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College of Ethnic Studies to add minors

College of Ethnic Studies to add minors

Camila Ramirez Diaz April 16, 2019

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...

Amy Sueyoshi, newly appointed Dean of Ethnic Studies, poses for a portrait in studio Friday, April 5. (JAMES CHAN/ Golden Gate Xpress)

College of Ethnic Studies dean appointed

Sahar Swaleh April 9, 2019

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...

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

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...

Dean of The College of Ethnic Studies resigns

Kelly Rodriguez Murillo December 13, 2017

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...

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Promises unfulfilled for College of Ethnic Studies

Kelly Rodriguez Murillo September 6, 2017

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...

People enter the Ethnic Studies and Psychology building at SF State in San Francisco, Calf. on Wednesday, August 24, 2017. (Sarahbeth Maney/Golden Gate Xpress)

Dean of College of Ethnic Studies files lawsuit against SF State

Brian Neumann August 24, 2017

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,...

College Of Ethnic Studies Hosting Speaker Series To Raise Climate Awareness

Julia Custodio September 22, 2016

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...

The creation of the College of Ethnic Studies

Kelsey Lannin April 19, 2016

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...

SF State to potentially cut College of Ethnic Studies budget

Jeremy Porr February 18, 2016

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...

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

Moby Howeidy November 9, 2015

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...

College of Ethnic Studies honor community leaders at 43rd anniversary

Laura Savage October 8, 2012

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...

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict on Campus: The AMED Studies Program

Paisley Trent December 1, 2020

“Life-changing” is how SF State alum Noel Madbak described the classes she took that delved into her identity and her family experiences — something she said she never encountered in an academic...

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