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Sister Denise is Inaugural Recipient of the Captain Eleanor Alexander Award

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Sister Denise is Inaugural Recipient of the Captain Eleanor Alexander Award

Sister Denise is Inaugural Recipient of the Captain Eleanor Alexander Award

The Award is named for a DYC nursing alumna, who died in a plane crash in Vietnam while serving as a U.S. Army operating room nurse.

Buffalo, New York – November 11, 2015 – The first annual Captain Eleanor Alexander Exceptional Service to Veterans Award was presented to Sister Denise A. Roche, GNSH, President of D’Youville College on Veteran’s Day, November 11.

The Award is named for Alexander, a D’Youville nursing alumna, who died in a plane crash in Vietnam while serving as a U.S. Army operating room nurse.

It was presented to Sister Denise in recognition of her support of the establishment of D’Youville’s Veteran’s Affairs Office and the college’s service to veterans.

Making the presentation were Captain Miranda Hulse and Cadet Chelsea Spring. 

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