Nominations for Shirley Hendrick Award due by Nov. 30

October 27, 2016

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Nominations are currently being accepted for the Shirley Hendrick Award, which recognizes a University administrator who has gone above and beyond to serve and foster Penn State’s adult learners.

Distributed by the Commission for Adult Learners, nominations for the award must be submitted by Nov. 30.

The criteria for nominations are:

  • Champions strategic initiatives to integrate best practices for adult learners into the overall landscape of the University.
  • Encourages innovative activities to foster and inspire a culture of collaboration while improving access to adult learner programs and services.
  • Exemplifies the spirit of entrepreneurial and visionary leadership in creating new opportunities for adult learners to access Penn State programs.

For more information or to nominate a faculty member, visit

Last Updated October 28, 2016