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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.

Recent Dean's List: Congratulations to our Spring 2015 Dean's List recipients!


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 Josephine Gonzales, the 2015 CSM Dean's Award winner for outstanding academic achievement! Josephine will be graduating with a degree in Biological Sciences and will start a Ph.D. program this fall at Cornell University.

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

Class of 2013:  Ronald Reiter, Chemistry.


College Recognition Awards 2014

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 Dr. Edward Price to Dr. David Schaafsma, Department of Physics.

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. George Vourlitis and Mr. Timothy Grant, Biological Sciences.

Thermo Fisher Award for Outstanding Faculty-Student Collaboration
Presented by Dr. James Jancovhich to Mr. Alex Allen, Biological Sciences.

The CSM Award for Outstanding Faculty-Student Collaboration
Presented to Dr. Karno Ng and Mr. Tyler Jackson, Chemistry & Biochemistry.

The CSM Award for Outstanding Faculty-Student Collaboration
Presented to Dr. Xiaoyu Zhang and Mr. Aurelio Arango, Computer Science & Information Systems.

The CSM Award for Outstanding Faculty-Student Collaboration
Presented to Dr. Andre Kundgen and Ms. Tonya Reeves, Mathematics (M.S.).

The ViaSatExede Award for Outstanding Faculty-Student Collaboration
Presented by Simon Kuo, VP Corporate Quality, ViaSat, to Dr. Gerardo Dominguez and Mr. Blaine Jester, 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. Jacob Thum, Kinesiology
 
The Thomas M. Wahlund Memorial Scholarship
Presented by Dr. Colleen Moss, Sociology
Presented to Ms. Katherine Reuter, Biological Sciences
 
The Hypercube Scholar Award
Presented by Dr. Ahmad Hadeagh, Computer Science & Information Systems
Presented to Mr. Ian Kane, Finance, minor in Computer Science

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

The Wolfram Award
Presented by Dr. Badal Joshi, Mathematics
Presented to Mr. Justin Mulvaney, Mathematics

COAST Undergraduate Research Awards

         Dr. Robert Sheath, Ms. Nicole Salas, and Mr. Eduardo Castillo, Department of Biological Sciences
         Dr. Betsy Read and Ms. Patricia Bryne, Department of Biological Sciences