Alumni Enewsletter

SDSU Alumni Enewsletter

November 4, 2015

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2015 SDSU Homecoming Chair Gemechu Abraham
2015 SDSU Homecoming Chair Gemechu Abraham

“A Special Human Being”

When Gemechu Abraham (’11) returned to his native Ethiopia, he started a chain of events that may help lift a nation out of poverty.

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A Pilot and a SEAL

A Pilot and a SEAL

Ceremony to Honor Uncommon Accomplishments of Noteworthy Aztecs

One flew an historic mission, the other died on a secret assignment that became the subject of a best-selling book and popular movie.
Naming Zura Hall
Naming Zura Hall

A Student’s Inspiration

As Zura Hall celebrates its re-dedication this month, an original resident recalls the idea she hatched 47 years ago for its name.
Rock ‘n’ Roll Mural Restored
Rock ‘n’ Roll Mural Restored

SDSU’s Live Music Heritage Highlighted in New Book

With the dedication of an historic mural and the release of a new book, SDSU celebrates its live music legacy.
November 4th & 5th Only: 20% Off Aztec Gear!
November 4th & 5th Only: 20% Off Aztec Gear!

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For two days only, SDSU alumni receive 20% off Aztec gear at Just enter ALUM1897 at checkout.
Additional SDSU Alumni News

Marching Aztecs Alumni Homecoming Reunion

Alumni Center Upgrades

Aztec for Life Monthly Prize Giveaway: Home for the Holidays

Aztec for Life Prize Winner Profile: Michael Dolan (’73), San Diego, CA

Aztec for Life Pumpkin Carving Contest: Top Finishers
Campus News
Renewed Hope for the Brain-injured

Renewed Hope for the Brain-injured

Research News 

SDSU's Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering receives $15-$20 million renewed funding from the National Science Foundation.
Six Decades of Service
Six Decades of Service

Leaving a Legacy

Brock and Barbara Allen have donated a portion of their estate to SDSU.
Two Mutations Are Better than One
Two Mutations Are Better than One

Genetic Research

SDSU biologists find that fruit flies with two muscle protein mutations do better than those with a single mutation, suggesting a new view of human heart disease.
Hostler Series Promotes International Dialogue
Hostler Series Promotes International Dialogue

Unique Perspective

Peter Dorman, past-president of the American University of Beirut is the first speaker in an annual series that explores critical global issues.
Take a Seat
Take a Seat

Sixty Seconds in the Red Chair

A new video series shares the unique stories of SDSU's campus community.
Additional Campus News

SDSU Dedicates Viejas Arena Floor “Steve Fisher Court”

Highest-Achieving Freshman Class in SDSU History

Saving Endangered Drugs

World Class Poet Comes to SDSU

Juwan Armstrong's Aztec Experience

Wine Education Abroad: New Program a Wine Lover’s Dream

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Top-Seeded Aztec Women's Soccer Play Host to MW Championship

Men's Soccer Hosts San Diego Youth Soccer Night
Featured Video

SDSU War Memorial

SDSU War Memorial

Dedicated November 23, 1996, the SDSU War Memorial is recognized as one of the few free-standing tributes of its kind on a college campus in the United States.
Directly Speaking

Honorary Homecoming Chairs

Honorary Homecoming Chairs

Assistant Vice President of Alumni Engagement Jim Herrick takes a look at Homecoming Chair selections past and present.

November 10, 2015
SD Asian Film Festival Samahan Alumni Group Tickets

November 13, 2015
Wreath-Laying Ceremony at the SDSU War Memorial

November 14, 2015
SDSU Homecoming

November 21, 2015
Veteran's Golf Fundraiser

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Home for the Holidays

Home for the Holidays

Get a $50 Southwest Airlines gift card and a San Diego State leather luggage tag when you join as a lifetime member. Become one of SDSU's most loyal and dedicated alumni when you become a lifetime member.
Leadership Starts Here

The Sage Project

The Sage Project

The Sage Project engages hundreds of students each semester on projects that directly benefit a community in the San Diego region. Support the Sage Project mission and improve San Diego!
Contact Us

The Alumni Aztec

SDSU Office of Alumni Engagement

Parma Payne Goodall Alumni Center
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA

Phone: (619) 594-ALUM

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