Our alums are our strength — sources of information, inspiration, and innovation. The spotlights on this page feature members of our vibrant alumni community who are celebrating their 50th reunion, highlighting their accomplishments and sharing how Berkeley has made an impact on their lives. Read on to learn more about your fellow alumni or to share your own story via the form below.

Alumni Spotlights

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Antonio V. Pizano

B.A. Architecture '73, M. Arch. '75

Congratulations to Antonio Pizano on his nomination! Enjoy our conversation with him about his experiences at UC Berkeley — specifically his ability to manually create paper graphics known as working drawings (no CAD), including a scale model culminating with a presentation before his class!

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Carlos Mendoza

B.A. Architecture '73

Congratulations to Carlos Mendoza on his nomination! Learn more about his post graduate experience. Carlos has won several awards after serving as the district director for the U.S. Small Business Administration, Fresno District Office, helping thousands of entrepreneurs obtain SBA loans and start small businesses.

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Janis Rovner

B.A. History '73

Congratulations to Janis Rovner on her spotlight nomination! Read about her Cal family, see her camping at our own Lair of the Bear and read about her advice on taking advantage of the opportunities that UC Berkeley presents.

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