Nominations, Grant Awards, Conference Presentations, and Honors

February 23rd, 2018 - 10:29am


Sandi Weldon Nominated for 2017 Excellence in Theatre Award

Performing Arts Instructor Sandi Weldon has been nominated by the San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle for a 2017 Excellence in Theatre Award. Weldon’s nomination is in the category of Featured Actress in a Play for her role as Mattie Fae Aiken in August Osage County. Awards will be presented on Monday, March 26, 2018, at the Victoria Theatre in San Francisco.

Corinna Dyliacco Calica, Ed.D. Awarded 2018 Rising Star Grant

The National Coalition for Campus Children’s Centers (N4C) Awards and Grants Committee named Director of Child Development and Early Childhood Education Corinna Dyliacco Calica, Ed.D. as the 2018 Rising Star recipient. The award provides a grant to help members attend the organization’s annual conference. Calica will attend N4C’s 2019 conference in North Carolina.

John Marmysz, Ph.D. to Present at 24th World Congress of Philosophy

Philosophy Instructor John Marmysz, Ph.D. will be participating in a roundtable discussion, “Humor and Learning to be Human: Eastern and Western Perspectives,” at the 24th World Congress of Philosophy. The conference will be held at Peking University in Beijing, China from August 13 to 20, 2018. The World Congress of Philosophy is organized every five years by the International Federation of Philosophical Societies to inquire and explore challenges facing humanity. Marmysz will present “Humor and Nihilism” as part of the discussion.

Work by Katrina Wagner Selected As Part Of Women In Art 2018 Exhibition

Fine and Visual Arts Instructor Katrina Wagner’s work will be shown at the Las Laguna Gallery as part of its Women in Art 2018 exhibition. Selected from hundreds of submissions, the art featured in this show was created by female artists who possess unique attributes and impeccable talent. The exhibition runs March 1 through 31, 2018. 

Congratulations! The recognition is well deserved for the excellence you bring to your work each and every day.