CSUSM President Honors Outstanding Faculty and Staff


Media Contact: Margaret Lutz | mlutz@csusm.edu

At a ceremony on Thursday, January 20, California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) President Karen Haynes will honor the outstanding achievements and service of eight members of the CSUSM community with this year's President's Faculty and Staff Awards. Honorees include:

Zomalt Outstanding Service Award
Margie Kidd, School of Nursing

Brakebill Award
Professor Rajnandini Pillai, College of Business Administration

President's Outstanding Faculty Award for Scholarship and Creative Activity
Professor Bianca Mothé, Biology

President's Outstanding Faculty Award for Teaching Innovation & Excellence
Professor Jocelyn Ahlers, Liberal Studies

President's Outstanding Faculty Award for Service Leadership
Professor Janet McDaniel, College of Education

President's Outstanding Faculty Award for Outstanding Lecturer
Professor Jonathan Marian, Anthropology

Employees of the Year
Kathy Martin, Academic Affairs
Jennifer Williams, Finance and Administrative Services

Ceremony Directions and Parking
The President's Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony will take place in The Dome at CSUSM, which is located at 333 South Twin Oaks Valley Road in San Marcos. For more information or directions to the campus, visit www.csusm.edu/guide.

About California State University San Marcos
California State University San Marcos combines the ambiance of a mid-sized, personal, modern campus with the unequaled value of the California State University. Since its founding in 1989, the campus has distinguished itself. Students benefit from the latest facilities and equipment, a superb faculty that enjoys teaching, and a rigorous academic program that prepares students for a successful life in and out of the workplace. A recent survey reported that our annual spending in the region was $161 million, generating a total impact of $307 million on the regional economy. 85 percent of CSUSM's alumni stay in the region. CSU San Marcos is located on a 304-acre hillside overlooking the city of San Marcos. It is fifteen miles east of the ocean; just thirty miles north of downtown San Diego.