College of Public Health staff member receives Catalyst for Education Award

Laura Vinson, MPH, Service Learning, Programs Manager - Office of Public Health Practice, UNMC College of Public Health

Laura Vinson, MPH, Service Learning, Programs Manager - Office of Public Health Practice, UNMC College of Public Health

Laura Vinson, MPH, Service Learning, Programs Manager for the Office of Public Health Practice within the UNMC College of Public Health was recently recognized with the Catalyst for Education Award.

The award, sponsored by the Interprofessional Academy of Educators, “recognizes an individual in an educational support role whose contributions have been integral to furthering the educational mission at UNMC.”

Her nominators said “Laura is someone who cares about a student’s success. She has been a champion for students and communities at UNMC for over a decade. Laura has been instrumental in building community-based partnerships throughout Nebraska, the US, and the world. She is an excellent example of UNMC’s commitment to high quality and state-of-the-art educational experiences.”

After being recognized as the 2022 recipient, Laura said,

“I was sincerely humbled to have been nominated. Being selected was an honor and the recognition is reflective of my team’s work to support each other, which allow our strengths to emerge and an opportunity to do our best.”

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