Parent & Family eNews: Fall 2015

Parent & Family eNews FALL 2015: A newsletter for parent and family members of San Francisco State University students
Students hug at Welcome Days
SF State officially kicked off the 2015-16 academic year by welcoming more than 8,000 new students -- including the largest freshmen class in the University's history. >>>Click here to read more about the start of the fall semester at SF State

Parent Council meetings in Southern California

Parent Council meets over dinnerParents living in Southern California convened for Parent Council meetings on September 22-23rd, discussing ways the University can better serve our parent and student community. We discussed everything from housing and transportation to career services and Orientation. >>>Click here to read notes from the Parent Council meetings in Southern California

Wellness Center
Construction is underway for the Mashouf Wellness Center. This $86.5 million recreational complex, named for alumnus Manny Mashouf ('66), incorporates the latest in green technology and will open in 2017. >>>Click here to learn more about the Mashouf Wellness Center

Alumni Advisory Network, career mentoring for students

Alumni Advisory Network: photo of job applicants in waiting roomIs your student in need of career advice? SF State's Alumni Advisory Network connects professionals with advice to students who need it. SF State students can register for free with their email. >>>Students can click here to sign up for the Alumni Advisory Network today

SF State alumni are breaking down barriers and blazing new trails in a variety of industries, from the arts and entertainment to science and business. A producer at Pixar is one, and he is in good company. (Photo courtesy of Pixar) >>>Click here to read more about SF State alumni at Pixar Studios
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Alumni & Family Day

Alumni and Family Day participants pose with Gator mascotParents, the San Francisco State University Alumni Association is proud to welcome you as well as all alumni, families and students to this annual celebration. >>>Click here to read more about the activities planned for Alumni & Family Day

Saturday, November 7, 2015
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Main Campus, Cesar Chavez Student Center

Student Abroad applications, scholarships and fair

International Programs participant poses in front of the Colosseum in RomeEncourage your student to study abroad! Now is the perfect time to begin discussing this opportunity with them.

>>>Click here to read more information about what's happening with Study Abroad programs

Study Abroad Fair
October 14-15, 2015, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Main Campus, Malcolm X Plaza

SF State's 2015 Security & Fire Safety Report

Yellow traffic sign: "safety first"San Francisco State University's 2015 Annual Security & Fire Safety Report (ASR) contains important safety information, policies and crime statistics. Be safe. Be aware of risk on campus. >>>Click here to read more the ASR report and campus safety

Gator Spirit Statue: Help us reach our goal

Artist sculpts Gator Spirit statueSan Francisco State University has commissioned a 10-foot bronze Gator Spirit Statue...and you can be a part of it! Purchase an engraved plaque and leave a legacy for yourself, for your student, for all to be seen on campus. >>>Click here to read more about the Gator Spirit Statue and way to contribute

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