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Awards for Excellence

Faculty and student awarded for their exemplary commitment to the Bellin College Values. The College grants two awards each year at the spring graduation ceremony; The Lucyanna Hitch Award for Excellence, and The Nishioka Family Faculty Excellence Award. Please see details, eligibility requirements, and submission forms below.

Graduating Student Award: Lucyanna Hitch Award for Excellence

Lucy Stedl, 2016 Award RecipientLucy Stedl, 2016 Award Recipient

This is an annual award given in memory of, and tribute to, Lucyanna Hitch, a dedicated College advocate. This award recognizes the graduating student from any program (BSN, BSRS, and MSN) who best exemplifies the College Values of Excellence, Integrity, Community, and Caring. The award recipient is announced at graduation in May and receives a recognition plaque in addition to a modest cash award. Award recipients are commemorated on the cumulative award plaque permanently on display at the College in the Student Activities Conference Room, Room 102A. This award has been given each year since 1988.

Details of the application process for the 2016/2017 calendar year are as follows:

  • Application Deadline: April 3, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
  • Application Cover Form
  • Award Presentation Date: May 13, 2017 (during commencement)
  • Eligibility: Eligible applicants include candidates for graduation in good standing from October 2016, December 2016, and May 2017
  • Past Recipients

Questions should be directed to one of the 2016/2017 Selection Committee
Co-Chairs:

Kathie DeMuth, Assistant Professor of Nursing
920-433-6671 or kathie.demuth@bellincollege.edu

Sherri Hanrahan, Assistant Professor of Nursing
920-433-6672 or sherri.hanrahan@bellincollege.edu.


The Nishioka Family Faculty Excellence Award

Heidi Monroe, MSN, 2016 Award RecipientHeidi Monroe, MSN, 2016 Award Recipient

This award honors a nursing faculty member for contributions in the areas of professional nursing advancement, nursing education advancement, professional behavior and growth, and support of the College. All students are encouraged to nominate a nursing faculty member who has been influential in their program of study. This award has been given each year since 1990 and is sponsored through a generous contribution from Dr. Hiro Nishioka, an ardent supporter of the College. The award recipient is announced at commencement in spring, receives funds for professional development, and is commemorated on the cumulative award plaque permanently on display at the College in Conference Room 212.

Details of the application process for the 2016/2017 calendar year are as follows:

  • Nomination Deadline: April 3, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
  • Nomination Form
  • Award Presentation Date: May 13, 2017 (during commencement)
  • Eligibility: Eligible nominees include current Bellin College nursing faculty members
  • Past Recipients

Questions should be directed to the 2016/2017 Selection Committee Chair:

Karen Van Beek, Assistant Professor of Nursing
920-433-6667 or karen.vanbeek@bellincollege.edu

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