Rodney “Rod” Skager ’54, Jarrod Burguan ’07, ’10 and Evan Sanford ’17 were all distinguished guests and honorees at the Orkey Porkey Dinner on the evening of May 21, 2016, during Alumni Founders Weekend.
They were recognized by the Alumni Association Board of Directors as Bulldogs who make a difference through their actions. Past president of the Alumni Association Board of Directors Greg Horter ’89 introduced each recipient, detailed their achievements and then presented them with specially created crystal paperweights.
Rod Skager received the Career Achievement Award for his groundbreaking research and writing in the area of addiction treatment and legislation. San Bernardino City Chief of Police Jarrod Burguan received the “R” Award for his professionalism and effective leadership during the crisis situation of December 3, 2015 that occurred in the city of San Bernardino. Evan Sanford received the Hope Award for his outstanding service to the University through his revival of KUOR campus radio in the form of our own thriving station, KDAWG.