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Meet the SOE Leadership Team

Meet the SOE Leadership Team

The SOE Office of Communications & Outreach sat down with Dean Kumashiro and Associate Deans Flores, Koirala-Azad and Thomas to learn about them, how they spent their summer and the advice they have for incoming graduate students. You may be surprised by some of their responses!

Shared Struggle Connects Teacher of the Year with Students

<p><span>Shared Struggle Connects
Teacher of the Year with Students</span></p><p><strong></strong></p>

USF’s Charles Fowler MA ‘12 is single-mindedly dedicated to creating opportunities both in and out of the classroom for students to learn by improving their community. 

Minority Fellows Initiative Celebrates 20 Years

Minority Fellows Initiative Celebrates 20 Years

They’re USF pioneers. They started educational programs in African American, Asian American, and Latino-Chicano studies, contributing to USF’s diversity in immeasurable ways. This summer, they’re celebrating the 20th anniversary of the fellowship that brought them to campus — the Ethnic Minority Dissertation Fellows (EMDF) program.

Translating Science Into Plain English

Translating Science Into Plain English

USF’s Sarah Capitelli has helped turn the San Francisco Exploratorium’s renowned, hands-on science into language lessons for non-English speaking students — work that’s received rave reviews.

USF School Counseling Students Coach High Schoolers to Higher College Enrollment Levels

USF School Counseling Students Coach High Schoolers to Higher College Enrollment Levels

USF school counseling students are leading the charge to increase college enrollment among San Francisco students from low-income and immigrant families by providing free counseling in public high schools.

USF Students and Alumni Named Fulbright and Gilman Scholars

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Four USF students and alumni will be studying, teaching, and volunteering in Africa, Southeast Asia, and Eastern Europe this summer and next year as part of prestigious U.S. Department of State programs.

7 MA TESOL Online Students to be Published in Fall 2014

7 MA TESOL Online Students to be Published in Fall 2014

In the Fall of 2014, seven students in the USF Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages Online Masters program will be published in the New Teacher Advocate.

7 USF Women Rank as Top Bay Area Business Leaders

<span>7 USF Women Rank as
Top Bay Area Business Leaders</span>

Two USF executives and five alumnae are on the San Francisco Business Times’ top business leaders list. 

The Game They Never Played

The Game They Never Played

The 1951 Dons is arguably one of the best college football teams of all time. They had a perfect season — nine wins, no losses, no ties — and the players were so talented, the National Football League drafted nine of them and named three to its Hall of Fame, a record for one college team.

A Conversation With San Francisco’s Top Cop

A Conversation With San Francisco’s Top Cop

“I tell my cops on the very first day that if they think it’s all about this uniform or gun, they joined the wrong police department,” says Police Chief Greg Suhr ’88.

Introducing USF’s New President

Introducing USF’s New President

The six-month national search is over, and a Bay Area native is coming home. Paul J. Fitzgerald, S.J., starts his new job as president of USF on Aug. 1. 

USF Honors Exceptional Teaching, Research, and Service 

USF Honors Exceptional Teaching, Research, and Service 

USF celebrated outstanding teaching, research, and service in and out of the classroom at its annual Service and Merit Awards ceremony on May 7.

Raising Caps for Spring Graduates

Raising Caps for Spring Graduates

USF hosts spring commencement exercises May 15-17, celebrating the achievements of more than 2,000 graduates.

USF Selected as ‘College of Distinction’ 

USF Selected as ‘College of Distinction’ 

USF has earned a place on the Colleges of Distinction list of top universities for the third consecutive year, thanks to the university’s exceptional faculty, engaged teaching, successful graduates, and vibrant campus life.

USF School Counselors Advocate for Mental Health Care

USF School Counselors Advocate for Mental Health Care

On March 17-18, 2014 members of the USF School Counseling graduate program participated in the California Psychological Association’s 25th Annual Leadership and Advocacy Conference in Sacramento, California.