Nebraska Methodist College Faculty, Student Honored by March of Dimes

  • Date: November 12, 2012
  • Author: NMC Public Relations

March of Dimes Excellence in Nursing Photo credit: Mark Holiday Photography

The March of Dimes held its annual Excellence in Nursing awards banquet on Thursday, Nov. 1. The event is held to recognize outstanding nurses from Nebraska and Southwest Iowa.

Nebraska Methodist College was well represented as three faculty and one student were honored.  The NMC honorees were as follows:

Distinguished Nurse Award: Jane Hokanson Hawks, PhD

Top 25 Excellence in Nursing: Meg Blair, PhD

Rising Star Award: Katie Doty

Student Excellence in Nursing: Joey Anthone

The honorees were chosen based on their knowledge, leadership and contributions in the nursing field . All are said to have positively impacted the lives of students, colleagues, patients and the community as a whole.

Pictures of the ceremony can be viewed on the March of Dimes Nebraska Chapter Facebook page.


Established in 1891, Nebraska Methodist College- the Josie Harper Campus is a fully accredited, private health professions college. NMC, an affiliate of Methodist Health System, is one of the top 25 nursing and professional healthcare colleges in the nation. Located in Omaha, Neb. NMC offers certificate, undergraduate and graduate degrees with programs offered on campus and online.