Student Research Competition Archive

SRC Archive

Congratulations to the award winners of the 34th Annual Stan State Student Research Competition, held February 28, 2020!

At this competition, 14 students presented their research and creative projects to a panel of faculty jurors, student peers, faculty mentors, friends and family in three separate sessions based on discipline and topic.

2020 Event Schedule

Students competed for monetary awards for top presenters in each category, as well as for the honor of being nominated to represent our university at the 34th CSU Annual Statewide Student Research Competition, held at CSU East Bay on April 24-25th, 2020.

Thanks to all of the students who participated and the faculty mentors who supported them. Our congratulations to the following outstanding presenters:

Campus Winners

Undergraduate Social Sciences - Session 1

1st Place Danielle Simpson Dr. Kelly Cotter
2nd Place Mary Vardeh & Arlena Liryce Gavino

Dr. Björg Jóhannsdóttir

3rd Place Adriana Savala Deborah Forester





Undergraduate Natural & Physical Sciences - Session 2 

1st Place Andy Ponce, Kohl James & Victoria Morado Dr. Jung-Ha An
2nd Place Ashley Bustamante Dr. Nhu-Y Stessman
3rd Place Arleigh Earnest, Garrett Bozzo & Omar Fernandez Dr. Matthew Cover






Graduate Arts & Humanities – Session 3

1st Place Monica Gudino Dr. Anthony Perrello
2nd Place Danni Brar Dr. Monica Flores
3rd Place Mariam Ohanlelham Dr. Betsy Eudey





All students listed above were also nominated as delegates to represent Stan State at the Statewide Research Competition!

Statewide Award Winners

Andy Ponce, Kohl James, & Victoria Morado placed 1st in the Undergraduate Physical and Mathematical Sciences session at the Statewide Student Research Competition! 

Competition Judges

Dr. Victor Luevano, Psychology

Dr. Mary Roaf, Ethnic Studies

Laura Rocco, Library

Dr. Stuart Wooley, Biology

Dr. Ellen Bell, Anthropology

Dr. Elvin Aleman, Chemistry

Dr. Matthew Moberly, English

Dr. Mirta Maldonado, English

Dr. Ashley Black, History

Special thanks to the faculty judges for their invaluable contributions – asking thoughtful critical questions, requiring the competitors to be sharp and to rise to the occasion, and making tough decisions in deliberation. Without them, the Student Research Competition would not be possible.