November 2016 Alumni Update

Rosalyn Jamili (BA ’12) is employed by San Francisco Superior Court as a legal research assistant.

Eldar Moraru (BA ’10) is employed by Corporation Service Company as customer service specialist.

Efraín Tovar (MA ’06, BA ’95) coordinator, information technology services, Selma Unified School District, has been selected as a participant in the Google for Education Certified Innovator Program, joining a worldwide community of 1,300 certified innovators. A frequent speaker at local, state and national conferences on how to use technology to meet the linguistical/digital needs of second language learners and their parents, Efrain is the founder of @CAellchat, a global professional learning network for teachers who teach second-language learners, and the Central Valley Coding Project, whose mission is to provide equitable access to coding opportunities for students and teachers. He also serves on the Central Valley Computer Using Educators (@CVCUE). Efrain and wife Susan (BA ’06) have three girls and one boy. More information on the Google for Education Certified Innovator Program at

Golden State Warriors assistant coach Ron Adams (BA ’69) was inducted into the Fresno Athletic Hall of Fame November 3, in the 58th annual Enshrinement Awards Dinner at the Fresno Convention Center. Currently in his third season with the Warriors and 22nd overall as an NBA assistant, Ron served as head coach of Fresno Pacific from 1972-75 as well as head coach of Fresno State from 1986-90. The Laton, CA, native also served as an assistant coach at both schools in addition to stints at U.S. International, UC Santa Barbara and UNLV. Prior to joining the Warriors, Ron was an assistant coach with the Boston Celtics (2013-14), Chicago Bulls (2003-08, 2010-13), Oklahoma City Thunder (2008-10), Milwaukee Bucks (1998-2003), Philadelphia 76ers (1994-96) and San Antonio Spurs (1992-94). In each of the past two seasons, Ron was voted as the best assistant coach in the league in’s annual survey of general managers. Established in 1958, the Fresno Athletic Hall of Fame honors Fresno area athletes for outstanding achievement in their sport. For more information, visit







Wayne Steffen
Associate Director of Publications and Media Relations