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College of Health and Human Services


College of Health and Human Services Commencement

May 20, 2023 | 10:15 a.m. | Save Mart Center

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Congratulations to each of our CHHS graduates! Please check this page for the latest Commencement updates.

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Students are eligible to participate if they have graduated in Summer or Fall 2022, have applied to graduate in Spring 2023 or plan to graduate in Summer or Fall 2023. Registration closes Friday, April 21.

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We look forward to celebrating each of our graduates! Stay tuned for the latest updates about our CHHS ceremony and find answers to your questions here.

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Meet our 2023 Dean's Medalists

Xilang Yang Graduate Dean's Medalist

Xilang Yang earned her M.S.W. in social work. She previously earned a B.S. in criminology, with an option in victimology, from Fresno State. Her Hmong heritage inspired her to advocate for culturally sensitive, mental health access within the Central Valley. In the near future, she aspires to become a licensed clinical social worker and obtain a doctorate in social work, enabling her to create programs and safe houses for victims of human trafficking and domestic violence.

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Cherika GambleUndergraduate Dean's Medalist

Cherika Gamble earned her B.S. in health science, with an option in community health. She also double majored in women's, gender and sexuality studies with the goal of advocating for disadvantaged and oppressed communities who lack healthcare access and basic rights. She will pursue a Ph.D. in interdisciplinary humanities, with a focus on critical race theory and ethnic studies.

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View the livestream of our 2023 Commencement Ceremony on the official Fresno State Commencement webpage