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Explore the power of a Stan State education through these alumni stories.

Brett Tate

Brett Tate (’86) went from Stan State grad to hometown coach and founder of the Dust Bowl Brewing Company, ranked in the top 2.5% of regional brewers nationwide.

Lee Herrick

California Poet Laureate Lee Herrick (’94, ’97) found his literary start at Stan State.

Lee Herrick

Kimiko Vang

Kimiko Vang’s (’01, ’03) foundation in social work from Stan State propelled her to a career of serving her community.


Denise Wickham

Denise Wickham (’89) found her calling at Stan State. Now she is making an impact on young lives in education.

Read Denise's Story

Quenna Martinez

Officer Quenna Martinez (’08, ’20) infuses her knowledge from her counseling education at Stan State into community policing to protect and serve.

Quenna Martinez

Updated: August 29, 2023