Awards and Recognition

The Shirley Novosel Distinguished Nursing Alumni Award
This award, established in 1996, is presented annually by the Penn State Nursing Alumni Society to an alumnus/alumna who exemplifies the spirit of nursing and the Penn State School of Nursing's ideals and philosophy.
The Nursing Student Service Award
The student nurse supports the ideals of the School of Nursing and the nursing profession by engaging in service activities that support individuals, families, and/or communities and that encourage and foster the nurse’s personal and professional development.