Students

Awards and Scholarships

Scholarships

The Department of Construction Management is one of the nine departments located in the College of Health and Human Sciences. The scholarship endowment funds within the college total almost 4 million dollars. In addition, departmental students may be eligible for additional scholarships identified as "All College" or "Education". Also located in the Guggenheim Building is a bulletin board that additional privately awarded scholarships and applications are posted..

The process for applying for scholarships is university-wide and involves filling out just one application to be eligible for various scholarships. You must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in one of the Departments or Schools in the College of Health and Human Sciences, or a teacher licensure student to be eligible. The process opens December 1 and applications are due March 1 (11:00 p.m. MST). For complete application instructions and information on scholarships, please visit the College of Health and Human Sciences website at http://www.chhs.colostate.edu/students/scholarships.aspx.


Competition Teams

Each semester teams of students participate in competitions hosted by various organizations both regionally and nationally, including Associated Schools of Construction, Design-Build Institute of America, National Association of Home Builders, Associated Builders and Contractors, and the Mechanical Contractors Association of America. For more information, visit the Competition Teams page.


Graduate Teaching Awards

The purpose of this award is to recognize outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTA). GTAs are evaluated by their students on their successful performance in the classroom, positive attitude, personality, enthusiasm and commitment to excellence.

2013: Lisa Quiroga
2012: Jon Elliott, Mike Knox, and Mohammed Hashem Mehany
2011: Jon Elliott, Mohammed Hashem Mehany, and Jeff Wilkes
2010: Jon Elliott, Francois Jacobs, Jesse Plata, and Dale Porter


Faculty and Staff Awards

Associated Schools of Construction Teaching Awards

The ASC is the international association representing the interests of both academic and industry professionals interested in institutional construction education. The purposes of the association are to establish the objectives and goals for the development of construction education and to assist institutions of higher learning in their establishment and development of these objectives and goals within their respective universities.

ASC is committed to fostering excellence in construction communication, scholarship, research, education and practice. It is the professional association for the development and advancement of construction education, where the sharing of ideas and knowledge inspires, guides and promotes excellence in curricula, teaching, research and service.

2016: Rodolfo Valdes Vasquez received the ASC Regional Teaching Award.
2015: Jon Elliott received the ASC Regional Teaching Award.
2014: Mehmet Ozbek received the ASC National Teaching Award and Carla Lopez del Puerto received the Regional Teaching Award.
2013: Caroline Clevenger received the ASC Regional Teaching Award.
2012: Mehmet Ozbek received the ASC National Teaching Award.
2010: Scott Glick and Ron Holt each received the ASC National Teaching Award.

Faculty and Staff of the Year Awards

This award is annually presented to one faculty and one staff member by the students of the CM program.

2015: Faculty Member of the Year: Jeff Wilkes, and Staff Member of the Year: Khristy Preston.
2014: Faculty Member of the Year: Jon Elliott, and Staff Member of the Year: Terry Richardson.
2013: Faculty Member of the Year: Kevin Jones, Mehmet Ozbek, and Staff Member of the Year: Anna Fontana.
2012: Faculty Member of the Year: Loren Funk, and Staff Member of the Year: Natalya Weisgerber.
2011: Faculty Member of the Year: Mike O'Reilly, and Staff Member of the Year: Anna Fontana.
2010: Faculty Member of the Year: Chuck Smith, and Staff Member of the Year: Kristin Haller.

Ram Built Hard Hat Award

The Ram Built Hard Hat Award, first presented in 2004, is a recognition bestowed upon members of the Colorado State University community for their invaluable contributions to construction education.

2014: Tom Mazzarisi for his guidance and support of CM as the College Business Manager
2013: Charles (Chuck) Smith for his 30+ years of service to the CM program
2012: CSU Facilities Management for its support of the internship program
2011: April Mason, former Dean of the College of Health and Human Sciences, for her support of CM initiatives
2011: The CM student leadership responsible for the implementation of the Instruction Fee
2010: Becky Bell, former Assistant to the CM Department Head


Friend of the Department Award

The Friend of the Department Award is given in recognition of individuals, organizations, or businesses that have demonstrated exceptional leadership and made notable, voluntary contributions in building industry-construction education partnerships which enhance our environment; develop our faculty, staff, and students; and strengthen the Construction Management program.

2013: Mortenson Construction
2011: Darrell Eastwood, Executive VP and COO of Saunders Construction and former PADB Chair
2010: Colorado Association of Mechanical and Plumbing Contractors