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Joseph Castro is the president of California State University, Fresno. (Photo: Cary Edmondson, Fresno State)
Joseph Castro, Haydee Rodriguez and Piya Sorcar win the 2016 Alumni Excellence in Education Award.
Irene Castillon, MA’ 10, is the founding academic dean and Mexican-American history teacher in east San Jose at the Luis Valdez Leadership Academy, a charter school managed by the Foundation for Hispanic Education.
A policy brief discusses the impact of financial aid programs like the one that helped Irene Castillon, MA ’10.
Carl Wieman
Stanford Nobel laureate Carl Wieman is recognized for leadership in science education.


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