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College of NursingSeton Hall University College of Nursing is pleased to announce the 2014 Margaret C. Haley Awards. The Haley Awards celebrate the success of our alumni and provide an opportunity for our current students to network with professional nurses and become a part of the legacy at Seton Hall University. The Haley Awards will be held on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at the Highlawn Pavilion in West Orange, NJ at 6 p.m.

This year's event will include a silent auction. Those who wish to donate to this fundraising initiative -- all proceeds will fund student scholarships -- are asked to contact Shonda Levine-Ouji at or (973) 761-9014.

Each year the Margaret C. Haley Award is bestowed upon an alumnus of Seton Hall University's College of Nursing who has contributed significantly to the profession of nursing. This annual award specifically honors a graduate that exemplifies the qualities that were personified in Dean Haley as she served the University from 1951 through 1967. This year's recipient will be Nancy Redeker, Ph.D., R.N., FAHA, FAAN, Professor and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Yale University School of Nursing.

Additionally, the College of Nursing will recognize several young alumni – those who have graduated within the past five years and have demonstrated excellence in their nursing careers. 

This year’s Young Alumni honorees are:

Mary Jo Bugel, Ph.D., R.N., C.N.L., CNE, NJ-CSN
Assistant Professor and Director of Adjunct Faculty Development
Rutgers School of Nursing

Robert LaPointe, M.S.N., R.N., C.N.L., CCRN
Clinical Nurse Leader at Philadelphia VA Medical Center

Aurelia C. Hader, M.S.N., R.N.
Assistant Nurse Manager at Meridian Health

Finally, the Nelson J. Aquino Humanitarian Award will be presented to Kaitlyn Reper, '10, R.N., who has been volunteering with Habitat for Humanity for more than seven years and will be heading to El Salvador in November as a Team Leader. Kaitlyn works as a registered nurse for the Hunterdon Endosurgery Center.

The cost to attend is $30 – please R.S.V.P. to Erika Klinger, Associate Director, Campus Partnerships at (973) 378-9827 or

About Seton Hall University College of Nursing

Seton Hall University College of Nursing offered the first baccalaureate nursing program in New Jersey in 1937 and is CCNE-accredited through June of 2019. The graduate program was established in 1975 and the PhD program opened in 2006. US News and World Report ranks Seton Hall University College of Nursing as one of the top graduate nursing programs in the country. The College of Nursing’s mission is to educate baccalaureate-prepared generalists and advanced practitioners of nursing who aspire to be innovators and leaders in the nursing profession.

For more information please contact:
Kristyn Kent
(973) 761-9291


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