Alumni of the Year Award Nomination

Geological Sciences Alumni of the Year Award    

C.S.U.F. Geology is pleased to announce that the 2024 nominations for Geological Sciences Alumni of the Year Award are open now.  Nominations are open to any alumnus of the department.  If you or your friends know of any outstanding alumni please take the time to fill out the attached form and return to the department by Friday, March 1, 2024 at 5:00 pm.   We will announce the awardee in the spring and will be highlighting their career and accomplishments at our Spring Research Day.

Instructions for Nominator: Using the nomination formPDF File Opens in new window , please use the following criteria. 


Criteria: Nominee must:

  • Be a Cal State Fullerton Department of Geological Sciences alum, holding a degree in Geology, Environmental Studies or Earth Sciences.

  • Demonstrate distinguished and outstanding contributions in industry, academia, and society, as well as those individuals who have had a significant impact on the lives and education of our students.

Nomination Procedure: Submit nomination and completed biographical data form to the chair by Friday, March 1, 2024 at 5:00 p.m. Self-nomination accepted.

The accepted nominee will be invited back for our Spring Research Day, Friday, May 5, 2023, at the Fullerton Arboretum, where they will be presented with a plaque and honored as our Department’s Alumni of the Year 2024!
Download Nomination FormPDF File


Nomination/Criteria questions - contact Rich Laton at 657-278-7514 or

Administrative questions – Adam Woods contact  at 657-278-3882 or