FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: April 29, 2013
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Professor Eleanor “Lyn” Bond, BNHS, will receive this year’s S. Sterling Munro Public Service Teaching Award at the annual UW Awards of Excellence. She was nominated by her students and colleagues with highest praise for her unwavering commitment and leadership in establishing community partnerships that support the work of our undergraduate and graduate students. She was praised for her ongoing efforts and work with the Providence Healthcare Clinic in Everett.
Bond will be honored alongside other UW Faculty and Staff Members in this annual celebration on June 13, 2013, in the Meany Hall auditorium. The awards recognize achievements in teaching, mentoring, public service and staff support. Read more about the event here.
Named for S. Sterling Munro, former top aide to the late Senator Henry M. Jackson and administrator of the Bonneville Power Administration, this award was established in 2000. It is given annually to a faculty member who has demonstrated exemplary leadership in community-based instruction, including service learning, public service internships, and community partnership projects. The Munro Award recipient is inducted into the University of Washington Teaching Academy. Teaching Academy members are eligible to participate in a variety of Academy-sponsored projects and events to further excellence in the teaching and learning process at the University. This award was established by the Henry M. Jackson Foundation.
The University of Washington School of Nursing is consistently a top-rated nursing school, according to U.S. News & World Report. Ranked No. 2 in research funding from the National Institutes of Health in 2011, the UW School of Nursing is a national and international leader in improving the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities. The school addresses society’s most pressing challenges in health care through innovative teaching, award winning research and community service. For more information, visit www.nursing.uw.edu.