Cal State San Bernardino

CSBS Students Win Prestigious Awards at the State and International Level

Supervised by Dr. Kelly Campbell, three psychology undergraduate and graduate students, Kamiya Stewart, Nina Calub, and Silvana Johnston, won the Division Poster Presentation Competition at the Western Psychological Association annual conference. Kamiya Stewart is photographed showing her project titled: "Racial discrimination, health, and religiosity in post-apartheid South Africa."

Jana Dhargalkar, a Psychology major, won the 2nd place at the CSU-wide research competition in the undergraduate category. Her project was titled "Effects of repeated SSRI exposure on BDNF and affective behavior in adolescent rats”. Her mentor was Dr. Cynthia Crawford.

Alfredo Barcenas, a graduating senior in political science, and former president of ASI, is now a Sidley Austin LLP Scholar. This is a prestigious honor not only for Barcenas but for the CSUSB—Sidley Austin Scholars include students from Columbia, Stanford, Yale and Princeton. Barcenas was also awarded the Undergraduate Student of the Year Award by the Association for Student Conduct Administration (ASCA). Read more about this amazing honor.


Dr. Sergio Iniguez (CSU San Bernardino), Ms. Lace Riggs (2016 Eden Award Winner), Ms. Lisba Fowler (Eden Family Representative) & Dr. Kasuen Mauldin (San Jose State University & 2016 Eden Award Selection Committee Chair)

Lace Riggs, a student of Dr. Sergio Iniguez recently won the Don Eden Graduate Student Award at this year CSUPERB research conference. The Don Eden Graduate Student Research Award fosters quality in graduate student research within the CSU system in biotechnology-related research. The award covers a broad range of themes in cellular, molecular, chemical and physical studies of the life sciences. Find out more about the award and the competition.