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“There is a common stereotype that Asian Americans in particular are the model minority and that they have no trouble graduating from SF State. However, this is far from the truth when one looks at data by ethnicity, income and also disability,” said Grace Yoo, professor and chair of Asian American Studies. Yoo will oversee the new ASPIRE program in partnership with co-investigator Luoluo Hong, vice president for Student Affairs & Enrollment Management.

SF State Receives $1.5 million Grant to Boost Graduation Rates

By Mary Kenny, SFSU News   San Francisco State University will launch a new program, funded by a five-year, $1.5 million U.S. Department of Education grant, designed to improve retention and graduation rates of high-need, [...]

SF State Offers Theater Scholarships for Students Transferring from Laney College

By Mary Kenny, SFSU News   A bequest from retired television writer and producer Toni Weingarten will provide scholarships for first-generation, educationally and economically disadvantaged students who want to pursue bachelor’s degrees in theatre at [...]
SF State's College of Ethnic Studies has launched a new post-baccalaureate certificate program. Photo Courtesy of sfsu.edu

SF State Ethnic Studies Launches Post-baccalaureate Certificate

By Jonathan Morales, SFSU News   From the tech world to law enforcement to education to the boardroom, it’s a topic that is coming up more frequently: how can organizations and businesses listen to and
Alvin Alvarez, interim dean of the College of Health & Social Sciences

SF State Dean Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

  By Jonathan Morales, SFSU News   Alvin Alvarez, interim dean of SF State’s College of Health & Social Sciences, earlier this week received the Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring Award from the American Psychological Association’s [...]

SF State Receives National Community Service Honor

SF State has been selected for the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction by the Corporation for National and Community Service, the federal agency that leads President Barack Obama’s national call [...]
Jonathan Brumfield speaks at the SF State Commencement at AT&T Park May 22.

Jonathan Brumfield Speaks at SF State Commencement

Jonathan Brumfield, an Oakland artist and educator, spoke on behalf of graduate students at San Francisco State University’s Commencement on Friday, May 22.   Brumfield acknowledged the students whose protests in the late 1960s resulted [...]