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Accolades

The College of Nursing & Nursing Innovation is proud to be recognized for our achievements in academics and faculty members.

College Recognition

Ranked #24 for DNP program in the country as ranked by U.S. News & World Report.

Ranked #32 for MSN program in the country as ranked by U.S. News & World Report.

Ranked #46 in Most Social Media Friendly Nursing Schools in the country by GraduateNursingEDU.org

2015 American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Exemplary Academic-Practice Partnership Award for partnership with Mayo Clinic. 

Individual Recognition

National Faculty Awards

Doody's Review Service Perfect Score - 100 points / 5-star review
Leadership in Nursing Practice, Second Edition
Tim Porter-O'Grady, DM, EdD, ScD, APRN, FAAN, FACCWS
Kathy Malloch, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN

Fulbright Senior Scholar
Pauline Komnenich, 1999

Rosalynn Carter National Leadership Award in Caregiving
David Coon, 2014

Ruth B. Freeman Award from American Public Health Association
Elizabeth Reifsnider, 2013

National Faculty Nursing Awards

American Academy of Nursing Living Legend
Barbara Durand, 2014 - Emeritus

American Academy of Nursing Fellows (FAAN)
Kathy Kenny, 2015
Jeffrey Adams, 2015
Jennifer Mensik, 2014
Adriana Perez, 2014
Nelma Shearer, 2013
Shannon Dirksen, 2012
Debra Hagler, 2012
Marianne McCarthy, 2012
Cheryl Schmidtl, 2012
Joan Dodgson, 2011
Colleen Keller, 2011
Denise Link, 2011
Elizabeth Reifsnider, 2011
Susan Stillwell, 2011
Bronwynne Evans, 2010
Carol Baldwin, 2009
Kathy Malloch, 2004
Susan Mattson, 2004 - Emeritus
Karen Marek, 2001
Julie Fleury, 1998
Gerri Lamb, 1993
Tim Porter O'Grady, 1991
Barbara Durand, 1981 - Emeritus

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Fellows (FAANP)
Kimberly LaBronte, 2016
Diana Jacobson, 2015
Elizabeth Reifsnider, 2014
Katherine Kenny, 2013
Denise Link, 2013
Marianne McCarthy, 2012
Evelyn Cesarotti, 2011
Donna Velasquez, 2008

National Academies of Practice Fellows (FNAP)
Margaret Yancy, 2015
Diane Nunez, 2014
Marianne McCarthy, 2010
Colleen Keller, 2006
Denise Link, 2005

NLN Academy of Nursing Education Fellows (ANEF)
Cheryl Schmidt, 2011
Karen Saewert, 2010
Susan Stillwell, 2010
Debra Hagler, 2009
Bronwynne Evans, 2007

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Executive Nursing Fellows
Teri Pipe, 2014
Jeffrey Adams, 2014

Western Academy of Nurses (WAN)
Bronwynne Evans, 2015
Donna Velasquez, 2014

American Journal of Nursing (AJN) Book of the Year
Shannon Dirksen, 2014, 2007
Carol Baldwin, 2013, 2011
Julie Fleury, 2012
Denise Link, 2011
Kathy Malloch, 2010, 2009, 2007, 2005
Johannah Glover Uriri, 2008
Tim Porter O'Grady, 1996, 1994, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1984 (2x)