Group photo of CAS award recipients.
The 2019 College of Arts and Sciences award recipients with Dean Matthew Jockers (far right).

Sixteen faculty, six staff, and six graduate students were honored for outstanding achievement at the 2019 College of Arts and Sciences Appreciation and Recognition Social in April.

Mechthild Tegedar, an international leader in plant biology, and Gary Collins, a pioneer in the study of material defects, received the top two faculty awards. Chuck Cody and Paul Wheeler, both in biological sciences, were honored with the outstanding staff career awards. Graduate students were recognized in the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences. View photos from the event.

“In addition to recognizing some amazing individuals, this annual event brings us together to celebrate the diversity and creativity that powers the College of Arts and Sciences,” said Matt Jockers, dean of the college and master of ceremonies for the event.

Visit the online CAS awards gallery to learn a little about each of the recipients.

Undergraduate awards

An outstanding senior in each of the 25 College of Arts and Sciences undergraduate degree programs offered at WSU Pullman will be honored at a separate medallion ceremony the day before commencement.