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Honorary Degrees Awarded

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RobertaAchtenbergDoctor of Humane LettersSan Marcoshttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/roberta-achtenberg.aspx2017
Danny J.Bakewell, Sr.Doctor of Humane LettersDominguez Hillshttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/danny-j-bakewell.aspx2017
Phillip R. BoyceDoctor of Humane LettersSan Joséhttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/phillip-boyce.aspx2017
HaroldBrownDoctor of Humane LettersSan Diegohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/harold-brown.aspx2017
LoisCappsDoctor of LawsSan Luis Obispohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/lois-capps.aspx2017
Peter WilliamCaseyDoctor of Fine ArtsSan Franciscohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/peter-william-casey.aspx2017
ConstanceCoddingDoctor of Humane LettersSonomahttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/constance-codding.aspx2017
HillelCohnDoctor of Humane LettersSan Bernardinohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/hillel-cohn.aspx2017
Cheryl EbrightDellDoctor of Humane LettersSacramentohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/cheryl-ebright-dell.aspx2017
Samuel SharonFarrDoctor of LawsMonterey Bayhttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/samuel-sharon-farr.aspx2017
William C.GriffethDoctor of Humane LettersNorthridgehttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/william-c-griffeth.aspx2017
Douglas K.GuerreroDoctor of Humane LettersChicohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/douglas-k-guerrero.aspx2017
Harvey L. HallDoctor of Humane LettersBakersfieldhttp://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/harvey-l-hall.aspx2017
DouglasMaddoxDoctor of ScienceSan Luis Obispohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/douglas-maddox.aspx2017
JohnMathisDoctor of Fine ArtsSan Franciscohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/john-mathis.aspx2017
Toshikiyo AndyMatsuiDoctor of ScienceMonterey Bayhttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/toshikiyo-andy-matsui.aspx2017
Mike L.McGarvinDoctor of Humane LettersFresnohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/mike-l-mcgarvin.aspx2017
JackMcGroryDoctor of Humane LettersSan Diegohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/jack-mcgrory.aspx2017
Joe I.MendozaDoctor of Humane LettersChannel Islandshttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/joe-i-mendoza.aspx2017
Louis G. Monville IIIDoctor of Humane LettersSan Bernardinohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/louis-g-monville-iii.aspx2017
Ernesto R.PalominoDoctor of Fine ArtsFresnohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/ernesto-r-palomino.aspx2017
RosieRiosDoctor of LawsEast Bayhttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/rosie-rios.aspx2017
Thomas A.SaenzDoctor of Humane LettersLos Angeleshttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/thomas-a-saenz.aspx2017
AndreaSkorepaDoctor of Humane LettersSan Diegohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/andrea-skorepa.aspx2017
Cecil H. SteppeDoctor of Humane LettersSan Marcoshttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/cecil-h-steppe.aspx2017
GilStorkDoctor of Humane LettersSan Luis Obispohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/gil-stork.aspx2017
William "Willie" TamayoDoctor of Humane LettersSonomahttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/william-willie-e-tamayo.aspx2017
Joanne PementilTawfilisDoctor of Fine ArtsSan Marcoshttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/joanne-pementil-tawfilis.aspx2017
Michael N.WatanabeDoctor of Humane LettersNorthridgehttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/michael-n-watanabe.aspx2017
EphraimWilliamsDoctor of Humane LettersSacramentohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/ephraim-williams.aspx2017
George N.BlakeDoctor of Humane LettersHumboldthttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/George-N-Blake.aspx2016
Harvey AlanBooksteinDoctor of Humane LettersNorthridgehttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Harvey-Alan-Brookstein.aspx2016
MariaContreras-SweetDoctor of Humane LettersLos Angeleshttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Maria-Contreras-Sweet.aspx2016
EvelynDilsaverDoctor of Humane LettersEast Bayhttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Evelyn-Dilsaver.aspx2016
Lori L.EdwardsDoctor of Humane LettersSan Bernardinohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Lori-L-Edwards.aspx2016
Mark C.EdwardsDoctor of Humane LettersSan Bernardinohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Mark-C-Edwards.aspx2016
HarryEdwardsDoctor of Humane LettersSan Joséhttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Harry-Edwards.aspx2016
OfeliaEsparzaDoctor of Humane LettersLos Angeleshttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Ofelia-Esparza.aspx2016
Gregory ClarkEvansDoctor of Fine ArtsSan Marcoshttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Gregory-Clark-Evans.aspx2016
GreenlawGrupe, Jr.Doctor of Humane LettersStanislaushttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Greenlaw-Grupe-Jr.aspx2016
Charles L.HarringtonDoctor of Humane LettersSan Luis Obispohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Charles-L-Harrington.aspx2016
Juan FelipeHerreraDoctor of LiteratureFresnohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Juan-Felipe-Herrera.aspx2016
BenjaminJealousDoctor of Humane LettersMonterey Bayhttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Benjamin-Jealous.aspx2016
GregoryKondosDoctor of Fine ArtsSacramentohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Gregory-Kondos.aspx2016
Rev. James M.Lawson, Jr.Doctor of Humane LettersNorthridgehttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Rev-James-M-Lawson-Jr.aspx2016
A. RobertLinscheidDoctor of Humane LettersSan Franciscohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/A-Robert-Linscheid.aspx2016
MarkLisagorDoctor of Humane LettersChannel Islandshttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Mark-Lisagor.aspx2016
DavidLucchettiDoctor of Humane LettersSacramentohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/David-Lucchetti.aspx2016
JeffreyMallettDoctor of ScienceSan Franciscohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Jeffrey-Mallett.aspx2016
Sara MillerMcCuneDoctor of Humane LettersChannel Islandshttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Sara-Miller-McCune.aspx2016
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