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Honorary Degrees Awarded

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RobertaAchtenbergDoctor of Humane LettersSan Marcos
Danny J.Bakewell, Sr.Doctor of Humane LettersDominguez Hills
Phillip R. BoyceDoctor of Humane LettersSan José
HaroldBrownDoctor of Humane LettersSan Diego
LoisCappsDoctor of LawsSan Luis Obispo
Peter WilliamCaseyDoctor of Fine ArtsSan Francisco
ConstanceCoddingDoctor of Humane LettersSonoma
HillelCohnDoctor of Humane LettersSan Bernardino
Cheryl EbrightDellDoctor of Humane LettersSacramento
Samuel SharonFarrDoctor of LawsMonterey Bay
William C.GriffethDoctor of Humane LettersNorthridge
Douglas K.GuerreroDoctor of Humane LettersChico
Harvey L. HallDoctor of Humane LettersBakersfield
DouglasMaddoxDoctor of ScienceSan Luis Obispo
JohnMathisDoctor of Fine ArtsSan Francisco
Toshikiyo AndyMatsuiDoctor of ScienceMonterey Bay
Mike L.McGarvinDoctor of Humane LettersFresno
JackMcGroryDoctor of Humane LettersSan Diego
Joe I.MendozaDoctor of Humane LettersChannel Islands
Louis G. Monville IIIDoctor of Humane LettersSan Bernardino
Ernesto R.PalominoDoctor of Fine ArtsFresno
RosieRiosDoctor of LawsEast Bay
Thomas A.SaenzDoctor of Humane LettersLos Angeles
AndreaSkorepaDoctor of Humane LettersSan Diego
Cecil H. SteppeDoctor of Humane LettersSan Marcos
GilStorkDoctor of Humane LettersSan Luis Obispo
William "Willie" TamayoDoctor of Humane LettersSonoma
Joanne PementilTawfilisDoctor of Fine ArtsSan Marcos
Michael N.WatanabeDoctor of Humane LettersNorthridge
EphraimWilliamsDoctor of Humane LettersSacramento
George N.BlakeDoctor of Humane LettersHumboldt
Harvey AlanBooksteinDoctor of Humane LettersNorthridge
MariaContreras-SweetDoctor of Humane LettersLos Angeles
EvelynDilsaverDoctor of Humane LettersEast Bay
Lori L.EdwardsDoctor of Humane LettersSan Bernardino
Mark C.EdwardsDoctor of Humane LettersSan Bernardino
HarryEdwardsDoctor of Humane LettersSan José
OfeliaEsparzaDoctor of Humane LettersLos Angeles
Gregory ClarkEvansDoctor of Fine ArtsSan Marcos
GreenlawGrupe, Jr.Doctor of Humane LettersStanislaus
Charles L.HarringtonDoctor of Humane LettersSan Luis Obispo
Juan FelipeHerreraDoctor of LiteratureFresno
BenjaminJealousDoctor of Humane LettersMonterey Bay
GregoryKondosDoctor of Fine ArtsSacramento
Rev. James M.Lawson, Jr.Doctor of Humane LettersNorthridge
A. RobertLinscheidDoctor of Humane LettersSan Francisco
MarkLisagorDoctor of Humane LettersChannel Islands
DavidLucchettiDoctor of Humane LettersSacramento
JeffreyMallettDoctor of ScienceSan Francisco
Sara MillerMcCuneDoctor of Humane LettersChannel Islands
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