The Distinguished Alumni Awards Program is a time-honored tradition at Sonoma State University. The award is a symbol of achievement and success presented to distinguished alumni from among SSU's six academic colleges. Since 1988, these awards have been presented to the most prestigious graduates of SSU for their professional achievements, contributions to society and support of the University. 

The Nomination Process

The individuals receiving Distinguished Alumni Awards for 2013 are: 

Sanford Bressick



B.A. Liberal Studies (Hutchins School), 1985

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Gayle Carston


B.A. Sociology, 1977
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View a complete list of SSU Distinguished Alumni from 1988 to 2012.