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At Reinhardt University’s Cauble School of Nursing, we embody a vision of inclusivity and growth, striving to be a university where diverse talents flourish together. Our mission, to educate the whole person with challenge and care, resonates deeply within our nursing community, guiding us as we prepare future leaders in healthcare.

The DAISY Award holds a special place within our values of Learning, Serving, and Leading. It symbolizes excellence in nursing education and practice, celebrating the extraordinary compassion and skill exhibited by both our nursing students and instructors.

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Our commitment to learning extends beyond the classroom, fostering an environment where students and educators alike are encouraged to continuously grow and develop. The DAISY Award recognizes those who demonstrate a dedication to lifelong learning, always seeking to expand their knowledge and refine their skills to better serve others.

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Service lies at the heart of nursing, and at Reinhardt University, we instill in our students and instructors a deep sense of responsibility to serve their communities with compassion and integrity. The DAISY Award honors individuals who go above and beyond in their service to patients, families, and colleagues, embodying the spirit of selflessness and empathy.

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Leadership in nursing is not just about holding a title; it’s about inspiring others, advocating for change, and championing the highest standards of care. The DAISY Award recognizes those who lead by example, demonstrating courage, innovation, and a relentless commitment to excellence in all aspects of their practice.

As we come together to celebrate the achievements of our nursing community through the DAISY Award, we are reminded of the profound impact that each individual can have on the lives of others. It is through our collective dedication to learning, serving, and leading that we fulfill our mission and vision, shaping the future of healthcare one compassionate act at a time.

Join us in honoring the exceptional contributions of our nursing students and instructors as we continue to uphold the values of Reinhardt University’s Cauble School of Nursing.

Criteria for Nomination

Exemplifying Compassionate Care

  • Demonstrates exceptional compassion and empathy towards patients, families, and colleagues.
  • Embodies the values of care and compassion in all interactions, aligning with Reinhardt University’s mission to educate the whole person with challenge and care.

Commitment to Lifelong Learning

  • Displays a thirst for knowledge and a dedication to continuous learning and professional development.
  • Actively seeks opportunities to expand skills and knowledge, contributing to the growth and enrichment of the nursing community at Reinhardt University.

Service Above Self

  • Goes above and beyond to serve patients and their families, ensuring their physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being.
  • Engages in community service initiatives and demonstrates a commitment to making a positive impact both within and beyond the healthcare setting.

Leadership and Advocacy

  • Advocates for patients’ rights, dignity, and autonomy, serving as a voice for those in need.
  • Demonstrates leadership qualities by inspiring others, fostering collaboration, and promoting a culture of excellence and innovation within the nursing profession.

Collaboration and Teamwork

  • Works effectively within interdisciplinary teams, fostering a collaborative environment that enhances patient care outcomes.
  • Values and respects the contributions of all healthcare team members, embodying Reinhardt University’s vision of diverse talents growing together.

Professionalism and Integrity

  • Upholds the highest standards of ethics and integrity in all aspects of nursing practice.
  • Demonstrates professionalism through reliability, accountability, and a commitment to ethical decision-making, reflecting Reinhardt University’s values of learning, serving, and leading.

Positive Impact and Inspiration

  • Inspires others through acts of kindness, leadership, and dedication to excellence, serving as a role model for peers and future generations of nurses.
  • Leaves a lasting and positive impact on patients, families, colleagues, and the nursing profession as a whole.

Nomination Process:

  • Nominations can be submitted by faculty, peers, patients, or family members who have witnessed the nominee’s exceptional contributions to nursing care.
  • Nominations should include specific examples and anecdotes that illustrate how the nominee embodies the criteria outlined above.
  • The selection committee will review nominations and select recipients of the DAISY Award based on the strength of their contributions to compassionate, patient-centered care and their alignment with Reinhardt University’s mission, vision, and values.
  • To nominate a student nurse or a nursing instructor, please fill out the form below. Please contact for any questions or comments.