As part of the Class of 3 Million Celebration, alumni are saying “thanks” to faculty and staff who have made a difference in their lives. Some students and alumni have already posted a thank you note to their favorite professor on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using #thanksCSU. Here are some of their stories:

“Shout out to CSUF professor of communications Dr. Ames! I reference what I learned from here in my work every day and am thankful for the opportunity to study under such a brilliant mind! #‎thanksCSU”

— Jess Block Nerren, via Facebook

“TY, Prof Lawrence Quill.  Left me hungry to seek more & really become a critical thinker. #thanksCSU #politicaltheory #sjsu”

— Emily Lam, @EmilyMLam

“I want to thank Kent Price at @CSUBakersfield for challenging & encouraging me to grow both as a student & a person. #thanksCSU”

— Justin Salters, @justinsalters

“Thank you to Jack Minor.  He suggested I do my internship in a healthcare setting.  I had a wonderful career as a result! #thanksCSU”

—  Janine Ransom, @jransom3

“I want to thank Drs. Edward Erler and Ralph Salmi for challenging me and making me see things outside of conventional wisdom. #thanksCSU”

— Erin Brinker, @erinsongbird

“#thanksCSU I will never forget the encouraging words of Wayne Byrd. Thank you so much for believing in me. #GODOGS #PHIBETASIGMA”

— Charles Harrison, @worldwidemmg

“Film, Model UN with Prof. Emeritus R.T. Fox were the highlight of undergrad at @sacstate. Pushed me to be the best I could be. #thanksCSU”

— Leslie Taylor, @_lesleytaylor

“P. Terry MacDonald was the best professor I had at SJSU. He showed me the importance of the human spirit. #Sociology #SJSU #thanksCSU”

— Samuel Lam, @SamuelYLam

“Thanks to my friend and inspiring teacher Dr. Larry Ward. He holds me in high esteem and always encourage me to go for the gold. #thanksCSU”

— Claudia Acosta, @claudia_CSUF

#thanksCSU Dr. Paiva ecouraged myself and many other students to pursue an Economics degree at CSU Channel Islands”

— Sugar Brown, @sugarloves50

 “@calstatela It never matters who, what, when, why Dr. Marty Brodwin is always there to help #thanksCSU”

— Jenny Erika, @JennyErika18

“Many thanks to Witt Salley for supporting graduate students beyond the degree and into their careers. Outstanding! #thanksCSU”

— Maryalice Leister, @Pottermom

“Shoutout to my two faculty mentors @MCIcsusm and Dr. Xuan Santos from CSUSM. Gracias de todo corazon! @csusmnews #thanksCSU #csu3mil #csusm”

— Cipriano Vargas Jr., @TrusteeVargas

“Thank you to Dr. Connie Jones at @Fresno_State. You have taught me so much over the years, and continue to do so, to this day. #thanksCSU”

—  Justin Matthews, @justinlmatthews

 

For more #thanksCSU, visit the Class of 3 Million Thankful Wall.