Faculty and Staff Awards

Faculty and Staff Awards

Faculty Awards
Campus Awards

The Distinguished Teacher/Excellence in Teaching Award 
Joshua Marquit  2019
Angela Putman  2018
Jennifer Zosh  2017
John Tierney   2016
Laura Guertin   2015
Ivan Esperragoza   2014
Charles Helou   2013
Stephen Cimbala  2012
Jennifer Zosh    2011
Katherine Meehan   2010
Seongeun Kim    2009
Arnold Markley    2008
Charles Helou     2007
Elizabeth Dudkin   2006
John Dyckman  2005
John Terrell    2004

Outstanding Teacher Award
John Baffoe-Bonnie  1994
Richard Barrett  1991, 2001
Priscilla Clement  1972, 1990
Jane Cooper  1982
Arya Ebrahimpour  1996
George W. Franz  1989
Peter Georgopulos  1973, 1977, 1985
Lonnie Golden  1992
Paul Greene  1999
Constance Kirker  1993
Michael Kersnick  1978, 1983, 1988
Patricia Kuzyk  1984
Stephen Lagoy  1980
Frank Lordi  1976
Wayne McMullen  1997, 2002
Andrea Mitnick  1995
John Ousey  1975, 1992, 2000
Gladys Ritchie  1972
Sibyl Severance  1987
Robert Stout  1979
John Terrell  1981, 1994, 1998
Edward S. J. Tomezsko  1974
Saleem Watson  1986

The Madlyn L. Hanes Faculty Award
Pauline B. Thompson-Guerin and Laura Evans  2019
Susan M. Fredricks  2018
Julie Gallagher  2017
Charles Helou  2016
Susan Ware   2015
John Tierney   2014
Kimberly Blockett   2013
Paul Greene  2012
Elizabeth Dudkin   2011
Cynthia Lightfoot   2010
Patricia Hillen    2009
Constance Kirker  2008
Katherine Meehan  2007
Nancy Wyatt   2006
Elizabeth J. Buckmaster  2005
George Franz  2004
Peter Georgopulos  2003
Arnold Markley  2002
Carol Farley Kessler  2001
Doris Griffith  2000
Jane Cooper  1999
Sara Lou Whildin  1998

Cooper Memorial Faculty Fellowship
James H. Berkey  Fall 2017 - Spring 2020
Mick D. Yoder   Fall 2017 - Spring 2020
Timothy Lawlor  July 2014 - July 2017
Elizabeth Dudkin January 2014 - January 2017
Laura Guertin  2010-2013
Paul Greene  2007 - 2010
John Tierney  2004 - 2007
Arnold Markley  2002 - 2005
Nancy Wyatt  2000 - 2003

The David and Marjorie Rosenberg Career Development Professor for Leadership and Innovation
Kristen Goessling  Fall 2017 - Spring 2020
Jennifer Zosh  July 2014 - July 2017

The George W. Franz Advising and Mentoring Award
Patricia Hillen  2019
Elizabeth A. Dudkin  2018
Adam Sorkin  2017
Christine Brown  2016
Nannette D’Imperio  2015
Gail Wray   2014
Laura Guertin  2013
Robin Stokes   2012
Sharon Manco   2011
Richard Barrett     2010
Gordon Crompton  2009
Ivan Esparragoza   2008

The D'Iorio Faculty Mentor Research Award
Michael (Mick) Yoder  2019
Evan E. Bradley  2018
Megan Povelones  2017
Elizabeth Dudkin  2016
Phyllis Cole    2015
Julie Stanton    2014
Timothy Lawlor   2013
Cynthia Lightfoot    2012
John Tierney    2011
Michael DeRosa  2010
Laura Guertin  2009

The D'Iorio Faculty Research Award
Kristen Goessling . 2019
Megan Povelones  2018
Jennifer Zosh  2017
Kathleen Kennedy, Ben Park   2016
John Tierney   2015
Michael DeRosa    2014
Laura Guertin and Djuradj Stakic  2013
Adam Sorkin   2012
Steve Cimbala   2011
Phyllis Cole  2010

