Departmental Awardees and Honors

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AAS Department Honorees

2015

BA - Glorica Ruvi Calonsag

MA - Armil Grace Alvarz

2014

BA – Jason Ismael De Guzman Yap

MA – Teresa Anne Hodges and Ian Kevin Lawrence

2013

BA – Andrew Shotiveyaratana

MA – Teraya Paramehta

2012

BA - Mey L. Saechao

MA - Sylvie J. Kim

2011

BA - Kyaw Min “Joe” Oo (also CoES Hood recipient)

MA - Kay Fischer (also CoES Hood recipient)

2010

BA - Aldrich Limpin Sabac, Jr.

MA - Aureen Buenaflor Almario

2009

BA - Andrew Hom

MA - Jocyl Sacramento

2008

BA - Tiffany Bui 

MA - Melissa-Ann Nievera

2007

BA - Deanna Chan

MA - Davorn Sisavath

2006

BA - Valerie Francisco

MA - Vincent Laus

2005 BA - Jason Gee
2004

BA - Samantha Witt

BA Hood Recipient - Vincent Laus

MA Hood Recipient - Melissa Canlas

2003

BA - Vixie Javier

BA Hood Recipient - Valerie Villarta

2002 BA - Florence Tu
2001 BA - Genevieve Lew

 

AAS/ASU Graduation Banquet Honorees

In addition to celebrating the students’ graduation at the annual Asian American Studies/Asian Student Union graduation banquet, alumni of the year and other special awards highlight the end of the academic year. Some AAS/ASU graduation program books have featured biographies of these honorees. They can be viewed below.

2015

 Armil Grace Alvarez ​(AAS Graduate Student Distinguished Achievement Award)

Dr. Tracy Buenavista  (AAS Alumna of the Year)

Glorica Ruvi Calonsag   (AAS Department Honoree Award)

2014

Roderick Xavier Nepomuceno de Leon II (ASU Outstanding Graduating Senior Award)

Teresa Anne Hodges (AAS Graduate Student Distinguished Achievement Award)

Ian Kevin Lawrence (AAS Graduate Student Distinguished Achievement Award)

Sandra Sengdara Siharath (AAS Alumna of the Year)

Jeannie Woo (AAS/ASU Alumna of the Year)

Jason Ismael De Guzman Yap (AAS Department Honoree Award)

2013

William Wing Ji Kwok (ASU Outstanding Graduating Senior Award) 

Teraya Paramehta (Graduate Student Distinguished Achievement Award) 

Andrew Shotiveyaratana (AAS Department Honoree Award) 

Viet-Thi Ta (ASU/AAS Alumna of the Year)

2012

Liberty Chiu (ASU Outstanding Graduating Senior)

Ratha Chuon (AAS Alumna of the Year)

Henry Cun (AAS Service Award)

Jason S. Lew (ASU/AAS Alumnus of the Year)

Mey L. Saechao (AAS Department Honoree Award)

2011

Nina Chan (ASU Outstanding Graduate Award) 

Kay Fischer (AAS Graduate Student Distinguished Achievement Award &

College of Ethnic Studies Graduate Hood Recipient) 

Katherine A. General (AAS Alumna of the Year)

Kyaw Min “Joe” Oo (AAS Department Honoree Award & College of Ethnic Studies Undergraduate Hood Recipient)

Lourdes Hipol Sarmiento (AAS Service Award)

Sandra Sengdara Siharath (ASU Alumna of the Year)

2010

Danilo Begonia (AAS Emeritus Professor)

Daniel Phil Gonzales (AAS Alumnus of the Year)

Warren Mar (ASU Alumnus of the Year)

2009

Eric Mar (ASU Alumnus of the Year)

All AAS Lecturers (AAS Honorees of the Year)

2008

Jeanne Carcallas Batallones, Darren Lee Brown, & Jerry Dear (AAS Alumni of the Year)

Marlon Hom (AAS Department Chair Service)

2007 Japheth Onia Aquino (AAS/ASU Alumnus of the Year)
2006 Elizabeth Grace Suk (AAS/ASU Alumna of the Year)
2005 Malcolm Collier (AAS Emeritus Lecturer)

Michael Chih Ming Hornbuckle (AAS/ASU Alumnus of the Year)
2004 Rex Navarrete (AAS/ASU Alumnus of the Year)
2001 Jeffery Paul Chan, Benjamin R. Tong, Alfred Wong, & George K. Woo (1968-69 Strikers)