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2015 Staff Award

The Pennsylvania State University, Department of Chemistry takes great pleasure in presenting awards which honor excellence in staff service. Three Awards have been established and each year a single award is granted to an eligible staff member.

  • Wheeler P. Davey Award for Excellence in Scientific and Technical Support
  • George Gilbert Pond Award for Excellence in Support of Undergraduate Education
  • Gerald Wendt Award for Excellence in Support of Research and Graduate Programs

Nominations are solicited and a qualified recipient is chosen to receive an award of $1,200 from an endowment established by an anonymous donor.  The award is presented at the Annual Chemistry Holiday Gathering which will take place from 2-4 pm Wednesday, December 2, 2015 on the Chemistry Building Bridge.

2015 Nominations

This year the Staff Awards committee is seeking nominations for the “Wheeler P. Davey Award for Excellence in Scientific and Technical Support"

Please use the following link to submit your nomination: nomination form.


Eligible Staff

  • Bob Crable
  • Larry Johns
  • Bob Korman
  • Jim Miller
  • Russ Rogers
  • Eric Younken

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be employed by the Department of Chemistry for at least 2 years
  • May not have received an award in a previous cycle
  • Must be a full time employee of the Department of Chemistry

Please feel free to contact any of the members of the Staff Awards Committee if you have any questions.

Thank you,
Staff Awards Committee
Mary King (chair), Sarah Lonsinger (secretary), Sandy Berkey, Jen Knecht, Bob Korman, Diana Nolten and Suzanne Sunday.