Awards and Recognition

2016-2020 Programs of Research and Scholarly Excellence (PRSE) designee

Support and funding provided by the Office of the Vice President for Research, Colorado State University. Programs are awarded this designation because they have achieved great distinction and set a standard for excellence in research, teaching and service that may serve as a model for programs throughout the institution and externally. PRSE designation provides enhanced visibility and enables advocacy in the context of the larger research and training missions of CSU. The PLHC is using the designation to further develop its revival of the American West Program.

2016 Pre-Catalyst for Innovative Partnerships program recipient

Seed funding and support offered by the Office of the Vice President for Research, Colorado State University, for new, early-stage research partnerships to explore transformative, interdisciplinary ideas. The PLHC is using the seed and support to develop its revival of the American West Program.

2012 CESU Network National Award
Awarded in recognition of the PLHC’s outstanding contributions to the CESU (Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Units) Network.

2012 Rocky Mountain-CESU Student Award
PLHC researcher Nichelle Frank received this regional award for her contribution to the PLHC oral history project conducted via a CESU agreement with Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument.

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