SDSU NewsCenter

Education Dean Recognized With Career Award
The National Career Development Association Honored Y. Barry Chung.

SDSU Announces Partnership With JMI Sports and Legends for Proposed New Mission Valley Stadium Project
Team will plan, strategize and execute ticketing, premium sales, naming rights and founding partnerships.

Teacher Assessment Tools Accepted for Mexico Schools
Developed at SDSU Imperial Valley, an electronic system to assess the English proficiency of schoolteachers has been accredited for use throughout the country.

SDSU’s Entrepreneurship Ecosystem: ‘Something for Every Student’
Hundreds of students have received a head start on their ideas through classes, mentorship, incubators, internships and more.

Student-Created Medallion Symbolizes SDSU's Past, Present and Future
RexArthur Ramos will graduate in May with a degree in jewelry and metalsmithing.

A Milestone for SDSU's Lavender Graduation
President de la Torre is scheduled to welcome attendees at the 10th annual celebration for the LGBTQ+ community, started by faculty members and a student. 

Open Letter to SDSU Community from President Adela de la Torre
SDSU President Adela de la Torre shared an open letter to the campus community on Tuesday, April 30. In the letter, she discusses the importance of clear and timely communications, encouraging all members of the university to support a culture of communications. 

SDSU Climbs the Forbes America's Best Value Colleges Ranking
SDSU has been ranked No. 30 among America's Best Value Colleges by Forbes, a significant increase from last year.

Dear San Diego Community
The following appeared as a letter to the San Diego community in The San Diego Union-Tribune on Oct. 28.

Adela de la Torre Appointed President of San Diego State University
Adela de la Torre becomes the ninth permanent president of SDSU and the first woman to serve in that role.

Getting to Know President-Designate Adela de la Torre
SDSU’s ninth president sees opportunities to strengthen the university's regional, national and global presence.

De la Torre’s First 100 Days: “Listening and Learning”
The president–designate praised SDSU’s innovative spirit and the “Leadership Starts Here” ethos.

 

In the News

80-year-old graduates from San Diego State University
https://www.cbs8.com/article/news/education/80-year-old-graduates-from-san-diego-state-university/509-0cd23ebf-38f5-4008-b10a-3664b901738f

SDSU IV faculty member to be UN consultant for summer
https://www.thedesertreview.com/announcements/sdsu-iv-faculty-member-to-be-un-consultant-for-summer/article_3c339298-71d6-11e9-8707-c79086b8fae8.html

SDSU professor named as Mesa College Distinguished Alumnus, commencement speaker
https://www.sdccd.edu/about/ departments-and-offices/ communications-and-public- relations/newscenter/articles/ 2019/george-dionisopoulos- commencement-2019%20.aspx

First Thirdhand Smoke Resource Center in Nation Opens at San Diego State University 
https://www.nbcsandiego.com/ news/local/thirdhand-smoke- public-resource-center-san- diego-state-university- 509344611.html

Discovery Alert: A Third Planet in Kepler-47 System
https://exoplanets.nasa.gov/news/1568/discovery-alert-a-third-planet-in-kepler-47-system/

SDSU to Offer New Selena Quintanilla Media Course
https://diverseeducation.com/article/143839/

De la Torre inaugurated, talks of ‘lofty visions’ for SDSU
https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/education/story/2019-04-11/de-la-torre-inaugurated-talks-of-lofty-visions-for-sdsu

Salvador Hector Ochoa named SDSU Provost
http://www.sandiegometro.com/2019/04/daily-business-report-april-9-2019/

A Legacy Event for SDSU 
https://issuu.com/laprensasd/docs/laprensasandiego-3-29-2019-final

SDSU Director, Short Film Winner Sees Future for Latino Representation in Film Industry
https://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/Martha-Rodriguez-ATT-Film-Award-Short-Spanish-Film-Chips-and-Salsa-USC-Scholarship--507836051.html

