Health and Human Sciences Service Awards

The College of Health and Human Sciences Service Awards is an annual celebration to recognize faculty and staff for their exceptional service to the College and University.


2018 CHHS Service Awards 

Congratulations to the 2018 CHHS Service Award Winners!

Administrative & Professional Service Award

Leah Olaivar, Department of Nutrition, Food Science and Packaging

Annual Faculty Service Award for Tenure/Tenure-Track Faculty

Winifred Schultz-Krohn, Department of Occupational Therapy

Annual Faculty Service Award for Lecturer

Alison George, Department of Occupational Therapy

Lifetime Faculty Service Award

Sang Hea Kil, Department Justice Studies

CHHS Service Awards and Special Guest Speaker

Join us Tuesday, October 23, 4:30 p.m. in the Student Union Theater for the 2018 College of Health and Human Sciences Service Awards and Special Guest Speaker Michele Lew, CEO, The Health Trust. Michele will speak on the topic of: Building Health Equity in Silicon Valley.

Recognized as one of Silicon Valley's most transformative nonprofit leaders, Michele is charged with leading the strategic direction of The Health Trust to  accomplish its mission, while upholding the organization's values. Michele has  been an active community leader in Silicon Valley for over 20 years and began  her tenure as Chief Executive Officer of The Health Trust on January 9, 2018.

2017 Service Awards

The 2nd annual Health and Human Sciences Service Awards were presented on November 15, 2017, at the San José State University Student Union Theater. Dean Mary Schutten and Associate Dean Pamela Richardson presented the awards. After the awards, special guest speaker Ysabel Duron spoke on 22nd Century Medicine: Life Care Not Health Care.

2017 Service Award Winners

Administrative & Professional Service Award

  • Mai Phan, School of Social Work

Annual Faculty Service Award for Tenure/Tenure-Track Faculty

  • Yinghua (Michelle) Huang, Department of Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management

Lifetime Faculty Service Award for Lecturer

  • Daniel Murphy, Department of Kinesiology

Lifetime Faculty Service Award

  • Caroline Haas, Department of Nutrition, Food Science and Packaging
  • Alice Hines, Associate Dean, College of Health and Human Sciences

2017 CASA Service Awardees

From left to right: Mai Phan, Michelle Huang, Caroline Haas, Ysabel Duron, Alice Hines, and Daniel Murphy

Click here to read more about the 2017 CHHS Service Awards.

2016 Service Awards

The 1st annual Health and Human Sciences Service Awards were presented on December 7, 2016. Dean Mary Schutten presented the awards to six faculty and one staff member. After the awards, special guest speaker Dr. Dick Levy spoke on The Future of United States Health Care.

2016 Service Award Winners

Administrative & Professional Service Award

  • Tabia Shawel, School of Social Work

Annual Faculty Service Award for Tenure/Tenure-Track Faculty

  • John Delacruz, School of Journalism and Mass Communications

Annual Faculty Service Award for Lecturer

  • Deborah Nelson, The Valley Foundation School of Nursing
  • Halima Kazem-Stojanovic, School of Journalism and Mass Communications

Lifetime Faculty Service Award for Lecturer

  • Billie Jo (BJ) Grosvenor, Health Science and Recreation

Lifetime Faculty Service Award for Tenure/Tenure-Track Faculty

  • Lori Rodriguez, The Valley Foundation School of Nursing
  • Lucy McProud, Department of Nutrition, Food Science and Packaging

2016 CASA Service Award Winners

From left to right: Halima Kazem-Stojanovic, Tabia Shawel, Deborah Nelson, John Delacruz, BJ Grosvenor, Lucy McProud, and Lori Rodriguez.

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Service Awards Committee

Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management Faranak Memarzadeh faranak.memarzadeh@sjsu.edu
School of Information Kristina Luna kristina.luna@sjsu.edu
School of Journalism and Mass Communications John Delacruz john.delacruz@sjsu.edu
Kinesiology Emily Wughalter emily.wughalter@sjsu.edu
School of Social Work Emily Bruce emily.bruce@sjsu.edu
The Valley Foundation School of Nursing Kathy Abriam-Yago katherine.abriam-yago@sjsu.edu