Hugh Hammonds won the Rawlins Merit Award.
Devin McBain was awarded the Floyd L. English Natural Sciences Scholarship. Timothy Fairchild received the Smale Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement.
Nicole McAllister was elected Chico State's Director of Legislative Affairs. Kate Daley was awarded the $25,000 Excellence in Equine and Agricultural Involvement Scholarship
Andrew Langelier was named a 2011 Outstanding Civil Engineering Student by the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Crystal Vasquez won a $3333 Osher Foundation Reentry Scholarship.
As the end of the year approaches, our Honors students have got a lot to celebrate!
Many of our new graduates will be moving on to graduate or professional study. Kimberly Jacobson will be starting a combined MS Degree-Dietetic Internship at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston, TX. Cameryn Titus will attend the University of the Pacific for a doctorate in Physical Therapy. Tara Razi will head south to earn her single subject credential at CSU Fullerton. Zack Eskridge will be a little closer to Chico, attending the McGeorge School of Law.
Honors students earned a number of awards and scholarships for the past year and the one to come. Rebecca Hucker won the Melitta T. Singer Memorial Scholarship and the A.H. Weibel and A.W. Bramwell Memorial Scholarship. Devin S. McBain won a CSUC Chemistry Summer Research Institute Fellowship for Summer 2011. Crystal Vasquez won the Natural Sciences Academic and Performance Recruitment Scholarship for 2011-12. This last year Tara Razi was awarded the Michael gillis Scholarship, the Sarah Libby Mahood Merit Scholarship, the Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship and the CSU Chico USAC Scholarship. Briana Beaver won the Sociology Exceptional Achievement Award and the Robert P. Rankin Award. Noelle Jahn was a Gold Seal Recipient of the Residential Life Staff Diversity Award Resident Advisor "Rookie of Distinction" Award. Koudougou Koala won the Chico City Mayor's Award and a $5,000 SAP scholarship.
Our students have also been busy presenting their work in journals, at conferences and in exhibitions. Morgan Fedor published an essay in IDEATE: Journal of Sociology. Caleb Weeks presented his paper "Accommodating local food systems: addressing vendors' needs at the Chico Certified Farmers' Market" at the California Geographical Society conference in April. Mitchel Davidovitz had his photo "Plaszów Concentration Camp" published in the magazine Scribendi, and is showing his Untitled Monoprint in the student exhibition at Turner Gallery. Devin S. McBain presented "Isolation of natural products from the marine hydroid Corydendrium parasiticum" at the undergraduate poster session of the American Chemical Society meeting in Anaheim. Rebecca Hucker had a poem published in the magazine ME: Multicultural Echoes.
Honors students Michelle Nelson and Ciara Johnson have won Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarships for 2011-2012 from the National Science Foundation. Michelle also won the award the previous year.
Many honors students were recently recognized at the 2011 University Awards Reception.
Koudogou Koala, recipient of the CSU, Chico Advisory Board Outstanding Student Service Award
Tara Razi, recipient of the College of Humanities and Fine Arts Outstanding Student Leader Award
Lauren Smallwood, recipient of the Ron Rohde Memorial CAVE Scholarship and Glenn Kendall Public Service Award
Samuel Allen, recipient of the College of Natural Sciences Outstanding Student Leader Award
Kerrie Lione, recipient of the CSU, Chico Advisory Board Outstanding Student Service Award
Two Honors students won the Floyd English Scholarship for 2011. Devin McBain won in Biochemistry and Ellie Oliver won in Biological Sciences.
February 2011Honors student Andrew Langelier has been named an American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Region 9 Outstanding Civil Engineering Student. Congratulations Andrew! More information about the award can be found in the news release.
Honors student Jennifer Siino wins Roy W. Howard National Collegiate Reporting Competition. More information can be found here. Congratulations Jen!
Honors student Sam Fries won an animation award at the CSU Media Arts Festival.
A number of Honors in GE students received awards at the 21st Annual University Awards Reception.
Gavin Dixon, Garrison Harward and Tara Razi all won Associated Students Outstanding Student Leader awards. Kara Lubieniecki won the Richard Dahl Scholar Athlete Award. Finally, Kalah Horton won the President's Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement given to the graduating senior with the highest GPA. Congratulations to all!
Honors students Ger Thao won the 2009 William R. Hearst/CSU Trustees' Award for Outstanding Achievement. More information about Ger's award can be found here. Congratulations Ger!