Each spring Colorado State University gathers to recognize excellence among its outstanding faculty and staff through the University’s Celebrate Awards. In 2017, Warner College was proud to see the impacts of a number of the College’s community recognized, including Professor Ellen Wohl being named a University Distinguished Professor, the highest honor CSU awards faculty.

Distinguished Administrative Professional Award
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Denise Culver of the Colorado Natural Heritage Program won the Distinguished Administrative Professional Award

Innovative Excellene Award

Matthew Wallenstein, Colin Bell, Rich Conant, founders of Growcentia and members of the Natural Resource Ecology Lab received the Innovative Excellence Award

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Interdisciplinary Scholarship Award

An interdisciplinary research group focused on investing in management for watershed sustainability won the Interdisciplinary Scholarship Award. The team’s leaders include Tony Cheng and Yu Wei from the Forest and Rangeland Stewardship Department, Kelly Jones from the Human Dimensions of Natural Resources Department, Stephanie Kampf from the Department of Ecosystem Science and Sustainability

Margaret B. Hazaleus Award
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Maria Fernandez-Gimenez of the Forest and Rangeland Stewarship Department was a recipient of the Margaret B. Hazaleus Award an award given to honor individuals who have made a long-term impact to enhance opportunities and the campus environment for women.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Award
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Ecology doctorate student Sara Bombaci from the Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology Department won the Martin Luther King Jr. Diversity Scholarship for her outstanding academic achievements and commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Provost’s Preston Davis Award

Natural Resource Ecology and Measurements (NR220) faculty won the Provost’s Preston Davis Award for their development of a mobile field guide for the field courses at CSU’s Mountain Campus. The team includes NR220 Academic Director Paul Dohorty and Kate Huyvaret of the Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology Department, Paul Meiman of the Forest and Rangeland Stewardship Department, and Paul Layden from the Human Dimensions of Natural Resources Department.