Climate Enhancement Award


CLIMATE ENHANCEMENT AWARD FOR FACULTY & STAFF

The purpose of the Climate Enhancement Award is to recognize contributions by any faculty, staff or student to the pursuit of the College's diversity agenda.  The award criteria are as follows:

  • Open to all faculty, staff and students
  • Demonstrates commitment to fostering an environment in which diversity is understood, valued and promoted
  • Demonstrates leadership in the elimination of discrimination
  • through encouragement of understanding among persons of different ethnic origins, races, sexes, age groups, religious heritage, sexual orientation, and disabilities
  • Demonstrates commitment to meeting the special needs of students, faculty, staff and clientele who are members of traditionally underrepresented groups


Recipients:

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2018 faculty and staff award winners with Dean Monk.

2017/18:  Samantha Walker, Administrative Support Assistant in Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education

2016-17:  no nomination

2015/16:  no nomination

2014/15: Dirk Copland, Administrative Support Assistant in Learning and Performance Systems

2013/14: Charleon Jeffries, Coordinator for Diversity Education in the Penn State Affirmative Action Office

2012/13:  Rose Baker, Assistant Professor of Education

2011/12:  Robert Clark, Associate Professor in Learning and Performance Systems

2010/11:  Edgar Farmer, Professor in Learning and Performance Systems

2009/10:  Gail Boldt, Associate Professor in Curriculum and Instruction

2008/09:  Keith Wilson, Professor of Rehabilitation Services; and, Paul Datti, doctoral candidate in Counselor Education

2007/08:  Richard Hazler, Professor of Counselor Education in Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education; and, Eugenio Longoria Saenz, doctoral candidate in Learning and Performance Systems

2006/07:  Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto, Assistant Professor in Curriculum and Instruction

2005/06:  Maria Schmidt, Assistant Dean of Multicultural Programs

For more information, and how to apply for the Climate Enhancement Award, please visit the College's awards page.