CSULB's highest alumni honor, the Distinguished Alumni Award is bestowed annually to seven alumni each representing their academic college. This award recognizes our alumni who have an exemplary record of distinction and success in their chosen fields, have a proven record of impactful leadership and enduring service to their communities and society-at-large, and demonstrated pride and support for The Beach.
We are proud to celebrate our remarkable alumni and friends and reflect on their notable successes.
2023 Distinguished Alumni Nominations
After two years, we are excited to announce the return of the Alumni Awards. CSULB is now accepting nominations for the 2023 Distinguished Alumni Awards. The Beach community is encouraged to recognize and celebrate alumni that are making a profound difference in our communities, their chosen fields of expertise, and their alma mater.
Nominations closed on Wednesday, November 30 at 5:00 p.m.
The 2023 Distinguished Alumni recipients will be presented at the Alumni Awards, on April 13, 2023.
Distinguished Alumni Selection Criteria
Nominees must have received a degree from CSULB; or in special circumstances, an alum who completed a significant amount of coursework at CSULB.
- Achieved prominence in his/her fields and made contributions of enduring impact that are regional, statewide, and/or national in scope.
A proven exemplary record of leadership in service to his/her community and society at large.
Demonstrated Beach Pride and support for CSULB through donated time or resources.
Demonstrated success at epitomizing the No Barriers ethos
Professional achievements and accomplishments in their chosen profession/field
Distinction in their career
Significant contributions to the Profession and to the Public
Dedication and service to CSULB