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HFES Bulletin

January 2010
Volume 53, Number 1

Society Honors

Student Chapters and Members Honored in San Antonio

By Sandra Garrett, Student Affairs Committee Chair

     I am pleased to announce the winners of the 2009 HFES Student Member With Honors and Student Chapter With Honors awards. The awards were presented during the Student Reception held at the 53rd HFES Annual Meeting in San Antonio.

Student Member With Honors

     The following students made outstanding contributions to both the discipline and HFES during their tenure as a student, as evidenced by accomplishments such as presentations at national or international conferences, publication in an approved journal, significant contributions to industry projects, and substantial service to HFES:

Leigh A. Baumgart, University of Virginia; Elizabeth Newlin Canzone, Old Dominion University; Joel M. Cooper, University of Utah; Thomas Ferris, University of Michigan; Joshua A. Gomer, Clemson University; Allyson R. Hall, Texas Tech University; Scarlett R. Herring, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Caroline Joseph, University at Buffalo - State University of New York; David Liu, University of Queensland; Joey Chung Yin So, City University of Hong Kong; Peter N. Squire, George Mason University; and Timothy Robert Turner, Old Dominion University.

Best Student Chapter Awards

     Three levels of recognition are based on contributions and achievements in 13 areas, including recruitment, outreach, collaboration, service to HFES, information dissemination, mentorship, and creativity. The following student chapters were honored:

Gold: California State University, Long Beach; George Mason University; Georgia Institute of Technology; Old Dominion University; Texas Tech University; University of Central Florida; University of Idaho; University of Michigan; University of Virginia; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; and Wichita State University.

Silver: Clemson University, Purdue University, San Jose State University, Tufts University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Toronto, University of Utah, and University of Queensland.

     Congratulations to the 2009 awardees! I encourage you to think about your activities in the coming year and to submit an award application for 2010 honors. The call for applications will be published in the HFES Bulletin this spring.

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