Staff Recognition Program

University Service Awards

The University of Pennsylvania Service Recognition Program recognizes and shows appreciation for long-term full and part-time employment with the University of Pennsylvania. Additional information is available here. Faculty or staff with ten or more years of service are recognized at five year service milestones. This year’s recipients are:

10 Years

  • Staci L. Kaplan, Electrical and Systems Engineering
  • Susan Waddington-Pilder, Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics

15 Years

  • Rita M. Powell, Computer and Information Science
  • Jane Rinehart-Greaser, Development and External Partnerships

20 Years

  • Jeanne Marks, Bioengineering
  • Eric D. Johnston, Electrical and Systems Engineering
  • Dawn Norris, Towne Business Office

25 Years

  • Abigail Whittington, Office of Academic Programs
  • Lillian E. Thomas, Towne Business Office

30 Years

  • Amy Calhoun, Office of Academic Programs
  • Patricia Overend, Materials Science and Engineering

35 Years

  • William J. Burns, Towne Business Office
  • Denice Gorte, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • Donna Hampton, Penn Engineering Diversity and Inclusion

40 Years

  • Richard Ferraiolo, Towne Business Office

Penn Engineering Staff Recognition Award

This award recognizes a non-faculty employee whose presence contributes in an extraordinary way to the aspirations of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and inspires excellent performance from others.

Past Recipients:

  • Charity Payne, 2016-2017
  • Desirae Cesar and Lilian Wu, 2015-2016
  • Tonya Revell, 2013-2014
  • Doug Yates, 2012-2013
  • Cheryl Hickey, 2011-2012
  • Olivia Brubaker, 2010-2011
  • Steve Szewczyk, 2009-2010
  • Mark West, 2008-2009
  • Susan Waddington-Pilder, 2007-2008
  • Megan Doherty, 2006-2007
  • Marge Addario, 2005-2006
  • William J. Romanow, 2004-2005
  • Albert Giandomenico, 2002-2003
  • Maryeileen Banford, 2001-2002
  • Terry Kientz, 2000
  • Catherine Lawrence, 1999
  • Jackie Caliman and Andy Perch, 1998
  • Patricia Overend, 1997
  • Monica Pallanti, Fall 1996
  • Julie McNamara, Spring 1996
  • Mike Felker, Fall 1995
  • Rick Ferraiolo, Spring 1995
  • John Linscheid, Fall 1994
  • Bob Miller, Spring 1994
  • Delores Magobet, Fall 1993
  • Lucille Migatz, Spring 1993
  • Dru Spanner, Fall 1992
  • Donna Hampton and Jim Makoulian, Spring 1992
  • Gail Schwarz, Fall 1991
  • Mary Carver, Spring 1991
  • Frank Brown, Fall 1990
  • Denice Gorte, Spring 1990
  • Sharon (Sherry) Ferraiolo, Fall 1989 (first recipient)