Barash Award for Human Service

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General Information

The Barash Award for Human Service was created in 1975 by the family of the late Sy Barash. It is an annual award to a full-time member of the faculty, staff, or student body of The Pennsylvania State University at University Park who has contributed most, apart from regular duties, to human causes, public service activities and organization, or the welfare of fellow humans. These human service activities must have been performed in University Park, the Borough of State College, College, Patton, Harris, or Ferguson Townships.


Any full-time person at the University Park Campus who meets the criteria for the award as previously described is eligible for consideration. The award carries a stipend of $1,000.

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Past Winners

2016 AnneMarie Mingo African American Studies and Women's Studies
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