Cal Poly Pomona Student Research Conference

Past Awardees

Distinguished RSCA Staff Award

staff accepting award on podium

6th Annual Distinguished Research Staff Award


Sandra Gutierrez Magallanez
Chemistry & Biochemistry Department

Congratulations to Sandra Gutierrez Magallanez for receiving the 6th Annual Distinguished RSCA Staff Award for her outstanding contributions to research, scholarly and creative activities and for her exmplary efforts to enhance learn-by-doing pedagogy. Sandra has worked for the university over 11 years and is known for dedication to supporting both student and faculty research at CPP.

Awardee giving speech on podium

5th Annual Distinguished Research Staff Award


David J. Lefay
Mechanical Engineering Department

Congratulations to Mr. David J. Lefay who received the 5th Annual Distinguished RSCA Staff Award on March 1, 2019. Lefay is known for his outstanding support of student research and scholarly activity at CPP.

Awardee holding award in outdoors setting

4th Annual Distinguished Research Staff Award


Desiree Vera
Institutional Review Board Staff

Congratulations to Desiree Vera who received the Distinguished RSCA Staff Award on March 2, 2018. Vera has worked in the Institutional Review Board office for three years as the compliance analyst. She supports faculty and student research by helping to ensure that their research plans are ethical and comply with federal law. She truly cares about the CPP mission and goals of faculty and students.

 

Collage of two images, from left to right: John Olson and Bruce Kennedy

3rd Annual Distinguished Research Staff Award


From Left to Right: John Olson (Biological Sciences), and Bruce Kennedy (Office of Research)

Jon Olson
Research Associate
Bruce Kennedy
Compliance Associate
Awardee on stage awaiting to receive her award

2nd Annual Distinguished Research Staff Award


From Left to Right: Cynthia Tessler, Dr. Yao Olive Li (URFAC Co-Chair), and Dr. Ruth Ahn (Associate Professor, Department of Education)

Cynthia Tessler
Animal Care Coordinator
Group photo of awardee and other people. From left to right: Bruce Kennedy, Victoria Pantoja, President Soraya Coley, and Dr. Yao Olive Li

1st Annual Distinguished Research Staff Award


From Left to Right: Bruce Kennedy (Institutional Review Board - IRB), Victoria Pantoja (IRB), President Soraya Coley, and Dr. Yao Olive Li (URFAC Co-Chair)

Victoria Pantoja
Institutional Review Board Stuff