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SF State President Les Wong on City College and online education

SF State President Les Wong on City College and online education

Kale Williams
February 8, 2013
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[soundcloud url="http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/78039859" params="" width=" 100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] At the outset of his second semester as president of SF State, Leslie E. Wong sat down with Xpress Editor-in-chief Kale Williams. In part two of our three-part interview, Wong discusses changing racial dem...

SF State president Les Wong speaks at opening faculty meeting

SF State president Les Wong speaks at opening faculty meeting

Charlotte Boudesteijn
September 1, 2012
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[soundcloud url="http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/58291151" params="auto_play=false&show_artwork=true&color=000000" width="50%" height="166" iframe="true" /] SF State President Dr. Leslie E. Wong spoke to faculty and staff publicly for the first time at the opening faculty meeting Aug. 31. His...

Q&A: Les Wong on being ‘catalyst for a new vision’ at SF State

Matt Maxion
August 28, 2012
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I'm curious what action you would like to see from the trustees and the chancellor, Charlie Reed now and whoever comes in to replace him, that is going to be able to ensure that the CSU can provide a quality education that is accessible to all, especially in light of the in-state graduate student freeze ...

Q&A: Les Wong on being 'a catalyst for a new vision' at SF State

Q&A: Les Wong on being 'a catalyst for a new vision' at SF State

Kale Williams
August 28, 2012
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Among the new faces on campus this semester will be that of Dr. Leslie E. Wong, SF State's new president. Wong hails from Northern Michigan University, a University much smaller than SF State, where he focused on forging connections with both students and faculty. Golden Gate Xpress Editor-in-chief Kale Williams had the pleasure of sitting down wi...

New SF State president Leslie Wong prepares for first semester

Kale Williams
May 16, 2012
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As this year’s class of graduating seniors walk the stage, receive their degrees and flip their tassels, another familiar face will be departing campus for the last time as President Robert A. Corrigan retires. Just as thousands of incoming freshmen will take the places of those seniors, a new presi...

New SF State president is Leslie Wong of Northern Michigan University

Xpress Staff
May 10, 2012
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Leslie E. Wong has been announced as the new president of SF State today. The former president of Northern Michigan University will replace President Robert A. Corrigan as the 13th president of SF State and is expected to start Aug. 1. "I am pleased and honored to be chosen as the next president of...

Costly, tedious application process takes shine off graduation

SF State University President Leslie E. Wong speaks to more than 8,000 graduates at AT&T Park during at the college's 2015 Commencement ceremony.  (BRIAN CHURCHWELL / Golden Gate Xpress)

Sahar Swaleh
April 16, 2019
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SF State University President Leslie E. Wong speaks to more than 8,000 graduates at AT&T Park during at the college's 2015 Commencement ceremony. (BRIAN CHURCHWELL / Golden Gate Xpress)   The cost to graduate from SF State is higher than many other CSUs and this and the tedious paperw...

Campus holds open search for president

Leslie E. Wong, president of SF State talks about the good around campus like the amount of students attending SF State tuition free. According to Mr. Wong 55 to 60 percent pay no tuition. (David Rodriguez/Golden Gate Xpress)

Celine Herrera
February 5, 2019
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The CSU Board of Trustees is conducting an open search to find a qualified candidate to succeed President Leslie E. Wong, who announced last fall he would be retiring at the end of July.   It’s the beginning of what is a long road ahead in the search for the next SF State president.   “This...

From the swamp to Stockton

Robert Jalon
May 8, 2018
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It was a day for the history books as SF State’s baseball team cinched its first ever California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) championship appearance with their 7-3 win over Sonoma State on Saturday, May 5. The Gators left it late and qualified for the tournament on the last day of the regular...

Mashouf sees increase in petty theft

Lea Fabro
May 2, 2018
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Mashouf Wellness Center experienced 10 petty thefts, which accounted for at least 60 percent of the total petty theft incidents on campus in the past 60 days. According to the University Police Department crime log, petty theft is currently the most frequent crime committed on campus followed by vandalism...

SF State implements new active shooter policy

Jacqueline Pinedo
March 28, 2018
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SF State has integrated three levels of training around campus to educate the student body and faculty on proper ways to protect themselves against an active shooter. According to Everytown research, there have been more than 300 school shootings since 2013, which roughy averages out to about one shooti...

When the Stars begin to Fall

Nikolas Nackley, Director of the Chamber Singers at SF State, conducts the ensemble during the Black History Month Celebration Recital at SF State on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (Joey Vangsness/Golden Gate Xpress)

Marisol Cabrera
February 16, 2018
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As part of Black History Month, SF State’s School of Music put on a selection of spiritual concert songs — songs with deep ties to the history of enslavement in the United States. The songs were from the Tuskegee Institute and Beyond to commemorate famous African American spiritual songs — religious...

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