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Alumni Hall of Fame 2015 nominations now being accepted

Seeking names of distinguished alumni living across the country

 The CSUB Alumni Association is currently accepting nominations for the 2015 Alumni Hall of Fame. Created in 2006, the Hall of Fame recognizes and celebrates distinguished alumni who have made significant contributions in their field or in the community, and whose accomplishments and careers have brought honor and distinction to the university.

A nominations committee comprised of CSUB Alumni Association board members, CSUB faculty from each academic school, and a President’s designee, selects inductees. Past CSUB Alumni Hall of Fame inductees include:

  • Majority Leader Congressman Kevin McCarthy
  • Former Bakersfield City Councilwoman Irma Carson
  • Kern County Administrative Officer John Nilon.

“Since its inception, the CSUB Alumni Hall of Fame has recognized the outstanding achievements of CSUB alumni, and this year will be no different,” said David Loomis, CSUB Alumni Association Board President.  “We welcome CSUB alumni, professors and the community at large, in helping to identify distinguished individuals.  It is a pleasure to recognize such excellence among our graduates, and this is a tradition that will continue at CSUB for years to come.”

The criteria for selecting a nominee includes:

  • Must hold an earned or honorary degree from CSU Bakersfield
  • Must have received their degree five (5) years or more prior to selection
  • Professional accomplishments and successes
  • Contributions to the community and previous recognitions with awards
  • Civic and community involvement, awareness, and concern
  • Positive impact on chosen endeavors
  • Interest in and support of higher education
  • Demonstrated involvement in the university

Nominations for CSUB alumni living across the country are welcome and encouraged. This is a very prestigious award. To nominate distinguished CSUB alumni for the Alumni Hall of Fame, please visit The deadline for nominations is October 5. Inductees will be announced in November and will be honored during a black tie gala in February 2015.

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