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Portland State University Honors Student Achievement Award Winners
Author: Enrollment Management & Student Affairs
Posted: June 25, 2013

On June 13, 2013, Portland State University honored 73 students for their extraordinary accomplishments at the 2013 Student Achievement Awards. This year Portland State University’s faculty and staff nominated nearly 300 of PSU’s most distinguished students for these awards. Award categories included Academic Achievement, University Service, Community Engagement and the President’s Award for Overall Excellence. The winners are listed below.

Note: these awards were previously known as the Commendation, Excellence, and President's Awards, and were changed to their current names in 2013.

Dean’s Awards for Academic Achievement

The Dean’s Awards for Academic Achievement is an honor conferred annually to students who have excelled in their academic studies, who have maintained a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0, and demonstrated excellence in scholarship. 

  • Undergraduate Students
    • Corinna Kimball-Brown, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
    • Jess Millar, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
    • Amber Whiting, College of the Arts 
    • Melissa McCall, College of Urban & Public Affairs 
    • Tesca Fitzgerald, Maseeh College of Engineering & Computer Science
    • Sameer Allabadi, School of Business Administration
    • Erin Seitz, School of Social Work
  • Master's Students
    • Matthew Bergdall, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
    • Chelsea Rebekah Kachman, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences 
    • Daniel Standridge, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
    • Kaila Farrell-Smith, College of the Arts
    • Christian Peterson, College of Urban & Public Affairs
    • Michelle Cabrera, Graduate School of Education
    • Sonja Steinbach, Graduate School of Education
    • Katie Bell, Maseeh College of Engineering & Computer Science
    • Kyna Alders, School of Business Administration 
    • Toni Jacobson, School of Social Work
  • Doctoral Students
    • Tanya Cheeke, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
    • Jacklyn Kohon, College of Urban & Public Affairs 
    • Audrey Lingley, Graduate School of Education
    • John Gebbie, Maseeh College of Engineering & Computer Science
    • Jutta Ataie, School of Social Work

Dean’s Awards for Community Engagement

The Dean’s Awards for Community Engagement  is an honor conferred annually to students who have engaged in an ongoing community service effort off campus. 

  • Undergraduate Students
    • Monica Noe, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
    • Conrad Henkel, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
    • David Nokovic, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
    • Katrina Petrovich, College of the Arts
    • Kelly Hess, College of Urban & Public Affairs
    • Casey Williams, Maseeh College of Engineering & Computer Science 
    • Huy Nguyen, School of Business Administration
    • Brianna Bragg, School of Social Work
  • Master's Students
    • Eric Aguilar, Undergraduate, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
    • Ridhi D’Cruz, Undergraduate, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
    • Rene Allen, College of the Arts
    • Kari Anne McDonald, College of Urban & Public Affairs
    • Juanita Mejia, Graduate School of Education
    • Katie Bell, Maseeh College of Engineering & Computer Science
    • Ian Skelly, Graduate School of Education 
    • Jessica Cedar Face, School of Social Work
  • Doctoral Students
    • Ted Hart, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
    • Khanh Pham, College of Urban & Public Affairs 
    • Susan Shugerman, Graduate School of Education
    • Daria Spatar, Maseeh College of Engineering & Computer Science
    • Sarah Lazzari, School of Social Work 

Dean’s Awards for University Services

The Dean’s Awards for University Service is an honor conferred annually to students who have engaged in an effort to enhance the student experience at PSU. 

  • Undergraduate Students
    • Nicolette Bartulski, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
    • Eddie Ramirez, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
    • Brian Forrester, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
    • Caitlan Spencer, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, College of the Arts
    • Kenny Katz, College of the Arts
    • Abigail Hertz, College of Urban & Public Affairs
    • Nicole Zimmerman, Maseeh College of Engineering & Computer Science 
    • Eric Skoro, School of Business Administration
    • Laritta Riggs, School of Social Work
  • Master's Students
    • Corinne Handelman, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
    • Dustin Buzzard, College of the Arts
    • Lindley Bynum, College of the Arts
    • Greg Stewart, College of Urban & Public Affairs 
    • Stefanie Randol, Graduate School of Education
    • Inthraytuh Mahaphol, Maseeh College of Engineering & Computer Science
    • Meghan Rupp, School of Business Administration
    • Joanna House, School of Social Work
  • Doctoral Students
    • Rob Jensen, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
    • Erin Goodling, College of Urban & Public Affairs
    • Jolina Kwong-Caputo, Graduate School of Education
    • Kevin Cherry, School of Social Work

President’s Awards

One or two students are chosen at each level and for each award type—these awards are considered the highest honor and these students represent the “best of the best.” All students maintained a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0. 

  • President’s Award for Academic Achievement 
    • Nicholas Havrilla, Undergraduate, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
    • Rebecca Casanova, Master’s, College of Urban & Public Affairs
    • Geoff Diemer, Doctoral, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences 
  • President’s Award for Community Engagement 
    • Zanele Mutepfa, Undergraduate, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
    • Amanda Peterson, Master’s, College of Urban & Public Affairs
    • Justin Dunlap, Doctoral, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences 
  • President’s Award for University Service 
    • Valerie Holdahl, Undergraduate, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
    • Joy Henry, Master’s, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences 
    • Jeff Shelton, Master’s, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
    • Songphon Munkongsujarit, Doctoral, Maseeh College of Engineering & Computer Science