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Scenes from Investiture Week

A new president, a new era and a newly expanded Alumni Hall of Fame

Photo of the Investiture procession.President Leslie Wong’s investiture ceremony began with a procession of University faculty, deans and distinguished guests.

 

John Gumas, chair of the San Francisco State University Foundation, alumna Leona Bridges and the Honorable Willie L. Brown Jr., alumnus and former mayor of San Francisco.John Gumas, chair of the San Francisco State University Foundation, alumna Leona Bridges and the Honorable Willie L. Brown Jr., alumnus and former mayor of San Francisco.

 

Photo of campus administrators in the Investiture processionSF State administrators gather for the procession.

 

Photo of the Investiture procession. From left: California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White, Board of Trustees Chair A. Robert Linscheid and President Leslie E. WongGuests included (from left to right) CSU Chancellor Timothy White and Robert Linscheid, chairman of the CSU Board of Trustees, seen here with President Wong.

 

Photo of Christa Laosantos singing.Junior Christa Laosantos sang the natinal anthem at the investiture ceremony.

 

Photo of Knuth Hall where the campus community cathered for the Investiture of President WongThe campus community and dignitaries gathered in McKenna Theatre for the Investiture of President Les Wong.

 

Photo of Les Wong receiving his Presidential Medallion.President Wong received the presidential medallion.

 

Photo of the musicians playing cellos and a violin.The Alexander String Quartet performed with the Holloway String Quartet.

 

Photo of President Wong posing with some students.Students congradulated President Wong at a post-investiture reception.

 

Photo of President Wong and his wife, Phyllis.President and Mrs. Wong greeted guests at the celebration dinner.

 

Photo of Lisa Cholodenko speaking.Award-winning director Lisa Cholodenko was inducted into the SF State Alumni Hall of Fame.

 

Photo of President Wong presenting a plaque to Bernard BraggBernard Bragg, deaf theatre artist, was inducted into the SF State Alumni Hall of Fame.

 

Photo of Judy Marcus.Civic leader/philanthropist Judy Marcus was inducted into the SF State Alumni Hall of Fame.

 

Photo of the Gopsel Gators singing.The Gospel Gators performed at the celebration dinner.

 

Photo of President and Mrs. Wong and others applaudingPresident and Mrs. Wong and others applaud the Gospel Gators at the celebration dinner.

 

Photo of attendees watching the program at the Investiture celebration dinner and Alumni Hall of FameCelebration dinner attendees watch as people are inducted into the SF State Hall of Fame.

 

Photo of messages guests wrote to Al Martinez.Guests left good-will messages for Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Al Martinez, who was inducted into the Alumni Hall of Fame in absentia.

 

To hear the newest members of the Alumni Hall of Fame share their memories of SF State, visit tinyurl.com/statehof

 

To view more photos from Investiture Week events, visit www.flickr.com/photos/sanfranciscostate

 

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