Department Citation

The UC Davis Department of Sociology has established awards programs to recognize outstanding undergraduate students.
Students graduating with citations for outstanding achievement

 

Department Citations

This campus award is reserved for students in their senior year who not only have maintained a 3.60 major GPA, but also have made substantial contributions to the department. The following students will receive recognition for this honor on the official spring commencement program.

2016 recipients:

  • Melissa Dittrich
  • Elissa Nicole Niccum
  • Tia Nguyen

Citation for Outstanding Performance

This campus award is reserved for students of true distinction in an academic department who have maintained a 3.60 major GPA or higher and have shown superior academic promise and achievement. Students who are presented this award are recognized in the official spring commencement program.

2016 recipients:

  • Rhiannon Bree Ailes
  • Nancy Marie Au
  • Megan Elizabeth Cliff
  • Deanna Delevati
  • Hana Michelle Gertle Gabriel
  • Courtney Jaclyn Gong
  • Richard David Marcus
  • Tara May Mokhtarzadeh
  • Bruna Costa Pinheiro
  • Vanessa Itzel Reyes
  • Katherine Wenting Shuai

Undergraduate Outstanding Senior Award

This award is given to one student in each of two Department of Sociology majors, based on faculty nominations for students who demonstrated excellent academic achievement, outstanding contribution to the academic environment through active involvement with faculty and fellow students, and demonstrated leadership. Recipients are honored at the Office of Undergraduate Education Award Ceremony.

2016 recipients:

  • Nancy Au (organizational studies)
  • David Castallano-Ladd (sociology)