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Aztec Life

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Hoops & Hearts: An SDSU alumni engagement

Jorgen Tonne (‘14) and Ashley Mathews (‘14) got engaged on March 1, 2024, during the Men’s Basketball Mountain West Conference Championships.

Graduating students celebrate during Black Baccalaureate Graduation Ceremony

45th Annual Black Baccalaureate Graduation Ceremony takes place May 9

Black students from any major are invited to the celebration

Students perform during SDSU's Black Fashion Show event on campus

2nd annual Black Fashion Show celebrates culture, creativity at SDSU

Student-led event celebrates culture, creativity, and community support.

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SDSU Impact

Panelists talk onstage during summit on artificial intelligence in education at SDSU

SDSU hosts summit on artificial intelligence in education

Students have already embraced the technology, experts say, which will be a job requirement in many fields.

Nick Vallejo (‘22) has developed food donation programs in San Diego that ensure surplus edible food is recovered instead of decomposing in a landfill.

SDSU alumnus transforms passion for sustainability into purposeful career

Nick Vallejo (‘22), a recycling specialist with the City of San Diego, thrives on educating the public about climate action solutions.

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Grant to fund new poetry, literacy workshops for Imperial Valley Latinx high schoolers

Developed and led by SDSU Imperial Valley psychology professor Donna Castañeda, the workshops will begin later this year.

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SDSU’s textbook accessibility program sets participation records, gets a rebrand

Equitable Access, soon to become Day1Ready, ensures students early access to course materials, and 80% of SDSU’s undergrads are using it.

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SDSU international women grad students bring diversity to research

Candidates in SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Programs are engaged in complex scientific studies spanning cancer, water quality and immigrant health.

Four people posed with a novelty check for $15,000 from the Chinyeh Hostler Social Venture Challenge, made out to "Agrospike."

SDSU engineers earn top prize at multi-campus entrepreneurship competition

The Chinyeh Hostler Social Venture Challenge awarded nearly $40,000 to support student startups in second year of event.

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Campus News

SDSU announces Red and Black Weekend

Tickets for SDSU football's spring game at Snapdragon Stadium are FREE but must be claimed by visiting

Recap: 16th annual San Diego Festival of Science and Engineering

Despite the rain, more than 17,000 attendees turn out for this year’s STEM festival at Snapdragon Stadium

SDSU Associated Students wins sustainability leadership award

Associated Students was the recipient of the 2023 Leadership Legend Award from the San Diego Green Building Council.

Strategic targets surpassed in SDSU's memorable four-year journey

President lauded community engagement, announced $5M gift to Black Resource Center during campus celebration.

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SDSU Voices

SDSU diver Ximena Lechuga Gonzalez photographed at the team's university athletic facility pool.
Being surrounded by 20-plus incredible women who are always pushing you to be the best version of yourself … inspired me to be a lot better. Everyone is there to help you, everyone wants to see you succeed.

— Ximena Lechuga Gonzalez (’23), from Ximena Lechuga Gonzalez: A small splash of inspiration for SDSU's young divers