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   October 2018 @State

 

vaccinate

While SDSU and San Diego County Public Health Services offered clinics to provide Cipro (ciprofloxacin) to students in early September, all undergraduate students ages 23 and younger are highly encouraged to receive the meningococcal B (MenB) vaccine. Public health officials are hosting clinics at Viejas Arena on Friday, Oct. 5, and Monday, Oct. 8.


» READ MORE ABOUT OBTAINING THE VACCINE THROUGH YOUR HEALTH-CARE PROVIDER, AT A PHARMACY OR AT ONE OF THE ON-CAMPUS CLINICS



 

flu shots –  free  through the end of October at Calpulli Center

 


Free Flu Shots for Students! Reduce your chances of missing class or all the Halloween fun with a flu vaccine – available for free through the end of October at Calpulli Center and at mobile flu clinics that begin Thursday, Oct. 4. See calendar below for mobile clinic dates.

Fight the flu this season with SHS’s Cold & Flu Kit! Only $6, this kit has everything you’ll need to be feeling your best in no time! Pick up yours at the Calpulli Pharmacy on campus, where you have access to affordable, over-the-counter and prescription medication.


» READ MORE ABOUT SAY BOO TO THE FLU AND FIND OUT WHERE YOU CAN GET YOUR FREE SHOT AND FREE HAND-SANITIZING WIPES – while supplies last.



 

follow baxter @baxteratsdsu for more about CPS' therapy dog


Baxter sports his "I Am SDSU scarf! The university's new “I Am SDSU” campaign demonstrates how the fates of SDSU and San Diego are inextricably linked. See how people from all around the region are showing their SDSU pride.


» LEARN MORE ABOUT THE "I AM SDSU" CAMPAIGN and HOW YOU CAN MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO HANG OUT WITH BAXTER and de-stress after a long day!



 

atecs rock hunger group photo


Return of SDSU’s Largest Student-Led Fundraisers. Join other SDSU students in making a difference in your community. Aztecs Rock Hunger, which raised over 588,000 pounds of food last year, returns with a new goal of 700,000 pounds during its food drive that runs through Oct. 21. Donations aid the Jacobs and Cushman San Diego Food Bank, with 20 percent of monetary donations assisting SDSU students facing food insecurity through the Economic Crisis Response Team. A single dollar is the equivalent of six pounds of food.
 

Join Dance Marathon at SDSU for Miracle Week from Oct. 29 - Nov. 2. The group raised over $243,000 last year for Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego. Come to one of the upcoming tabling events to learn how you can get involved in changing the lives of these young patients and their families. The Dance Marathon is about giving back to the community while having an incredible night among friends!



 

follow baxter @baxteratsdsu for more about CPS' therapy dog


60 Seconds @State. Keep up with what’s been happening around campus and be alerted to the next big thing — all in one minute with our 60 Seconds @State video recap!


» CHECK OUT OUR NEW EPISODE.



 

International Photo Contest Winner photo of Austian Alps with snow and bridge


International Photo Contest Winners. Kinesiology major Kevin Nordby’s photo from the Austrian Alps won first place in the SDSU 2018 International Photo Contest. See his stunning shot, as well as the second place, third place, honorable mention and people’s choice selections on SDSU Be International.


» VIEW THE WINNING PHOTOS



 


Manuel Gonzales IV with SDSU PResident Adela de la Torre


SDSU Student Wins Highest Recognition from CSU Trustees. Psychology major Manuel Gonzales IV was named top all-round winner for his classroom work, research, community service and ability to overcome personal challenges.


» WATCH VIDEO ON MANUEL’S SDSU STORY, HIS RESEARCH AND HIS COMMUNITY SERVICE.



