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Gala Nominations

Distinguished Faculty Award

Each year, the college will recognize one deserving faculty member for his/her distinguished teaching, scholarship and service. The recipient will have made a difference in student lives through personal commitment, fostered an attitude of critical inquiry, and supported the college’s commitment to educational excellence over a sustained period of time.

  • A record of outstanding teaching both within and outside the classroom
  • Ability to inspire independent and original thinking in students
  • Demonstrated scholarly/professional contributions
  • Service to the college that enhances the student experience
  • Enthusiasm and vitality in learning and teaching
  • Leadership (on-and/or off campus)
  • A minimum of 10 years of service 

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Distinguished Practitioner Award

Recipient of the award will have demonstrated service, dedication and leadership in the profession.

  • Serve as an exemplary role model within his/her chosen profession
  • Demonstrate effective leadership skills, communication skills and commitment to the advancement of profession.
  • Develop creative teaching within a practice setting (if applicable).
  • Demonstrate program growth and sustainability over time.
  • Encourage interdisciplinary relationships with other healthcare professionals.
  • Demonstrate and encourage life-long learning
  • Provide mentoring and professional guidance
  • Actively participate in professional organizations
  • A minimum of 10 years of service

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Distinguished Alumni Award Criteria

The purpose of the Distinguished Alumnus Award is to recognize the College’s alumni who have made significant contributions to his/her chosen profession or society, in general, and whose accomplishments, affiliations, and career have honored the legacy of excellence of the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.  The recipient demonstrates core values of the College in relation to Excellence, Scholarship and Service. Recipient of the Distinguished Alumnus Award should be a graduate of the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, meets the selection criteria and has his/her degree(s) conferred a minimum of ten years prior to the award nomination.

  • Professional Achievement: The recipient attained recognition and prominence through his/her efforts in their chosen health care profession, biomedical science, or health-related public health administrative position.
  • Service: The recipient exhibits the core Vincentian values of service through an interest in bettering the lives of others, either through his/her chosen profession or through voluntary, and private endeavors.
  • Dedication and Support: The recipient has demonstrated a commitment of sustained support to the College and/or its professional programs, or students.

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