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Alumni Events


July 27, 2014

Alumni Get-Together Tokyo

August 1-3, 2014

Camp with the Gators in the Sierra Nevada

August 22, 2014

Gators Root on the SF Giants in

Washington D.C.

September 17, 2014

CSU Back to College Night

September 25, 2014

Gators Cheer on the SF Giants

September 27, 2014

Meet President Les Wong-Seoul, Korea

October 5, 2014

Denver CSU Alumni Reception

October 24, 2014

President's Gala and Hall Of Fame Dinner



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Alumni Get-Together Tokyo

Don't miss the annual summer SF State Alumni get together in Japan!  This year we will meet at Singapore Seafood Republic (Ginza district) where you will enjoy some of the finest Singaporean-style seafood while networking and connecting with local alumni and friends. 

Date: Sunday, July 27, 2014

Time: 2-4 p.m.

Place: Singapore Seafood Republic

RSVP: Pre-registration is $30/person.

Walkup registration: 3500 yen/person at the door (cash only)




Camp with the Gators in the Sierra Nevada

It's time to make your summer plans! Join the SF State Alumni Association at the University's Sierra Nevada Field Campus, located just north of Truckee along the North Yuba River. Suitable for both experienced and non-experienced campers, this popular weekend offers a variety of organized group excursions and classes led by naturalists and SF State faculty. 

Bring your own tent or enjoy the rustic luxury of a waiting tent and bed! Group campfires, sunsets, sprawling vistas, alpine lakes, and hot showers make this a great summer getaway.

The cost includes meals at the Field Campus dining hall as well as all classes and outings.  Space is very limited and reservations will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis.  Register today. 

Date: Friday, August 1 - Sunday, August 3, 2014 (*to extend your stay, see below)

Place: Sierra Nevada Field Campus, Bassetts, CA

RSVP: $120/person (bring your own tent), $138/person (tent and bed provided)

(Children under 14 are half price and children under 3 years old are free.)


We are currently sold out. To be placed on the waitlist, email Ella Chichester
at ella@sfsu.edu or call 415/405-3648.


  • Kickoff - Professor Emeritus Bill Michaelis, former chair of the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, renowned expert on play for creativity and health and author of The Leader’s Handbook (2nd Edition) a practical guide that shows leaders how to create fun with real people in real situations.
  • Bird Walk with J.R. Blair, director of the Sierra Nevada Field Campus
  • Observational Astronomy with Martin Sirk
  • Reading Group - "Hold the Enlightenment," essays by Tim Cahill MA '70
  • Kids' activity group
  • More TBA

Click here for more about the Sierra Nevada Field Campus.


Gators Root on the SF Giants in Washington D.C.

Join your fellow SF State Alumni in cheering on your two favorite teams-the SF Giants and Washington Nationals.  Don't miss this game, as play-off spots will surely be on the line as the season-end draws near. 

Seats are located at the Mezzanine level-Section 231. Space is limited and tickets are sure to sell out fast.  Reserve your tickets today!

For more information, email Ken Maeshiro at kmaeshir@sfsu.edu


Date: Friday, August 22, 2014

Time: 7:05 game

Place: Nationals Park, 1500 South Capitol Street SE, Washington D.C. 20003

RSVP: $20/person - Limited tickets available      

Limit 4 tickets per person


CSU Back to College Night


Renew old rivalries and forge new friendships at the 2014 Back to College Night sponsored by the California State Society. Back to College Night is a great time to network with your fellow CSU alumni and others who graduated from institutions in California. The event is often well-attended by members of the California Congressional Delegation and their staff.


Date: Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Time: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Rayburn House Office Building Cafeteria, Capitol Hill, 45 Independence Avenue Southwest, Washington, DC (map)

Cost: Free but pre-registration required by September 15 at noon (Eastern time). Click here to RSVP or by calling Shannon Bowman at 562-951-4244.

Please do not reply directly to the California State Society.


Gators Cheer on the SF Giants 2014

Join the SF State Alumni Association at AT&T Park to cheer on the

San Francisco Giants as they take on their West Coast rival, the San Diego Padres.  

Prior to the game get together with fellow alumni, family and friends over BBQ chicken and hot dogs (with all the fixings) at our pre-game reception.  . 
Seats are located in the Club Level 231  along the left field foul line.


Space is limited and tickets are sure to sell out fast. Reserve your space today. Go Giants!


For more information, email Ken Maeshiro at kmaeshir@sfsu.edu

Date: Thursday, September 25, 2014

Time: 6 - 6:45 p.m. reception located in Anchor Plaza; game at 7:15 p.m.

Place: AT&T Park, 24 Willie Mays Plaza, San Francisco, CA

RSVP: $50, includes game ticket, chicken, hot dogs and beverage.      

Limit 4 tickets per person

We are currently sold out of tickets. E-mail Ken Maeshiro at kmaeshir@sfsu.edu to be placed on the waiting list. Please indicate how many tickets you wish to purchase.


Meet President Les Wong-Seoul, Korea


Please join us at the Lotte Hotel in Seoul for a dinner
with San Francisco State University President Les Wong on Saturday, September 27, 2014.

Do not miss this special opportunity to meet President Wong
as he updates you on the latest news from SF State. Afterward,
enjoy dinner with old and new Gator friends.


Family and friends are welcome to attend.


Date: Saturday, September 27, 2014

Time: 6 - 7 p.m. Reception 7 - 9 p.m. Dinner

Place: Lotte Hotel Seoul, 30, Eulji-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul, Korea

Cost: Free-Pre-registration is requested by Friday, September 19, 2014.

To RSVP, click here.


For more information, contact Ken Maeshiro at kmaeshir@sfsu.edu

Denver CSU Alumni Reception

Join us for evening drinks and desserts to network and socialize with alumni from multiple CSU campuses living in the Denver area. Several campus presidents will also be in attendance.

This will be a great opportunity to meet other CSU alumni in all fields of business throughout the Denver area. Desserts and a hosted bar are included in your registration.


Date: Saturday, October 4, 2014

Time: 7 - 9 p.m. (Mountain)

Location: University Club of Denver, 1673 Sherman Street, Denver, CO (map)

Dress Code:

The University Club of Denver has a dress code. Men are encouraged to wear coats and ties and women are encouraged to wear comparable attire; however, casual business attire is acceptable. Denim, shorts, t-shirts, athletic apparel, tennis shoes and similar clothing are not allowed.

Cost: $20 per person Click here to RSVP.


President's Gala and Hall of Fame Dinner

Join us for San Francisco State’s President’s Gala and Hall of Fame Dinner celebrating alumni who have distinguished themselves through significant contributions in their field. At this year’s event, President Wong will announce the inaugural recipient of the President's Distinguished Service Award while emcee Ben Fong-Torres will introduce the Alumnus of the Year and the Class of 2014 inductees into SF State's Hall of Fame. These are some of the highest honors accorded to a SF State Gator.

President’s Distinguished Service Award
Tom Ammiano  ’65 Special Education

Alumnus of the Year
Congressman George Miller ’68 American Studies

Hall of Fame
Margaret Avery ’65 Education
Andrew Ly ’86 Accounting
Michael McClure ’55 Humanities
Steven Miller ’78 Radio

Date: Friday, October 24, 2014

Time: 6 -9 p.m. Reception, Dinner and Inductee Program

Place: Julia Morgan Ballroom, 465 California Street, San Francisco, CA

RSVP: $150 per individual / $1,500 for a table of ten



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