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Department of Chemistry
Staff Awards

About Staff Awards

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

Wheeler P. Davey Award for Excellence in Scientific and Technical Support

2018 Russ Rogers

2015 Larry Johns

2012 Rod Kreuter

2009 John Lintner

George Gilbert Pond Award for Excellence in Support of Undergraduate Education

2019 Lance White

2016 Philip Stemple

2013 Mike Joyce

2010 Philip Stemple

2007 Connie Boob

Gerald Wendt Award for Excellence in Support of Research and Graduate Programs

2020 Crista Spratt

2017 Hilary Dellapenta

2014 Sharon Devlin

2014 Dana Hosko

2011 Dana Coval-Dinant

2008 Adrian Weaver

Department of Chemistry Staff Excellence Award

2005 Connie Smith

2004 Shari Miller

Staff Recognition at the University Level

2012 Dana Hosko

2011 Connie Smith

2006 Connie Smith

2004 Sabrina Glasgow

2009 Russ Rogers

2006 Theresa Peters

2004 Evelyn Bradley

2009 Phillip Stemple