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Investiture: Week in Pictures

March 18, 2013 --

Last week, SF State held a week of activities to celebrate the investiture of Leslie E. Wong as the University's 13th president. Below, check out photos from investiture week events.

For more about investiture events, visit http://presidentialinvestiture.sfsu.edu. For more photos from investiture week, follow SF State on Instagram or visit the University's Flickr page.

 

Celebration dinner honoring President Wong and 2013 inductees to the SF State Alumni Hall of Fame

Friday, March 15

Photo of President Leslie Wong (left) and his wife, Phyllis Wong.

President Leslie Wong (left) and his wife, Phyllis Wong. Photo credit: Lisa Sze.

 

photo of the Gospel Gators performing at the celebration dinner.

Gospel Gators performing at the celebration dinner. Photo credit: Lisa Sze.

 

Photo of President Leslie Wong (from left),  his wife, Phyllis Wong, and deaf theatre artist Bernard Bragg, who was inducted into the Alumni Hall of Fame.

President Leslie Wong (from left),  his wife, Phyllis Wong, and deaf theatre artist Bernard Bragg, who was inducted into the Alumni Hall of Fame. Photo credit: Gino DeGrandis.

 

Photo of Hollywood director and screenwriter Lisa Cholodenko, who was inducted into the Alumni Hall of Fame.

Hollywood director and screenwriter Lisa Cholodenko, who was inducted into the Alumni Hall of Fame. Photo credit: Lisa Sze.

 

Photo of civic leader and philanthropist Judy Marcus, who was inducted into the Alumni Hall of Fame.

Civic leader and philanthropist Judy Marcus, who was inducted into the Alumni Hall of Fame. Photo credit: Lisa Sze.

 

Investiture of President Leslie E. Wong

Thursday, March 14

A photo of California State University Chancellor Timothy White (left) A. Robert Linscheid, chairman of the CSU Board of Trustees, and President Leslie E. Wong.

California State University Chancellor Timothy White (left), A. Robert Linscheid, chairman of the CSU Board of Trustees and President Leslie E. Wong.

 

photo of procession on investiture day

Academic procession that took place just before President Leslie Wong's investiture ceremony.

 

photo of procession on investiture day

Academic procession that took place just before President Leslie Wong's investiture ceremony. Photo Credit: Lisa Sze

 

Photo of Reverend Stephen A. Privettt, SJ, president of University of San Francisco (left) and SF State President Leslie Wong

 

Reverend Stephen A. Privettt, SJ, president of University of San Francisco (left) and SF State President Leslie Wong. Photo Credit: Lisa Sze

 

photo of procession on investiture day

Academic Procession that took place just before President Leslie Wong's investiture ceremony.

 

photo of procession on investiture day

 

Academic procession that took place just before President Leslie Wong's investiture ceremony.

 

Photo of John Gumas, chair of the San Francisco State University Foundation (from left), Alumna Leona Bridges and the Honorable Willie L. Brown, Jr., alumnus and former Mayer of San Francisco

John Gumas, chair of the San Francisco State University Foundation (from left), Alumna Leona Bridges and the Honorable Willie L. Brown, Jr., alumnus and former Mayor of San Francisco. Photo Credit: Lisa Sze

 

"The Sutro Library Mirror for Global California," by Kevin Starr

Wednesday, March 13

A photo of Kevin Starr, university professor and professor of history at University of Southern California, and California state librarian emeritus

Kevin Starr, university professor and professor of history at University of Southern California, and California state librarian emeritus, delivers a lecture on the Sutro Library. Photo Credit: Lisa Sze

A photo of Phyllis Wong, President Leslie E. Wong and Kevin Starr

Phyllis Wong (from left), President Leslie E. Wong and Kevin Starr talk before Starr's lecture on the Sutro Library. Photo Credit: Lisa Sze

A photo of audience members listening to Kevin Starr's lecture on the Sutro Library

Audience members listen to Kevin Starr's lecture on the Sutro Library. Photo Credit: Lisa Sze

 

California State University Chancellor Timothy White (left), A. Robert Linscheid, chairman of the CSU Board of Trustees and President Leslie E. Wong.

 

 

Symposium: Celebration of Faculty as Teacher-Scholars in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education

Monday, March 11

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Sue Rosser (from right) introduces a panel, including Director of the Health Equity Institute Cynthia Gomez, Associate Professor of Communication Studies Christina Sabee, Associate Professor of Economics Anoshua Chaudhuri and student Sean Gabel. Photo credit: Margot Hartford

 

President Leslie Wong (right) asks a question during the symposium on STEM education. Photo credit: Margot Hartford

Professor of Mathematics Eric Hsu (from right) led a panel discussion that included Assistant Professor of Secondary Education Larry Horvath, student Mia Hiles and Professor of Biology Carmen Domingo. Photo credit: Margot Hartford

Student Arai Buendia (from right) shares how the Metro Academies Initiative helped her succeed at SF State. Also on the panel were Chair/Professor of Health Education Mary Beth Love, Metro Health Academy Curriculum Director Savita Malik and Metro Health Academy STEM Coordinator Marilyn Thomas. Photo credit: Margot Hartford

 

XLR8@SF State 5K Walk/Run

Sunday, March 10

A photo of runners during the XLR8@SF State 5K Walk/Run.

Runners make their way through campus during the XLR8@SF State 5K Walk/Run.

 

Two members of the team that won the award for "most spirited" pose for a mid-run photo during the XPR8@SF State 5K Walk/Run.

 

A photo of President Leslie E. Wong crossing the finish line during the XLR8@SF State 5K Walk/Run.

President Wong crosses the finish line.

 

A photo of volunteers during the XLR8@SF State 5K Walk/Run.

Volunteers check racers in and prepare to record finish times.

 

One Community, Day of Service

Saturday, March 9

A photo of SF State President Leslie E. Wong and volunteers during "One Community" day of service.

Pres. Wong (center) and volunteers gather to celebrate One Community, Day of Service.

 

A photo of volunteers listening to remarks during "One Community" day of service

Volunteers gather to listen to remarks by community leaders in advance of cleaning up the community and planting trees.

 

A photo of Joseph Greenwell, dean of students, working alongside student volunteers, planting trees next to the library.

Joseph Greenwell, dean of students, works alongside student volunteers, planting trees next to the library.

 

A photo of President and Mrs. Wong outside library, after a day's work planting trees around the J. Paul Leonard library.

President and Mrs. Wong outside library, after a day's work planting trees around the J. Paul Leonard Library.

 

 

-- University Communications

 

 

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