Celebrating Successes

Celebrating Successes

Fresno State Alumni Association honors 2017 Top Dogs

The Top Dog Alumni Awards Gala recognizes some of the University’s most accomplished graduates with the highest honor presented by the Fresno State Alumni Association.

Each year one alumnus from each of the University’s eight academic schools and colleges, as well as the Department of Athletics, the Henry Read "Celebrating Successes" […]

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’Dog Houses

’Dog Houses

pool2Gary Castro came up with a fun idea a few years ago when he and his wife, Sue (a 1986 Fresno State alumna), decided to resurface their back yard swimming pool. “I said, ‘Hey, we’ve got to put the Bulldog in there,’” Gary recalls. The family Read "’Dog Houses" […]

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Class Notes

Class Notes

  • Briana Aaronian (2013) married Haeden Schneider (2017) on June 2 in Fresno. (A)
  • Lindsay (Neal) Huang (2007, ‘09) and Andrew Huang (2008) welcomed their first child, Harper Quinn on Sept. 1. (B)
  • Daniel Silva (1983) released his new book, “House of Spies.” (C)
  • Ryan Jacobsen (2002, ‘04) and Ashley Jacobsen (2003) welcomed their Read "Class Notes" […]
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‘Dog Houses – Powered by Bulldog Spirit

‘Dog Houses

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How one alum is taking his Bulldog spirit to new heights

Marvin Meyers, a proud 1956 Fresno State graduate, is taking his Bulldog spirit to new heights — literally. He got a Fresno State-inspired paint job on his King Air 300 TurboProp aircraft, complete with Bulldog red and blue striping and the Read "‘Dog Houses – Powered by Bulldog Spirit" […]

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Class Notes

Class Notes

Catch up on alumni milestones and accomplishments


John Graffigna (1967) was inducted into the San Joaquin County Agricultural Hall Fame for his contributions to agriculture and to the community.

Paulette Janian (1968) was presented with the Justice Pauline Davis Hanson award by the Fresno County Women Lawyers in recognition of her leadership, mentorship and support for Read "Class Notes" […]

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In Memoriam

In Memoriam

‘For thee, our hopes and memories’

Benjamin V. Amirkhanian (1937), Dec. 24 in Fresno.

Leon Baradat (1965), Aug. 22 in Tulare.

Dominic Louis Barile (1950), Oct. 27 in Fresno.

Peggy Joanne Pogon Barns (1971, 2001), Dec. 9 in Fullerton.

Shirley Jane Bowden (1968), March 9 in Hanford.

Susan Linda (Walker) Brase, Oct. 24 in Fresno.

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In Memoriam

‘For thee, our hopes and memories

Sondra Lee Applegate, March 15 in Visalia.

Lisa Kim Bach (1989), April 20 in Las Vegas.

Betty M. Bainter (1969), June 24 in Fresno.

Henry Barigian (1955), Aug. 5 in Florence, Oregon.

Peggy Jean Barker (1981), May 2 in Tulare.

Wayne C. Bergman (1960), Feb. 21 in Fresno.

Carl Bocchini (1964), June 9 in Santa Cruz.

Wayne Read "In Memoriam" […]

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’Dog Houses


Alumni couple shows backyard Bulldog spirit

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Richard Marshall, a former Bulldogs football player and nine-year NFL veteran, and wife Jasmine (Plummer) Marshall, a former Bulldogs basketball standout, built the perfect spot to compete in the backyard of their new Riverside home. It’s also a fun place to play with their three young Read "’Dog Houses" […]

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Class Notes


Richard Anderson (1965, ’72) authored “Fact Versus Legend: The Truth About the 1960 World Series,” challenging status quo beliefs about several issues related to Major League Baseball.

Daniel Meredith Geeting (1966), a music professor for 32 years, was awarded the President’s Award for Teaching Excellence by Cal Lutheran University President Cal Kimball.



Shirley Melikian Armbruster (1973), associate Read "Class Notes" […]

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