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CVM Awards & Honors

Recognizing the accomplishments and contributions of the CVM Community

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Pride of the Wolfpack on-the-spot award info and nomination link: https://hr.ncsu.edu/extraordinary-pack/pride-of-the-wolfpack/

Faculty & Staff Awards

Announcement of New Award – CVM Outstanding Collaboration Award

Eligibility: Any CVM employee team/cross-team/group (two or more) that has completed a collaborative project that helped to help support of the CVM mission

Award Intent: This team award intends to recognizes outstanding groups who positively contribute to the mission of the CVM through a collaborative effort.  The results of these activities could be in any realm of the CVM mission, including Continuing Education and Public service, teaching, or research.   

Award Timeframe: Nominations are solicited beginning January 1st and recipients will be recognized at the yearly CVM employee awards celebration.  This year, the deadline will be March 1st.  

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The Ruth L. & Ned E. Huffman Leadership Award

In January of 1988 the friends of Ned Huffman, and his late wife Ruth, established a fund to honor Mr. Huffman at his retirement from the Research Triangle Foundation, and to recognize his long-standing commitment to the College of Veterinary Medicine and the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Foundation, Inc. The Award is designed to recognize in a faculty or staff member the qualities of leadership, vision, and achievement that Mr. Huffman values highly and his career exemplifies. The winner receives a $1,000 check and a certificate.

All NCSU CVM Faulty & Staff members are eligible for this award. Nominations are collected via Google Form. More information is available here.

2023 Award Winner

Linda Manning Memorial Award for Veterinary Technicians

This award is given in recognition of two veterinary technicians who display endless patience and compassion for animals in their care, provide exceptional patient care and treatment, anticipate the needs of their patients and the veterinarians they work with, encompass honesty and integrity, are often recognized as the most reliable and dependable team members, provide the organizational center of their team or department, and respect the veterinary technician profession by giving back through teaching, lecturing, training, conference participation, or volunteerism. Each recipient is presented with a $500 check and a certificate.

All NCSU VTH technicians are eligible for the award. Nominations are collected via Google Form.

2023 Winners

Shanna Rayburn

Medical Support Tech – Shift

CVM Living Our Values (LOV) Community Spirit Awards

These awards recognize individuals who positively demonstrate or model at least one of the CVM Core Values (Community, Inclusivity, Innovation, Passion) in their work life. Results of these actions should have resulted in an exceptional experience for CVM colleagues, teams, students, or clients.

All CVM employees are eligible for this award. Nominations must be received from a peer, colleague or trainee. No self-nominations will be accepted. Nominations should reference examples of specific behaviors aligned with at least one core value and should be 350-600 words.

We will review all submissions and notify the winners at the spring faculty/staff awards celebration.

LOV Awards Nomination for 2023-2024 awards season

2023 Award Winners

Jonathan Hash

Research Equipment and Facilities Manager/Building and Security Liaison

and Dr. Greg Wilkerson

Outstanding Early Career Faculty Achievement Award

This award recognizes early-stage career faculty who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in education, research, clinical service, or leadership, and have significantly contributed to driving forward the mission of the CVM.

Eligibility is limited to pre-promotion faculty. Nominations are solicited in the beginning of the calendar year and selection by CVM leadership is appropriate.  Winners will be notified at the faculty & staff awards celebration.

2024 Outstanding Early Career Faculty Achievement Nomination

2023 Award Winner

Academy of Educators Awards – Faculty Award for Educational Excellence & The Gail Druley Award for Non-Faculty Educators

The Faculty Award for Educational Excellence goes to educators who have demonstrated exemplary educational skills in classrooms, labs, workshops, selectives, continuing education, or mentoring. These folks motivate learners to grow by modeling a personal interest in developing their own teaching practice. Educators may contribute to the enhancement of educational activities and the college mission in other ways, such as promoting the development of staff and technicians.  Individuals or teams may be nominated.

The Gail Druley Award for Non-Faculty Educators goes to members or teams of the staff, administration, house officers, or student body who have demonstrated exemplary educational skills in classrooms, clinics, research and graduate development, continuing education, or mentoring. They motivate learners to grow by modeling a personal interest in developing their own teaching and supporting the CVM curriculum. The Educator(s) may contribute to the enhancement of educational activities and the college mission in other ways, such as promoting the development of staff and technicians, or engaging their peers in growth activities. Individuals or teams may be nominated.

Nominations for both AoE awards can be submitted via Google Form here.

