School of Nursing Alumni Awards

 

photo of glass awards with text:  2021 FPB Alumni Awards

 

Congratulations to our 2021 FPB Alumni Award Winners!

The awards will be presented at a ceremony held on October 22, 2021.  Watch the event livestream beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Distinguished Alumni Award

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Susan J. Stocker, Ph.D., MSN ’92, RN
Dean & Chief Administrative Officer
Kent State University at Ashtabula

The Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes alumni who have demonstrated continuous, outstanding, creative and exemplary contributions to the disciplines of nursing and health care or have made noteworthy contributions in related fields throughout their careers.

 

Award for Excellence

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Mary Joy Garcia-Dia, DNP ‘15, MA, RN, FAAN
Director, Nursing Informatics
New York Presbyterian Hospital

The Award for Excellence recognizes alumni who demonstrate outstanding leadership and achievement in nursing, and have made a significant contribution in nursing or related areas of health care.

 

Young Alumni Award for Excellence

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Shanina C. Knighton, PhD ‘17, RN, CIC
Instructor, KL2 Scholar
Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing

The Young Alumni Award for Excellence recognizes outstanding achievement and significant contributions in nursing or related areas of health care by alumni early in their careers after graduation from Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing.