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Graduate Awards

The philosophy department holds yearly awards for its graduate students to recognize outstanding Research, Teaching, and Service. A jury made up of both faculty and students decides on the recipients. The nomination period typically opens in January and runs until February 25th of each year. Undergraduate students are encouraged to nominate graduate instructors. Following this period, anyone who has been nominated can submit a formal application. For more information, refer to Awards Information and Nomination Form.

To view the Penn State University and College of Liberal Arts Graduate Student Awards Information please visit the Awards Information Page.

   
Nicole Yokum accepted the Department of Philosophy Graduate Student Award in Service, while Michael "Rawb" Leon-Carlyle accepted the Department of Philosophy Graduate Student Award in Teaching.

Harold F. Martin Graduate Assistant Outstanding Teaching Award: Tano Posteraro

Department of Philosophy Graduate Student Awards:

Tiffany Tsantsoulas, Excellence in Research
Michael "Rawb" Leon-Carlyle, Excellence in Teaching
Nicole Yokum, Excellence in Service


College of the Liberal Arts STAR Award: Daniel Smith

Harold F. Martin Graduate Assistant Outstanding Teaching Award: Kristopher Klotz

Department of Philosophy Graduate Student Awards:

Emma Velez, Excellence in Research
Samuel Gault, Excellence in Teaching
Eyo Ewara, Excellence in Service

 


Graduate Award Winners William Paris, Emma Velez, and Edward O'Byrn

Graduate Award Winners William Paris (left) and Edward O'Byrn (right) pose with fellow grad student Emma Velez

College of the Liberal Arts STAR Award: 

Daniel Smith

Harold F. Martin Graduate Assistant Outstanding Teaching Award:

William Paris
Edward O’Byrn

Department of Philosophy Graduate Student Awards: 

Romy Opperman, Excellence in Research
Kristopher Klotz, Excellence in Teaching 
Tiffany Tsantsoulas, Excellence in Service