CVM Awards for Excellence

Awards for Excellence is the most prestigious honor bestowed upon non-faculty employees. This award recognizes the outstanding accomplishments and contributions of individual employees, above and beyond an employee’s normal job responsibilities. Individuals can be recognized who demonstrate one of the following award categories: Customer Service, Efficiency & Innovation, Human Relations, Outstanding State Government Service, Public Service, Safety & Heroism, and Spirit of North Carolina.

This is a campus award
https://hr.ncsu.edu/extraordinary-pack/awards-for-excellence/#nomination

2023 Award Winners

Annie Hogue

University Program Manager

Jonathan Hash

Research Equipment and Facilities Manager/Building and Security Liaison

Kelsey Mills

Research Technician-Nonexempt

Other Faculty, Staff and Resident Awards

Award WinnerAwarded FromName of AwardYear
Ken AdlerNational Academy of InventorsNational Academy of Inventors Fellow2023
Alexandra GareauVeterinary Cancer SocietyEd Gillette Memorial award for an outstanding resident poster presentation2023
Tara HarrisonAmerican Association of Zoo VeterinariansPresidential service Award2023
Danielle MeritetAmerican Association of Veterinary Medical CollegesAAVMC Leadership Academy2023
Kelsey MillsState of North Carolina2023 Governor's Award for Excellence for Efficiency and Innovation2023
Cameron EllingtonWorld Veterinary Poultry AssociationBart Rispens Research Award2023
Laurianne Van Landeghem
NC State Goodnight Early Career Innovator Awards2023
Caroline LaplanteNC State Goodnight Early Career Innovator Awards2023
Anthony BlikslagerNC State Research Leadership Academy2023
Tal Ben-HorinNC State Outstanding Extension Award2023
Duncan Lascelles NC State Alumni Association Distinguished Graduate Professorship Award2023
Katie SheatsNC State Outstanding Teacher Award2023
Margaret GruenNC State University Faculty Scholars2023
Ben CallahanNC State University Faculty Scholars2023
Santosh MishraNC State University Faculty Scholars2023
Glen AlmondNC Pork CouncilWW Shay Award for Industry Dinstinction 2023
Laura CastroSAVMA Fall 2022 Champion of Student Wellbeing2023
Ashley ParsleyASVCP/ACVP Annual MeetingASVCP Young Investigator Award2022
Amber WallaceACVAAACVAA Resident Research Abstract Award2022
Benjamin CallahanAmerican Society for MicrobiologyMicrobiome Data Prize2022
Rocio CrespoAAAPPresident2022
Duncan LascellesThe Kennel ClubInternational Canine Health Award for Outstanding Contribution to Canine Health2022
Mike NolanAVMAAVMF/EveryCat Health Foundation Research Award,2022
Jess BrileyACVAAsmall animal resident abstract award2021
Beth SalmonAALAS2021 Purina Prolab Award2021
Brian GilgerAssociation for Research in Vision and Ophthamology2021 ARVO fellow2021

Student and Alumni Awards

Award WinnerAwarded FromName of AwardYear
Ankita GuptaAmerican Veterinary Medical FoundationAuxiliary Scholarship2024
Jamirelis CarreroACVB Veterinary Behavior SymposiumWhitney Engler Student Research Award2023
Ankita GuptaAmerican Veterinary Medical FoundationHarold Wetterberg Foundation Board of Trustees2023
Ashley ParsleyASVCP/ACVP Annual MeetingASVCP Young Investigator Award2022
Amber WallaceACVAAACVAA Resident Research Abstract Award2022
Hunter Everett2022 Allen D. Leman Swine ConferenceMorrison Swine Innovator Prize2022
Allison BooneAAAPRichard B. Rimler Memorial Paper Award:2022
Wes BeamonWorld Orthopedic Veterinary ConferenceYoung clinical investigator award2022
Rosemary BaylessGrayson-Jockey ClubResearch Career Development Award2022
Allison BooneAAAPRichard B. Rimler Memorial Paper Award:2022
Allison BooneAAAPReed-Rumsey Award for Basic Research2022
Rosemary BaylessGrayson-Jockey ClubResearch Career Development Award2022
Wes BeamonWorld Orthopedic Veterinary ConferenceYoung clinical investigator award2022
Gregory KaneSociety for Toxicologic PathologyCapen award (trainee manuscript of the year award)2021
Wes BeamonWorld Orthopedic Veterinary ConferenceVeterinary Orthopedic Society Surgeon In Training Award2021
Drew KochAAEPAAEP Past Presidents’ Research Fellow2021
Alex GrobmanAAEPDr. Bill Rood Leadership scholarship2021
Alex GrobmanAAEPCoyote Rock Ranch scholarship2021
Emily A. HellstromThe Foundation for the HorseEQUUS Foundation Research Fellow2021
Liz RoseNC StateU Award2021