Assemblymember Jose Medina ’74, MA ’84 Given Outstanding Alumnus of the Year Award 2017

Riverside, Ca –

Assemblymember Jose Medina ’74, MA ’84 was presented with the UCR School of Business “2017 Outstanding Alumnus
of the Year Award,” by Yunzeng Wang, Dean of the UCR School of Business.

The award was presented to Assemblymember Medina after his guest lecture to a packed auditorium of business students in Professor Raj Singh’s Organizational Behavior class. Assemblymember Medina outlined to the class his professional journey from university to becoming Chair of the Assembly Committee on Higher Education.

He spoke of the campaigns he had run in the past, that did not succeed. Then he spoke of his determination to keep trying, and he was successful in future campaigns. He shared with the class what he believes to be key traits to a fulfilling life; persevere and follow your passion.