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.
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:
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!
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.