ADVANCES - Spring 2017



Your support of our students, faculty and programs makes a difference, today and for the future.


A few ways you've helped us succeed...


Preparing more students to be career-ready

What started as an innovative program in the College of Business is expanding to benefit students campus-wide.

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Creating a legacy for the future

More SF State families are creating scholarship funds to help nurture and educate the next generation of students.

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Attracting academic leaders

A top scholar of contemporary African Diaspora art lends her expertise as the inaugural Robert A. Corrigan Visiting Professor in Social Justice.

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You are our partners...

So far this year, you've helped us raise $13.2 million to help SF State fulfill its mission. We recognize those generous individuals, corporations, foundations and organizations who made gifts of $25,000 or more between October 1, 2016 and March 31, 2017.

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You are unwavering...

Every gift to SF State has an impact, and nearly a thousand alumni and friends have provided philanthropic support to SF State for three or more years in a row.

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Thank you for helping SF State reach new heights.


Please join us at an upcoming event...


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Jazz & Champagne Brunch on the Bay

April 23, 2017

Blue & Gold Cruise
San Francisco Bay

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Guardian Scholars Celebration

Guardian Scholars Celebration

April 27, 2017

Mark Hopkins Hotel
San Francisco

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Would you like to do more?

Today, a new energy at SF State is propelling student success and enriching student life. Please consider adding to this momentum by making a new or increased gift to the program of your choice today.

Make a gift >


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ADVANCES is produced by the Development Office for donors to
San Francisco State University.