2015 Models of Excellence Awards Ceremony

Models of Excellence Winners


Penn Green Campus Partnership Team

For above-and-beyond contributions of each team member in assisting in the achievement of integrating sustainability into coursework, community, and campus planning, design, and operations. 

Quaker Days Team 

For the tireless work and unprecedented level of cooperation between University schools and centers to provide extraordinary service to our admitted students to encourage enrollment and to showcase student life at Penn.

Models of Excellence Honorable Mentions


Arch Team

For collaborating on a solution to transform the Arts Research and Cultural House (ARCH) into a destination spot, bringing people together fostering cultural diversity, awareness, education and community.

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Hoag Levins, The Wharton School

Hoag Levins, The Wharton School

For his initiative and creativity in executing a comprehensive multi-media communication and promotional program for the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics' Summer Undergraduate Minority Research (SUMR) program.

Singh Center for Nanotechnology Team

For planning, designing and constructing a state-of-the-art nanotechnology facility that engages the local, national and global research community.

Pillars of Excellence Winner

Michelle Majeski, Business    Services        

Michelle Majeski, Business Services

For her leadership and exemplary customer service; her optimism, kindness and respect of others as the Rodin College House resident manager.

Pillars of Excellence Honorable Mentions


Mary Dowds, Business Services
Najah Munson, Business Services

Penn Children's Center Teachers Team

For their professional skills, integrity, compassion and nurturing as our Penn Children's Center's Lead Teachers.

Michael Rosato, Facilities & Real
Estate Services

Michael Rosato, Facilities & Real Estate Services

For playing a significant part in the day-to-day operations in the Franklin Building where safety and service is the top priority in his role as custodian.

Model Supervisor Winner and Finalist

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Derek Hunsberger, Associate Director,
Building Administration, Residential
Services, Business Services

Jules Spaeth, Senior Executive Director
of Services, Perelman School of
Medicine, Development and Alumni Relations

Jules Spaeth and Derek Hunsberger