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Hillel Professionals and Campuses Honored

by Hillel News |Dec 21, 2007|Comments
Hillel professionals celebrate their achievements at the 2007 Professional Staff Conference.
Hillel professionals celebrate their achievements at the 2007 Professional Staff Conference.

Hillel's Professional Staff Conference (PSC) in Washington, D.C. came to a close on Thursday, December 20. For the first time ever, the annual event was held in the nation's capital and drew one of the largest crowds on record. More than 700 Hillel professionals and partner agencies participated in the 4-day conference.

Hillels on six campuses were honored with the 2007 Hillel's Vision and Values Awards which support the key components of Hillel's Strategic Plan:

Indispensable Campus Partner (2 winners)
Stony Brook Hillel
Hillel of Silicon Valley

Development Award (2 winners)
University of Massachusetts, Amherst Hillel
Jewish University Center of Pittsburgh

Meaningful Jewish Experience
UCLA Hillel

Great Place to Work
Hillel at Stanford

PDF. Read the lessons learned from our 2007 nominees (PDF File 125Kb)
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Also honored during Hillel's PSC were six recipients of the Richard M. Joel Exemplars of Excellence Awards. Named for the extraordinary man who led Hillel as president from 1989-2003, the Exemplar Awards are presented to those Hillel professionals who demonstrate a solid commitment to Jewish campus life with proven success of their dedication to Hillel's mission.

The 2007 Richard M. Joel Exemplars of Excellence were awarded to:

Adina Danzig
Executive Director, Hillel at Stanford

Rabbi David Levy
Rabbi and Advisor, Colgate University Hillel

Arlene Miller
Associate Director of Jewish Student Life, UCLA Hillel

Rabbi Esther Reed
Assistant Director, Rutgers University Hillel

Adam Simon
Executive Director, Northwestern University Hillel

Rabbi Mike Uram
Assistant Director and Campus Rabbi, University of Pennsylvania Hillel

Jonah Zinn
Jewish Student Life Coordinator, University of Virginia Hillel

More Hillel professionals were also honored during PSC for achieving employment milestones.

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