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Alumni Events


April 22, 2014

Earth Day Celebration with SF State Biology

May 1, 2014

Fashion Show, Runway 2014: Provoke

May 2, 2014

Alumni Event, Dover String Quartet

May 8, 2014

SF State Gators At The Zoo


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An Earth Day Celebration and SF State Biology Alumni Event:

Living Downstream, A Film and Panel Discussion: “The Science of Our Changing Environment”


Living Downstream is a 2010 feature-length documentary based on the book by ecologist and cancer survivor Dr. Sandra Steingraber. This film follows Sandra during one year as she travels across North America investigating the links between cancer and environmental toxins.

Following the screening, a panel of SF State Biologists will lead a discussion, “The Science of Our Changing Environment”. Panelists include Drs. Jose De La Torre, John Hafernik, Gretchen LeBuhn, Leticia Marquez-Magana, Blake Riggs, Ravinder Sehgal, and Vance Vredenburg.


For more information on the screening and panel discussion, click here.


Date: Tuesday , April 22, 2014

Time: 7 p.m.

Place: San Francisco State University’s, Knuth Hall

Cost: Free-RSVP required.




For questions contact the Alumni Association at 415-338-2217 or email alumevnt@sfsu.edu.


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Exclusive Pre-Show Mixer followed by Runway 2014: Provoke


Make a date for a night of fashion presented by the city’s best future designers, as the Apparel Design & Merchandising students of San Francisco State University showcase their innovative work. Join us before the runway show for all the backstage buzz at this special behind-the-scenes reception.


This special offer includes a $25 ticket and reserved seating while you enjoy wine, champagne or beer, appetizers and unlimited mingling.


Date: Thursday, May 1, 2014
Reception: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Place: Second Floor Mezzanine, SF Design Center,101 Henry Adams Street, San Francisco
Runway Show: 7 p.m. 
Place: Galleria, SF Design Center, 101 Henry Adams Street, San Francisco
Cost: $35/person
RSVP: Click here to purchase tickets by April 25th.

For more information about Runway 2014: Provoke: visit: www.fnasf.com


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Alumni Pre-Concert Reception and a Performance by the
Dover String Quartet

Join us a special alumni reception followed by the last concert of this year's acclaimed Morrison Artist Series. First-prize winner of the 2013 Banff International String Quartet Competition, the Dover Quartet is considered one of the most remarkably talented young string quartets ever to emerge at such a young age.



  • Mendelssohn (1809–1847): Quartet in E minor, Op. 44, No. 2 (1837)
  • Barber (1910–1981): String Quartet in B minor, Op. 11 (1936)
  • Intermission
  • Shostakovich (1906–1975): Quartet No. 3 in F major, Op. 73 (1946)


Date: Friday, May 2, 2014
Reception: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Place: Fine Arts Building (Sculpture Deck), SF State Campus

Performance: 8 p.m.
Place: Creative Arts Building, McKenna Theatre, SF State Campus

RSVP: We are currently sold out. Please contact Ella Chichester at ella@sfsu.edu to be put on the waitlist.

For more information about The Morrison Artist Series, click here.

For questions contact the Alumni Association at 415-338-2217 or email alumevnt@sfsu.edu.


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SF State Gators At The SF Zoo

Join the SF State Alumni Association for a rare, behind-the-scenes experience at the San Francisco Zoo with Vice President of Animal Care and SF State alum, David Bocian (MA '98).  This is also a great opportunity to meet SF State President Les Wong and hear the latest news about
SF State University.

As a special bonus, the evening's festivities will include the unique opportunity to get up close and feed the giraffes.

Afterwards, mingle with fellow alumni while enjoying drinks and
hors d'oeuvres.


Date: Thursday, May 8, 2014
Reception: 6 - 7:30 p.m.

Place: SF Zoo, 1 Zoo Road, San Francisco, CA 94132

RSVP: $40: Space is limited.

Click below to RSVP by May 2nd 8 a.m.



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