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Peter Robertson, BA '92, MA '95, MBA '05

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CSU Chancellor White visits his alma mater
California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White — one of Fresno State’s most prominent alumni — recently visited campus, to meet with students, faculty, staff and community members. More Read more

 

 

Student film featuring 53 languages debuts on campus
“The Fresno Language Project” is a Fresno State student-produced film that showcases the diversity of the region. The project was conceived by four Fresno State students. More Read more

 

Derek Carr, Fresno State on verge on long-awaited BCS berth
Derek Carr first donned a Fresno State jersey on television at the age of 10. Twelve years later, Derek is now the star quarterback for Fresno State. Carr has led this year's team to the brink of two goals his brother's '01 team couldn't achieve: an undefeated season and a BCS bowl berth. More Read more


The Craig School of Business is currently recruiting candidates for the Blended Online MBA program starting August 2014. The curriculum follows the same structure and course work as the Traditional MBA.

For more information please contact Professor Tatyana Ryabova, Assistant Manager of Graduate Programs 559.278.1683tryabova@csufresno.eduMore Read more

 

 



Meet the staff:

Meet Peter Robertson, Director of Alumni Marketing and Engagement of the Fresno State Alumni Association. Read more about Peter Read more

 

 

 

Read more campus news at FresnoStateNews


 

Featured Scholars 



Stevie Brumwell

Communicative Disorders & Deaf Studies Alumni Chapter Scholarship

 



Alan Suarez

Col. Rick Husband Memorial Scholarship

 

 

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Notable Alumni 


Aram Kieth
Cofounder of The Kieth Companies and Director Stantec, Inc.

 

 



Emily Kuroda

Award-winning actress

 

 

View more Notable Alumni here


 

Working for California 

The Fresno State Alumni Association is proud to announce that four alumnae from more than 200,000 alumni worldwide and 140,000 throughout California have been added to the Website "Working for California," an online project by the Office of Chancellor of the California State University. There are now a total of 15 Fresno State alumni featured on the CSU website. More Header

 



Jan Lynn Owen

Commissioner of Corporations, Department of Corporations, State of California

 

 

View more Working for California alumni here


 

Campus Events 

EAT ART, ART IN FOOD
ARTHOP Thurs. Dec. 5th
1821 Gallery & Studios; Fresno, Calif.
$40 per person. Proceeds benefit The Bulldog Pantry.
Details: 559.233.9992.

 

Secrets From My Silent Eden 
Sunday, December 8 • 2:00 – 3:00 pm • Wahlberg Recital Hall, Fresno State

Autobiography of Dr. Paul Ogden, Professor Emeritus of Communicative Disorders and Deaf Studies Recipient of the Outstanding Professor Award. Reception and book signing to follow. More Read more

 

 

 

 

More events at the FSAA event page


 

Bulldog Benefits 


Get great rewards and industry leading customer service while supporting the Fresno State Alumni Association and Bulldog Athletics.More Read more

Marsh Affinity Groups - Dental, health and vision insurance policies at specially reduced Fresno State rates. Call toll-free: 888.560.ALUM or visit the website. More Read more

A Message from Liberty Mutual Insurance

Liberty Mutual offers special savings to Fresno State alumni on auto and home insurance.1 Click for a free quote Read more

1Discounts and savings are available where state laws and regulations allow, and may vary by state. Certain discounts apply to specific coverages only. To the extent permitted by law, applicants are individually underwritten; not all applicants may qualify. Please consult a Liberty Mutual sales representative for additional information.

VPI® Pet Insurance is the nation's oldest, largest and number one veterinarian-recommended pet health insurance provider. Save hundreds of dollars in premiums over the life of your pet with the special 5% group discount.* For more information, call 877.PETS.VPI or click here.

 


Giving Matters 

This year's Fresno State Alumni Association scholars received $125,000 in awards in the 2012-13 academic year. We are proud to lead all of the alumni associations in the 23-campus California State University system in student scholarship giving. Thank you for your support.

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Class Notes 



Flindt Andersen
 (Alumnus) founded P.A.I.N. – Prescription Abusers In Need – in 2009. Today, he serves as its executive director. More Read more

 




Ryan Caglia
 (2007, ’12) and Dominique Avila (2004) were married at the Shrine of Saint Therese on Nov. 1, 2013 in Fresno, Calif. The reception was held at Warnors Center for the Performing Arts.




A winged-lion sculpture made of recycled steel, Parvaz (Flight), byBrandon Greer (2000) stands outside the new the M Street Arts Complex. Artist Stephanie Ryan, far right, talks with curator and artist Christine Rea. (Photo by John Walker/The Fresno Bee). More Read more



This work by Peggy Jelmini (1976) is part of the show "Orange is the New Orange" at The Door Art Gallery. More Read more



Son-and-father – Michael Karbassi(2009) and Mike Karbassi – own and operate The Persian Rug Collections store in Fresno, Calif. currently celebrating its 35th year in business. (Photo by John Walker/The Fresno Bee). More Read more



Twins Matthew and Eric Loera appear in a national Subaru commercial. Both plan to attend Fresno State, where Eric will study mechanical engineering and Matthew will study business. (Photo by Mark Crosse/The Fresno Bee). More Read more



Mike Martz (1974), right, former Fresno State tight end and NFL coach, laughs as he visits with others during the 55th Annual Fresno Athletic Hall Of Fame Enshrinement Awards Dinner held Thursday night November 7, 2013 at the Fresno Convention Center. (Photo by Eric Paul Zamora/The Fresno Bee). More Read more


Mike Maiorana 
(1999) is a senior account executive with Bulldog Sports Properties. He was named to Business Street’s “40 Under 40” list in 2007.



Henry Montelongo (1986) as Ziggy performs a number during a rehearsal of "Young Frankenstein" at Roger Rocka's Good Company Players on Nov. 12, 2013. (Photo by Mark Crosse/The Fresno Bee). More Read more



Robert Ogata (1955) has recent work in a new show at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Artists’ Gallery located at Fort Mason. Cited as “One of the most respected visual artists in Fresno” by THE FRESNO BEE, Ogata employs chalk, gesso, polymer and paintstick in his art. The exhibit runs through Dec. 20th. More Read more

 

Warren R. Paboojian (1980) of Baradat & Paboojian, Inc. was named as one of the Top 100 lawyers by Northern California Super Lawyers. Mr. Paboojian was previously selected as the Trial Lawyer of the Year for the State of California by Consumer Attorneys of California, and was inducted into the San Joaquin College of Law Alumni Hall of Fame.



At center, Paige Parker (2005) performs in "Young Frankenstein" at Roger Rocka's on Nov. 12, 2013. (Photo by Mark Crosse/The Fresno Bee). More Read more



Julia Woli Scott (2011) was recently interviewed by fresnobeehive.com talking about the opening of M Street Arts Complex and the exhibition “Spectacle: A Closer Look at Fresno,” with her partner Christina Rea. Photo by Fresno Bee. More Read more




Ed Sbragia
 (1977) is highlighted in the article – “Eat, Drink and Be Merry!” – recently published in BusinessWorld – based in Manila, Phil. More Read more



Jessup Wiley (2006) is the assistant vice president and customer segment marketing manager for Rabobank in Fresno. He was named to Fresno Business Street’s “”40 Under 40” list in 2007.



Hilary Wyckoff (2012) has been promoted to Quality Assurance Manager at Decipher, Inc in Fresno. Wyckoff has been with the company since April 2011. She earned a B.S. Degree in Business Administration & Marketing at Fresno State and was previously the Social Media Intern.

 

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