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TLAN

tlan banner Tukwut Leadership Awards Night (TLAN) recognizes individuals, as well as campus and student groups, for their outstanding leadership and commitment to making student life thrive at CSUSM. Associated Students, Inc. is a proud sponsor of an event that highlights the work of campus leaders who, through service to our community, engagement in campus growth, and empowerment of future generations, leave a legacy at CSUSM. Winners are selected by the Awards Committee, which is comprised of different representation of campus areas. 

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Applications Open: February 11, 2019 | 12:00 am

Applications Close: March 15, 2019 | 5:00 pm

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Event April 15, 2019

4:30 pm - 7:30 pm 

 

2019 Nominees

Best New Student Organization

The Black Sistahood

Saudi Student Association

CSUSM Powerlifting

Hygiene Buddies

Women In STEM

Most Outstanding Program/Event

USU Live!- Tukwut Nights

Social Work Coalition- Alumni Panel

Sigma Chi - Derby Days

Dig For a Cause- CSUSM Women's Volleyball Club

Campus Organization of the Year

USU Live!

Campus Tours

BLU CRU

Campus Organization Member of the Year

Julianna Castro - Campus Activities Board

Marcellina DiGiovanni - Pride Ambassador

Monia Romero - Gender Equity Center

Cole Maki - USU Live!

Sonya Stepacheva -Orientation Team

Student Organization of the Year

CSUSM Women’s Soccer Club

CSUSM Women’s Lacrosse

STAND - Standing Together as one Dream

American Chemical Society (ACS)

Staircase Exhibition

CSUSM Surf

CSUSM Baseball Club

CSUSM Powerlifting

Theta Iota chapter of Alpha Omicron Pi

Student Organization Member of the Year

Hanano Yamazaki - Circle K International

Cooper Blythe - Sigma Alpha Epsilon

Sophie Nadler - Hillel

Madison Conte – CSUSM Women's Volleyball Club

Jeremy Traub - CSUSM Men's Lacrosse

Ramon Flores - Sigma Chi

Ivan Castaneda-Garcia - CSUSM Powerlifting

Martina Zaki - Pre-Health Society  

Melissa Sanchez – CSUSM Women’s Club Soccer

Social Justice Award

Monia Romero

Transitions Collective

Advisor of the Year

Andre Rychener

Miguel De Jesus

Erik Blekeberg

Robert Iafe

Outstanding Freshman Student Award

Alexis Ellgard

Leandra Throm

Lauren Gross

Outstanding Sophomore Student Award

Jennifer Aguirre Vazquez

Ce'zanne Brown

Faith Garcia

Eden Bettencourt

Shai Garcia-Mays

Anneliese Lewin

Karissa Grier

Michelle Kang

Outstanding Junior Student Award

Melissa Sanchez

Sonya Stepacheva

Shane Freyberger

Danni Morel

James Bertel

Jeanie Maidona

Blake May

Jeremy Traub

Outstanding Senior Student Award

Kelsey Turchi

Anna Paguio

Brigitte Duggan

Jaelyn Lozano

Paola Romo

Verenice Garcia

Austin Paredes

Cole Maki

Angelica Carrasco

Pablo Tolossa

Ivan Castaneda-Garcia

Bryce King

Iain Holman

Jessica Caley

Cougar Wall of Fame

Armando Zaragoza

Candela Delucchi

Rachel Dargis

Award Categories

Best New Student Organization

Newly recognized by Student Life & Leadership in 2018-2019 year. If the organization previously existed at CSUSM, it could not be active for the past academic year.

Previous Winners

Most Outstanding Program/Event

An outstanding program/event which promoted cougar pride and enhanced campus life this year. Event must be produced between March 16, 2018 – April 5, 2019

PREVIOUS WINNERS

Campus Organization Member of the Year

Individual who has excelled in membership as part of a Campus Organization, which is sponsored by a CSUSM department.

PREVIOUS WINNERS

Campus Organization of the Year

An organization sponsored by a CSUSM department that has shined this past year.

PREVIOUS WINNERS

Student Organization Member of the Year

Individual who has excelled in membership as part of a Student Organization, which is recognized by Student Life & Leadership. Student Organization Classifications: Academic, Cultural, Fraternities & Sororities, Honor Societies, Political, Religious, Service, Special Interest, and Sport Clubs.

PREVIOUS WINNERS

Student Organization of the Year

An organization recognized by Student Life & Leadership that has shined this past year.

PREVIOUS WINNERS

Outstanding Social Justice Award

A student who inspires change, promotes solidarity, and empowers others to make a difference.

PREVIOUS WINNERS

Advisor of the Year

An individual who has excelled this year in serving as a volunteer advisor to a recognized student organization, who utilizes time outside of normal their role on campus to support the organization.

PREVIOUS WINNERS

Outstanding Freshman Student Award 

Individual [less than 30 semester units completed through Spring 2019] who stands out in how they represent CSUSM and Cougar Pride, both on and off campus.

PREVIOUS WINNERS

Outstanding Sophomore Student Award

Individual [30-59 semester units completed through Spring 2019] who stands out in how they represent CSUSM and Cougar Pride, both on and off campus.

PREVIOUS WINNERS

Outstanding Junior Student Award

Individual [60-89 semester units complete through Spring 2019] who stands out in how they represent CSUSM and Cougar Pride, both on and off campus.

PREVIOUS WINNERS

Outstanding Senior Student Award

Individual [90+ semester units complete through Spring 2019] who stands out in how they represent CSUSM and Cougar Pride, both on and off campus.

PREVIOUS WINNERS

Cougar Wall of Fame

A graduating senior who has outshined peers during the entire scope of their CSUSM career including academics, co-curricular activities, involvement, and more. Nominee must graduate in the 2019 calendar year.

PREVIOUS WINNERS