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Nominations still open for Impact in Education Awards

Nominations are now being accepted for the campus-wide UNMC Academic Affairs Impact in Education Awards.

The seven awards recognize the dedication and ingenuity of UNMC educators. Award categories include innovation, leadership, mentorship, service, interprofessional and research.

Nominations close at 5 p.m. on Oct. 15. The awards ceremony will be held in February.

“We look forward to reading the nominations for the Academic Affairs Impact in Education Awards,” said Dele Davies, M.D., senior vice chancellor for academic affairs. “UNMC has a community of strong, effective and caring educators, and these awards provide a chance to recognize them for the work they do for our students.”

The honors, which include funds for professional development, are:

  • Varner Educator Laureate;
  • Innovative Practices in Education;
  • Visionary Leadership in Education;
  • Inspirational Mentor of Educators;
  • Valor in Educational Service;
  • Interprofessional Education Scholar; and
  • Research in Education Scholar.

See last year’s recipients.

For more information on the criteria for the individual awards and to nominate educators, click here.