President Vargas Presents Southeast Shout-Out Award to Dr. Michele Tanz


President Carlos Vargas and Dr. Michele Tanz

Southeast President Carlos Vargas presented a Southeast Shout-Out award Nov. 21 to Dr. Michele Tanz, associate professor of nursing and director of graduate studies in nursing.

Tanz was nominated by student Justin Schutte for her kindness, professionalism, dedication, personal attention and expertise. In his nomination form, Schutte noted Tanz’s many attributes, including providing individual student attention; her personal care for students and genuine desire to see each student succeed; and for always being prepared, kind and professional.

Southeast Shout-Out Awards celebrate University employees who put forth the extra effort to help, challenge and inspire students, and do whatever it takes to get the job done while encouraging others. To nominate a deserving faculty or staff member who goes above and beyond supporting students, visit view previous award recipients, visit