“My own career path and success would have never been possible without California’s public education system. As I join SDSU, my priority is to help foster a culture that thrives at every level. I want us to work together to produce impressive global citizens, compassionate leaders, and ethical innovators that benefit the San Diego Community and the world at large.” 

Featured Stories

Ayesha Kosata

 Meet Ayesha Kosata, one of our talented junior scholars, majoring in Film Production, Event Management, and Marketing. She's the creator of this year's Martin Luther King Jr. video in honor of his legacy and Black History Month. 




Women and Leadership 

As SDSU’s first female and first Latina president, she doesn’t discount her own influence on students. “We need to create representation that looks like our students,” she says. “I hope my legacy provides a pathway for young women, Latinas and other administrators of color who would like to be in leadership roles in higher education.



Mission Valley

To effectively serve increasing demand for higher education and to support regional economic growth, SDSU must identify opportunities for expansion. However, the campus is landlocked within its 288 acres. The Mission Valley site is the only nearby piece of land capable of addressing San Diego State University’s long-term expansion goals.

Ramona Perez

Professor Education Initiative At SDSU

Ramona Pérez, Ph.D., will lead San Diego State University's cultural education initiative as the chair of Aztec Culture Education for the Aztec Governing Committee.

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SDSU Galactic Aztec Launch

The San Diego State University (SDSU) Rocket Project was originally founded in May 2003 by five engineering students and has grown into a fifty member group of dedicated engineering students. We are focused on designing, fabricating, launching and receiving data from liquid bi-propellant rockets as well as researching emerging technologies to utilize on future rockets.


Interview at COLEF 

The university’s geographic location and relationship with universities and communities in Mexico and the border region are strengths to be leveraged to support our shared educational, economic, environmental, and workforce goals.