Schreyer Honors College (SHC)at Penn State

Outstanding Scholar Alumni Award

The Outstanding Scholar Alumni Award recognizes graduates who demonstrate exemplary leadership skills, professional achievement, and a passion for lifelong learning.

All graduates of the University Scholars Program and the Schreyer Honors College who have met and fulfilled the requirements to earn an honors diploma from The Pennsylvania State University are eligible for nomination.

Members of the Scholar Alumni Society select one male and one female award recipent each year.

The Outstanding Scholar Alumni awards are presented during the College's Alumni and Faculty Awards Program in the fall of each year.

Past Recipients

2017

  • Christa Hasenkopf '03 Sci
  • Herman Ponzer '99 Lib

2016

  • Jayatri Das '99 Sci
  • Jared Edgar McKnight '11 A&A, Lib

2015

  • Jenna R. Knapp '02 Edu
  • Andrew El Bardissi '03 Sci

2014

  • Meena Bose '90 Lib
  • Shawn D. Safford '92 Sci

2013

  • Farnoosh Torabi '02 Bus
  • Michael Rieker '90 HHD

2012

  • Stella Tsai '85 Lib
  • Casimer DeCusatis '86 Eng

2011

  • Reginald D. Hedgebeth '89 Lib
  • Dawn M. Trautman '87 Bus

2010

  • Lisa P. Baird '82 Lib, '84g Bus
  • Peter W. Klein '91 Lib

2009

  • Kelly A. Ayotte '90 Lib
  • Kevin D. Frick '91 HHD

2008

  • Stephanie Hulina '92 Lib
  • John Woerner '91 Bus

2007

  • Ann Hsu '89 Eng
  • Richard Spontak '83 Eng

2006

  • Doug Evans '86 Eng
  • Mary Beth Long '85 Com

Nominations

Nominations can be for self or others, and nominators must be prepared to provide contact information, educational and other notable achievements, and briefly explain how their career achievements support the mission of the Schreyer Honors College.

Nominations are due Friday, July 6, 2018 at 5:00 PM. Award recipients will be contacted in advance and invited to University Park for an awards ceremony on Friday, October 20, 2018. The nomination form and more specific information can be found here.

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