2011

Elsie with Art Edmunds and Frieda Shapria
Receives the Frieda Shapira Medal from the Forbes Fund

2012

Elsie receiving the Elsie Hillman Life Time Civic Achievement Award in Pittsburgh
The University of Pittsburgh’s Institute of Politics publishes a case study entitled, “Never a Spectator: The Political Life of Elsie Hillman”, and establishes the Elsie Hillman Life Time Civic Achievement Award.

2013

The Dignity and Respect Campaign selected Elsie Hillman as their 2013 National Champion. Elsie was the second person to receive this honor. Dr. Maya Angelou was the first recipient of the national award.

2014

Elsie H. Hillman Civic Forum established by the Univeristy of Pittsburgh’s Institute of Politics

2014

Elsie H. Hillman Student Award for Public Service, established by Philadelphia University’s Arlen Specter’s Center for Public Service

2014

Rider University Sesquicentennial Medal of Excellence Award.

2015

Receives the Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award from the Community College of Allegheny County’s Legends in Leadership.