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CSUB Alumni Association to Announce Alumni Hall of Fame Inductees with Press Conference

The California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB) Alumni Association is proud to host a press conference on Wednesday, November 30 to announce the 2017 Alumni Hall of Fame Inductees. The press conference will take place in the Dezember Reading Room of the Walter Stiern Library on CSUB’s campus from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The inductees will be available for interviews following the press conference.

Nominations were obtained from University faculty, staff, alumni, and community members. For a nominee to be considered, he/she must have received an earned or honorary degree from CSUB five or more years prior to selection, have presented a trajectory of professional accomplishments and successes; shown a history of contributions to the community and previous recognitions with awards, civic and community involvement, awareness and concern; maintained a positive impact on chosen endeavors; displayed interest in support of higher education; and demonstrated involvement with the University. A committee of University representatives and CSUB Alumni Association board members select the inductees.

This upcoming year will mark the 11th Annual CSUB Alumni Hall of Fame. The 2016 inductees included: artist, Greg Colson (’78); pediatrician, Shanna Treanor (’94); artist, Jeff Colson (’79); Kern County Supervisor 3rd District, Mike Maggard (’78), and local philanthropist, Thomas Hardt (’73).

The mission of the CSUB Alumni Association is to promote the University’s mission of educational excellence by engaging and connecting alumni, students, campus partners and the community through membership, mentorship, and scholarship opportunities. The vision is to be the CSUB Alumnus voice and to develop meaningful programs and events that will motivate all CSUB Alumni to make affiliation with CSUB a lifetime commitment. By providing meaningful and engaging opportunities to volunteer, participate and support the University’s advancement, the Alumni Association will promote the educational and career excellence of all alumni and the University.

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