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Dean's List & Awards

Dean's List

To qualify for the undergraduate Dean's List at the conclusion of a semester, the student must have completed a minimum of 12 units of graded Cal State San Marcos coursework (A, B, C, D, F) during that semester with at least a 3.50 grade point average.

The letters are generated after grades are received by professors. The letters are sent electronically to the campus email address on file with Enrollment Management Services.

If you did not receive a Dean's List letter and are pursuing a major in the College of Science & Mathematics, please contact the Office of the Dean to request one be sent to you. Your request must include the semester of eligibility, student ID number and contact information: full name, email address or telephone. Email your request to csm@csusm.edu**All other majors: please contact the college your degree program is housed in.

 


2016 Dean's Outstanding Graduate Award

The Dean’s Award in the College of Science and Mathematics is given to a graduating student who exemplifies the core values of research, creative activities and commitment to discovery. The student has not only demonstrated academic excellence, but has also shown a strong record of service to the college, the university and the surrounding community.

Congratulations to Staff Sergeant German Alberto Mendoza, the 2016 CSM Dean's Award winner for outstanding academic achievement! German graduated in December, 2015, with a degree in Biological Sciences.  After four years of active duty service in the United States Marine Corps, including one year of combat duty in Iraq, German is a Staff Sergeant in the Reserves and plans to enter the health field to help injured veterans.

Class of 2015: Josephine Gonzales, Biological Sciences.

Class of 2014:  Gary Simmons, Physics.  (Also received 2014 President's Award)

Class of 2013:  Ronald Reiter, Chemistry.

The 2016 CSUSM Graduate Dean's Award

The Graduate Dean's Award is the highest award bestowed on a Master's student graduating from CSUSM.  This year's recipient is Ms. Shelley Dutt, who graduated with a M.S. in Biological Sciences.  She is a lab assistant at Stanford University.


College Recognition Awards 2016

Annually Dean Katherine Kantardjieff honors the accomplishments and outstanding contributions of the students, faculty and staff of the College of Science and Mathematics.

Outstanding Lecturer
This award honors an adjunct faculty member in the College of Science and Mathematics for achievement in the area of teaching, with emphasis on the last three years.

Outstanding Lecturer
Presented by 2014 recipient, Dr. Ann Dickinson, to Dr. Sahar Mosleh, Department of Computer Science & Information Systems.

CSM Faculty-Student Collaboration
CSM recognizes the outstanding faculty and student scholarly collaborations, exceptional instruction by our adjunct faculty and the academic accomplishments by our students.

The CSM Award for Outstanding Faculty-Student Collaboration                                                
Presented to Dr. Deborah Kristan and Ms. Sarah Lopez, Biological Sciences (M.S.).

The CSM Award for Outstanding Faculty-Student Collaboration                                                
Presented to Dr. Betsy Read and Ms. Roberta Espinheira, Biotechnology.

The CSM Award for Outstanding Faculty-Student Collaboration
Presented to Dr. Robert Iafe and Ms. Gloria Diaz, Chemistry & Biochemistry.

The ViaSat Award for Outstanding Faculty-Student Collaboration
Presented to Dr. Ahmad Hadaegh and Ms. Falguni Thakor, Computer Science & Information Systems.

The CSM Award for Outstanding Faculty-Student Collaboration
Presented to Dr. Shahed Sharif and Mr. Derek Hoeft, Mathematics (M.S.).

The Simon Kuo/ViaSat Award for Outstanding Faculty-Student Collaboration
Presented by Simon Kuo, VP Corporate Quality, ViaSat, to Dr. Gerardo Dominguez and Ms. Charisa Boyer, Physics.

Other Awards

The Penny Perkins-Johnston Student of the Year Award in Anatomy and Physiology
Presented by Dr. Penny Perkins-Johnston, Biological Sciences
Presented to Mr. Kevin Mendoza, Nursing
 
The Thomas M. Wahlund Memorial Scholarship
Presented by Dr. Colleen Moss, Sociology
Presented to Ms. Brigida Gaytan Cruz, Biological Sciences
 
The Hypercube Scholar Award
Presented by Dean Kantardjieff and Dr. Kambiz Hamadani, Chemistry & Biochemistry
Presented to Mr. Daniel Geiszler, Biotechnology and Chemistry

The Keogh-Yoshii Scholarship
Presented by Dr. Rika Yoshii, Computer Science & Information Systems
Presented to Mr. Joshua Boone, Computer Science & Information Systems

The Wolfram Award
Presented by Dr. Gerardo Dominguez, Physics, and Dr. Michael Schmidt, Chemistry & Biochemistry
Presented to Ms. Michelle Salem, Chemistry

COAST Undergraduate Research Awards

          Dr. Robert Sheath and Mr. Daniel Cubbedge, Biological Sciences
          Dr. Betsy Read and Ms. Patricia Bryne, Biological Sciences     

Professional Master's Degree in Biotechnology

            The Active Motif....Enabling Epigenetics Research Award          
          Presented by Mr. Aaron Guy and Dr. Betsy Read, Biological Sciences          
          Presented to Ms. Patty Velasco, Biotechnology M.Bt.

                   The Al Kern Award in Biotechnology
               Presented by Mr. Aaron Guy and Dr. Betsy Read, Biological Sciences
               Presented to Ms. Nina Rander and Ms. Foram Rathi, Biotechnology M.Bt.