2017 Award Announcement

Penn State Hillel awarded Outstanding Student Organization of the Year

MARCH 29, 2017 – STATE COLLEGE, PA – Of approximately 1,300 student organizations at Penn State University, Penn State Hillel has been awarded the 2016 – 2017 Outstanding Student Organization of the Year, an award honoring a top student organization on campus.

Each year, Penn State’s Office of Student Activities celebrates student organizations and individual students with the Service and Leadership Awards, recognizing individual students for their outstanding leadership and service to the University, and the Student Organization and Involvement Awards, recognizing individual students and student organizations for their outstanding efforts, programming, and collaborations over the past year. Penn State Hillel was awarded the 2016 – 2017 Outstanding Student Organization of the Year based on their standing with Penn State’s Office of Student Activities and their achievements in the following categories: collaboration with other student organizations, faculty, and staff; programming a variety of purposeful events; positive promotion of mission and purpose of organization to University community; and building a sense of community.

The Office of Student Affairs 2017 Student Leadership and Service Awards Ceremony will be held on Sunday, April 23 at 10:30am in 233 HUB-Robeson Center – invite only.

Penn State Hillel’s mission is to enrich the lives of the estimated 5,000 Jewish students at Penn State so that they may enrich the Jewish people and the world. Penn State Hillel is committed to excellence, innovation, accountability, and results.

For more information on Penn State Hillel please visit www.pennstatehillel.org.

Media Contact: Hannah Giterman, Director of Community Engagement at Penn State Hillel, email: [email protected]

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