Voting is Open: National Nurses Week Manikin Naming Contest

Manikin dressed in atheletic wear propped in a seated position on brightly colored couch with the words "Wanted, help us name this manikin.".

What’s in a name?

Area man(ikin) says, “Only a dummy would tell.”

BUFFALO, NY - UB campus security spotted an unidentified man(ikin) lounging in Wende Hall Monday.

When asked to identify himself, the man(ikin), wearing trendy gray athletic wear, refused to reveal his legal name.

When campus authorities pressed the man(ikin) to show his identification, he refused. He then replied that his name was “Manny Quinn” before escaping toward Beck Hall. The School of Nursing maintains that this name is an alias. 

Help us name this man(ikin) to win!

  • Submit your manikin name suggestion by Thursday, May 2
  • Vote for your favorite name during National Nurses Week (May 6-12)
  • The submission with the most votes will become  the manikin’s permanent name!
  • 1st place: JBL Clip Wireless Speaker + your entry becomes the official manikin name
  • 2nd place: Legendary Classic Stanley Bottle
  • 3rd place: UB Frosty Fleece Blanket

Manikin Naming Contest Rules and Details

  • One name submission per person. If an individual submits more than one name, only the first submission will be considered.
  • One voting form submission per person. Voters may select up to 3 names. If more than 3 names are selected, only the first three selections will count.
  • Name submission window: Thursday, April 25-Thursday, May 2
  • National Nurses Week voting window: Monday, May 6-Sunday, May 12
  • Simulation director, Kelly Foltz-Ramos, will cast any tie-breaking votes
  • Prizes:
  • Variations of "Willy Make-it" and "Manny Quinn" will not be considered for this contest.
  • Suggestions that are obscene, discriminatory, harassing, or threatening, and/or violate UB's Comment Guidelines, will not be considered.