Congratulations to all the students, faculty and alumni recognized for their outstanding achievements over the 2018-2019 academic year:
COPP Most Outstanding Student – Graduate Student & Department of Social Work Outstanding Student of Year: Byanka Ramos, MSW
COPP Most Outstanding Student – Undergraduate Student: Stephanie Barrera, CRJ
2018-19 Student Research Paper Competition Doctoral Winner: Colton Daniels, DEM
2018-19 Student Research Paper Competition Masters Winner: Bailey Saldana, MSCJC
2018-19 Student Research Paper Competition Undergraduate Winner: John Hamilton, CRJ
2019 Undergraduate Research Showcase: Best in College: Sara Morsi, BPA
2019 Undergraduate Research Showcase: Best Civic Engagement Project: Derek Sandoval, CRJ
National Association of Social Workers, Alamo Chapter: Social Work Student of the Year: Caitlin Caswell, MSW
Summer 2019 Graduate Archer Fellow: Bethany Gutierrez, MSW
Department of Social Work’s Generalist Student of the Year: Norma Almazan, MSW
Student Government Association’s University Life Awards’ Outstanding Graduate Student: Victoria Castellanos, MSW
American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education Graduate Fellow: Stephanie Hernandez, DEM
Population Association of America Poster Award Winner for Poster Session #10 Fertility, Family Planning, Sexual Behavior & Reproductive Health 2: Kahli Romano, DEM
Student Paper award winner for Second Biennial Population and Public Policy Conference and finalist in 3MT Competition: Jeongsoo Kim, DEM
Student Government Association’s University Life Awards’ Outstanding Graduate Student Nominee: Gina Hill, MSW
Pathway to Health Professions Student: Raudel Guerra
COSA Management Fellows Program: Stephanie Flores, MPA
UT System Center for Enhancing Philanthropy Summer Internship Program: Michael Stadelmaier, MPA
President’s Distinguished Award for Research Achievement: Kellie Lynch, Ph.D.
Sawtelle Financial Teaching Innovation Grant Award Recipient: Gina Amatangelo
San Antonio Women’s Hall of Fame 2019 Inductee: Francine Romero, Ph.D.
Elected President of the Southern Demographic Association: Johnelle Sparks, Ph.D.
Appointed Member to the Council on Global Social Issues: Bonita Sharma, Ph.D.
Editor of Population Research and Policy Review: Corey Sparks, Ph.D.
Order of the Roadrunner Recipient: Lorenzo Sanchez, Ph.D. ’03 & ’18
Charles Benton Digital Equity Champion Award: Munirih Jester ’16
San Antonio Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Woman of the Year: Meghan Garza-Oswald ’10
National Association of Social Workers Social Worker of the Year: Kimberly Goodwin ’12