Student Accomplishments

Gerald Wheeler Scholarship

Brenda Vargas Tapia

Political Science

Charles Burdick Scholarship

Ashley Jerez


Bianca Nigri 


Inez & Donald Burdick Scholarship

Diana Rendler

Sociology and Interdisciplinary Social Sciences

Ian Torres


Rebeca Bertha Lazo Samaniego

Sociology and Interdisciplinary Social Sciences

Agnes Leong


Alumni Association Dean's Scholarship

Yaneth Gutierrez

Political Science

Britney Ortiz

Political Science

Les Francis Scholarship for Civic Education

Alycia Ellington

Environmental Studies

Dean’s Study Abroad & International Field Work Scholarships

McKenna Miller


Kwang Jeong


Jennifer Rodriguez-Alonso

Sociology and Interdisciplinary Social Sciences

Nahom Benyam

Global Studies

COSS Outstanding Thesis

This thesis was recommended by the College of Social Sciences Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity (RSCA) Committee as the best CoSS thesis submitted for consideration for the university thesis award. It was selected by the university as one of the Outstanding Theses for 2019–2020.

Jeffrey Greger

The Silicon Valley Approach to Poverty: Humanitarian Designers at Work in Financial Inclusion.