Teaching Award for Part-time Faculty
Michelle Blumer and Rosemary Hughes  2019
Vanesa Palermo  2018
Daniel McGarity  2017
Mary Burch   2016
Thomas Guerin   2015
Christopher McGrath   2014
Alan Randzin  2013
Patricia O'Brien and Christopher Neeb   2012
Jean McKay   2011 

Faculty Awards
University Awards

Alpha Sigma Lambda Outsanding Mentor for Adult Learners Award
Sylvia Schaffer  2001

Amoco Foundation Outstanding Teacher Award
Peter Georgopulos  1978
Michael Kersnick  1984

College of Arts and Architecture's Outstanding Teacher Award
Constance Kirker  1993

Commonwealth College Award for Outstanding Service to Students
Grace Stanford  2002

Commonwealth College Distinguished Faculty Service Award
Steve Cimbala  2002

Commonwealth College Excellence in Academic Integration Award
Phyllis Cole  2001

Commonwealth College Excellence in Teaching Award
Laura Guertin  2005
John Terrell  2002

Commonwealth College Faculty Excellence in Research Award
Mike DeRosa  2003

Commonwealth College Award for Distinguished Faculty Service for Outreach
Djuradj Stakic  2005

Distinguished Professor Award
Stephen J. Cimbala, Distinguished Professor of Political Science  2000
Adam J. Sorkin, Distinguished Professor of English  2000

Liberal Arts Alumni Society Faculty Outstanding Advising Award
George W. Franz  1993

George W. Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching
Robert Black  1992
Elizabeth Dudkin   2008
George W. Franz  1990
Peter Georgopulos  1995
Mary Gergen  1996
Paul Greene   2005
Laura Guertin   2006
Charles Helou  1999
Arnold Markley  2001
Wayne McMullen  2000
Kathy Meehan  2013
John Ousey  1994
Jennifer Zosh  2019

Milton S. Eisenhower Award for Distinguished Teaching
Elizabeth Buckmaster  1996
Stephen J. Cimbala  1995
Charles Helou  1999
Constance Kirker  1997

College of Health and Human Development CES Faculty Achievement Award
Doris Griffith  1996

Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Award for Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching
Priscilla F. Clement  1991

McKay-Donkin Award for Service to the Faculty
George W. Franz  1994

C. I. Noll Award for Outstanding Teaching and Mentorship (Eberly College of Science)
Jane Cooper  1994

Penn State Engineering Society (PSES) Outstanding Advisor Award
Arya Ebrahimpour  1998

Distinguished Service Award of the Eberly College of Science Alumni Society
Michael De Rosa  2005

Penn State Engineering Society (PSES) Outstanding Teacher Award
Ivan Esparragoza  2005

Penn State Teaching Fellow: The Penn State Alumni Association Award for Excellence in Teaching
Ivan Esparragoza  2009

Outstanding Contribution to Penn State University Libraries
Sara Whildin  1981

Teresa Cohen Mathematics Service Award
Charles Helou  2007

Provost's Award for Collaborative Instructional and Curricular Innovation
Asad Azemi  1998
Elizabeth Buckmaster  1997
Arya Ebrahimpour  1998
George Franz  1996
Robert Ginsberg  1992, 1994
Karen Hill  1996, 1997
Alan Horwitz  1998
Constance Kirker  1992, 1997
John Ousey  1993, 1996, 1997
Sara Whildin  1996, 1997

Fulbright Recipients
Richard Betts  1998
Michael De Rosa  1997-98, 2005-2006
Carol Kessler  1995-96
Adam Sorkin  1980-81, 1989
Djuradj Stakic  2002-2003

Teaching and Learning with Technology Impact Award
Laura Guertin  2019


Staff Awards

Staff Excellence Award - Outstanding Support Staff
Jeanette Rieck  2005

Staff Excellence Award - Outstanding Technical-Service Staff
Charles Lausch  2004
Terry Ernest  2001

