Final call for nominations for Faculty and Staff Achievement Awards

November 09, 2020

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The submission deadline for the Faculty and Staff Achievement Awards (FSAA) is fast approaching and all nominations and supporting documentation must be submitted by Monday, Nov. 16.

The six 2021 FSAA are given annually, and are a great way to recognize faculty and staff who go beyond their regular duties to bring about positive and lasting change to the university and/or the community.

The six 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.

All Penn State faculty and staff are encouraged to nominate a fellow Penn Stater for an award. To place a nomination or to view award descriptions, eligibility, and purpose, visit the FSAA website.

Last Updated November 09, 2020