Longhairs Do Care

Longhairs Do Care

ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’ was full of hair whips and high fives with these Fresno State alumni

By Eddie Hughes

The double doors opened, and Chris Healy and Lindsay Barto emerged with a rush of swagger that captured the nation’s attention on the Jan. 14 episode of the ABC hit show “Shark Tank.”

Healy and Barto, both Read "Longhairs <em>Do Care</em>" […]

Longhairs Do Care 2018-05-03T23:32:12+00:00

The Ultimate Bulldog Room

The Ultimate

Bulldog Room

Wayne and Judy Holm caught the Red Wave spirit in the early 1980s and turned it into a lifetime of memories. With a particular fondness for Bulldogs men’s basketball, the Holms travelled on the team charter to every road game from 1995 to 2002 — and were regulars at home basketball and football Read "The Ultimate Bulldog Room" […]

The Ultimate Bulldog Room 2018-05-03T23:46:14+00:00

Oh, Happy Days!

Oh, Happy Days!

Thousands of spring Fresno State graduates got a jump on celebrating at the 15th annual Grad Fest on the lawn outside the Kennel Bookstore. Hosted by the Fresno State Alumni Association, the event serves as a fundraiser and is the first chance for graduates to pick up the popular Grad Box that includes Read "Oh, Happy Days!" […]

Oh, Happy Days! 2018-05-02T15:19:43+00:00

Class Notes



Lillian Faderman (1940) authored “Harvey Milk: His Lives and Death,” which was published by the University Press of Yale.


Carlene A. Kostiw (1958), a watercolorist who runs an art studio in Fresno, and her students displayed their artwork at “A Legacy Exhibit” at The Kings Art Center.


Richard Doepker (1960), an educator, was inducted posthumously to Read "Class Notes" […]

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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" […]

Celebrating Successes 2017-11-11T07:04:12+00:00

’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" […]
Class Notes 2017-11-10T10:12:54+00:00

‘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" […]

‘Dog Houses – Powered by Bulldog Spirit 2017-06-20T19:53:15+00:00

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.

Carol Brown (1996, 2001), Dec. 29 Read "In Memoriam" […]

In Memoriam 2017-06-15T21:16:23+00:00