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SDSU-themed Metropolitan Transit System trolley SDSU-themed Metropolitan Transit System trolley
 


SDSU Partners with MTS for SDSU-Themed Trolley

The trolley wrap celebrates SDSU’s contributions to the San Diego region over the past 120 years.
By SDSU News Team
 

“SDSU’s positive impact on the San Diego region today is unmistakable—just as it has been throughout our 120-year history.”

This year, San Diego State University celebrates the 120th anniversary of its founding as a teacher training school. Now a top public research university, SDSU is an economic driver of San Diego, a source of the region's workforce and a community of faculty, staff and students committed to serving the city.

San Diego State University delivered an invitation to San Diegans to celebrate a shared anniversary.

A newly wrapped San Diego trolley announcing SDSU’s 120th year went public thanks to a collaboration between SDSU and the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System.

The university will celebrate its birthday throughout the fall semester with lectures, campus tours and other special events.

The SDSU edition of the trolley also carries a “ONE CITY. ONE TEAM.” design on the opposite side—a reference to the Aztecs’ new status as San Diego’s primary football team.

Founded in 1897 as a teacher training school, SDSU is recognized today as a top public research university. Hundreds of thousands have received degrees from SDSU since the first graduating class of 23 women and three men.

Many Aztecs put down roots in this community, leading San Diego in business, politics, education, health, engineering, communication and telecommunication, sciences and the arts.

“SDSU’s positive impact on the San Diego region today is unmistakable—just as it has been throughout our 120-year history,” said SDSU Athletic Director John David Wicker.

The university also ranks as one of the region’s largest economic engines, employing nearly 6,000 faculty, staff, researchers and graduate students.

SDSU is home to the two-time defending Mountain West Conference champion Aztec football program, another valuable asset to the city.

“We are the football team playing in Mission Valley for the last 50 years, and we plan on being here for at least another 50,” Wicker said. “We are ‘one city, one team.’”

The Aztecs play their football season opener against UC Davis at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 2, at San Diego Stadium. Season tickets, mini plans and single game tickets are available through GoAztecs.com.
 
SDSU-Themed Trolley
SDSU partnered with the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System on a newly wrapped San Diego trolley announcing SDSU’s 120th year.