Outstanding Student Scholarly and Creative Activities Award

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 who are 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 master’s and one doctoral student.

Awards Presentation

Awards will be presented during Student Creative Activities and Research Day

  • 1-1:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 20, 2019
  • TSU Pavilions AB.


Please contact Student Creative Activities and Faculty Fellows:

Nathalie Carrick ( ncarrick@fullerton.edu )

Terri Patchen ( tpatchen@fullerton.edu)


2018 Outstanding Student Scholarly and Creative Activities Award Recipients

College of the Arts

A'kalia Willis, Theatre and Dance, undergraduate

Mentors: Debra Noble and Gladys Kares, professors of theatre and dance; Alvin Rangel, associate professor of theatre and dance; Lisa Long, assistant professor of theatre and dance


College of Communications

Alexandra Wallace, Cinema and Television Arts, undergraduate

Mentor: Rebecca Sheehan, associate professor of cinemas and television arts

Romin Rajan, Human Communication Studies, graduate

Mentor: Erika Thomas, assistant professor of human communication studies


College of Education

Jenny Lee Yang, Elementary and Bilingual Education, credential/master’s

Mentor: Carolina Valdez, assistant professor of elementary and bilingual education

Karla Aguirre, Educational Leadership, doctorate

Mentor: Dawn Person, professor of educational leadership


College of Engineering and Computer Science

Galen Jiang, Mechanical Engineering, undergraduate

Mentor: Sagil James, assistant professor of mechanical engineering

Phillip Ly, Computer Science, graduate

Mentor: Doina Bein, assistant professor of computer science


College of Health and Human Development

Fardusa Ismail, Child and Adolescent Studies, undergraduate

Mentor: Guadalupe Espinoza, assistant professor of child and adolescent studies

Tyler Moffit, Kinesiology, graduate

Mentor: Derek Pamukoff, assistant professor of kinesiology


College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Mercy Tran, Psychology, undergraduate

Mentor: Susan Sy, professor of psychology

Mariana Bruno, History, graduate

Mentor: Dawn Person, professor of educational leadership


Mihaylo College of Business and Economics

Katherine Sanchez, Marketing, undergraduate

Mentor: Steven Chen, associate professor of marketing

Charmaine Lansangan, Economics, graduate

Mentor: Larry Howard, associate professor of economics


College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Isabel Serrano, Mathematics, undergraduate

Mentors: Bogdan Suceava, professor of mathematics; Anael Verdugo, assistant professor of mathematics

Wesley Whiting, Mathematics, undergraduate

Mentor: Zair Ibragimov, associate professor of mathematics

Jesus Magallon, Biology, graduate

Mentor: Marcelo Tolmasky, professor of biological science