From 44 entries from around the world, Vanessa Bezy won Best Poster at the 33rd International Sea Turtle Society Meeting in Baltimore Maryland in February 2013.
Leslie Wickes won top poster presenter honors at the Seventh Annual Graduate Student Research Poster Session for her poster “Growth and Distribution of Lophelia pertusa Under ‘Acidified’ Conditions in the Southern California Bight.”
Leah Fisher was awarded a Knauss Fellowship to work in NOAA’s Office of Global Climate Change.
Tim O'Donnell won the Best Oral Presentation Award at the 2012 Graduate Student Research Colloquium at the College of Charleston. Leah Fisher won second place.
Amanda Kelly won the Best Poster Presentation Award at the 2012 Graduate Student Research Colloquium at the College of Charleston. Callie Crawford won second place.
David Coles, Courtney Gerstenmaier, Nicole Kollars, and Nicole Schanke were awarded Presidential Summer Research Awards from the College of Charleston.
Catherine Bridges, Alyssa Demko and Jason Wang received Marine Genomics Fellowships.
Weatherly Meadors received a McLeod-Frampton Scholarship from the South Carolina Agricultural Society.
Leah Fisher and Sammi Smoot were awarded Joanna Deep Water Fellowships.
Carly Altizer, Katie Anweiler, Tim O'Donnell and Anna Tommerdahl were nominated and elected to Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society (April 2012).
Drew Anderson, Katie Anweiler, Vanessa Bezy, Michelle D'Aguillo, Leah Fisher, Whitney Hook, Jen Newby, Tim O'Donnell, Ashley Shaw, Samantha Smoot and Leslie Wickes were awarded Graduate School Research and Presentation Grants.