Parma Payne Goodall Alumni Center
Alumni Enewsletter
May 2010

Front Page

Alums Come Through With Big Donations

In Tough Economic Times Alumni Gifts Boost SDSU
Two recent large gifts by generous alumni exemplify why SDSU ranks first in fundraising among California State Universities and in the top ten among all universities in the state.
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Commencement 2010

Graduates Comprise Decade's Largest Class
The largest number of SDSU graduates in a decade is set for commencement ceremonies this month.
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Class of 2010 Sets Membership Record

More Grads Than Ever Become Aztecs for Life
Graduating students like Nicole Velasco help set a record for lifetime membership in the SDSU Alumni Association.
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Youth Swim Lessons

Summer Deal for Alumni Association Members
SDSU Alumni Association members get a summer deal on Aztec Aquaplex Youth Swim Lessons!
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Win a $50 Gas Card!

Aztec for Life Monthly Prize Giveaway
It’s great to be an Aztec for life!  Simply by registering at, SDSU Alumni Association lifetime members are eligible to win a $50 gas card.
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Aztec for Life Prize Winner Profile


Aaron Hoskins, San Diego, CA
"I have always felt a connection to San Diego State," says the latest Aztec for Life Monthly Prize Giveaway winner.

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Directly Speaking

Generous Alumni Leave Lasting Legacies
SDSU Alumni Association Executive Director Jim Herrick weighs in on recent large gifts by alumni and their lasting impact on SDSU and the San Diego region.
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Nisei Honorary Degree Ceremony

Special Event Honors Former Students Interned During World War II
On May 17 SDSU will recognize 18 former students whose educations were disrupted when they were sent to internment camps during World War II.
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2010 Monty Awards

$8,500 Raised for Student Scholarships
The 2010 Monty Awards gala was a night to remember.
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The Dos and Don'ts of Dining

Student Alumni Etiquette Dinner Reinforces Social Skills
An etiquette expert spends an evening teaching SDSU students how to avoid the potential pitfalls of a job interview combined with lunch or dinner.
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Chapter News

Aztec Caravan

New Aztec AD, Football Coach Hit the Road
After an auspicious start in Arizona, the Aztec Caravan travels throughout California this month.
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Upcoming Events

8 Graduate School Public Health Alumni Wine Tasting
11 Aztec Spring Caravan - North County San Diego
13 Aztec Spring Caravan - Orange County
19 Aztec Spring Caravan - Sacramento
20 Aztec Spring Caravan - San Francisco
20/30s Petco Park Tour and Padres Game Viewing Party
25 Aztec Spring Caravan -  South Bay San Diego
27 Aztec Spring Caravan - Los Angeles

20/30s Temecula Wine Tasting

Campus News

Career Workshop for Recent Grads
SDSU's Career Services helps recent grads get started on their job search in a series of June workshops with “Career University: Life After SDSU.”

Mother's Day Concert in Balboa Park
The free concert is a fundraiser for the SDSU School of Music and Dance.

SDSU Among 'Tech's 29 Most Powerful Colleges'
The ranking is based on alumni making a difference in the technology industries.

Student Radio Opens New Studios
This weekend, campus radio station, KCR, dedicated its new digs in Communication.

San Diego State Announces 2010 Football Promotional Schedule
Aztecs release dates for Homecoming, KGB SkyShow and Third Annual Replica Jersey giveaway.

Volleyball Conducts Special After-School Youth Clinics At Local YMCAs
Through partnerships with the Downtown and Jackie Robinson branches of the YMCA, the Aztecs volunteered their time to put on two volleyball clinics for the youth of San Diego.

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