SF State debate team draws from experience as black women to win head-to-head competition against Harvard's undefeated powerhouse team.
Success Stories at SF State
Since its launch 10 years ago, SF State’s Guardian Scholars Program has helped 151 young people transition from foster care into college.
For the 16th time in the last 17 years, SF State graduates have been nominated for Oscars.
More than 35,000 attended last year's ceremony, which was held at the downtown ballpark for the first time.
SF State graduate student Christine D. Gonzalez is one of the winners of a 2015 CSU Trustees' Award for Outstanding Achievement.
"It's really an industry problem, and it's time for people to examine their consciences for what films they green-light. The scale of films is too narrow."
— Professor of Cinema Joseph McBride, on the controversy over the Oscars
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SF State's commitment to community has been recognized with its selection for the 2014 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction.
"Decolonize Your Diet," co-authored by an SF State faculty member, suggests adopting a traditional diet based on indigenous plants.
Professor of Special Education Pam Hunt will explore whether a promising reading program for students with intellectual disabilities is effective in general education classrooms.
A ropes course run by SF State's Department of Recreation, Parks, and Tourism helps urban youth and others develop leadership skills.
University ranks 23rd nationwide in awarding bachelor's degrees in mathematics and statistics and masters degrees in physical sciences, according to Diverse Issues in Higher Education.