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Awards & Honors

Our students are accomplishing great things that will advance the future of nursing, from publication, scholarships, awards to grants they are making a footprint in nursing.

Learn about some of the highlights of our Lobo Nurses journey. This could be you.

award-2020.jpg2020-2021 Leadership and Involvement Award

The UNM Leadership and Involvement Awards recognize students who have excelled in leadership, as well as academic and co-curricular activities.  This year winners included four of our nursing students: Anjelica Caldwell, Siena Magana, Nina Morales and Tiffany Torres.


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BSN Researcher

BSN student, Brandon Thompson, is making his mark in nursing research. His approved research topic “Disorders of the Integumentary System: How to recognize and assess in Non-Hispanic African Americans” will be published in a medical jounal May 2021.

We look forward to reading your published article.


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Award Winning Paper

Amanda Heffernan, PhD Student, UNM College of Nursing won the Feminist Research Institute graduate student paper prize recognizing the advancement of feminist studies for her paper.

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Holistic Nurses Association Research Grant

Siri GuruNam Kaur Khalsa, class of 2006 and 2011, and PhD student for receiving the 2020 American Holistic Nurses Association Research Grant.


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Scoring Scholarships

Karen Nielsen, a 2nd year DNP student, has been awarded the AACN Geraldine “Polly” Bednash Scholarships.

Geraldine "Polly" Bednash is the Former Chief Executive Officer of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and former head of the association's legislative and regulatory advocacy programs as director of government affairs.


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Stefani Strong

Stefani Strong, BSN Class of Spring 2020, was recognized as Clauve Awardee for Outstanding UNM Seniors in academic success and campus leadership. Stefani exemplifies what it means to be a Lobo Nurse.

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