Nominate An Outstanding Alumni

Alumni nominations are now open for both the Outstanding Alumni and Early Career Alumni Awards. Submissions are due May 1, 2021 for applicants to be considered for the 2021 award.

Outstanding Alumni Award

The Outstanding Alumni Award is presented to a graduate from any RMUoHP program for their distinguished contributions to their profession and for service to the University or community at large.

The nomination requires a cover sheet, nomination letter, endorsement letter, and current resume or curriculum vitae. Self-nominations are permitted. Outstanding Alumni Award 2021 Instructions & Cover Letter

A completed nomination package must be received by May 1, 2021, to be considered for the 2021 award year. The awardee will be recognized at the August 2021 commencement ceremony.

Early Career Alumni Award

The Early Career Alumni Award is presented to a graduate who has been practicing in their profession for no longer five years at the point of nomination and has demonstrated a drive, passion, and commitment to their profession in advancing healthcare and providing service to the University and community at large.

The nomination requires a cover sheet, nomination letter, endorsement letter, and current resume or curriculum vitae. Self-nominations are permitted. Early Career Alumni Award 2021 Instructions & Cover Letter

A completed nomination package must be received by May 1, 2021, to be considered for the 2021 award year. The awardee will be recognized at the August 2021 commencement ceremony.

Awards Submission Criteria

The following submission criteria must be included with the nomination and will be used in determining the nominee’s qualifications for receiving the award:

  • Nomination cover letter
  • Nomination letter
  • Endorsement letter from a second individual
  • Nominee’s resume or curriculum vitae

The cover letter will include the following:

  • Name of Nominee
  • Contact information of nominator(s)

The nomination letter and endorsement letter should take into consideration the following factors:

  • Demonstrated ability to inspire and motivate colleagues
  • Demonstrated ability to incorporate evidence-based practice concepts in his/her professional setting
  • Professional accolades and achievements
  • University or community service and other notable acts of service
  • Innovation and engagement in scholarly and/or creative activities in his or her discipline
  • The nominee’s current resume or curriculum vitae addressing the following items should also be submitted:
  • Relevant employment positions and/or business affiliations
  • Activities or organizations
  • Professional associations and activities.
  • Business, professional and civic honors, awards, and achievements
  • Scholarly work including significant publications
  • Research

 

Submit your nomination by May 1, 2021 and email it to [email protected].

Alumni Awards Information

  • The award is presented to the recipient during an annual University commencement
  • The University will cover any necessary air travel and lodging expenses associated with the recipient’s attendance
  • A plaque bearing the recipient’s name and a monetary gift will be presented

This honor carries with it an expectation of conduct worthy to serve as an ambassador of the University. Whereby, the University reserves the right to rescind the award if in the future the recipient’s actions and values are inconsistent with the core values of the University.

Previous Winners

Past Outstanding Alumni Award Recipients

2021 – Nominations Open
2020 – Dr. Mimi Secor
2019 – Dr. Rebecca Reder
2018 – Dr. Ronald Barredo
2017 – Dr. Rhigel Jay Alforque-Tan
2016 – Dr. Gregory Meyer
2015 – Dr. Mary Massery
2014 – Dr. Sonia Paquette
2013 – Dr. Phillip J. Plisky
2012 – Dr. Caroline Raskiewicz

Past Early Career Alumni Recipients

2021 – Nominations Open