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Cilla Su, a San Francisco teacher at Galileo High School, gets coding tips from master trainer Pierre Huguet during class. Photo courtesy of USF.

Diversifying Computer Science

By Ed Carpenter, USF News   USF computer scientists have joined the national Computer Science For All movement to train 10,000 public school teachers to teach under-resourced high school students computer programming. It’s an effort [...]
The choir at Bethel A.M.E. Church during celebration service. Credit Adithya Sambamurthy/The Bay Citizen

City Honors Bethel AME Organist Samuel Bennett

Professor Samuel Bennett, lead organist and church musician at Bethel AME Church, was honored last Sunday with a proclamation from San Francisco City Hall for his commitment to music and church service.
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USF to Recognize Malveaux for Working to Improve Foster Care Systems

By Arvin Temkar, USF News   Antoinette Malveaux ’81 has been named the 2016 University of San Francisco alumna of the year for her service to the university and her work to improve the foster [...]
Gay Plair Cobb, CEO of Oakland Private Industry Council; and Kevin Blackburn, Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco

San Francisco Bank Creates $40 Million Initiative to Help Underserved Communities

  To determine best practices for creating quality jobs and small business expansion in underserved communities, the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco ( on June 15 held a seminar in Oakland with local, [...]
Jason Bell, director of SF State's Project Rebound program, will head up a statewide effort to expand the program to seven additional California State University campuses, making it accessible to 70 percent of individuals monitored by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

$500,000 Grant Will Fund Project Rebound Programs at CSU Campuses

Courtesy of SFSU News   San Francisco State University will lead a statewide effort to expand college access for formerly incarcerated individuals, the University announced today.   Seven California State University campuses — Bakersfield, Fresno, [...]