Alumni Awards

Honours and awards for our Faculty of Nursing alumni

Our Faculty of Nursing alumni are celebrated annually with honours and awards for their outstanding contributions to research, teaching, service, academic achievement, volunteerism and for their contributions to their fields of study. We celebrate them here and recognize their excellence.

2019

Brendan Webster, BN'09

Brendan Webster, BN'09

Exemplary Service Award, Alberta Occupational Health Nurses Association (AOHNA)

Brendan Webster’s contributions to campus wellness — as well as his contributions to occupational health nursing as a whole — have earned him this recognition. In addition to his support on established staff wellness initiatives, Webster and his team are developing new training and awareness programs. 

Diane Pyne, BN'77

Diane Pyne, BN'77

CARNA* Nursing Excellence in Administration Award

Diane Pyne, MHS, RN is a senior project manager at Corrections Health who was instrumental in developing a new model in health services at the Edmonton Remand and Red Deer Remand Centres. 

Brenda Hannah, BN'77

Brenda Hannah, BN'77

CARNA* Lifetime Achievement Award

In her 40 years of nursing, Brenda Hannah, MSc, RN has made a profound impact on the profession as a motivator, mentor and leader. She is an administrator at Clifton Manor, a long-term care facility in Calgary. 

2018

Derek Luk, BN'07: Avenue Calgary Top 40 Under 40

Derek Luk, BN'07

Avenue Calgary Top 40 Under 40

Derek Luk founded a start-up to improve employee mental health through app-based and in-person mindfulness training. 

CARNA* Nursing Excellence in Education Award

Brendan Webster, BN'09, UMake a Difference Award

Brendan Webster, BN'09

UCalgary UMake a Difference Award

Brendan Webster is an Occupational Health Nurse with Staff Wellness in Risk. He won a 2018 UCalgary UMake a Difference Award in the Positive Work Environment and Community category. 

Stacey Dalgleish, MN'91

Stacey Dalgleish, MN'91

CNA Order of Merit for Clinical Practice

Stacey Dalgleish is a neonatal nurse practitioner at the Foothills Medical Centre who received the Clinical Practice Award from the Canadian Nursing Association in 2018. 

Alumni Awards Archive

2017

2016

  • Mia-Bernadine Torres RN, BSc (BN'15)
    CARNA* Rising Star
     
  • Stacey Dalgleish (MN'91)
    CARNA* Excellence in Clinical Practice

2015

  • Tyler Hume RN (BN’13)
    CARNA* Rising Star
     
  • Alexis Mageau (MN'93)
    CARNA* Nursing Excellence in Clinical Practice
     
  • Nancy Moules (BN'95, MN'97, PhD'00)
    CARNA* Nursing Excellence in Education 
     
  • Nancy Moules (BN'95, MN'97, PhD'00)
    CASN* Award for Nursing Education
     
  • Dianne Tapp (MN'93, PhD'97)
    CASN* Award for Academic Excellence

2014

  • Sharon Kelly (BN'80)
    CARNA* Nursing Excellence in Clinical Practice

2013

  • Norma Jackson (BN'84)
    CARNA* Lifetime Achievement Award
     
  • Sheri Ewing (MN'08)
    Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

2012

  • Carol Ewashen (MN'87, PhD'05)
    CARNA* Nursing Excellence in Education 

2011

  • Sherri Melrose (BN'79)
    CASN* Award for Nursing Education
     
  • Nancy Moules (BN'95, MN'97, PhD'00)
    CARNA* Nursing Excellence in Research 
     
  • Lorraine Watson (BN'79)
    CASN* Award for Academic Excellence

2010

  • Petra Hortopanu (BN'08)
    CARNA* Rising Star 

2009

  • Allison MacGregor (BN'04)
    CARNA* Nursing Excellence in Clinical Practice
     
  • Jacqueline Simms (BN'92, MN'95)
    CARNA* Committee's Choice

2007

  • Danelle Schuetzle (BN'06)
    CARNA* Rising Star

2005

  • Judy McLeay (BN'83)
    CARNA* Nursing Excellence in Administration

2004

  • Marion Stotts (BN'97)
    CARNA* Nursing Excellence in Education

2003

  • Catherine Michalenko (MN'98)
    CARNA* Nursing Excellence in Education 

2002

  • Catherine Stanners (BN'86)
    CARNA* Nursing Excellence in Administration
     
  • Arlene Kent-Wilkinson (MN'93)
    CARNA* Nursing Excellence in Education 

2000

  • Berna Moss (BN'92)
    CARNA* Lifetime Achievement Award

1999

  • Patricia Picherack (BN'88, MN'01)
    CANO Schering Lectureship Award for Excellence in Oncology Nursing

 

CARNA: College & Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta
CASN: Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing
CANO: Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology