Professor of Music wins the 2016 Moscow International Foto Award

Professor of Music Jassen Todorov won first place in the 2016 Moscow International Foto Awards in the Nature/Aerial category. In addition, National Geographic Spain magazine published his image in a two-page spread. Todorov also performed Bach's three sonatas for solo violin at a sold-out concert in Ohrid, Macedonia, and judged the Ohrid Pearls international violin competition. He has been judging that competition since 2004.

Source: SFSU Campus Memo

Scholarships for Business Certificate in Ethics & Compliance

Four scholarships of up to $4,000 each for the Business Certificate in Ethics and Compliance program have been funded through the generous support of Kaiser Permanente. The scholarships will go toward unreimbursed tuition for postgraduate, graduate, MBA, MSA and MPA students at SF State who are accepted into the Business Certificate in Ethics and Compliance academic program and who meet the scholarship reimbursement eligibility requirements. For more information, contact Denise Kleinrichert, Ph.D., at

Source: SFSU Campus Memo

2016/17 ORSP Small Grant Program Awardees

The ORSP Small Grants Program fosters the professional development of investigators and creative artists at San Francisco State University by supporting original projects that contribute significantly to the professional achievement and growth of applicants.


The 2016/17 Small Grants Program awardees are listed below:

Name Department College
James Bagley Kinesiology Health & Social Sciences
Scott Boswell Cinema Liberal & Creative Arts
Bo Ferns Hospitality & Tourism Management Business
Oscar Guerra Nunez Broadcast & Electronic Communication Arts Liberal & Creative Arts
Melissa Hagan Psychology Science & Engineering
Jason Henderson Geography & Environment Science &Engineering
Carrie Jacobson Nursing Health & Social Sciences
Zhaoshuo Jiang Engineering Science & Engineering
Janelle Lawson Special Education Education
Jenny Lederer English Language & Literature Liberal & Creative Arts
John-Carlos Perea American Indian Studies Ethnic Studies
Weiming Wu Chemistry & Biochemistry Science & Engineering


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Fall 2016 NSF Grants Conference

Fall 2016 NSF Grants Conference

November 14 & 15 – Pittsburgh, PA

Save The Date!!!


The National Science Foundation (NSF) has scheduled its next Grants Conference for November 14-15, 2016 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with special host Carnegie Mellon University.


Additional details to follow

Management Education Award

Associate Professors of Management Antoaneta Petkova and Eric Lamm, together with management major and graduate student Monique Domingo, won the prestigious Best Paper in Management Education Award for "Let's Be Frank: The Real Improvement in Student Teamwork Effectiveness Following Peer Feedback." The Management Education and Development division of the Academy of Management presents the award for the paper that offers the most significant contribution to management education and development. It is sponsored by the Organizational Behavior Teaching Society and the Journal of Management Education.