The changing of the guard at Fresno State headlines the Top 13 stories of 2013 on FresnoStateNews.com. More
New wind tunnel will allow breakthrough research
A newly-constructed dust tunnel on the Fresno State campus will enable research to help improve air quality in the San Joaquin Valley and throughout California. More
University VP Peter Smits announces retirement
Dr. Peter N. Smits, Fresno State’s vice president for University Advancement, has announced he will retire on June 30, 2014. He has been with Fresno State for the past 20 years. More
Student to attend Clinton Global Initiative University
Fresno State sophomore Shervin Zoghi was selected to represent Fresno State at the Clinton Global Initiative University, March 21-23 in Tempe, Ariz. More
Fresno State earns state titles at Farm Bureau collegiate competition
Fresno State agriculture student Jake Carlson won the individual state championship at the California Farm Bureau’s Collegiate Discussion Meet competition and the 10-member Jordan College of Agriculture Sciences and Technology team won the state championship. More
Four new members join Fresno State Foundation Board of Governors
Darius Assemi, Carol Chandler, Omel Nieves and William S. "Bill" Smittcamp have been elected to the Board of Governors of the California State University, Fresno Foundation, a private, nonprofit public benefit corporation which was established in 1931. More
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Former members of Club Sports teams at Fresno State (hockey, rugby, bowling, volleyball, rodeo, soccer, etc.). More
Meet the staff:
Meet Hank Charles, Assistant Director of Business Development of the Fresno State Alumni Association. Read more about Hank
President’s Honors Scholarship, supporting the Smittcamp Family Honors College
Associated Students, Inc. Scholarship
Former California State University Trustee, Periodontal professor at UCLA,
Former FSAA Board Member
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
Dr. Richard Hougten
President, Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies
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This year's Fresno State Alumni Association scholars received $125,000 in awards in the 2013-14 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.
Irvin Arroyo (1997, ‘00) is the recipient of a $40,000 scholarship from the USDA and CSU Water Resources and Policy Initiative. He is currently attending UC Merced. More
Kurt D. Belluomini (2006) has been named the chief financial officer for Patrick James, Inc. The company operates 15 men’s fine apparel stores.
Dr. Lee P. Brown (1961, ‘94) has written “Policing in the 21st Century: Community Policing.” He is a former New York City Police Commissioner and Mayor of Atlanta, Georgia.
Derek Carr (2013) was honored as an NFF Nation Scholar-Athlete. He is the third Bulldog player to earn this award. More
Tyler Clutts (2007) has been signed by The Dallas Cowboys. He played in four games earlier this season for the Miami Dolphins; and has also played for the Houston Texans and Chicago Bears.
Kindra Pigott Franzen (1995) prepares ingredients for her albondigas soup, as husband Franklin helps in background . The Visalia-based blogger, is the author of “California Cavegirl Kindra.” (Photo by John Walker/The Fresno Bee). More
Veronica Garibay (2010) is the co-director and Olivia Faz (1986) is the office manager for the Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability, located in Fresno, Calif. More
Dot-Marie Jones (Alumna) has married her longtime girlfriend Bridgett Casteen on December 28, 2013 at their Los Angeles home.
Edwin Macaraeg (2010) has a current art exhibit, “Disambiguation I” at 1821 Gallery & Studios, which explores Asian-American history in a series of large format oil paintings. More
Max Melchor (Alumnus) has expanded his business, No Limit Fitness, in Fresno, Calif. More
Greg Merrill (1966) has been promoted to senior vice president of operations for the Fresno office of the Pan American and Walter L. Clark organizations.
Scott Nishioki (1976), most recently chief of staff for U.S. Rep. Jim Costa (D-Fresno), and well-known among the Valley’s political professional, has left Capitol Hill a three-decade career. (Photo by Michael Doyle/The Fresno Bee). More
Daniel Ward (Student) is the inaugural John D. Welty Award for Excellence in Community Service recipient. Daniel is also a 2013-14 Fresno State Alumni Association scholar supporting the Smittcamp Family Honors College. More
David F. Zoldoske (1984) has been named the national Irrigation Association’s Person of the Year. He is currently the director of the Center for Irrigation Technology and is the fourth person to receive this award from Fresno State. More