Graduate & Professional Student Leader Awards

Penn will honor graduate and professional student leaders on Friday, May 11 from 4:30-6 p.m. in the Graduate Student Center. The Penn community is invited to attend; RSVP at

This year’s recipient’s are:

Brenda Salantes (PSOM) and Anthony Pratcher (SAS): President’s & Provost’s Citation for Exceptional Commitment to Graduate and Professional Student Life, presented to graduate or professional students upon their graduation from Penn who have been a catalyst for transformative and lasting new developments that have enhanced graduate and professional student life at Penn.

Akudo Ejelonu, (PSOM and LPS); Rosario Jaime-Lara (Nursing); Ruiyuan Ma (SEAS); Miles Owen (Design and LPS): The Dr. Andy Binns Impact Award for Outstanding Service to Graduate and Professional Student Life.