The Pan-Asian American Community House would like to recognize individuals and groups who have been involved significantly in the Pan-Asian American Community at the University of Pennsylvania and/or in the greater Philadelphia Asian Pacific American (APA) community.
Social Justice Award: Awarded to an individual or group that embodies the spirit of advocacy and social justice as it pertains to APA issues on campus.
Community Involvement Award: Awarded to any student, Philadelphia community member, or community/Penn organization that has contributed significantly to the greater Philadelphia APA community.
Ally Award: Awarded to a student, staff, and/or faculty member (who may not identify as APA) who demonstrates a strong commitment to work within the APA community in an effort to create social change.
Outstanding Student Organization Award: Awarded to any student organization that has made the most influential impact on the APA community through intentional community-building at the University of Pennsylvania.
Outstanding Faculty/Staff Award: Awarded to a faculty and/or staff member who has demonstrated dedication to the awareness and improvement of the Pan-Asian American community at the University of Pennsylvania and/or the greater Philadelphia APA community. PAACH staff are ineligible for this award.
Outstanding Graduate/Professional Student Award: Awarded to a graduate and/or professional student who has worked to improve the climate for APA students at the University of Pennsylvania.
Rising Leader Award: Awarded to an undergraduate student who displays extraordinary potential in being a leader at the University of Pennsylvania. Freshmen and sophomores are eligible for this award.
Distinguished Senior Award: Awarded to a graduating senior who has shown exceptional leadership in helping to bring about improvements in the Pan-Asian American Community at the University of Pennsylvania.
Visions Award: Awarded to a student or group in recognition of their exceptional leadership and vision with regard to the APA community.