 

 FOR YOUR CALENDAR

  • Ongoing through Oct. 28: Gallery Exhibition. Tom Loeser: Please Please Please, SDSU Downtown Gallery.
  • Oct. 2: Daniel Ellsberg: The Pentagon Papers, Whistleblowing, and Doomsday, Montezuma Hall
  • Oct. 3 – 7: The Glaspell Project, SDSU Experimental Theatre

  • Oct. 4: Mobile Flu Clinic, Hepner flagpole
  • Oct. 5: Meningitis Clinic, Viejas Arena
  • Oct. 8: Meningitis Clinic, Viejas Arena
  • Oct. 9: Mobile Flu Clinic, ARC
  • Oct. 17: Mobile Flu Clinic, Tula Community Center
  • Oct. 25: Mobile Flu Clinic, Love Library
  • Oct. 31: Mobile Flu Clinic, Goldberg Courtyard, Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union

  • Oct. 11: Graduate & Professional School Fair, Montezuma Hall
  • Oct. 12: Football vs. Air Force (Hall of Fame Weekend)
  • Oct. 20: Football vs. San Jose State (Homecoming)
  • Oct. 21: Chamber Music Showcase, San Diego Central Library
  • Oct. 24: STEM Career Fair, Montezuma Hall
  • Oct. 25: A Conversation with Nick Cave, San Diego Museum of Art
  • Oct. 25: SDSU Jazz Ensemble with Special Guest Ernie Watts, Smith Recital Hall
  • Oct. 26: Final day for submitting (without risk) thesis with processing fee to Montezuma Publishing.
  • Nov. 1: Spring 2019 registration begins
  • Nov. 1: Men’s basketball vs. Chaminade (exhibition)
  • Nov. 6: Men’s basketball vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff

 CAREER SERVICES

looking for work? these employers are looking for you

 

SDSU offers a number of open positions for student assistants and work study students.

» CHECK OUT CAREER SERVICES FEATURED JOBS AND OPPORTUNITIES.



 

 FEATURED SCHOLARSHIP

looking for work? these employers are looking for you

 

It’s time to apply for scholarships for the 2019-20 school year. Applications are made online, and most require only an essay. Deadlines are listed on the Financial Aid & Scholarships website. Search both in your major and a second time for “All Majors” to find scholarships that are right for you.

 

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Homecoming Highlights: Football, War Memorial, Trivia and Talent Shows

Celebrate Homecoming Week with your friends and with Aztec alumni from throughout San Diego. The week features a pep rally, women’s soccer match and a football game; trivia contest, talent show, and NPHC Yard Show; and the annual War Memorial Wreath-Laying....


FIND OUT MORE ABOUT HOMECOMING and other events.

New Help for Students Impacted by Cancer

After battling cancer, Director of Development Technology Tammy Blackburn created a fund to support students impacted by the disease.

Learn more about the Wallace Shatsky Blackburn Courage Through Cancer Fund and hear from Tammy Blackburn about her journey and the fund.

Time to Reapply for Financial Aid

October and November deadlines are fast approaching to file the 2019-20 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the California Dream Act Application.

FIND MORE ABOUT FAFSA and the CALIFORNIA DREAM ACT.

Student Forums on Proposed Mission Valley Campus

Give your input on the university’s site plan for a proposed Mission Valley campus at student forums: 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, and 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3 – both in Templo Mayor at the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union.

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE SITE PLAN and CHECK OUT TIMES FOR ALL CAMPUS FORUMS.

Need an evening ride? Use the expanded Red & Black Shuttle program to access 18 on- or off-campus stops on weekdays between 5:30 p.m. and midnight. University Police have reviewed the safety escort program and formed a committee comprised of students, community representatives, and university stakeholders that recommended using resources from the former safety escort program for other transportation initiatives. Students can request three discounted late-night Lyft rides per semester during weeknights from campus academic buildings – a pilot program supported by The Aztec Parents Association. More information on options at parking.sdsu.edu.




Move your career forward at the AMP Talk & Networking Event from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 4. Explore career readiness and exchange ideas with other students, mentors and alumni at this free event. Build your professional community while enjoying heavy appetizers and giveaways. Business casual attire recommended.
Register now
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San Diego State now ranks No. 60 in the U.S. News & World Report list of top public universities – up eight spots in one year and an improvement of 30 spots in six years. Read about SDSU rankings.




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