The Alan M. Cabelly Award for Excellence in Human Resource Management

Alan M. Cabelly Award

Overview of Award & Application Process

Applications are currently being accepted until Friday, March 8, 2024. Please self nominate by completing the application that can be found here.

Through the generous support of Dr. Alan Cabelly, a Penn State alumnus and Professor Emeritus at Portland State University, the Department of Management & Organization will present the "The Alan M. Cabelly Award for Excellence in Human Resource Management.” The Cabelly Award provides one $2,500 gift to reward a graduating senior who has been successful in his or her human capital studies and who has also contributed to the campus and community. Dr. Cabelly's vision is that this gift will help a graduating senior as they make the transition from student to human resources professional. 

Awards are granted each Spring semester, based upon the following criteria:

  • Semester 8 (senior)*
  • Major in management*
  • Minimum GPA of 3.25*
  • Involvement in Management & Organization Student Organizations+
  • Involvement in Smeal Student Organizations+
  • Leadership position(s) in M&O or Smeal Student Organizations+
  • Evidence of academic achievement through faculty-directed research or independent study groups+
  • Community service/volunteering+

* Required
+ Preferred

Human capital students who are graduating in the spring are eligible to apply for this competitive award and are encouraged to participate in the self-nomination process.

Please contact Amanda Brown via e-mail for any questions. 

Past Award Recipients

For past recipients, see this link.