Dean Receives PDK Honor
USC Rossier Dean Karen Symms Gallagher has been honored with the 2014 Leadership Award by the USC Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa.
The award was presented at the organization’s annual Awards dinner on Friday evening, May 9.
The Leadership Award is presented to “a chapter member who has demonstrated an extremely high level of leadership and inspiration to others in Phil Delta Kappa and public education,” according to the PDK.
The international organization is a 100-year-old professional association for educators that brings together the top leaders, thinkers, and practitioners to collaborate and inspire one another. Dean Gallagher has been a member for over 30 years, and is a previous winner of PDK’s Research and Service Awards, as well as the Chapter Service Key honor, which requires a vote of the International Governing Board.