On Saturday, March 28th Penn State Hillel
was honored by the Penn State Division of Student Affairs at the 2009 Student Leadership and Service Awards Ceremony. As the sole recipient of the Spiritual Leadership Award, the University acknowledged Penn State Hillel for its outstanding leadership and initiative.
Robert Smith, director of the Center for Ethics and Religious Affairs, believes that the university community recognized the "sensitivity and cooperation Hillel has shown to every religious and spiritual organization on campus."
"I have never seen a group more supportive of our efforts than Hillel, both through their actions and their words," Smith said.