Released on August 12, 2022

UCF Alumni announced its Shining Knights Award recipients for 2022 — 11 winners celebrated for their commitment to the university in the categories of the Michelle Akers Award, Distinguished Alumni, Honorary Alumni, Young Alumni, Distinguished Student and the Champion’s Award. Among this year’s honorees is College of Nursing alumnus and Knight nurse Kenneth Dion ’91BSN.

Ken Dion '91BSN, UCF Alumni 2022 Shining Knight Awardee

Distinguished Alumni Award

Highest annual award granted to a graduate of UCF.

Kenneth Dion ’91 is a 40-year veteran of the healthcare industry. He is the president for Sigma Theta Tau International, the international nursing honor society. He most recently served as assistant dean for Business Innovation and Strategic Relationships at Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. A member of the Dean’s Advisory Board and the Millican Society, he is a loyal supporter of the UCF College of Nursing.

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