CVMBS wins big at Celebrate! Colorado State awards

The college was well-represented at the Celebrate! Colorado State awards on May 9. Each year, Colorado State University celebrates the teaching, research and service achievements of CSU students, alumni and friends, academic faculty, administrative professionals and classified staff.

“Every single person we honor today has made an impact that warranted the gratitude and respect of colleagues, students and peers,” said President Tony Frank via video. “Every person we honor today has been singled out for going above and beyond and raising the bar in terms of service and achievement.”

Interdisciplinary Scholarship Individual Team Award

Recognizes either a faculty member or research team whose interdisciplinary scholarship has had a major impact nationally and/or internationally, or who have demonstrated their potential to do so.

Christian Puttlitz
Mechanical Engineering (Team Lead)

Jeremiah Easley
Clinical Sciences and Biomedical Engineering

Eileen Hackett
Department of Clinical
Sciences

Kirk McGilvray
Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering

Brad Nelson
Clinical Sciences and Biomedical Engineering

Ross Palmer
Clinical Sciences and Biomedical Engineering

Dan Regan
Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology

Howard Seim III
Clinical Sciences and Biomedical Engineering

Jack E. Cermak Advising Award

Endowed in 1984 to honor excellence in academic advising, including recognition by students and peers as an outstanding advisor; capacity to offer career as well as academic advising; interpersonal communication skills that lead to beneficial advising relationships; and contributions to the improvement of advising services and/or the appreciation of academic advising throughout the campus.

a woman and a man with an award plaque
Juan Lucas Argueso, right, is presented with the Jack E. Cermak Outstanding Adviser Award by Kelly Long at the Celebrate! Colorado State Awards ceremony.

J. Lucas Argueso
Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences

Exceptional Achievement in Service Learning Community Partner Award

Presented to an outstanding Colorado State University community partner for their notable contributions to and participation in service-learning courses, initiatives or community-based research.

two women holding a plaque
Debora Colbert presents Sarah Van Etten with the Exceptional Achievement in Service-Learning Student Award on behalf of Pets Forever at the Celebrate! Colorado State Awards ceremony.

Pets Forever: Sara Van Etten and Lori Kogan

Albert C. Yates Student Leadership Award

An award given to a student that has shown strong involvement as a student with demonstrated leadership and a commitment to upholding CSU’s values, traditions and spirit.

two women holding an award plaque
Allie Kounter, right, is presented with the Albert C. Yates Student Leadership Award by Kristi Bohlender at the Celebrate! Colorado State Awards ceremony.

Allie Kounter, ’19

Biomedical Sciences