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Health Studies Student Awards

Each spring semester the Department of Health Studies will recognize two outstanding Health Studies students for an Outstanding Academic Award and an Emerging Leader Award. The recipients will be acknowledged by a certificate and informal reception held by the Health Studies department.

Outstanding Academic Award

Spring 2015 Academic Awards

Health Studies Academic Awards for senior Health Studies student with a 4.0 in HLST courses and 3.0 cumulative GPA. From left to right:  Shaterica Wilson, Emily Helmick, Brittany  Wood, Kimber Fuller.  Not pictured: Sarah Wise.

Spring 2015 Academic Awards

Health Studies Academic Awards for senior Health Studies student with a 3.5 in HLST courses and 3.0 cumulative GPA. Back row: Stacy Starks (faculty), Shelbi Fry, Emily Helmick, Hartzell Brown, Geneva Hodge, Brittany Wood, Megan Long, Dr. Dolecheck.  Front row:  Julie Jackson, Shaterica Wilson, Lauran Sherman, Kimber Fuller, Carrie Little, Whitney Carter, Dr. Griswold.  Not pictured:  Angela Hedrick, Chevas LaSaichere, James Owens, Julia Whitington)

Purpose: This award is designed to recognize an outstanding student's academic achievements at ULM and in the Department of Health Studies. The recipient must demonstrate outstanding academic standing.

Award criteria:

Recognition: Awards will be determined based on a score comprised of the combination of the cumulative GPA and HLST GPA. The student with the highest overall combination score will receive the award.


Emerging Leader Award

Purpose: This award is designed to recognize a student as an emerging leader in healthcare by demonstrating excellence in the Practicum II experience (HLST 4003). The student must demonstrate quality leadership attributes in the healthcare environment.

Award criteria:

- Effective Communication
- Teamwork
- Flexibility
- Initiative
- Creativity
- Perseverance

Recognition: Each Health Studies faculty member will make nominations to the Health Studies Department Head. Based on these nominations, the Health Studies faculty and Department Head will determine the recipient of the award.


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