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Commencement 2021

About Fresno State Alumni Association

You are officially a Fresno State Alum!

You've successfully completed your college experience with your degree and a lifetime of memories. We are so excited to welcome you to the Bulldog alumni family and want to help you  find a way to stay connected. 

The Fresno State Alumni Association is the bridge from student life to Bulldog for Life. With roots dating back to the graduating class of 1912, the Fresno State Alumni Association has served more than 300,000 graduates and thousands of others who have benefitted from a Fresno State educational experience. Today, our mission is “to inspire, engage and celebrate alumni to support student success” while building a sense of community based upon the energetic Bulldog spirit. 

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  • Come to one of our alumni events* throughout the year! We host events such as the official alumni Homecoming tailgate, Vintage Days beer and wine garden, the Top Dog Alumni Awards, GradFest and more.
  • Tune in for one of our virtual events. Each month we offer a variety of online talks, innovative experiences, networking opportunities and more from across campus.
  • Network and stay involved by joining one of our Alumni Chapters, Clubs or Regional Networks. We house alumni-led volunteer groups that help alumni stay connected through events, networking and by raising funds to support student scholarships.
  • Give a gift and support student needs. We manage more than 90 scholarships that are awarded to over 130 Fresno State students each year.  Additionally, gifts given to the Fresno State Alumni Association support alumni engagement activities and Victor E. Bulldog III through our Live Mascot Program
  • Volunteer!* Join us for a few hours building Grad Boxes for graduating seniors or pouring beer at Vintage Days as part of the Alumni Beer and Wine Garden. Looking for deep volunteer engagement? Consider joining an alumni board or committee with the Fresno State Alumni Association or other areas across campus. 

*We are currently only hosting virtual events and virtual volunteer opportunities. We look forward to the time where we can gather safely in-person again to celebrate and connect with our alumni.

Did you know, as a Fresno State alumni you have access to discounted programs and special offers like financial services and insurance?

Take advantage of the Career Development Center. As an alum, you have access to great services such as our job search site (Hire Fresno State), resume writing, interview tips, grad school prep and more.

  • We want to know about your personal achievements, professional success, and how you continue to positively impact your communities as proud Fresno State alumni. Submit your inspiring stories or announcements to be a part of our Alumni Spotlight! You’ll get a chance to be recognized on our social media or in the Fresno State magazine.
  • As you transition from student to alumni we know a lot will change, make sure you update your information with us. This will ensure you receive Fresno State communications and stay in the know about upcoming events, continued education opportunities, Fresno State news and more.
  • Highlighting outstanding alumni is an annual tradition. Since 1953, Fresno State has honored accomplished alumni and friends who embrace the Bulldog spirit and have made significant contributions to their profession, the University and the community at the Top Dog Alumni Awards

Do you know a Fresno State alum who deserves this honor? Learn more about the nomination process.

Watch the 2021 Top Dog Alumni Awards.

 

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