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$12 million

Goal of Students First, a new campaign to raise funds exclusively for SF State student support.


Alumni-owned businesses on the 2012 San Francisco Chronicle "Best 100 Restaurants of the Bay Area" list: John Clark and Gayle Pirie, partners, Foreign Cinema; Allison Hopelain, co-owner, Camino; Mourad Lahlou, owner, Aziza; Stephen Sancimino, co-owner, Swan Oyster Depot; and Roscoe Skipper, co-owner, Rivoli and Corso Trattoria.


Consecutive years since 1999 that alumni have been nominated for Academy Awards.

639,000 lbs.

Material recycled at SF State between Feb. 5 and March 31, reducing the same amount of greenhouse gas production as taking 373 cars off the road.


Consecutive years since 1963 that Gator wrestlers have qualified for national championships.


Toothpicks used in alumnus Steven J. Backman's 13-foot-long replica of the Golden Gate Bridge, restored for the landmark's 75th anniversary and now on display at the Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum at Fisherman's Wharf.


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