Each year, Penn College recognizes faculty, staff and alumni for excellence and service to the institution. These individuals were honored in 2007-08.

Lizabeth Mullens, VP for academic affairs/provost, and Davie Jane Gilmour, president, present the 2008 Master Teacher Award to Dr. William Urosevich.

The 2008 Veronica M. Muzic Master Teacher Award was presented to Dr. William B. Urosevich, associate professor of biology, anatomy and physiology, by Lizabeth S. Mullens, vice president for academic affairs/provost, and the president. The award is the college's highest level of recognition for a faculty member. Urosevich, who holds a doctor of optometry degree, joined the faculty in 1993.

2008 Distinguished Staff Award recipients

2008 Distinguished Staff Award recipients (left to right): Larry E. Shields, motorpool mechanic; Linda Kapner, PBX operator-receptionist; Molly J. Steele-Schrimp, secretary to the vice president for academic affairs/provost; Barbara A. Danko, director of alumni relations.

Eric Pruden

Eric D. Pruden, Instructor, automotive electronics

Excellence in Teaching Award

Barbara J. Natell

Barbara J. Natell, Director of occupational therapy assistant

Part-time Teaching Excellence Award

Jennifer C. Yeager

Jennifer C. Yeager, Instructor of French and Spanish

Part-time Teaching Excellence Award

Robert L. Pierce

Robert L. Pierce, Aviation Maintenance Technician '72, Recognized authority on
aviation safety

Distinguished Alumnus Award

Mel Tra

Mel Tra, Electrical Construction Technology '87, Owner, Tra Electric Inc.

Distinguished Alumnus Award

Jill E. Hoffines-Erb

Jill E. Hoffines-Erb, Floral Design/Interior Plantscape '00, Owner, Floral Designs of Mount Joy

Alumna Achievement Award

Mark Porter

Mark Porter, Graphic Arts '81, Printing-prepress systems, manager, Labels by Pulizzi Inc.

Mentorship Award

Timothy E. Hess

Timothy E. Hess, Broadcast Communications '98, Chief photojournalist, WSLS-TV

Alumnus Achievement Award