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Alumni Hall of Fame 2016 Nominations Now Being Accepted

The California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB) Alumni Association is currently accepting nominations for the 2016 Alumni Hall of Fame. Created in 2006, the Hall of Fame recognizes and celebrates distinguished alumni 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

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 2, 2015. Inductees will be announced in November and will be honored during a black tie gala in late February 2016.

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