SF State thanks donors
San Francisco State University thanks the countless alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff and friends whose generous donations help the University make learning happen.
During the most recent fiscal year, 2013-14, members of the SF State community joined together to raise $14.3 million to support the University's people, programs and mission. These investments in the students of today and tomorrow are critical to ensuring excellence and affordability in higher education. In addition, the number of new donors to SF State increased 27 percent compared with the previous fiscal year.
Strategic plan envisions SF State’s future
San Francisco State University has released its new strategic plan, which outlines a vision for the University's future. A diverse group of SF State faculty, staff, administrators and students collaborated to establish and illuminate institutional priorities, sharing the finalized plan on Dec. 19, 2014.
SF State student success program gets $3 million demonstration award
The State of California has awarded $3 million in support to the Metro College Success Program, which helps underrepresented students at San Francisco State University and City College of San Francisco (CCSF) navigate their first two years of college. The funding, announced today, is part of $50 million allocated to state colleges and universities for innovative programs with a track record of boosting student success.
Alum Lisa Cholodenko wins Director's Guild Award
Filmmaker and SF State alum Lisa Cholodenko (B.A., '87) was honored at the 67th Annual Director's Guild Awards Dinner on Sat., Feb. 7, for "Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television and Miniseries." Cholodenko won for her direction of the HBO miniseries "Olive Kitteridge," based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name. The miniseries stars Oscar-winner Frances McDormand as the title character, a retired schoolteacher in small-town Maine.
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