‘Ninja’ kangaroo rats kick rattlesnakes in the head faster than you can blink. The videos are ‘epic.’
https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2019/03/29/how-do-kangaroo-rats-survive-rattlesnake-attacks-by-kicking-them-face-ninja-style-researchers-say/?utm_term=.7cf0c5b91de9

Diverse salutes this year's Top 35 Women in Higher Education
http://diverseeducation.com/2019%20Top%2035%20Women%20in%20Higher%20Education/#/

Teens aren't socializing in the real world. And that's making them super lonely
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/health/2019/03/20/teen-loneliness-social-media-cell-phones-suicide-isolation-gaming-cigna/3208845002/

San Diego Latinx coming out short wins AT&T Film Awards Prize
https://sdgln.com/entertainment/2019/03/13/san-diego-latinx-coming-out-short-wins-att-film-awards-prize

Mental health problems are on rise among American teens and young adults, study finds
https://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-teen-mental-health-20190314-story.html

Apple to recruit 1,200 engineering staff at new San Diego facility
https://siliconangle.com/2019/03/06/apple-recruit-1200-new-engineering-staff-new-san-diego-facility/

SDSU study finds ways to reduce secondhand smoke in homes with children
https://www.news-medical.net/news/20190305/SDSU-study-finds-ways-to-reduce-secondhand-smoke-in-homes-with-children.aspx

SDSU awards $250M contract for Mission Valley stadium
https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/business/growth-development/sd-fi-sdsu-mission-valley-stadium-clark-construction-20190228-story.html

Who will decide the price of the Mission Valley stadium site? These people
https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/business/growth-development/sd-fi-sdsu-mission-valley-land-sale-negotiations-20190301-story.html

SDSU Researchers Find New Way To Measure Nicotine Exposure In Children
https://scienmag.com/sdsu-researchers-find-new-way-to-measure-nicotine-exposure-in-children/

Hollister Incorporated Announces $100,000 Commitment to Support the San Diego State University Adapted Athletics Program
https://www.biospace.com/article/releases/hollister-incorporated-announces-100-000-commitment-to-support-the-san-diego-state-university-adapted-athletics-program/

Movies Featured More Female Protagonists in 2018, but It’s Not All Good News (Study)
https://variety.com/2019/film/news/movies-female-protagonists-study-1203142498/

Researchers find silicone wristbands to be an effective way to measure children's nicotine exposure
https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-02-silicone-wristbands-effective-children-nicotine.html

‘Begging to Have Their Stories Told’: San Diego State Professors Create Living Archive of Migrants’ Letters From Detention
https://www.chronicle.com/article/Begging-to-Have-Their/245686?cid=wcontentlist_hp_latest

‘A Light for Me in the Darkness’: For Migrant Detainees, a Bond Forged by Letter
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/07/us/immigrant-detainee-letters.html

SD 500: Adela de la Torre
https://www.sdbj.com/news/2019/feb/03/sd-500-adela-de-la-torre/

Public gets chance to weigh in on SDSU's Proposed Mission
https://www.10news.com/news/local-news/public-gets-chance-to-weigh-in-on-sdsus-proposed-mission-valley-campus

De Viva Voz [VIDEO]
https://www.facebook.com/DeVivaVoz/videos/vb.202844833094043/282892495726401/?type

More than 94,000 Students Apply to SDSU for Fall 2019
https://timesofsandiego.com/education/2019/01/24/more-than-94000-students-apply-to-sdsu-for-fall-2019/

CSU Faculty, Staff Honored for Outstanding Contributions to Student Success
https://www2.calstate.edu/csu-system/news/Pages/CSU-Faculty-Staff-Honored-for-Outstanding-Contributions-to-Student-Success-.aspx

ABC Medical’s Seeds of Hope takes root in California
http://www.hmenews.com/article/abc-medical-s-seeds-hope-takes-root-california

The Number of Women Directing Top Hollywood Films Declined in 2018
http://time.com/5493213/women-in-hollywood-celluloid-ceiling/

