Annual Awards

Annual Awards

Each year, the Department of Human Development recognizes excellence in our graduating class by designating four departmental honors, awarded by our Human Development faculty. Students may self-nominate or faculty can nominate a deserving student (2021-2022 HDEV Awards Flyer). Awards include:

  • Outstanding Graduate in Human Development: Students chosen for this award are superb scholars who have made substantial contributions to the community and/or university. (Application: Outstanding Graduate 2021-2022). The deadline is Wednesday, January 26, 2022 for 2021-2022 academic year. 
  • The Alice Hurst “Visionary” Award: Students who receive this award display leadership, compassion, scholarship, determination, and vision. (Application: Alice Hurst Visionary 2021-2022). The deadline is Wednesday, January 26, 2022 for 2021-2022 academic year. 
  • Community Engagement Award: This award is bestowed on students who engage in projects that benefit local communities or communities abroad. This award recognizes the substantive efforts of individual students to contribute to society in community action projects. (Application: Community Engagement 2021-2022). The deadline is Wednesday, January 26, 2022 for 2021-2022 academic year. 
  • Departmental Honors: Students who have a 3.5 GPA or greater in Human Development coursework are eligible to graduate with departmental honors. 2022 application and deadline will be TBA (Human Development Honors flyer 2022)
2020-2021 Awardees

Jessica Cardenas

Outstanding Graduate in Human Development

Julie Chan

Alice Hurst ‘Visionary’ Award

Kathy Aldrete

Community Engagement Award

Alumni Award: TBA

Community Partner Award: TBA

 

2019-2020 Awardees

Karen_TorresKaren Torres-Miranda

Outstanding Graduate in Human Development

Anna BullockAnna May Bullock

Outstanding Graduate in Human Development

Julissa DuranJulissa Duran

Alice Hurst ‘Visionary’ Award

Courtney LuccaCourtney Lucca

Alice Hurst ‘Visionary’ Award

Sebastian CordobaSebastian Cordoba

Alumni Award

CSULB-PyramidKarina Mayo Trujillo

Community Engagement Award

2018-2019 Awardees

Outstanding Grad - Jacqueline Juarez

Jacqueline Juarez

Outstanding Graduate in Human Development

Alice Hurst Award - Kelli Kato

Kelli Kato

Alice Hurst ‘Visionary’ Award

Katelyn De La Rosa Aceves

Katelyn De La Rosa Aceves

Alice Hurst ‘Visionary’ Award

Alumni Award - Stephanie D'Costa (Assoc. Dean Manke accepting award on behalf)

Stephanie D’Costa

(accepted by Assoc. Dean Beth Manke)

Alumni Award

Community Partner Award - Laura Hall & Jack Weaver Elementary School

Laura Hall

Jack Weaver Elementary School

Community Partner Award 

 

2017-2018 Awardees

Outstanding-Grad-2018

Tyemi (Emi) Lee 

Outstanding Graduate in Human Development

Community-Award-2018

Jennifer Nguyen 

Community Engagement Award

Alice-Hurst-Award-2018

Rockale Bowman 

Alice Hurst ‘Visionary’ Award

Alumni Award 2018

Dr. Jolene McCall 

Alumni Award

 

Community Partner Award 

Callie Kirk and Ana Celis Higinio

Boys & Girls Club of Garden Grove

Community Partner Award 

 
2016-2017 Awardees

Outstanding Graduate in Human Development

Yesenia Hernandez

Outstanding Graduate in Human Development

Community Engagement Award

Scarlette Sicairos

Community Engagement Award

Alice Hurst 'Visionary' Award

Nathalie Torres 

Alice Hurst ‘Visionary’ Award

CSULB-Pyramid

Jennifer Nguyen

Community Partner Award 

 

 

 

2015-2016 Awardees 

Outstanding Graduate in Human Development

Grace Ocular

Outstanding Graduate in Human Development

Community Engagement Award

Gloria Haddad

Community Engagement Award

Alice Hurst 'Visionary' Award

Jesus Plascencia

Alice Hurst ‘Visionary’ Award

Alumni Award

Stacia Hanley-Samartan

Alumni Award

CSULB-Pyramid

 Thomas House Family Shelter

Community Partner Award

 

2014-2015 Awardees

Outstanding Graduate in Human Development

Rachel Cretcher

Outstanding Graduate in Human Development

Alice Hurst 'Visionary' Award

Chana Jael Warnock 

Alice Hurst ‘Visionary’ Award

CSULB-Pyramid

Armaine Cubos 

Community Engagement Award

 2013-2014 Awardees   

Outstanding Graduate in Human Development

Salina Jimenez 

Outstanding Graduate in Human Development

Alice Hurst 'Visionary' Award

Emily Marsh and Kathleen Shea

Alice Hurst ‘Visionary’ Award

Community Engagement Award

Heather Dayag  

Community Engagement Award

I-Have-a-Dream-LA-Community-Award

I Have a Dream – Los Angeles

Community Partner Award