To provide a mechanism for recognizing senior students for their accomplishments in academics, leadership and competency achievements.
The School of Nursing will recognize outstanding graduates annually at the baccalaureate ceremony. Awards include:
- Outstanding B.S.N. student – Superior academic achievement
- Outstanding RN student – Superior academic achievement
- Lillian Yeager Leadership Award – Established by Dr. Lillian Martin Yeager, dean of the School of Nursing from 2000-2006. Recognizes a graduating senior who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and commitment to the nursing program. A monetary award will be presented during the annual Nursing Baccalaureate ceremony by Michelle Yeager (daughter) or the dean of the School of Nursing.
- Other categories to recognize excellence as determined by faculty