Annual Rutgers Nursing Alumni End of Year Roundup
Alumni Association Awards Gala
Annual Rutgers School of Nursing Alumni Association (RSONAA) Gala was a
huge success with over 185 registered alumni and guests. This year also
marked Rutgers' 250th Anniversary Celebration. Alumni,
friends and family joined together to raise funds to support
undergraduate and graduate Rutgers nursing students!
To enjoy photos from the event click HERE!
Mrs. Cheryl A. Krause-Parello, PhD '07 was honored with the 2016 RSONAA Outstanding Alumni Award.
Associate Professor at University of Colorado, Founding Director of Canines Providing Assistance to Wounded Warriors (C-P.A.W.W)
Ms. Adriana L. Castaño, MS ‘12 was honored with the 2016 Rising Star Award.
Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialist
Ms. Susan B. Hassmiller, PhD, RN, FAAN was honored with the inaugural RSONAA President’s Award.
Senior Advisor for Nursing, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
We continued to celebrate excellence as we awarded current students with well deserved honors:
• Caruso Family Scholarship of $1,000 each to Shine Kannampilly, Nikhila Manchikanti, and Kelly Van Wyck
• Elizabeth Fenlason Awards of $4,000 each to Shaakira Abdul Razzzaq and Joyce Hertzog
• RSONAA Scholarship of $1,000 each to Terry Bustos and Molly Naft
• Scarpa Memorial Scholarship of $1,000 to Kaitlin Schadt
If you were able to attend and would like to give us feedback on the event, please complete the following survey: Alumni Gala Feedback Survey
Another Special Thank You to our Sponsors who ensured the sucess of the largest alumni event in SON history:
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists
Saint Peter’s University Hospital
Rutgers School of Nursing Center for Professional Development
New Jersey State Nurses Association
Philippine Nurses Association
National Association of Hispanic Nurses
Hackensack Meridian Health
Sigma Theta Tau International, Alpha Tau Chapter