Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Top 10 NewsCenter Stories of 2011
From March Madness to a new president, there was plenty of news that excited Aztecs this year.
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Here’s a list of SDSU NewsCenter’s most popular stories of 2011:
- March Madness on the Mesa
This blog-style article, along with related articles, proved popular among Aztecs as men’s basketball made its historic run to the Sweet 16.
- Hirshman Named President
Elliot Hirshman was named the university’s eighth president in May.
- Nursing, Physical Therapy Doctoral Programs in the Pipeline
In January, SDSU announced it would begin planning for the doctorate of nursing practice and the doctorate of physical therapy programs degree programs approved by the state legislature.
- Discovery in the Deep
This summer, a team of archaeologists co-led by Dominique Rissolo, SDSU adjunct archaeology professor and executive director of Waitt Institute, received a grant to protect an underwater cave that may hold the oldest human remains in the New World.
- Living and Learning
Living on campus can be a life-changing experience for students.
- New Admits Continue to Raise Bar
Students admitted for fall 2011 boasted all-time highs in academics and diversity.
- Graduate Programs Rank Among Best in Nation
More than a dozen programs were recognized in U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Graduate Schools 2012.”
- A Global Language
The 2010 homecoming king is a champion and role model for deaf students.
- The Campaign for SDSU
SDSU launches a historic $500 million fundraising campaign.
- The Rocky Long Era Begins
Long became the 18th head coach in San Diego State football history in January 2011.
Hispanic Network Magazine recognized SDSU as one of the top
The SDSU Police Department participated in a 120 mile-long race,
SDSU’s Institute on World Affairs presents visiting lecturers
Professional Woman’s Magazine named SDSU among “Best of the
SDSU’s Randy Reinholz stars in the play “The Bird House” opening
A leading personal finance magazine recognized SDSU for its
Take a look back at top SDSU headlines this past year.
SDSU’s Confucius Institute received $1 million grant as one of
The SDSU chapter of the Phi Kappa Phi honor society received the
Respondents to a brief survey about transportation to and from
KPBS-TV will air a new epsiode at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept.
Charles B. Reed has served as leader of the nation’s largest
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