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
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
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
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.