Three Penn State Harrisburg students were recently nominated by their faculty advisers and internship supervisors for the 2009 PennACE JoAnn Day Student of the Year award.
The JoAnne Day Student of the Year Awards are presented by PennACE (Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Employers ) each year to recognize outstanding co-ops and interns enrolled at member institutions. Three awards of $500 each are given each year, one in a technical field, one in non-profit (includes government), and one in business.
Nominees for the 2009 award must have completed an assignment during fall 2008, spring 2009, and/or summer 2009. Nominees must have worked at their assignment a minimum of 120 hours.
The Penn State Harrisburg nominated students are:
Alex Kravets, a Finance major from Harrisburg who interned in summer 2009 at Public Financial Management, Inc. in Seattle, Wash. His adviser was Associate Professor of Finance Oranee Tawatnuntachai.
Colin Wilson, an Interdisciplinary Humanities major from Camp Hill who interned in summer 2009 with the Cumberland County Court Appointed Special Advocates program. His adviser was Associate Professor of Humanities and History Louise Hoffman.
Victoria Prince, a Public Policy major from Harrisburg who interned in spring 2009 with the Bipartisan Management Committee’s Legislative Fellowship Program in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Her adviser was Associate Professor of Political Science and Public Policy Carol Nechemias.