dean rita p. kelleher award presentation, panel discussion, and maloney hall open house
Saturday, May 30, 2015
Higgins Hall, room 300 and atrium
Cecilia McVey ’72, associate director of Nursing and Patient Services at the VA Boston Healthcare System, received the 2015 Dean Rita P. Kelleher Award at the Connell School of Nursing reunion. Dean Susan Gennaro presented the honor, and McVey discussed academic partnerships and interdisciplinary collaborations in nursing with Boston College Magazine Editor Ben Birnbaum. A reception in the Connell School’s new home in Maloney Hall followed.
The Dean Rita P. Kelleher Award recognizes an alumnus/a of the Connell School of Nursing who represents the BC Nurse. Following in Kelleher's footsteps, the recipient must be an accomplished nursing leader, an ethically aware scientist, and a skilled and inquisitive clinician.