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This year, CSM was proud to induct 19 women and men, who have distinguished themselves either as CSM athletes or later in their careers, into the Sports Hall of Fame at a banquet held on February 9.

Regardless of what happens in Super Bowl LII, there’s a celebration awaiting Julian Edelman of the New England Patriots. The longtime slot receiver will be inducted into the College of San Mateo Hall of Fame on Feb. 9. Edelman is scheduled to attend the event as part of an 18-member class that also includes Giants broadcaster Jon Miller.

CSM’s student-produced Honors Project newsletter, Labyrinth, has again won a top prize at the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) conference. Labyrinth took second place publications for four-year universities and community colleges across the country.

CSM has secured a $74,500 MESA grant (Math, Engineering, Science, Achievement) to expand services and academic support to educationally and economically disadvantaged students. The goal of the MESA program is to support student success and transfer to four-year universities for STEM majors.

KCSM programmer Jesse “Chuy” Varela is the 2017 recipient of JazzWeek’s Bobby Jackson Award, which recognizes a jazz programmer’s professionalism, programming abilities, and contribution to jazz radio.

On Monday, April 24, 2017, the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE) announced that College of San Mateo had won the Presidents for Entrepreneurship Pledge College of Excellence award.

The most prolific women’s swimmer in College of San Mateo history added to her legacy as sophomore Erica Vong topped the podium five times Saturday at the Coast Conference Swim Finals at Ohlone College-Fremont.

On November 13, 2016, a team of three College of San Mateo physics students took home a bronze medal in the seventh annual 2016 International University Physics Competition. Advised by CSM physics professor, Mohsen Janatpour, the students joined over 500 other undergraduate teams from colleges and universities throughout the world to compete in this prestigious event.

The world-renowned doctor is returning home to share with his native community an unconventional journey beginning as a disengaged Mills High School student and leading to recognition as an icon in the study of genomics, biology and medicine.

10 digital media students were chosen to have their work included in “Show Us Your Type: Berlin Revisited 2016”, an international typography exhibit featured in Berlin and online.