Awards and Recognition

The Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling graduate program is continuously striving to be its best. The program's faculty and students have been recognized for many outstanding accomplishments. Below is a list of those awards and recognitions.

Faculty Focused

  • Outstanding Faculty. (2018). Black Faculty and Staff Association. California State University, Fresno.

  • Provost Award for Promising New Faculty. (2017). California State University, Fresno.

  • Outstanding Advisor Award. (2016). California State University, Fresno.

  • Sylvia Walker National Multicultural Award, National Rehabilitation Association (2015)

  • Outstanding Faculty Leadership Award, California State University, Fresno Women’s Association (2015)

  • Sylvia Walker Education Award, National Association of Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns (2015)

  • Provost’s Promising New Faculty Award, California State University, Fresno (2014)

  • Rehabilitation Educator of the Year Award, National Council on Rehabilitation Education (2014)

  • Unsung Hero Rosa Parks Award, Center for Women and Culture, California State University, Fresno (2014)

  • Chi Sigma Iota Counseling Academic and Professional Honor Society International (2013) Award

  • Outstanding Faculty Award, Black Faculty and Staff Association (BFSA), California State University, Fresno (2013) 

Student Focused 

  • Bill Downey Research Award, National Council on Rehabilitation Education ([NCRE], 2020)
  • “Trailblazer” Award. (2018). Association for Clubs and Organizations.

  • American Rehabilitation Counseling Association (ARCA) Research Award (2017)

  • Bill Downey Research Award, National Council on Rehabilitation Education ([NCRE], 2016)

  • Research of the Year -1st Place Recipient. (2015). Exploring The “Double Whammy:” Investigating Institutional and Cultural Awareness among Postsecondary Educators. 30th Texas Alliance of Black School Educators (TABSE).

  • Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) Grant