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School Awards

Chair Yvonne Michael with 2024 award winners from the Dornsife Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department

Each academic year, our faculty, professional staff, students, alumni, and community members celebrate those who have made significant contributions to the Dornsife School of Public Health.

Drexel's Graduate Student Excellence Awards

The Graduate Student Excellence Awards recognize Drexel University's high performing graduate students and their commitment to the University's mission.

Each year, awardees are recognized during Graduate Student Day and, in some cases, during their College/School commencement ceremony.

Deadline and Nomination Forms

Please review the award descriptions for further information of the required materials, evaluation criteria, the nomination process, and timeline.

One finalist for each category will be selected to move forward to the University level for consideration of the Graduate Student Excellence Awards, as applicable.

If you are interested in serving on the Dornsife Selection Committee for the Graduate Student Excellence Awards please contact Gina Lovasi.

Dornsife School of Public Health Awards

The Dornsife Awards celebrate the successes of students, as well as faculty, alumni, staff, and preceptors.

All are encouraged to nominate individuals and self-nominate for any of the awards. Please note that an individual may be nominated for multiple awards, but is limited to winning only one award per year.

Deadline and Nomination Form

The deadline for all 2023-24 award nominations was February 19, 2024. Read about our 2023-24 award winners.

Award Descriptions

Below is a list of the 2024 Awards:

  • Junior Faculty Research Award
  • Golden Apple Faculty Teaching Award
  • Faculty Practice Award
  • Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award
  • Outstanding Promise Student Awards
  • Staff Excellence Award
  • Public Health Practice Award for Community Preceptors
  • New Preceptor Award
  • Distinguished Alumni Award
  • Recent Alumni Award
  • Delta Omega
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Award

The Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Award and the New Preceptor Award are new this year.

Visit the DSPH Intranet to learn more