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FAS Division Accomplishments

Our division is comprised of incredibly talented and innovative professionals who have been recognized regionally, nationally, and internationally for their collaboration and expertise on many CSUSM and affiliated projects. Here’s a look at some of the awards and accolades our subdivisions have received over the years.

2017

  • Recognition: Sustainability Tracking, Assessment, and Rating System (STARS) “SILVER” Status (project: campus sustainability initiatives)

2016

  • Award: 21st Annual Achievement of Excellence in Procurement (AEP), National Procurement Institute, Inc.
  • Award: CSU Best Practice for Energy Retrofit (project: campus duct sealing)
  • Award: Campus Safety, Health, and Environmental Management Association (CSHEMA) Innovation Award of Merit (project: implementation of Ingenium Emerald Energy sustainability program)
  • Award: Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) “Best New Buildings/Construction Less than $25 Million” (project: CSUSM Sports Center)
  • Award: NCCI Leaders of Change 2016 (AVP Katy Rees)

2015

  • Award: California Higher Education Sustainability Conference (CHEC) Best Practice Award for Academics – Arts and Humanities Category
  • Award: San Diego Architectural Foundation (SDAF) Orchids & Onions Award (project: CSUSM QUAD housing project)

2014

  • Recognition: The Chronicle of Higher Education “Great Colleges to Work For” – Facilities, Workspace, and Security
  • Award: 10th Annual Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Best Practice Awards - Water Efficiency/Site Water Quality, Innovative Waste Reduction, Sustainability in Academics
  • Award: Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) "GOLD" Status (project: University Student Union)

2012

  • Recognition: Ranked #1 Safest Four-Year University in California

2011

  • Recognition: Ranked #1 Safest Four-Year University in California
  • Award: Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) “GOLD” Status (project: Public Safety Building)
  • Award: Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) “SILVER” Status (project: Social and Behavioral Sciences Building)
  • Award: American Public Works Association Project of the Year (project: Parking Structure 1)

2010

  • Award: California Council of Excellence (CCE) Challenge Award for Performance Excellence