Recognizing outstanding alumni is one way the Alumni Association shows its commitment to showcasing the impact of Cal State Northridge on the personal and professional lives of its graduates and the community in which it serves. These honorees represent the thousands of alumni who contribute in countless ways to business, education, the arts and society. These individuals have been honored because they personify the University's tradition of excellence, bringing distinction to themselves and to CSUN through their outstanding achievements.
an inspiring and influential tech executive who is President and CEO of the global computer-aided design giant Autodesk.
Milt Valera ’68 (Journalism)
is one of the most influential leaders in the service, education and advocacy of America’s Notaries Public. He is the Chairman of the National Notary Association
is recognized as one of the most powerful women in her industry. She is Executive Vice President of Programming and Network Publicity for Crown Media Family Networks.
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Founder of Shout! Factory, an audio and home video entertainment company.
Chairman of Montecito Bank & Trust and inspiring leader in the banking industry
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge at Edmund D. Edelman Children’s Court