SDSU preps for environmental review of Mission Valley stadium site
https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/business/growth-development/sd-fi-sdsu-mission-valley-update-20181219-story.html

Apple says it will establish a new location in San Diego, add 1,000 jobs over three years
https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/business/technology/sd-fi-apple-jobsinsandiego-20181213-story.html

 
Golden Globes nominations shut out female film directors — again

https://www.latimes.com/entertainment/la-et-golden-globes-nominations-female-directors-20181206-story.html

The Other Americans: Violence Against LGBTQ at Home and on the Migrant Trail
https://progressive.org/dispatches/the-other-americans-violence-against-lgbtq-at-home-181207/
 

Women and Leadership - Adela de la Torre, Ph.D.
https://www2.calstate.edu/women-and-leadership/Pages/default.aspx

 
Chula Vista Elementary getting state, national recognition for equity work, high performance
 
Why SDSU West will bring dividends for generations to come

https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/opinion/commentary/sd-utbg-sdsu-west-development-delatorre-20181116-story.html

Childhood eating disorders are more common than previously thought: Rate of bulimia and binge-eating is 14 times higher, new study reveals
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-6430001/Childhood-eating-disorders-common-previously-thought.html
 
SDSU President Adela de la Torre on record high graduation rates
 
 
SDSU president visits Calexico campus  
 
SDSU President visits Imperial Valley campus 
 
 
 
Inspiring the Next Generation
 
Adela De la Torre on SDSU Mission Valley Expansion
https://www.foxsports.com/san-diego/video/1332314691773
 
We Celebrate Adela De La Torre For Hispanic Heritage Month
https://latinageeks.com/we-celebrate-adela-de-la-torre-for-hispanic-heritage-month/
 
One on one with SDSU President Adela de la Torre
https://www.kusi.com/one-on-one-with-sdsu-president-adela-de-la-torre/
 
‘I am SDSU’ campaign strives to increase student involvement in community events
thedailyaztec.com/90571/news/i-am-sdsu-campaign-strives-to-increase-student-involvement-in-community-events/
 

Meet SDSU’s first female, Latina president
http://thedailyaztec.com/90235/news/meet-sdsus-first-female-latina-president/

New SDSU President Says She's Focused on Community-Building, Inside and Out
https://www.voiceofsandiego.org/topics/education/new-sdsu-president-says-shes-focused-on-community-building-inside-and-out/

Adela de la Torre: A New Chapter for SDSU
http://laprensa-sandiego.org/featured/adela-de-la-torre-a-new-chapter-for-sdsu/

Educación, la clave para los Latinos, considera Presidenta de SDSU, quien destaca la importancia del proyecto SDSU Mission Valley
https://www.ellatinoonline.com/2018/aug/16/educacion-la-clave-para-los-latinos-considera-presidenta-de-sdsu-quien-destaca-la-importancia-del-proyecto-sdsu-mission-valley/

New President Takes The Helm Alongside Fresh Crop Of Leaders At San Diego State
https://www.kpbs.org/news/ 2018/aug/09/new-president- takes-helm-alongside-fresh- crop-lead/

SDSU enrollment could grow by 13,000 — but it won’t happen fast
http://www. sandiegouniontribune.com/news/ education/sd-me-delatorre- interview-20180808-story.html

7 Questions with New San Diego State President Adela de la Torre
https://www2.calstate.edu/csu-system/news/Pages/Meet-Dr-Adela-de-la-Torre-San-Diego-States-New-President.aspx
 

New SDSU president pushes research, expansion, social justice
http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/education/sd-me-sdsu-presidentsspeech-20180208-story.html

SDSU's new president visits the university
http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/education/sd-pg-sdsu-new-president-20180208-photogallery.html

New SDSU president will visit the campus on Thursday
http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/education/sd-me-delatorre-sdsu-20180206-story.html

Adela de la Torre Becomes First Chicana President of San Diego State University
http://lacomadre.org/2018/02/adela-de-la-torre-becomes-first-chicana-president-of-san-diego-state-university/