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Alumni Achievement Award

The Penn State Alumni Achievement Award recognizes alumni 35 years of age and younger for their extraordinary professional accomplishment. These prominent young alumni are nominated by an academic college and invited by the President of the University to return to campus to share their expertise with students, faculty, and administrators. They demonstrate to students that Penn State alumni can succeed in exceptional fashion at an early age. The award is given by the Penn State Alumni Association.

The following is a list of Graduate School alumni who have received Penn State Alumni Achievement Awards.

2016

2013

  • Rebecca West Burns ’02, ’08g, ’12g Edu
  • Susan E. Dickinson ’11g Hbg
  • Gavin P. Hayes ’07g EMS

Recipients' biographies, 2005-Present

2012

  • Christopher M. Thomas, '03, '08g Bus

2011

  • Vivian P. Chang '01g Agr
  • Patrick J. Flynn '01, '03g EMS
  • Jeremy E. Frank '97, '01g Eng, '05g IDF
  • Bernard J. Hershberger '02, '07g Hbg

2010

  • Heather Leed Neary ’09g Hbg
  • Matthew L. Silvis '02g Med
  • Rachel L. Tereska '00, '01g Eng

2009

  • Sara B. Das ’03g EMS

2008

  • Alan Majewski ’02g Bus
  • Ian M. Paul ’98g, ’03g Med
  • Bulent Tarman ’06g Edu
  • Uday T. Turaga ’02g EMS

2007

  • Tabbetha A. Dobbins ’02g EMS
  • Kameswar Rao Ellajosyula ’98g Agr
  • Keegan-Michael Key ’96g A&A
  • Heath A. Mitts ’96g Bus (Graduate School)
  • Evan S. Trost ’02g Med

2006

  • George H. Bryan ’96, ’98g, ’03g EMS
  • Sanjay Chandran ’97g IDF (Graduate School)
  • Carla J. Hargrove ’97g A&A
  • Menassie M. Taddese ’97g Bus

2005

  • M. Christopher Brown II ’97 PhD Edu
  • Kerry L. Golden ’91, ’93 MEd Agr
  • Marc L. Rigas ’94 MS, ’98 PhD IDF (Graduate School)
  • Bradley E. Sinrod ’03 MBA GrtVly

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