Recognitions and Awards

Abbott, Miriam

Received the second-place award from the Ohio Society of Professional Journalists for a resource called The Columbus Underground. The award is “Best of Show – Freelance Digital Media” for article entitled, PARCC Standardized Test Series. PARCC refers to the “Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers,” July 2016.

Riley, Tracy

Completed the Ohio Nurses Association (ONA) Advocacy Academy and is now an ONA Legislative Ambassador, July 2016.

Snively, Therese

Completed the Ohio Nurses Association (ONA) Advocacy Academy and is now an ONA Legislative Ambassador, July 2016.

Recognitions and Awards

Twelve nursing faculty and staff members received the 2015 Mount Carmel Excellence in Nursing Awards. Colleagues recognized these individuals for outstanding leadership in advancing nursing education. They were honored at the Annual Excellence in Nursing Celebration and Dinner on September 16, 2015, at the Villa Milano restaurant in Westerville, Ohio. Awardees included:

  • Dr. Barbara Barta, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Nursing Programs
  • Ms. Erin Dougherty, Department Leader for Specialty Nursing
  • Dr. Dale Hilty, Undergraduate Faculty
  • Ms. Deborah Huff, Undergraduate Faculty
  • Ms. Jennifer Jenkins, Undergraduate Faculty
  • Ms. Hannah O’Handley, Pediatric Couse Coordinator
  • Ms. Jennifer Saffell, Graduate Faculty
  • Ms. Peggy Shaw, Faculty and Admissions Coordinator for the RN-to-BSN Program
  • Ms. Janet Sheppard, Undergraduate Faculty
  • Ms. Pamela Welshon, Undergraduate Faculty
  • Ms. Robin Hutchinson Bell, Director of Marketing and College Relations
  • Ms. Sue Yeo, Instructional Designer

The MCCN RN-to-BSN program was named as one of the top online RN-BSN programs in the United States by Best Colleges.com.

Ms. Miriam Abbott was recognized for her work with “So We All Thrive,” by the Columbus local schools and community, as an Outstanding Woman Leader in the 26th Annual Women's “Herstory” Celebration, March 2016.

Dr. Kim Campbell received her PhD in Education with specialization in Training and Performance from Capella University (2015, September). Title of dissertation was Diversity in Healthcare: Career Advancement Strategies for Minorities Seeking C-Suite Leadership Roles.

  • Member of high school discussion panel. The Midwest Pre-Health Conference, Bowling Green State University, Ohio (2015, October).
  • Member of nursing school discussion panel. The Midwest Pre-Health Conference, Bowling Green State University, Ohio (2015, October).

Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

MCCN Colleagues were recognized on 7-29-14 as part of the celebration of Who’s Who in Black Columbus!

  • Ms. Kim Campbell
  • Dr. Tanika Cherry-Montgomery
  • Dr. Shirley Cooley
  • Ms. Kathy Espy
  • Ms. Fatma Al-Lamki

Twelve nursing faculty received the 2014 Mount Carmel Excellence in Nursing Awards. Colleagues recognized these individuals for outstanding leadership in advancing nursing education. They were honored at the Annual Excellence in Nursing Celebration and Dinner on September 18, 2014, at the Villa Milano restaurant in Westerville, Ohio. Faculty awardees included:

  • Ms. Fatma Al-Lamki
  • Dr. Tanika Cherry-Montgomery
  • Dr. Shirley Cooley, Kathy Espy
  • Dr. Kathy Fernandez
  • Ms. Bonnie Moses
  • Ms. Leigh Anne Myers
  • Dr. Angie Phillips
  • Dr. Tara Spalla
  • Dr. Darrell Spurlock
  • Ms. Margaret Stinner
  • Dr. Ann Waterman.