Messenger - Vol. 4, No. 2, Page 15 1995 Alumni briefs New nursing excellence award Nominations are sought by April 15 for a new College of Nursing Recognition Award for Excellence, recently established by the Nursing Alumni Association. To be considered for the award, nurses must have received their degrees at least five years prior to the nomination; have demonstrated professional accomplishments/achievements; made contributions to the profession and the College of Nursing; participated in community service; and exhibited potential for achievement. Nominations should be sent to Mary Lou Hamilton, College of Nursing, McDowell Hall, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716. Baltimore to cruise The Baltimore alumni chapter has scheduled a two-hour cruise of the Inner Harbor for Saturday, June 3, from 3-5 p.m. Cost of $26.25 per person includes a light meal and complimentary drinks. For more information and reservations, call Sharon Dorr in the Office of Alumni and University Relations at (302) 831-2341. Spring house tour Eleven homes representing colonial to contemporary architecture will be shown during the annual Human Resources Alumni Association (HRAA) house tour, which is scheduled from noon to 5 p.m., Sunday, April 30. The five homes in historic New Castle, Del., range in age from the early 1700s to the mid-1800s, while the Wilmington, Del., homes represent architecture of colonial Georgian, Victorian and contemporary periods. Proceeds from the HRAA tour supplement an endowed scholarship fund for the College of Human Resources. That fund, which totals some $70,000 to date, has supported 21 students since the first scholarship was awarded in 1979. This year, three students received $1,000 scholarships for their freshman year from the fund. Tickets may be purchased for $10 one month in advance by writing to the College of Human Resources, Alison Hall, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716. On the day of the tour, tickets also may be purchased for $12 from Matilda's Treasures in New Castle or by calling (302) 737-1128. Legacy Day The ninth annual Legacy Day for alumni and their college-bound children will be held Saturday, April 22. More than 700 reservations already have been received for the annual event, which begins with a reception at the president's house, followed by an admissions presentation and student panel in Mitchell Hall. A student-guided walking tour of the campus concludes the day. For more information and reservations, contact Kim Yackoski, assistant director of admissions, at (302) 831-8125.