Evelyn Fitzwater, DSN, RN, associate
professor of nursing, has received the Department of the Army
Commendation Medal for meritorious service as the commander of the
369th Minimal Care Detachment.
Tina Weitkamp, MSN, RNC, associate
professor of clinical nursing, and Candace Kugel, CRNP, CNM, MS, have
won the $500 Outstanding Innovative Program Poster Award from the
Association of Women's Health Obstetrical & Neonatal Nurses
(AWHONN). The award for their poster, "Caring and Sharing: Promoting
Women's and Infants' Health in Honduras," was presented June 30 at the
AWHONN national conference.
Donna Shambley-Ebron, PhD, RN, assistant
professor of nursing, has been awarded the Vickie and Clinton Lambert
Nursing Scholarship Award, given to the PhD student who demonstrates
excellence in scholarly written work. She has also been awarded a
$3,000 grant from the University Research Council for her study, "My
Sister, Myself: Culture and Health for Africana Girls."