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The 47th SDSU Alumni Awards of Distinction honored 10 distinguished San Diego State University alumni and one university employee. The College of Sciences honoree for 2024 is Jon A. Nunes, Ph.D. (‘89, analytical chemistry, ‘94, analytical chemistry). 

SDSU Alumni Awards of Distinction are a symbol of achievement presented to distinguished alumni from each of SDSU’s seven academic colleges and SDSU Imperial Valley. Distinguished service awards also are given to an exceptional alumni volunteer and an outstanding university employee. The awards are given biennially to those who have made notable contributions to the university, the San Diego community, or California, nationally or internationally.

As Vice President of Development at Roche Molecular Systems, Nunes has spent over 23 years producing medical tests and digital tools to help healthcare professionals find the right treatments and deliver the best care. Hiring over 182 alumni at the company, he is a proud double graduate from SDSU and often returns to the College of Sciences to share his expertise and experience.

Read more on the SDSU Alumni website.

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