Retired prof, guide dog to be honored for gerontology work

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Retired prof, guide dog to be honored for gerontology work

For his work in developing programs in gerontology, alumnus Dr. William Dailey and his guide dog, Farley, will be honored with a bench on the Fresno State campus. It will be dedicated at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22 on the south side of the Engineering East building (Jackson Drive and San Ramon Avenue). Dailey served as a gerontology lecturer in the Department of Social Work Education and the Department of Public Health for 15 years. He retired from the University in 2015 but continues teaching at Fresno City College. He started at Fresno State as a volunteer for the Interdisciplinary Gerontology Program and later helped develop the Summer Institute on Aging and served on the Gerontology Advisory Committee. Dailey was a member of former President John D. Welty’s Committee on Disabilities and the Web Support Council and served on the City of Fresno’s Disability Advisory Commission. Dailey received his Master’s of Public Administration from Fresno State in 2000. INFO: Dana Lucka at 559.278.3603 or danaz@csufresno.edu.