Alumni Update September 2016

Dorianne Bennett (BA ’16) is employed at Quall Cardot LLP Law Firm, Fresno, which focuses on business, collections and real estate litigation.

Nuriddin Ziyadinov (BA ’16) is employed by American Red Cross as an AmeriCorp disaster relief member. He works with multiple counties in Northern California to establish connections with agencies and carry out projects in home fire prevention project and other areas.

Robert David Rose, (SEM ’06) is a chaplain in the U.S. Air Force and is deployed in Afghanistan.

Jonathan Salles (MA ’15) (BS ’13) is new head baseball coach at San Joaquin Memorial High School in Fresno. More at

Timerie Correia (BA ’14) started her first year teaching fifth grade at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School in Hanford.

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Mellisa Bergen (SEM ’09) (BA ’04) who has a dual role as a pastor at Iglesia Compañerismo Cristiano and as local missions’ director at Shafter MB Church, wrote about the story of one undocumented teen’s journey to college in Christian Leader magazine. More at




Wayne Steffen
Associate Director of Publications and Media Relations