Humboldt State Hosts McCrone Awards April 24

Humboldt State University’s Sponsored Programs Foundation will host the annual McCrone Awards Banquet at 4 p.m. April 24 in the Great Hall above the College Creek Marketplace. The event is free and open to the public.

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From top to bottom: Christopher Harmon, Sarah Ray and Laurie Richmond.

The annual ceremony recognizes the accomplishments of HSU’s newer faculty members and one outstanding graduate student. The awards are named after former HSU President Alistair McCrone, who led the university from 1974 to 2002.

Faculty members are nominated by their colleagues for their exceptional contributions to their field. First year students enrolled in an HSU graduate program for less than one academic year are eligible for the fellowship.

The recipients of this year’s McCrone Promising Faculty Scholars and Graduate Fellowship Awards are:

2014 Faculty Scholars

Christopher Harmon, Chemistry

Sarah Ray, Environmental Studies

Laurie Richmond, Environmental Science & Management

2014-15 Graduate Fellowship

Jessica Vermeer, Environmental Systems, Geology (Advisor: Dr. Mark Hemphill-Haley)

For more information, contact the Sponsored Programs Foundation at (707) 826-4189.