On Thursday 18 May 2017, Associate Vice-Chancellor Dr John Ballard hosted the Scholarships and Awards ceremony for the Melbourne Campus. The ceremony recognised the many achievements of ACU students and recent graduates and the important contribution of local organisations and supporters. The awards recognised an array of accomplishments, including academic excellence, community engagement and contribution, and professional values and excellence. We were privileged to have representatives from:
Australian Nursing & Midwifery Federation Award
Australian Psychological Society
Family and friends of Dr Catherine Moran
CPA Australia (Victoria)
St Vincent’s Public Hospital Emergency Nursing Department
The Gill Family
Salesians of Don Bosco
The Ralph family
School of Allied Health ACU
Occupational Therapy Australia
The Witts family
Order of Malta
Victoria Teachers Mutual Bank.
Laura Knight, who was the recipient of the Gill Family Excellence in Nursing and Midwifery Scholarship, delivered a vote of thanks on behalf of the student body. Laura said the scholarship has inspired her with opportunities for academic, personal, and professional growth. She is passionate about using her nursing career to impact the community and was grateful for the support her scholarship provides.