2022 Faculty & Staff Awards

Penn State Brandywine is pleased to announce our 2022 Faculty and Staff Awards Program, as encouraged in University Policy FNG04 Employee Reward and Recognition Program.

Types of Awards

To demonstrate our commitment to our Penn State Brandywine Values as presented in our Penn State Brandywine Strategic Plan 2020 – 2025, our 2022 Faculty and Staff awards are:

The Penn State Brandywine Connections Award (up to 3 awards may be given)
This award will recognize exemplary work performance and achievement throughout the past year in:

  • cultivating meaningful relationships on campus that have created a sense of belonging, shared identity, or wellbeing, OR
  • cultivating meaningful relationships on campus that have contributed to student success, OR
  • cultivating meaningful relationships/partnerships with business or community organizations that have brought significant benefit to our campus/students

The Penn State Brandywine Equity Award (up to 3 awards may be given)
This award will recognize exemplary work performance and achievement throughout the past year in:

  • increasing access and full participation of our diverse student population or eliminating disparities in student success, OR
  • increasing access and full participation of currently or historically marginalized employees to foster equity in professional fulfillment

The Penn State Brandywine Sustainability Award (up to 3 awards may be given)
This award will recognize exemplary work performance and achievement throughout the past year in:

  • improving stewardship of prosperity (economy), our people, or our planet to promote a resilient campus, community, or world

The Nomination & Selection Process

We are no longer accepting nomination submissions.

You may submit nominations until March 25, 2022.

Each nomination must include the name of the nominee and a statement indicating how the nominee’s performance or leadership or participation in a particular endeavor exemplified the category this past year. In making your nominations, please consider the rich diversity of our faculty and staff.


Eligibility

  • Faculty, staff, tech service – both full-time and part-time
  • Groups of employees who have worked on a particular project or initiative
  • Work units, such as a particular office or part of an office
  • Employees actively employed and working at Brandywine, as of the start of the 2021 – 2022 academic year (August 16, 2021)
  • An award recipient is not eligible to receive the same award two years in a row.
  • Not eligible – student employees, senior managers

Selection

The Staff Recognition Committee of our new Staff Advisory Council, complemented with faculty representation and a member of the senior management team, will review all nominations and make recommendations to the Chancellor for final selection.


Awards Presentation Ceremony

The awards will be announced and presented at our 2022 Faculty & Staff Awards Luncheon scheduled for Thursday, April 14, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the Tomezsko Lounge. Additionally, years of service and other accomplishments will be recognized.

Each award recipient will receive:

  • Certificate of Achievement
  • Professional development opportunities, such as a workshop, seminar, course, or conference (up to $300 per award recipient — terms and conditions require supervisor approval and are in accordance with University policies/collective bargaining agreements)
  • Lunch with the Chancellor (faculty and staff award recipients)