Award Recipients

The College of Applied Sciences and Arts is proud of the many accomplishments of its faculty, students, and alumni. In recognition of their accomplishments, each year awards are presented by the Dean in these categories:

  • Dean's Scholarships
  • CASA Distinguished Alumni
  • SJSU Alumni Association Scholarships
  • CASA Outstanding Faculty (Lecturer, Professor, Service, and Scholar)

Outstanding Student Awards

Two Outstanding Student Awards were awarded for 2012. Recipients had to  maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 at SJSU and an overall 3.0 in the major while being involved in outstanding service. The recipients include Rick Becker, Nursing; Michaela Ullmann, Library and Information Science.

CASA Distinguished Alumni

The  2012 Distinguished Alumni Awards were presented to:  Frank Strona (MS, Department of Health Science, 2007), Michael M. Sanchez (BA, Advertising, School of Journalism and Mass Communications, 1975), Mario Fausto (BS, Administration of Justice and Political Science, 1995), Kathy Reed (BS, Physical Education, 1965), Elizabeth Housewright (MLIS, Library and Information Science, 1991), Diana Russel, MSN, RN (MS, Nursing, 1983), Sandra K. Queen (MS, Nurtition/Food Science, 1998), Shawn Phipps, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA (MS, Occupational Therapy, 2002), William Evans, FFL, PPFC (BS, Social Service and Psychology, 1962).

SJSU Alumni Association Scholarships

The SJSU Alumni Association provides two scholarships to each of the seven academic colleges at SJSU each year. The award requires a minimum of a 3.0 GPA at SJSU, in addition to outstanding accomplishments in the area of community service. The  2012 recipients included:  Lisa Banh, Social Work and  Emily Butts, Occupational Therapy.

CASA Outstanding Faculty (Lecturer, Professor, Service, and Scholar)

The  2012 CASA Outstanding Faculty Award recipients were:  Barry Goldman-Hall, Outstanding Lecturer, Social Work;  Suzanne Malloy, Outstanding Service,  Nursing;  Laurie Drabble, Outstanding Scholar,  Social Work; and  Shirley Reekie, Outstanding Professor,  Kinesiology.