Judy Chicago and Antonio Petrosino to receive honorary doctorates at CAH commencement

Headshots of Judy Chicago and Antonio “Tony” Petrosino

Fresno State will award honorary doctorates to acclaimed artist Judy Chicago and longtime local educator Antonio “Tony” Petrosino as part of Fresno State’s 111th commencement season.

Honorary doctorates are awarded on behalf of the California State University system and Fresno State in recognition of excellence and extraordinary achievement in significant areas of human endeavor that embody the objectives and ideals of the CSU system.

Both will be recognized during the College of Arts and Humanities commencement ceremony, scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Friday, May 20, at the Save Mart Center. 

Chicago will receive an honorary doctor of fine arts. Petrosino will receive an honorary doctor of humane letters.

Read more on FresnoStateNews.com

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The College of Arts and Humanities provides a diverse student population with the communication skills, humanistic values and cultural awareness that form the foundation of scholarship. The college offers intellectual and artistic programs that engage students and faculty and the community in collaboration, dialog and discovery. These programs help preserve, illuminate and nourish the arts and humanities for the campus and for the wider community.

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