Political Science Awards - Spring 2013


Congratulations to all of the 2012–2013 political science award winners and honorees! 

  • Swan Toma received the Glenn Kendall Public Service Award and the Political Science Outstanding Student for 2012-2013. 
  • Alex DeLorenzo and Stephanie Leland received the Bronson Excellence in Legal Studies Merit Award; Victor Ceja-Gonzalez received the Public Law Community Service Award; Marissa Nash received the Paul Persons “Fighting the Good Fight” Award; Xavier Calvachi received the Advocacy Award. 
  • Emily La Rue, Damario Sims, and Anthony Amato were all named CJ Students of the Year. 
  • Chelsea Scevers graduated summa cum laude. 
  • Crista Benedict and Swan Toma graduated magna cum laude 
  • Florian Geiger-Taussig, Nichole Peiffer, Colby Saunders, Tammy Oblinger, Megan Gottowski, and Brad Strossman all graduated cum laude. 
  • 45 students were honored with graduation with distinction! 

Political Statements is the official newsletter of the Political Science Department at California State University, Chico.

With around 1,000 total majors, Political Science is one of the largest departments at Chico State. Students choose courses from a rich curriculum, providing close student-faculty contact in each of the following majors of study: general political science, legal studies, criminal justice, international relations, and public administration. The department also offers a Master of Public Administration and a Master of Arts in Political Science.

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