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Distinguished Alumni Award

Since 1974, Cornell Nursing Alumni have presented a Distinguished Alumni Award at our annual Alumni Day.
 
See Award Criteria and how to nominate an alumnus for the award.

2019 Awardees

Linda Vecchiotti Saal '71 (L) with Joan E. Haase ‘69 (R)

Linda Vecchiotti Saal '71 (L) with Ruby Senie ‘75 and Ina Goldberg '76

2018 Awardee

Linda Vecchiotti Saal '71 with Ina Goldberg (l) and Doris Glick (r)
 

2017 Awardees

Linda Holahan '67

Theresa Pluth Yeo '78

2016 Awardee

Barbara Coombs Lee '70

2015 Awardees

Elaine Dehan Burger '56

Janet P. Brown-Wolff '53

All Awardees

2019 Joan E. Haase '69
Ruby Senie '75
2018 Linda Vecchiotti Saal '71
2017 Linda Holahan '67
Theresa Pluth Yeo '76
2016 Barbara Coombs Lee '70
2015 Elaine Dehan Burger '56
Janet P. Brown-Wolff '53
2014 Dale Johnson ’66
Elizabeth Merrill Varacarolis ‘64
2013 Jean Thatcher Shope ‘63
2012 Mary M. Aruda ‘77
2011 Leith Mullings ‘66
2010 Martha Hare ‘77
2009 Joan Fernandez Knecht ‘59
2008 Virginia Carrieri Kohlman ‘63
2007 Doreen Commor Harper ‘71A
2006 Doris Dickerson Coward ‘60
2005 Doris M. Glick ‘66
2004 Kathleen Wheeler ‘76
2003 Margaret Wines ’58
Ruth Zietlan Fischbach ‘63
2002 Gloria R. Gelmann ‘57
2001 Sandra Roberts Byers ’60
Jeanette Dontzow Johnson ‘47S
2000 Lois White Lowry ’55
Joyce Edgar Schickler ‘57
1999 Barbara Gessey Valanis ’65
Mary Woods Byrne ‘66
1998 Janet R. Sawyer ‘46S
1997 Mary Beth Matthews ’65
Anne Sheetz ‘66
1996 Gail Berkson Malloy’56
1995 Carol N. Hosking ’55
Gladys Balbus Lipkin, Feb ’47
1994 Ruth Blatt Merkatz ’61
Virginia Bottone Burggraf ’64
1993 Dee Sommerfield Lippman ’65
1992 Frances Farthing ’42
Marie Kurihara ’50
1991 Lynn Gates Keegan ’66
1990 Dorothy McMullen Pisani ’35
1989 Alma Schelle Wolley ’54
1988 Jane Van Sickle Feil ‘46S
1987 Evelyn Clark Gioiella ’59
1986 No award given
1985 G. Maureen Chaisson-Stewart ’62
1984 Josephine Kelly Craytor  ’38
1983 Dorothy Smith ‘47s
1982 Evelyn Ruth Hayes ’65
1981 No award given
1980 No award given
1979 Louise Hazeltine ’49
1978 Jean Steel ’60
1977 No award given
1976 Barbara Resnick ’50
1975 No award given
1974 Muriel Carbery  ’37