Awards and Appreciation
The 2020 call for nominations is now closed.
Thanks to your support and participation, we have received a record number of nominations for the 2020 Models of Excellence. In late January, the Models, Pillars, and Model Supervisor honorees will be announced. Please save the date for the 2020 Models Ceremony on April 28, 2020 in Irvine Auditorium, 4:00pm-5:00pm. Reception immediately following.
Our dedicated faculty and staff do great things every day and we want to celebrate that commitment and contribution. That’s why Human Resources offers events and programs that reward and recognize the University’s most valuable asset: you!
Models of Excellence Program
The Models of Excellence program encourages excellence, provides inspiring role models, and recognizes innovative staff accomplishments. Over the last 20 years, the program has honored more than 1,100 staff members for their outstanding achievements.
Penn Family Day
Our annual Penn Family Day event lets you share Penn’s lively campus with your family and friends. Bring your loved ones along as you enjoy food, football, games, and more!
Service Recognition Awards
Penn celebrates long-term commitment to the University through the service recognition program.
25 Years of Service Celebration
Penn celebrates staff and faculty with 25 years of service at an annual celebration traditionally held on a Thursday evening during fall break in October.