The UNCG School of Nursing is now accepting nominations for the 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award!

2021 Distinguished Alumni Award Nomination Form

The UNCG School of Nursing Distinguished Alumni Award shall be presented to an alumnus/a who has made significant contributions to the nursing profession. Distinctive service shall have been rendered on the international, national, state, and/or local levels in the field of nursing in the areas of practice, education, and/or research.

Nominees must be alumni (undergraduate or graduate) of the UNCG School of Nursing. Current members of the School of Nursing Alumni Association Board of Directors and the Awards Committee shall be excluded from consideration. Nominations are held in consideration for five (5) consecutive years.

Nomination checklist:

  • Completed nomination form (required)
  • Nominee’s current curriculum vitae or resume (required)
  • Additional supporting documents, such as newspaper or newsletter articles, websites, and more (optional)
  • Two letters of support for this nomination (two letters are required; additional letters are optional). The letters may be from anyone who can strongly support the nomination, such as employers, clients, and other alumni.

Congratulations to Our Past Award Recipients!


Dr. Tomika Williams

Dr. Tomika Williams ’03 MSN, ’16 PhD

Click here to hear her inspiring message to UNCG School of Nursing students.

2019-Susan Safran

2018-Kathryn Foster

2017-Laurie Lovejoy McNichol

2016-Sheila Bryson-Eckroade

2015-Lynne K. Erdman

Click here for full list of UNCG SON Distinguished Alumni Award Winners Full List