Nomination deadline approaching for Faculty and Staff Achievement Awards

November 03, 2019

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The deadline to submit nominations for the 2020 Faculty and Staff Achievement Awards (FSAA) is approaching. The six 2020 Faculty and Staff Achievement Awards (FSAA), given annually, recognize the University’s faculty, staff, students or retirees who bring about positive and lasting change to Penn State and/or the community.

All nominations and supporting documentation must be submitted by Monday, Nov. 18. To place a nomination or to view each of the award descriptions, eligibility and purpose, visit the FSAA website.

The awards are:

The Barash Award for Human Service

This award recognizes a full-time member of the faculty, staff or student body at the University Park Campus who contributes to human causes, public service activities and organization, or the welfare of fellow humans.

The McKay Donkin Award

This award recognizes a full-time faculty, staff or retiree for contributions to the economic, physical, mental or social welfare of the faculty of the University.

The Dr. James Robinson Equal Opportunity Award

This award recognizes a full-time faculty or staff member, with at least two years of active University service, who promotes the concept of equal opportunity through affirmative action and contributes to the improvement of cross-cultural understanding.

The Award for Administrative Excellence

This award recognizes a staff member for their performance and achievements that would exemplify administrative excellence.

The Staff Excellence Award

This award recognizes the consistently outstanding performance of a staff member who demonstrates ongoing quality improvement, team spirit, and excellence.

The Support Staff Award

This award recognizes high quality performance of a full-time, non-exempt staff member with a minimum of five years of active University service.

Last Updated November 03, 2019