Sciences Donor Stories
Casting a Wider Net for Marine Scientists
An SDSU donor passes on her love of the ocean
Sailing Through Life
Son of a son of a sailor, Peter Phillips wouldn’t be where he is now without San Diego State
Thomas B. Day Awards for Excellence in Physics
President Day was a tremendously accomplished man, and in many ways, most well-known for his work as President of SDSU. Less known is that he was a widely published and successful physicist.
SDSU Astronomy Department Receives $14 Million Bequest
San Diego State University has received the largest donation to a single department in the university’s history, a $14 million gift to the Department of Astronomy.
Dr. Jo Ann Lane
Jo Ann Lane, Ph.D. (’74, mathematics, ’77, computer science), professor emerita, spent more than 20 years at government contractor SAIC before becoming an instructor at SDSU where she has shared her knowledge and experience with students…
Dr. John and Barbara Hood
An Advocate for Student Success ohn Hood joined the Aztec family in 1975 when his close friend helped him get a job as an instructor at SDSU. For the next 20 years, he dedicated his career to being an instructor in the Physical Sciences...
Dr. Victor and Jean Camp
Taking the Road Less Traveled he San Diego State University Geology department has secured a legacy gift from College of Science and Geology professor, Victor Camp and his wife Jean, making an impact that will be felt for many years to...
Dr. Gary & Barbara Waer
Gary Waer never thought of himself as a lost Aztec, but he will concede he’s been “found.” A reception organized by San Diego State University for alumni in the Santa Barbara area last year reconnected Waer with the university 49 years after his graduation…
$5M Shiley Gift Renames BioScience Center In tribute to the Webers “Because the BioScience Center project was of great personal and professional importance to them, it seemed appropriate to give Stephen and Susan a significant going-away present in tribute...