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Class of 2024

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SDSU's top 10 degrees among 2024 graduates

An estimated 11,796 San Diego State University degree candidates have the opportunity to participate in the university’s 2024 commencement weekend.

Maxine Amaru poses in outside California's capitol building wearing a long colorful skirt and a black shirt that reads "social worker"

Maxine Amaru ‘blazes trails’ on her inspirational journey to graduation

Instead of a walk across the stage at commencement, this Outstanding Graduating Senior in the Department of Africana Studies will likely dance across the stage.

A young woman with long black hair, wearing a coral-colored jacket over a white top, is standing at a wall overlooking a courtyard. Her right arm is stretched along the top of the wall and her left hand is on her hip.

Busy breaking the cycle

Earning a master's degree in rehabilitation counseling, Silvia Castillo used education as a fulcrum to turn her life around.

A young woman in a blue top is smiling broadly, her teeth showing. Her brown bangs hang down to her eyebrows and she is wearing a triangle-shaped, multicolored pendant. In the background is an arched building with a bench.

Graduating doctoral student seeks to improve treatment for microbial-linked diseases

Laura Sisk-Hackworth explores the mystery of microbes, paving an impressive legacy before graduating in May.

Savanna Schuermann and Richard German meet outside SDSU's Hardy Tower. (SDSU)

Graduating senior is change agent for disability advocacy and education

Sustainability major Richard German is a leader in helping improve environmental impacts and community inclusivity for sports venues.

SDSU senior JohVonne Roberts

‘MY degree is HER degree’

Cancer threatened her mother’s life and her own college career, but JohVonne Roberts will graduate this month thanks to her resolve and a boost from a special fund that a couples’ planned gift will expand.

A sun-splashed photo of a smiling SDSU grad Aundrea Kaiser standing under a San Diego-area beach pier at sunset

Aundrea Kaiser: My 'thank you' letter

SDSU Class of 2024 graduate Aundrea Kaiser shares her 'thank you' letter with SDSU NewsCenter

Mariam Zaki shows off her new ring after saying “yes” to biology major Elias Meamari’s wedding proposal

SDSU grads cap commencement with wedding proposal

Two students who fell in love during study dates at Love Library have big plans after graduation.

SDSU graduate Christopher Phillips in his cap and gown poses with his wife standing on the USS Midway, a historical naval aircraft carrier turned into a museum

Grad Profile: From camouflage to cap and gown

Marine Veteran Christopher Phillips not only graduates with his aerospace engineering degree but also with a network of lifelong connections and resources.

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Aztecs win third consecutive MW Championship

SDSU also picked up the league's guaranteed spot in an NCAA regional.

SDSU announces Red and Black Weekend

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SDSU Voices

Image of Sabrina and Sydney Moreno in their cap gowns walking through the SDSU campus.
I feel like I will always have a special connection with the university. Whenever I am on campus, I feel a sense of pride ... After all, we are Aztecs for life.

— Sabrina Moreno, from Identical blood, DNA, and alma maters