Leadership Starts Here. More than just an inspirational university
motto, the opportunities at SDSU that inspire students to be bold and
make their own mark in the world are countless. Whether leadership
skills are gained as a honor student in a given major, or standing tall
as an organization president, San Diego State is preparing students to
lead in our world.
Francisco Martinez: Making a Change in the World
With each new semester, a fresh crop of student leaders like Francisco Martinez rise above the crowd, inspire others and help shape San Diego State’s campus and the greater San Diego community in meaningful and impactful ways.
Kelly Nguyen: Learning to Lead, Learning to Grow
Leadership is a skill that is becoming more natural for Kelly Nguyen, a first-generation sophomore from Oakland, majoring in Health Science (Public Health) at SDSU. Read Kelly's story.
Katie Foster: Sharing Experiences to Bring Campus Together
Associated Students: A Well-rounded Aztec Experience
The Aztec Experience as described by the Associated Students executive officers.
Nicole Jackman: Leading the Way to Wellness
Jackman is a Peace Corps Volunteer at a youth center in the central
region of Uganda, where she promotes HIV awareness and testing, among
other sexual health initiatives. Read Nicole's story.