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A 2017 photo posted on The Pride Center’s Facebook page shows staff opening their center in January 2014 at their location on Campanile Drive. (SDSU Pride Center/Facebook)
Over the next decade, our goal is to continue being a countrywide example of what it means to intentionally show up for and evolve with the 2SLGBTIA+ community. Personally, I am eager to see what impacts we will have through our continued partnerships and amazing internal staff.

— Kay Wong, SDSU Pride Center Director , from Decade of Pride: From modest roots to campus pillar

Alumni

Francisco De La Rosa wearing a blue woven shirt takes a selfie outdoors in front of

SDSU Imperial Valley alumnus wins Teacher of the Year award

Francisco De La Rosa, a sixth grade teacher for Heber Elementary School District, was recognized by the Imperial County Office of Education.

Two women in portrait photos. The one on the left has curly brunette hair and is wearing a dark aquamarine top with suspenders and lots of flair. On the right, a woman with a light blue bow in her hair and a blue sweater over a white top.

Two College of Education alumnae named top San Diego County teachers

High school teachers Maria Miller and Jennifer Ekstein both earned credentials and master’s degrees from SDSU’s School of Teacher Education.

Stephanie Hernandez, dressed in a white jacket and red top, smiles for the camera during a photoshop.

SDSU alumna empowers change through advocacy and service

SDSU alumna Stephanie Hernandez ('17) was honored with the Heart of Service award for her commitment to providing support to asylum seekers.

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SDSU Impact

Raymond Wells (Courtesy photo)

SDSU Retirement Association transforms students’ lives

Raymond Wells' determination to earn a college degree and lift his family out of poverty led him to the life-changing support of the SDSU Retirement Association Scholarship.

Christine and Fred Pierce smile for photo in front of the Pierce Pavilion sign at SDSU's Snapdragon Stadium.

In Memoriam: The enduring SDSU legacy of Frederick W. Pierce, IV

Fred Pierce believed San Diego State University changed his life, so he dedicated himself to enhancing its greatness.

SDSU students smile for photo in a sunny vineyard in Temecula, California.

San Diego farming studied for insights on regenerative agriculture, climate change

SDSU geography students shared their research findings with farm and vineyard owners after a year-long internship.

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Solutions

Mathematics professor Daniel Reinholz

SDSU professor recognized for research that promotes equity in STEM education

Daniel Reinholz receives award from the Mathematical Association of America for research in undergraduate math education

 Professor Amneet Bhalla standing in front of the Albert Einstein memorial in Washington, D.C.

Micromedicine: Using microbubbles and ultrasound for localized drug delivery, treatment and prevention strategies

Engineers from San Diego State University and University of Nebraska Lincoln collaborate on federally funded research to advance the medical field

SDSU senior Alyssa Gomez is photographed in a blue lab coat, smiling with arms crossed, in her biochemistry laboratory.

First-gen chemistry student awarded fellowship for cancer drug research

How rising senior Alyssa Gomez is making her ‘STEM kid’ dreams reality while setting the stage for future generations in science

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Campus News

Amy Bonomi appointed head of SDSU’s College of Health and Human Services

The new dean held previous positions at Northern Arizona University and Michigan State.

SDSU lands six winners of the competitive Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards

Research on an infectious pathogen and teaching English are among the plans for visits to countries ranging from Ecuador to South Korea.

Aztecs wrap up another banner year in 2023-24

The Aztecs captured six MW titles in the 2023-24 campaign

Three Aztecs set for United States Olympic Trials

Xiamara Young, Danae Dyer and Kristen Brown will compete for a spot on the U.S. roster.

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SDSU Voices

Stephanie Hernandez, dressed in a white jacket and red top, smiles for the camera during a photoshop.
They [SDSU professors] taught me that to truly make a difference in the world, we must first take the time to understand people's experiences. This approach and mindset have been invaluable in my career and have enabled me to connect with individuals from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and beliefs.

— Stephanie Hernandez, SDSU alumna ('17), from SDSU alumna empowers change through advocacy and service