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Awards & Recognition

The divisions, departments and staff with the Executive Vice President's portfolio are regularly recognized for their outstanding achievements with national and local awards.

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Architecture and Planning
Business Services
Public Safety
  • Penn's Division of Public Safety ranked #1 for the Higher Education Market by Security 500 Magazine (for the eleventh year in a row)
  • DPS received the Accreditation with Excellence Award by The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc., (CALEA®) and has been accredited continuously since March 2001.
  • Best values in Higher Education by Kiplinger
Information Systems and Computing
  • ISC Information Security received the 2018 CSO50 Award for its work on incident orchestration
  • E&I Cooperative Services Cloud Leadership Award for effective use of cloud solutions to benefit students, teachers, administrators, and staff
  • Talend Data Masters Award for use of the Talend tool to create Penn’s new Online Giving application, making premier-quality higher education available and accessible to all students regardless of financial need