Awards and Honors

Induction into Trinity Area Sports Hall of Fame, with Trinity High School 1982 and 1983 Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League Champion teams. Inducted November 2014.

Climate Enhancement Award from Penn State College of Education. Presented April 2013.

Pennsylvania Business Central’s 25 Women Making a Difference from the Pennsylvania Business Central in collaboration with St. Francis University. Presented September 2011. 

Impact Pennsylvania, Serve the Nation, Reach the World Award with J. Gido and K. Matsueda from Penn State Continuing and Professional Education. Presented August 2009.

Chapter contributed with D. L. Passmore (“Sampling strategies and power analysis”) to Research in Organizations: Foundations and methods of inquiry. (R. A. Swanson & E. F. Holton III, editors, San Francisco: Berrett–Koehler, 2005.) which won 2005 Outstanding Book of the Year Award from the Academy of Human Resource Development.

Best Quality Award from Penn State Continuing Education. Presented April 2005.

Dean of the College of Education Research Initiation Grant Award from the Penn State College of Education. Presented September 2002.

Lavanda Mueller Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement from the Penn State College of Education. Presented May 2000.

Andrew V. Kozak Award for Leadership, Research, and Service to Public Education awarded by Phi Delta Kappa. Presented May 2000.

Paul W. Welliver Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year from the Pennsylvania Chapter of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology. Presented October 1999.

Distinguished Alumni Graduate Student Scholarship for Outstanding Performance in School and Community awarded by the Penn State College of Education. Presented September 1999.

Distinguished Research Paper for 1999 presented by the Pennsylvania Educational Research Association at the 1999 meeting in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The paper was presented at the 2000 American Educational Research Association meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana. 

District VI Student Council Advisor of the Year awarded by the Pennsylvania Association of Student Councils at the 1996 state conference. 

NRA Smallbore Silhouette National Long Run Record, Women, Chickens 53, Pigs 55, Turkeys 18, Rams 36, 1991 (note: scores under the name Rose Trew).

Girl Scout Gold Award presented by the Girl Scouts of America in May 1983.