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Emmy Awards earned by alumni this year


Year SF State launched the nation’s first University-approved jazz course for credit


Consecutive years that Biology Professor Dennis Desjardin’s fungi discoveries made the annual Top Ten New Species List

$15 million

Annual value of SF State students’ community service contributions in the Bay Area



Years of reaccreditation SF State received from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges—the maximum time period a college or university can obtain


TV shows starring an SF State alum: Alex Borstein (B.A., ’92) is Dawn Forchette on HBO’s “Getting On” and Michael Paul Chan (attended ’69-’74) is Lt. Mike Tao on TNT’s “Major Crimes”


Native oysters that settled in one year on restored beds in SF Bay as part of the Living Shorelines project, a Romberg Tiburon Center partnership with the State Coastal Conservancy, UC Davis and others


SF Building Owners and Managers Association Foundation's contribution last year to a new certificate program for commercial real estate at SF State that connects students with internships, jobs and scholarships

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