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Top Dog 2021

2021 Honorees

With a legacy of more than 355 Honorees since 1953, the Top Dog Awards is a proud Fresno State tradition. This event honors alumni and friends who embrace the Bulldog spirit through dedication to their field and practice commitment to the community.

Distinguished Alumnus

Marcello Monticelli Marcello Monticelli

Arthur Safstrom Service Award

John and Elizabeth Shields John and Elizabeth Shields

Outstanding Alumni

Barry Falke

College of Arts and Humanities

2001

Barry Falke
Lisa Casarez

College of Health and Human Services

1994, 2000

Lisa Casarez-Austin
Rosemary Waters

College of Science and Mathematics

1966, 1972

Rosemary Rockwell Waters

 

Geri Yang-Johnson

College of Social Sciences

2009

Geri Yang-Johnson
Deborah Adishian-Astone

Craig School of Business

1988, 1994

Deborah Adishian-Astone
Kelly Rodriques

Department of Athletics

1989

Kelly Rodriques

 

Robert G. Nelson

Division of Research and Graduate Studies

1996

Robert G. Nelson
Andy Souza

Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management

1981

Andy Souza
Frank J. Johnson, Sr.

Henry Madden Library


1963

Frank J. Johnson, Sr.

 

Walter Bentley

Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology

1969

Walter Bentley
Maria Maldonado

Kremen School of Education and Human Development

1981

Maria Maldonado
Juanita Leal

Lyles College of Engineering

1990, 1995

Juanita Leal

Thank you to our sponsors

Presenting Sponsors

Catalyst

Forge Global

Harris Construction

Visionary Sponsors

Office of the President and Continuing and Global Education

E.J. Gallo Winery, c/o Stanislaus Community Foundation

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