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TLAN 2018

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.

Congratulations to our 2017-18 TLAN award winners!

Award Categories

Best New Student Organization

Newly recognized by Student Life & Leadership in 2017-2018 year. If the organization previously existed at CSUSM, it could not be active for the past academic year.

Winner: U in US

Most Outstanding Program/Event

An outstanding program/event which promoted cougar pride and enhanced campus life this year. Event must be produced between March 17, 2017 – April 6, 2018

Winner: Festival 78 - ASI Campus Activities Board and University Student Union

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.

Winner: Jacqueline Catechis - ASI Campus Activities Board

Campus Organization of the Year

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

Winner: USU Live

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.

Winner: Anna Jensen - Women's Club Volleyball

Student Organization of the Year

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

Winner: Women's Club Volleyball

Outstanding Social Justice Award

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

Winner: Yomira Zamora

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.

Winner: Justin Perron

Outstanding Freshman Student Award 

Individual [less than 30 semester units completed through Spring 2018] who stands out in how they represent CSUSM and Cougar Pride, both on and off campus.

Winner: Mars Waddy

Outstanding Sophomore Student Award

Individual [30-59 semester units completed through Spring 2018] who stands out in how they represent CSUSM and Cougar Pride, both on and off campus.

Winner: Kenneth Tran

Outstanding Junior Student Award

Individual [60-89 semester units complete through Spring 2018] who stands out in how they represent CSUSM and Cougar Pride, both on and off campus.

Winner: Alondra Gutierrez

Outstanding Senior Student Award

Individual [90+ semester units complete through Spring 2018] who stands out in how they represent CSUSM and Cougar Pride, both on and off campus.

Winner: Richard Ramirez & Stephen Vandereb

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 2018 calendar year.

Winner: Laura Marquez & Itiyah Bat Yahweh Williams