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The Aztec Spirit
February 10, 2014
Feb. 5 was an extraordinary day at SDSU.
Blog: Dr. King on Community
January 16, 2014
Steps to building Dr. King's ideal at SDSU.
Blog: Benefits of SDSU's Strategic Plan
December 9, 2013
A common question I receive is “Why have a plan?”
Why Rankings Matter
October 14, 2013
It has been quite a rankings season for SDSU.
Blog: Henry Janssen
August 27, 2013
Henry Janssen profoundly influenced SDSU.
Blog: Integrating Diversity
July 31, 2013
How to foster a shared sense of unity?
Blog: 'Recovery" Resonates
June 24, 2013
New song is window onto challenges facing students.
Blog: Engaging China Benefits SDSU
May 8, 2013
We are blessed at SDSU to have strong relationships with China.
Blog: Mood Shifts in Our Capitals
April 2, 2013
The mood is more favorable to collaborative decisions.
Blog: Role of Online Learning at SDSU
March 11, 2013
Discussions of "online" learning are everywhere. How should we at San Diego State think about these issues?
Blog: International Programs and Pizza
Feb. 12, 2013
One of the greatest privileges of being the president of San Diego State is the opportunity to spend time with our students – to hear their dreams, to admire their aspirations, to consider their challenges.
Blog: Conference Realignment
Jan. 28, 2013
Recently, we decided to keep our athletic teams in the Mountain West Conference. I thought I would share some reflections on the process.
Blog: Dr. King on Embracing Our Common Humanity
Jan. 18, 2013
Dr. King's "Letter from a Birmingham Jail" is in many ways a personal, intimate reflection on the failure to see the uniqueness of each individual.
Blog: Inter-session Renewal
Jan. 7, 2013
Like the natural world, universities have seasons and rhythms.Yet, as in nature, surface appearances can be deceiving.
Blog: Engaging Our Community
Oct. 11, 2012
The new Engaging Our Community initiative, which began last week, reflects our engagement with the larger San Diego community.
Blog: Leadership Starts Here
Sept. 11, 2012
This is not a slogan or a tag line. It describes the core of who we are and what we do.
Campaign Tops $320 Million
June 20, 2012
The university’s first comprehensive fundraising campaign is on its way to reaching its $500 million goal.
First SDSU Commencement
May 29, 2012
Commencement is one of the most exciting times of the year for the San Diego State family.
Leadership Starts Here
Feb. 21, 2012
Leadership Starts Here is a bold statement of the university’s ethos.
Blog: CSU Nisei Diploma Project
Feb. 8, 2012
A Cal State documentary tells the story of WWII-interned students who finally received their degrees.
Blog: Super Sundays
Oct. 14, 2011
President Hirshman participated in a university-wide recruitment event aimed to enroll more African-American students.
Blog: On the Road with Aztec Football
Sept. 26, 2011
President Hirshman shares his experience traveling to Ann Arbor for the SDSU-Michigan game.
Blog: The Campaign for SDSU
Sept. 22, 2011
The campaign goal is to raise $500 million.
Blog: Meeting the Deans
Aug. 8, 2011
I had the pleasure of meeting individually with three of our deans.
Blog: Meeting SDSU Faculty
Aug. 1, 2011
As part of my introduction to the university, I am meeting as many students, faculty, staff and alumni – both in groups and individually – as I can.
Blog: Darlene Shiley: A Friend and Supporter
July 27, 2011
Darlene Shiley is bold, irreverent and, above all, dedicated to doing everything she possibly can to address our society’s pressing challenges.
Blog: Commission on Access, Diversity and Excellence
July 19, 2011
The program featured symposia on diversifying our faculties, support programs for graduate students and more.
June 7, 2011
SDSU has transformed itself many times over since 1897.
Next President Welcomed
May 17, 2011
President Hirshman gave brief remarks at a campus reception to celebrate his appointment.
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