Staff Award Nominations

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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.

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


Previous winners can be found here.