Georgia State University recognizes one or two outstanding Health Informatics students from each graduating cohort per year. This award is given to students who have demonstrated academic achievement, have strong leadership skills, and strong potential as future health IT professionals.
JR Mae Espinoza
The Nursing Student Leadership Award recognizes a student who has demonstrated initiative, motivation, dedication, and a strong commitment to a Georgia State nursing student program or organization. This award is given to a student who demonstrates leadership abilities both within and outside of Georgia State University.
Carol Wingfield (MS)
Denise Josephs (DNP)
This award recognizes students who have made outstanding research contributions, become a role model for other students and exhibited potential of becoming a significant contributor to the nursing professions.
Anita Rich (DNP)
Patricia Lawrence (PhD)
Rebecca Chambers (MS)
Sigma Theta Tau was founded in 1922 with the mission to advance world health and celebrate nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service. The name was chosen using the initials of the Greek words Storgé, Tharsos, Timé meaning love, courage, honor.
Sigma Theta Tau was organized to encourage and recognize superior scholarship and leadership achievement at the undergraduate and graduate levels in nursing.
Membership in Sigma Theta Tau is an honor conferred on students in baccalaureate and graduate programs who have demonstrated excellence in their nursing programs.
|Judith Vega Arenasi||Siyu Gao||Sharyn Kosasi|
|Sarah Bharwani||Ionut Gavril||Ruda Lee|
|Madison Buckner||Jenny Goolcharran||Devora Mael|
|Aline Castro||Jameson Hand||Anastasia Monson|
|Nafiya Charaniya||Sydney Hannigan||Emily Oliver|
|Arti Chauhan||Taylor Harkness||Chaekyeong Park|
|Jeffrey Creviston||Roxanne Hayward||Madison Schmetzer|
|Shanae Edwards||Taylor Holbrook||David Shearouse|
|Shannon Edwards||Carol Huffstetler||Taylor Snelling|
|Tasneem Elsaqa||Anna Kang||Taylor Vaiskunas|
|Suany Fajardo||Pittagay Walker|
|Nicole Acheampong||Meredith Nasrallah|
|Shawnta Bennett||Merlyn Raymond|
|Nia Griffin||Gianna Tajadillo Strong|
|Morgan Hatfield||Christian an Scherpenseel|
|Jessica Igbalajobi||Nakia Young|
Doctor of Nursing Practice
|Jared Jarrett||Jessica Waller|
Georgia State University recognizes an outstanding student or students each year. Criteria for the award include academic achievement, demonstrated leadership, and potential as a future dietetics professional.
This award is given to a graduate student or students with outstanding academic performance and professional contributions.
Georgia State University recognizes one outstanding Coordinated Program student each year. Criteria for the award include academic achievement, demonstrated leadership, and potential as a future
This award is given to an undergraduate student who has achieved a high level of academic excellence in the nutrition program.
This award is given to a Coordinated Program student who has displayed outstanding performance in the clinical setting.
This award is given to a graduating second year student with a grade point average of 4.0 in the Occupational Therapy program and exhibits overall academic excellence.
This award goes to the individual who provides ongoing, dynamic leadership and guidance to his/her class and maintains a GPA of 3.5 or higher.
This award is presented to the student who has most actively participated in professional activities within the community, demonstrating high standards of professionalism and maintains a GPA of 3.5 or higher.
This award is given to a graduating senior that personifies high character articulation through leadership, community service and overall personal integrity and academic history.
This award is given to a student who, through example, maintains the structure and integrity of the class. The recipient demonstrates a strong commitment to the occupational therapy profession, is an avid patient advocate, and is respected by faculty and peers. This student also maintains a 3.5 GPA or higher.
This award recognizes the student who has made an outstanding contribution to the research efforts of the Department of Occupational Therapy and who exhibits the potential of becoming a significant contributor to the field of occupational therapy research. This student also maintains a 3.5 GPA or higher.
This award is given to graduating students with a grade point average of 4.0 in the Physical Therapy program.
Professor Gordon Cummings taught in the Georgia State University physical therapy program for 27 years. This scholarship recognizes individuals who are critical thinkers and caring, competent practitioners.
Given in memory of Dr. Virgil Jacobs, former anatomist in the physical therapy program, this scholarship goes to the students who best exemplify Dr. Jacobs’ qualities of intelligence, compassion, fairness, honesty, and sincerity.
This award is given to students who demonstrate a strong commitment to the physical therapy profession, are avid patient advocates, and are respected by faculty and peers.
This award is given to the individual who provides ongoing, dynamic leadership and guidance to his or her class.
This award is presented to the student who has most actively participated in professional activities within the community and demonstrates high standards of professionalism. It is bestowed upon the students who exhibit the greatest potential for sustained contribution to the profession and professional associations.
This award recognizes the student who has made an outstanding contribution to the research efforts of the Department of Physical Therapy and who exhibits potential of becoming a significant contributor to the field of physical therapy research.
This award was established in memory of James Ancil Lewis and honors his exemplary work in respiratory therapy, from his graduation in 1973 until his death in 1992. The award is given to first year students in the program who exemplify Mr. Lewis’ characteristics of service to others, particularly in clinical work and direct patient care.
This award recognizes a graduating student or students with the highest grade point average achieved in the respiratory therapy program.
Shawn Van Winkle
This award is given by the faculty to graduating seniors and master’s candidates. The award recognizes students who have displayed outstanding performance in clinical rotations.
This award is presented to graduating students who, in the opinion of the faculty, exhibit a positive professional attitude and a willingness to serve the needs of classmates, the community, and the profession of respiratory therapy.
Shawn Van Winkle
This award is presented to a graduating student or students who, in the opinion of the faculty, exhibit a strong willingness to provide service to the department’s outreach efforts.
The purpose of this honor society is to promote, recognize and honor scholarly achievement, as well as service and character in the profession of respiratory therapy. The letters L and B are derived from the goals of sustaining life and breath.
Heui Sun Koo
The purpose of this honor society is the promotion and recognition of significant scholarship, leadership, and contributions to the allied health professions. Baccalaureate degree candidates have maintained an overall GPA of 3.5 or better. Graduate degree candidates have maintained an overall GPA of 3.8 or better and have the top 20% highest GPAs. The Alpha Eta motto is “Together We Serve” to represent all of the allied health professions.
Heui Sun Koo
Shawn Van Winkle
This national honors society, established by the American Council of Academic Physical Therapy, recognizes Doctor of Physical Therapy students in their last year of PT school, who have demonstrated excellence, integrity and professionalism in the areas of academic achievement, leadership, service or research, and have demonstrated strong moral character, ethics and the core values of PT profession.