School of Nursing Distinguished Alumni Award:
The premiere Distinguished Alumni Award is given annually to one or more (maximum of three) living UCLA School of Nursing alumni who have demonstrated the highest level of success in one or more of the three  areas, outlined below:
  • Prominence in Field: Nominee has attained local, national, or international prominence through their efforts in either nursing research, practice, patient care, or community engagement.
  • Service to Society: The nominee exhibits integrity and a record of demonstrated commitment to service through an interest in bettering the lives of others and has positively changed or represented the nursing profession.
  • School of Nursing Involvement and Support: The nominees’s actions should reflect the highest level of commitment and pride in the UCLA School of Nursing, as demonstrated through support of the School and its programs.
    • Alumni who have been previously recognized as Distinguished Alumni by the UCLA School of Nursing are not eligible for consideration.
    • Current students or recent graduates (within 5 years) are not eligible for this award.
UCLA School of Nursing Rising Bruin Recent Alumni Award
This award is given annually to one recent pre-licensure Nursing alumnus (B.S. and MECN recipients within the last 5 years will be eligible for nomination) who has demonstrated accomplishments in one or more of the three areas, outlined below:
  • Notable Achievements: The nominee has reached a high level of excellence in his or her field thus far, or other worthy endeavors that form a record of accomplishment or shows promise for a high level of excellence in their field.
  • Impact and Contributions to Field: The nominee should exhibit integrity and a demonstrated commitment or potential of improving the field of Nursing in his/her first several years.
  • School of Nursing Involvement and Support: The nominee’s actions should reflect commitment and pride in the UCLA School of Nursing, as demonstrated through their support of the School and its programs.

* 1. Nominee Name

* 2. Nominee Degree/Graduation Year Information

* 3. Nominee Professional Title (Or most recent title)

* 4. Nominee Home or Mailing Address (N/A if unknown)

* 5. Nominee Contact Information

* 6. Nominee Category:

* 7. Reason for Nominating: Qualifications for Award
Please indicate which category you are nominating the individual for, and describe the reason you believe they should receive this recognition. Please be sure to address the noted criteria for the award, listed above.

* 8. Submitted by:

To submit (optional) supporting documents, (Nominee CV, resume, etc) or letters of support (max of three letters of support) for your nomination, please contact our Director of Alumni Relations, Jonathan Adrias, via email at jadrias@sonnet.ucla.edu or via phone at 310-983-1140.

Submission Deadline: February 1, 2018.

Thank you for your nomination!

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