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Faculty of the Year Award


Faculty who are nominated for this award are individuals who have made an impact on their students, the students’ future patients, and the nursing profession as a whole. These faculty consistently demonstrate Galen’s mission through excellence in teaching, in clinical expertise, and provide outstanding leadership to our students and the communities we serve. 


  • Serves as a role model and mentor for faculty, staff, and students
  • Inspires and motivates faculty, staff, and students
  • Demonstrates compassion for patients/clients, faculty, staff, and students
  • Demonstrates an infectious passion for teaching, scholarship, and service
  • Exemplifies emotional intelligence, is engaging, adaptable, and encourages reflective evaluation to foster continuous personal and professional development
  • Embraces the Galen College of Nursing values of inclusivity, character, accountability, respect, and excellence

If your nominee is selected as Faculty of the Year for your Campus, their nomination will be forwarded to the Office of the Academic President to be considered for the Joan L. Frey Excellence in Teaching Award.

  • Faculty of the Year Award

  • I would like to nominate this educator from Galen College of Nursing as a deserving recipient of the Faculty of the Year Award who meets the award criteria. This educator exemplifies the kind of faculty member that students, colleagues, staff, and administrators recognize as an exemplary educator and an outstanding role model.
  • This faculty is deserving because:

  • Nominator Information

  • Thank you for taking the time to nominate an extraordinary nursing faculty member for this award. Please tell us about yourself, so that we may include you in the celebration of the award should the faculty member you nominated be chosen.