Outstanding Office Professionals Award
Gail Wray  2019

Chancellor's Award
Jennifer Traubel 2019
Justin DiMatteo and Bill Tyson  2018
Khalica Collins  2017
Matthew Bodek  2016
Charles Daly   2015
James Gastner  2014
Tony Montagna  2013
Sally Ent and Ronika Money-Adams  2012
​Gail Wray and Lisa Marranzini  2011
Deborah Erie  2010

Vairo Service Award
Adrienne Showalter 2019
AJ Downey  2018
Michael McDade  2017
Jenna Eckel, Theresa Walls  2016
Connie Stankowski and John Whelan   2015
Denise Ripchinski  2014
Diane Shorter  2013
Jean Palladino  2012
Mary Fran McLaughlin   2011
Justin DiMatteo  2010

Spirit Award
Claire Nolan 2019
Bobbi Gallo 2018
Lisa Krol 2017
Mary Fran McLaughlin 2016
Jess Menges 2015
Jeremy Branch and Alicia Cobb 2014
Alexander Pratt 2013
Rochella Moore 2012
James Gastner 2011
Pamela Coghlan and Theresa Walls 2010

Teamwork Award
2019
Marinda Harrell-Levy, Ronika Money-Adams, Valerie Mendez-Gallardo for CLASS

2018
The Sustainovation Team: Justin DiMatteo, AJ Downey, Ivan Esparragoza, Laura Guertin, Adrienne Showalter, and Karen Theveny

2017
Committee on Community and Social Justice
AJ Downey, Laura Evans, Marinda Harrell-Levy, Patricia Hillen, Stephanie Jones, Ronika Money-Adams, Josh Phillips, Angela Putman, DJ Stakic, Robin Stokes, Jennifer Toadvine, Jenn Traubel, Beth Womack

2016
Frank Martelli, Harley Miles, Andrey Peace, and John Whelan

2015
University Relations: Debbie Blanton, Jenna Eckel, Mike McDade, and Bill Tyson

2014
Information Technology Department:  Matthew Boyle, Hoi Michael Cheung, Justin DiMatteo, James Morgan, Theresa Walls, and students Charles Journey, Hao Phung, and Scott Schmoyer

2013
Orientation Planning Team: Kevin Armalay, Jennifer Connor, Sally Ent, Deb Erie, Joanna McGowan, Ronika Money-Adams, Matthew Shupp, Robin Stokes, and Jenn Traubel

2012
Development: Michelle Johnson, Alexander Pratt, and Connie Stankowski  
and Janitorial and Maintenance: John Ayala, Alicia Cobb, Charles Daly, John Hawkins, Anthony Iacono, Shanida Lukis, Frank Martelli, Anthony Montagna, Rochella Moore, Andrey Peace, Antoine Pegues, Manuel Polanco, Brian Rostick, Christopher Stevens, Jamiel Thomas, Bernard Todd Jr., John Whelan, and Broughton (Rick) Young

2011
The 'Oaring Lion's Dragon Boat Team
Christine Allen, Kim Blockett, Alex Bolinger, Michael Cheung, Sue Currie, Sally Ent, Maureen Fielding, Linda Flick, Julie Gallagher, Pat Hillen, Mike Iezzi, Tia Kim, Tim Lawlor, Sandra Lawrence, Mary Fran McLaughlin, Kathy Meehan, Theresa Murray (from the Great Valley campus), Patricia O'Brien, Robin Stokes, Don Taylor, Jenn Traubel, Twana Walker, Theresa Walls, Gail Wray, Tom Yannuzzi, Jenn Zosh, and Maria Zuccato

2010
Susan Fredricks, Jim Gastner, Matthew Shupp, Dale Soring, Gail Wray, and Theresa Walls

Thinking Outside The Box Award
Jeff Scarpone 2019
Bridget O'Donnell 2018
Harley Miles, Andrey Peace 2017
Dani Rementer 2016
Bobbi Caprice and Stephanie Jones 2015
Christine Allen 2014
Ayhana King 2013
Melissa Algeo 2012
Matthew Shupp 2011
Robin Stokes 2010