top dog alumni awards nominations 2019

Submit your Top Dog nominee today!

Since 1953, Fresno State has honored alumni and friends who embrace the Bulldog spirit and have made significant contributions to their profession, the University and the community.

Do you know someone who has excelled in their profession, inspired others, and has made an impact in the community and beyond? Share their story and they may be the next Top Dog.

Nomination deadline is March 1, 2019.

Top Dog Award Categories:

The Distinguished Alumni Award

 The Distinguished Alumni Award is given based on scholarship, service, and leadership to the University, the Valley, and beyond. It has been established to recognize individuals that have distinguished themselves in their post-collegiate career on a national or international level. 

The Outstanding Alumni Award

 The Outstanding Alumni Award recognizes Fresno State Alumni for outstanding accomplishments and remarkable achievements in their field of study. 

The Arthur Safstrom Service Award

 The Arthur Safstrom Service Award honors an alumnus, friend, or past faculty or staff that has given exceptional service to the Fresno State Alumni Association and the University. 


Top Dog Nomination Forms:

Click here to download the Distinguished Alumnus Award nomination form (PDF).

Click here to download the Outstanding Alumni Award nomination form (PDF).

Click here to download the Arthur Safstrom Service Award nomination form (PDF). 


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