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February 19, 2018

Greetings from the Division of Academic Affairs.


  • Erin Riley, professor in the Department of Anthropology, has been elected by her peers to serve as treasurer on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Primatologists (ASP). Founded in 1976, ASP is a scholarly and educational society that promotes and encourages the discovery and exchange of information regarding primates. Its diverse membership comprises scholars from anthropology, psychology, and biology/zoology.
  • Marissa Vasquez, assistant professor in SDSU’s Community College Leadership program, received the Outstanding Latino/a Faculty: Service/Teaching in Higher Education Award from the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education. She will accept the award in March at the organization’s national conference. Read the full story here.


“Transforming Existence”
The SDSU Downtown Gallery presents “Transforming Existence,” an exhibition of artwork by faculty and students from the School of Art + Design. It is the fourth in an annual series of exhibitions inspired by SDSU’s campus-wide initiative, the “Common Experience.” The exhibition includes work representing major areas of study within the School of Art + Design along with interactive pieces. “Transforming Existence” runs through Sunday, April 8. The gallery is open to the public and admission is free. For more information, visit the SDSU Downtown Gallery website.

“Women in Entrepreneurship” Speaker Series
Join the Lavin Entrepreneurship Center and Entrepreneur Society (ES) for their second annual “Women in Entrepreneurship” speaker series. The event celebrates the opportunities and training that SDSU and its off-campus partners provide to students and the community. Meet and hear the stories of successful local female entrepreneurs, business leaders and service providers from a variety of industries. The event is scheduled from 2-4 p.m. on Feb. 22 in Montezuma Hall and is open to all students, faculty and staff. For more information, visit the event website and Facebook page.

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