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  • 17 participants in Guardian Scholars program
  • Ilya Kaminsky
  • A produce display in a convenience store.
  • Trent Biggs and colleagues take water samples on the San Diego River.
  • Tara Montgomery and the women's rowing team.
  • Artist's rendition of the proposed Mission Valley campus.

Former Foster Youth Thriving in 'Scholars' Program

Now celebrating its tenth anniversary, Guardian Scholars has served 239 students while addressing housing and other critical needs.

SDSU Professor/Author Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Ilya Kaminsky, professor of English and comparative literature,is among a select group of scientists, artists and scholars in the United States and Canada to receive the individual grant.

Students Bring Healthy Choices to 'Food Deserts'

The non-profit BrightSide program, run through a marketing class, distributes fresh fruits and vegetables to small stores in communities with poor access to high-quality foods.

Improving the San Diego River as an Asset and Ecosystem

Led by environmental engineer Natalie Mladenov, SDSU researchers are investigating steps to restore the health of the river and prepare for a possible community park.

Senior Rower Named Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar

Tara Montgomery (center, above) received the honor, which recognizes student-athletes who have excelled both in academics and athletics, for a second straight year.

SDSU Mission Valley: Collaboration, Community, Growth

The redevelopment proposal would give the university space to grow, preserve open space, and provide additional student housing and affordable housing without taxpayer dollars.
    • SDSU President Sally Roush
      Learn more about her experience, professional service and academic background.  
    • Building on excellence

      Learn more about Building on Excellence, the strategic plan guiding San Diego State University.

    • Student in a lab
      Undergraduate students are leading beneficiaries of the expanding research enterprise at SDSU.
    • Student walking on campus
      The campaign exceeded its goal, raising over $800 million for scholarships and initiatives.
    • diverse group of students
      Find out about diversity initiatives under the auspices of the President's Office.
    • Hepner Hall
      SDSU has transformed itself many times over since 1897.