Tilly Shames of University of Michigan Hillel wins Excellence Award
Tilly Shames, executive director of University of Michigan Hillel, won the 2013 Richard M. Joel Exemplar of Excellence Award from Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life.
photo courtesy of U-M Hillel
Foundation officials said Shames was honored because she "encourages students to share their opinions and ensures that each student has space to express their views, acting as a remarkable mentor and Jewish role model."
Shames has been with University of Michigan Hillel since 2008. She previously worked at Hillel of Greater Toronto.
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