Outstanding Student Scholarly and Creative Activities Award 2020

Application deadline:  CLOSED

The Outstanding Student Scholarly and Creative Activities Award recognizes excellence in student participation in research or creative activities. The award is presented to one undergraduate and graduate student per college, whether working independently on a research project or creative activity, or collaboratively with a faculty member. For the College of Education, the award is presented to one masters and one doctoral student.

All current CSUF students (those graduating in December 2019 and May 2020) are eligible. Nominations must come from faculty, and faculty may nominate students outside of their own college (students will be considered within their college, not the faculty member’s college). To nominate more than one student, faculty must submit separate applications.

Application Process

Email the Outstanding Student Scholarly and Creative Activities Award application to scar@fullerton.edu (Subject Line: Student’s Last Name SCAR Award Nomination 2020) by 11:59 p.m., Sunday, February 9, 2020.

Awards Presentation

Awards will be presented during Student Creative Activities and Research Day

  • 1-1:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 17, 2020
  • Titan Student Union (TSU) Pavilions A


Please contact Student Creative Activities and Faculty Fellow:

Terri Patchen ( tpatchen@fullerton.edu)






College of the Arts

Vikki Brown, Visual Arts, undergraduate

Faculty mentors: Andy Fedak, associate professor of visual arts; Geoffrey Lovelace, associate professor of physics; Joshua Smith, professor of physics

Victoria Snow, Theatre and Dance, graduate

Faculty mentor: Hyun Sook Kim, associate professor of theatre and dance


College of Communications

Diana Tran, Communication Sciences and Disorders, graduate

Faculty mentor: Ying-Chiao Tsao, associate professor of communication sciences and disorders


College of Education

Whitney Anderson, Elementary and Bilingual Education, graduate

Faculty mentor: Carolina Valdez, assistant professor of elementary and bilingual education

Aida Cuenza-Uvas, Educational Leadership, doctoral candidate

Faculty mentor: Dawn Person, professor of educational leadership


College of Engineering and Computer Science

Levi Randall, Computer Engineering, undergraduate

Faculty mentor: Ankita Mohapatra, assistant professor of computer engineering

Chary Vielma, Engineering and Computer Science, graduate

Faculty mentor: Doina Bein, associate professor of engineering and computer science


College of Health and Human Development

Mathew Trevino, Nursing, undergraduate

Faculty mentor: Austin Nation, assistant professor of nursing

Eric Shumski, Kinesiology, graduate

Faculty mentor: Derek Pamukoff, assistant professor of kinesiology


College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Isaiah Colton Thompson, History, undergraduate

Faculty mentor: Jochen Burgtorf, professor of medieval world history

Carolina Jaime, Anthropology, graduate

Faculty mentor: John Patton, professor of anthropology


Mihaylo College of Business and Economics

Carina Truong, Marketing, undergraduate

Faculty Mentor: Chiranjeev Kohli, professor of marketing

Panhia Vang, Information Systems and Decision Sciences, graduate

Faculty mentor: Daoji Li, assistant professor of information systems and decision sciences


College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Jasmine Camero, Mathematics, undergraduate

Faculty mentors: Bogdan Suceava, professor of differential geometry; Roberto Soto, assistant professor of mathematics; Nicholas Brubaker, assistant professor of mathematics

Melissa Chambers, Geological Sciences, graduate

Faculty mentor: Vali Memeti, assistant professor of geological sciences