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Housing and Food Services Awards

Housing and Food Services Rewards and Recognition Program each year, Housing and Food Services presents awards to our most outstanding employees through the Rewards and Recognition program.


  • Achieving Excellence Award
  • David T. Gingher Award for Achievement Above and Beyond
  • Edward A. Mulfinger Award for Respect and Civility
  • Gail A. Hurley Student-Centered Award
  • Technical Service Achieving Excellence Award
  • Thomas V. Gibson Award for Creativity and Innovation
  • William H. McKinnon Award for Quality Customer Service
  • William H. Rieber Award


Housing and Food Services employees are encouraged to nominate their most deserving colleagues. Visit the ABS Intranet for more information. 


Each award is accompanied by an honorarium drawn from the Housing and Food Services Endowment, which David Gingher, director of Food Services, and Ed Mulfinger, former regional director Housing and Food Services-Commonwealth Campuses, established in 2003 with an investment of $25,000.

Founders Club

The Housing and Food Services Endowment Founders Club is open to donors who have contributed $2,500 or more.

Current Members

Don Arndt and Family
Caldwell and Gregory, Inc.
Mrs. Florence S. Curley
Tom and Di-Anne Gibson
David T. Gingher
Chris and Gail Hurley
Stan and Debra Latta
William and Diane McKinnon
Edward A. Mulfinger
Panda Restaurant Group
Pepsi Beverages Company
Rich and Janice Pearce
Sbarro, Inc.
F. Barry and Linda Scerbo
Joel and Krista Weidner
Harry M. Whitesell
Mary B. Whitesell
Au Bon Pain

Make a Contribution

Current and past employees’ financial contributions are key to the vitality of the Housing and Food Services Endowment. No contribution is too small—even just a few dollars each month can help.

If you wish, you can become a member of the Founders Club by contributing $2,500 or more. Download a contribution form (pdf).