Tuesday, December 18, 2018

2018 recipient of the Circle of Excellence Award is Kelly Rhoades.The EMS Energy Institute would like to congratulate Kelly Rhoades on winning the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences Circle of Excellence Award. The Circle of Excellence Award  honors a staff member who motivates and inspires others while fostering excellence in achievements and performance, encourages the growth of others, promotes diversity, provides superior customer service, and is viewed as an outstanding staff in EMS.

Kelly is an Administrative Assistant for the EMS Energy Institute.

One of Kelly’s nominators stated: “Kelly is the embodiment of competence. She sets the example for everyone around her to do their best. She has a passion for seeing that all members of the Penn State community succeed in their roles, helping faculty, staff, administrators and students continue to grow.”

“Kelly cares deeply about diversity and inclusion in our EME community. She has created an all-inclusive, all-embracing environment at the Energy Institute. Highlighting her with this award highlights the kind of values we want to encourage in all members of the EMS community.”

Congratulations Kelly on your achievements!