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American Sentinel University Rolls Out Recognition Awards Programs for Faculty, Staff, Students and Alumni

– Awards Recognize Efforts of Students, Alumni, Staff and Faculty that Best Embody the University’s Mission and Values –

AURORA, Colo. – March 31, 2016 – American Sentinel University today announced the launch of two new recognition awards programs for eligible students, alumni, staff and faculty beginning on April 1. The American Sentinel Recognition Program highlights the contributions of individuals by acknowledging their extraordinary achievements to serve the university’s mission and values that enable its students to enhance their professional and civic lives.

“At American Sentinel, we recognize that in our increasingly digital world, human resources are truly the most precious assets we have. We believe that people are more important than either capital or technology for any organization to succeed. The staff and faculty who teach at the university and our current students and alumni that work at companies and organizations across the globe project the educational values derived from our university,” says Richard Oliver, Ph.D. and CEO of American Sentinel University. “Our new American Sentinel Recognition Program is our way of honoring those individuals that best reflect the core values that are crucial to success in education, work, and life.”

The American Sentinel Recognition Program acknowledges students, alumni, faculty, and staff that best embody the university’s mission and values in their everyday lives. Nominations can be submitted at

The American Sentinel Nomination Committee reviews submissions and names a winner each quarter to receive a letter, certificate and a $50 gift certificate to the American Sentinel University Store.

The American Sentinel Faculty Recognition Program acknowledges a member of the teaching faculty that best exemplifies teaching excellence and their ability to inspire students in the classroom. Submit nominations for Faculty of the Year.

The American Sentinel Faculty Award Committee evaluates each nominee, including a review of the classroom activities to ensure that the faculty member consistently meets the University’s expectations and names a winner each quarter to receive a letter, certificate, and a $50 gift certificate to the American Sentinel University Store.

The committee will name one American Sentinel Faculty of the Year Winner to be recognized at the University commencement ceremonies in June. The winner receives a plaque, airfare and hotel accommodations to the University commencement ceremony.

“American Sentinel’s tradition of academic excellence has been grounded by our world-class faculty and focus on rigorous engagement with students in and outside the classroom setting,” says Mary Adams, President and Chief Academic Officer at American Sentinel University. “We are proud to honor those members of our faculty that embody excellence in teaching at our university.”

About American Sentinel University

American Sentinel University delivers the competitive advantages of accredited online nursing degree programs in nursing, informatics, MBA Health Care, DNP Executive Leadership and DNP Educational Leadership. Its affordable, flexible bachelor’s and master’s nursing degree programs are accredited by the Commission for the Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The DNP program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). The university is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). The Accrediting Commission of DEAC is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency and is a recognized member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.