Welcome to the 2020 Graduation and Award Ceremony
Donald E. Bianchi Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award
The Donald E. Bianchi Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award is presented in recognition of academic excellence, honoring Donald E. Bianchi, the founding Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics and former professor of biology.
Leslie and Terry Cutler Scholarship
The Leslie and Terry Cutler Scholarship recognizes students showing promise in science and mathematics, demonstrated by academic achievement; this scholarship honors Leslie Cutler, an alumnus from the 1960s, who had a distinguished career in dentistry and health administration.
Outstanding Beginning Student Awards
The Outstanding Beginning Student Award recognizes students with outstanding performance in lower division courses in mathematics.
Peter Thommen Scholarship
The Peter Thommen Scholarship supports an undergraduate student majoring in mathematics with excellent performance, founded by Peter Thommen, an alumnus from the 1970s, who enjoys a successful career in software engineering.
F. Lynwood Wren Scholarship
The F. Lynwood Wren Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding mathematics major who has a passion for teaching, following the example set by Professor Lynwood Wren, who joined the Math Department after retiring, and continued teaching for another 17 years.
The Abel Scholarship is awarded to a sophomore or junior mathematics major based on academic merit, honoring Niels Henrik Abel, a Norwegian mathematician of the early 19th century.
Ramanujan Research Scholarship
The Ramanujan Research Scholarship supports undergraduate research projects for students who show significant mathematical promise; this scholarship honors Srinivasa Ramanujan, a self-taught mathematician from India, whose discoveries continue to influence number theory, complex analysis, and combinatorics.
Outstanding Mathematics Major Awards
The Outstanding Mathematics Major Award recognizes continuing students for outstanding achievements in mathematics.
Outstanding Graduating Senior Award
The Outstanding Graduating Senior Award recognizes graduating seniors for outstanding achievements in mathematics.
Outstanding Student in Extended Learning
The Outstanding Student in Extended Learning Award recognizes a student in the Tseng College for academic accomplishments in preparation for graduate studies in mathematics.
Outstanding Teaching Associate Awards
The Outstanding Teaching Associate Award recognizes graduate student teaching associates who demonstrate exceptional dedication and effectiveness.
Efrem Ostrow Memorial Scholarship
The Efrem Ostrow Memorial Scholarship supports distinguished scholars who show promise in the field of mathematics; it honors the memory of Professor Efrem Ostrow who was teaching mathematics at CSUN for 25 years up to his retirement in 1989.
Excellence in Science Scholarships
The Excellence in Science Scholarship recognizes outstanding academic achievements in mathematics.