2016 Hall of Fame

Greg Colson, Class of 1978

Greg Colson

Greg Colson is an accomplished artist with public collections all over the world including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.; The Panza Collection, Varese, Italy; The Moderna Museet, Stockholm; Sammlung Rosenkranz, Berlin and more. As a Bakersfield native and graduate of CSUB, Mr. Colson gives great credibility to our arts department, university and the community by the international fame and exposure of his art work.

Shanna Treanor, M.D., Class of 1994

Shanna Treanor

Dr. Treanor is a pediatrician specializing in Pediatric Dermatology at Kaiser Permanente in Bakersfield, California. Dr. Treanor has won numerous awards and recognitions and served on the 2014-15 Kern County Special Olympics-Host Town Committee for the 2015 Special Olympics World Games. While a senior at CSUB, Dr. Treanor served as President of Associate Students, Inc. and was instrumental to the designing and completion of the CSUB Student Union.

Jeff Colson, Class of 1979

Jeff Colson

A commended artist, Jeff Colson has had the honor of showing his work in many acclaimed institutions such as The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA; The Rosenkranz Foundation, Berlin, Germany and more. A 2012 Guggenheim Fellow, Fine Arts and City of Los Angeles Fellowship 2015 Cola Award winner, Colson has made a significant contribution to the art community.

Mike Maggard

Mike MaggardKern County Supervisor 3rd District, Mike Maggard is a Certified Public Accountant and founder and owner of Maggard and Company, CPA’s in Bakersfield, California. Maggard has received multiple recognitions for his civic and community involvement, and was inducted into the Bakersfield City School District’s Hall of Fame in 2012. Supervisor Maggard served as a Bakersfield City Councilman from 1998-2006 and currently serves Kern County’s 3rd District as a Supervisor. Supervisor Maggard understands the pivotal role that higher education plays in self-fulfillment and improving one's quality of life and economic success.

Tom Hardt

Tom HardtTom Hardt has made a huge impact in the community by providing the funding and resources to make Hardt Field a reality on the CSUB campus. His dedication to the campus, students and the athletic department are abundant. Mr. Hardt founded the Hardt Family Foundation which funds local, social, religious, art and education organizations throughout Kern County. Through generous contributions to CSUB and numerous other associations, the Hardt family has served their community for more than 60 years.