Student advocate Alice A. Huffman honored by Sac State
Alice A. Huffman, a woman who has attained wide respect as a leader and advocate for the African American community, is the recipient of an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Sacramento State and the California State University. She will be recognized during Spring Commencement ceremonies on May 18 at Golden 1 Center.
Sacramento State President Robert S. Nelsen said the honorary doctorate is an acknowledgment of the tremendous impact Huffman has had in the region. She and the others receiving honorary doctorates this spring “have transformed Sacramento through their creativity, wisdom, generosity, and work. I am extremely pleased that we are able to celebrate them this spring.”
Huffman clearly represents the aspirations of the CSU for its diverse student body and a more inclusive society. After dropping out of high school, she overcame significant challenges and went on to graduate with honors from UC Berkeley.
Huffman served as a…
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