Mary Lourdes Silva

Associate Professor, Writing
School: School of Humanities and Sciences

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Academic Awards and Honors

  • Anne Coffin Johnstone Memorial Award, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2014
  • Recipient of Babcock Fund Award, Ithaca College, 2014
  • Recipient of Center for Faculty Research Data (CFRD) Released Time, Ithaca College, 2014
  • Recipient of $5000 Internal Grant for “Hindsight is 20/20: Developing the ICC E-Learning Portfolio for the Writing Department”, Ithaca College, 2013
  • Recipient of GOLD 2.0 Award, Ithaca College, 2012
  • Anne Coffin Johnstone Memorial Award, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2009 & 2011 
  • Regents Special Fellowship, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2006-2011
  • Golda Foundation Poetry Prize for “Letter to an 8th Grader”, 2005
  • University Graduate Medalist, California State University, Fresno, 2003
  • Dean Medalist, California State University, Fresno, 2003
  • Student of the Year, Portuguese Education Foundation of Central California, 2003
  • Leon Peters Award, California State University, Fresno, 2003
  • The National Scholars Honors Society, California State University, Fresno, 2003
  • Graduate Fellowship Equity Award, California State University, Fresno, 2002-2003
  • Ernesto Trejo Poetry Prize-Honorable Mention-for “Galloco”, 2002
  • Creative Nonfiction Award for “The Story of an Artist,” California State University, Fresno, 2002
  • Summa Cum Laude, California State University, Fresno, 1999
  • Smitt Camp Family Honors College, California State University, Fresno, 1994-1998