Five faculty and staff members received the President’s Leadership Fund Faculty and Staff Awards for Excellence. From Latino health to multimedia and wireless networking, the winners represent a diverse sampling of innovative research and intiatives taking place on the SDSU campus every day.
SDSU President Elliott Hirshman awarded $5,000 to the winners at a luncheon Wednesday. He said each of the award recipients distinguish SDSU through cutting-edge research, superior education and service to the community.
“It is with great pride that we are able to support the great work of our faculty and staff through the President’s Leadership Fund,” Hirshman said. “The continued support of our donors is truly remarkable.”
SDSU President Weber and his wife Susan were honored for 15 years of service and dedication to SDSU at a special gala on Saturday, April 9, at SDSU’s Parma Payne Goodall Alumni Center. The Webers stopped to take a photo with PCI staff.
SDSU Marketing and Communications’ Lorena Nava Ruggero covered the (STEM)2 Exploration Day with her article Middle and High Schoolers Explore STEM. (STEM)2 Exploration Day was a career exploration event funded by the SDSU President’s Leadership Fund. Students from throughout San Diego County learned about science, technology, engineering and math fields last Friday.