Vision & Visionaries

Cal State Fullerton recognizes exemplary CSUF alumni and friends at the biannual Vision & Visionaries awards dinner and celebration. Vision & Visionary recipients are distinguished Titan alumni who are nominated by the CSUF community and honored for their dedication to our Titan family. Congratulations to our 2019 Vision & Visionaries recipients!

About Vision & Visionaries

Established in 1994, the Vision & Visionaries awards are the highest honors bestowed by California State University, Fullerton on alumni and community honorees. The Vision & Visionaries awardees selected over the years represent distinguished achievement in areas such as academia, the arts, athletics, business, journalism, humanities, and science.

We are not alone in recognizing our Vision & Visionaries award recipients, as professional organizations, the community, and the media often salute their successes as well.

Moreover, the accomplishments of our Distinguished Alumna/nus Award and Recent Graduate Achievement Award honorees are a tribute to the University community who educated, motivated and served them as students. These alumni and community honorees are remarkable individuals whom Cal State Fullerton is proud to call our best and brightest!

Honorary Alumnus

Stephen Knott

Stephen Knott

Chairman of the board, Retired
Knott's Berry Farm

Distinguished Alumnus

Patrick S. Donahue

Patrick S. Donahue, ’78

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Donahue Schriber
B.A. Business Administration (Marketing)

Distinguished Alumna

Laurie Haack

Laurie Haack, ’79, ’06

Battlefield Radar Software Product Line Manager, Raytheon
B.S. Computer Science, M.S. Software Engineering

Distinguished Alumna

The Honorable Elizabeth G. Macias

The Honorable Elizabeth G. Macias, ’95

Superior Court Judge, County of Orange
B.A. Psychology and Chicano and Chicana Studies, minor in Spanish

Distinguished Alumnus

Scott O’Brien

Scott O’Brien, ’77

President, The Safariland Group
B.A. Business Administration

Distinguished Alumnus

Joaquin Valdepeñas

Joaquín Valdepeñas, ’78

Principal Clarinetist,Toronto Symphony Orchestra B.M. Music Performance


Event Information

Please email or call (657) 278-2586.

2019 Vision & Visionaries presented by:

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