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In the Institute for International Education’s Open Doors report, SDSU ranks No. 9 in the nation for study abroad. (Photo: Alan Decker) In the Institute for International Education’s Open Doors report, SDSU ranks No. 9 in the nation for study abroad. (Photo: Alan Decker)
 


This Month on NewsCenter

Here are some of SDSU’s top NewsCenter stories from the past month.
By Ryan Schuler
 

There was a lot to be thankful for in November. San Diego State University was recognized as a top university for study abroad and for veterans. Here are a few of this month’s top stories.

SDSU Named Top School for Study Abroad

In the most recent Institute for International Education’s Open Doors report, SDSU ranks No. 9 in the nation for total number of students studying abroad. When compared to the percentage of university enrollment, SDSU ranks No. 1 for public universities.

SDSU Named Top University for Veterans

SDSU was once again recognized as a top university for military veterans. The Military Times released its annual Best for Vets: College rankings and SDSU is ranked No. 25 among four-year universities and is one of two universities in California to be ranked.

SDSU Dedicates New Gateway To Campus

A new, formal campus entrance that will further enhance SDSU’s unique architectural beauty was unveiled earlier this month. The Clay Gateway at Montezuma Road and Campanile Drive is named for alumni Nikki (’67, ’72) and Ben Clay ('69).

The Campanile Foundation’s New Chair

Mary Curran (’82) will assume the role of board chair of The Campanile Foundation (TCF) in December, becoming the fifth leader and first woman board chair in the 17-year history of the foundation.

Chasing History

A Doak Walker Award finalist, SDSU running back Donnel Pumphrey ranks third all-time in NCAA history for career rushing yards with 6,180. He continues his quest to become college football's all-time leading rusher Saturday in the Mountain West Conference championship.