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College of Ethnic Studies to add minors

College of Ethnic Studies to add minors

Camila Ramirez Diaz
April 16, 2019
Filed under Latest, News

The Academic Senate approved areas of minor study in Critical Pacific Islands and Oceania studies, Queer Ethnic Studies and on April 16 it will vote on Critical Mixed Race studies, according to Asian American Studies department coordinator Wei Ming Dariotis. Dariotis said Critical Pacific Islands...

College of Ethnic Studies dean appointed

College of Ethnic Studies dean appointed

Sahar Swaleh
April 9, 2019
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Amy Sueyoshi, newly appointed Dean of Ethnic Studies, poses for a portrait in Humanities 311 on Friday, April 5. (JAMES CHAN/ Golden Gate Xpress)   The University hired Amy Sueyoshi as the dean of the College of Ethnic Studies (COES) Thursday after a six-month search to fill the job began last ye...

Africana Studies professor, former BSU president makes strides within College of Ethnic Studies

Africana Studies professor, former BSU president makes strides within College of Ethnic Studies

Megan Fitzmorris
November 28, 2018
Filed under Featured, Latest, Life

His laid-back vibe and casual attire may fool you at first, but as soon as professor Serie McDougal speaks about his passion for teaching Africana Studies, his presence takes over the room. After traveling all over the country to pursue a Ph.D., he came to San Francisco specifically to be a mentor and...

Dean of The College of Ethnic Studies resigns

Kelly Rodriguez Murillo
December 13, 2017
Filed under News

Dr. Kenneth P. Monteiro will be resigning his position as dean of the College of Ethnic Studies (COES) this upcoming spring. Monteiro declined to give a reason for his decision. “I requested to exercise my retreat rights back to the faculty, some administrators like myself, who began in the facul...

Promises unfulfilled for College of Ethnic Studies

Promises unfulfilled for College of Ethnic Studies

Kelly Rodriguez Murillo
September 6, 2017
Filed under News

Some faculty and students within College of Ethnic Studies (COES) are upset at President Leslie E. Wong for not fulfilling demands he promised the COES after the protest from May of last year. Wong signed a contract with the four hunger strikers of the Third World Liberation Front (TWLF2016), where he compiled a list of demands he promised to the department in order to stop the protest, but since then, has mad...

Dean of College of Ethnic Studies files lawsuit against SF State

Dean of College of Ethnic Studies files lawsuit against SF State

Brian Neumann
August 24, 2017
Filed under News

The dean of the College of Ethnic Studies Department (COES) at SF State filed a lawsuit yesterday, suing the University for unlawful discrimination, harassment, retaliation and defamation. On Wednesday, Aug. 23, Kenneth P. Monteiro, Ph.D., dean of the COES, filed the suit in the San Francisco Superior ...

College Of Ethnic Studies Hosting Speaker Series To Raise Climate Awareness

Julia Custodio
September 22, 2016
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On Wednesday SF State’s College of Ethnic Studies will launch a two-month-long speaker series, sponsored by SF State’s Climate Justice Initiative. The college aims to raise awareness about the inequalities that arise with climate change through music, art and political theatre. The series’ inaug...

The creation of the College of Ethnic Studies

Kelsey Lannin
April 19, 2016
Filed under Multimedia

The fight to create the College of Ethnic Studies redefined SF State's core values and identity. The college was the first of its kind in the US and the strike that led to it remains the longest campus strike in U.S. history. Timeline information from the SF State Archive, Lib Guide: SFSC Student-led St...

SF State to potentially cut College of Ethnic Studies budget

Jeremy Porr
February 18, 2016
Filed under News

Faculty in the College of Ethnic Studies were informed in a meeting this morning about upcoming budget cuts that would drastically reduce the amount of classes available to students for the upcoming fall semester. Shannon Deloso, the Ethnic Studies representative for Associated Students, Inc., attended...

College of Ethnic Studies to host fundraiser in celebration of 46th anniversary

Moby Howeidy
November 9, 2015
Filed under News

In 1968, SF State experienced University-defining change. As racial dynamics in the United States changed radically, SF State students banded together to fight for a curriculum reflective of the diversity of the campus. After five hard-fought months of protest and conflict, the College of Ethnic St...

College of Ethnic Studies honor community leaders at 43rd anniversary

Laura Savage
October 8, 2012
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The College of Ethnic Studies celebrated its 43rd anniversary by honoring six community leaders and five SF State student leaders on Oct. 7 at Yoshi’s Jazz Club and Japanese Restaurant in San Francisco. Attendees were treated to live jazz by a quartet, solos by Lawrence Beaman from America’s Got...

Ethnic studies builds bridges not walls

Ethnic studies builds bridges not walls

Pamela Estrada, Staff reporter
February 19, 2020
Filed under Opinion

The dust has settled, the strike is over and the demands have been compromised and for what will be 51 years—SF State has been the host of one of the first College of Ethnic Studies. As we ponder and possibly take it for granted, California is deciding whether ethnic studies will be a requirement f...

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