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SDSU Imperial Valley student population increases

The number of students attending San Diego State University Imperial Valley has grown to 1,020 for the fall semester, which is the second-highest student head count in the history of the campus, according to university census figures released this week.

And, the SDSU Imperial Valley is the top college within the University for exceeding its full-time equivalent student (FTES) target goal for the semester by 7%.

Jonathan Angulo

Developing as a Historian at Southern Methodist University

During the fall semester of 2018 Jonathan was accepted to SMU’s Ph.D. program with the help of the SMU and SDSU-IV faculty. As his research continues to develop, he will research the Bracero Program (a bi-national guest labor program between Mexico and the U.S. from 1942-1964) in two borderland communities, the Imperial Valley and the Lower Rio Grande Valley (Texas.)

Martha Sanchez

HACU’s 31st Annual Conference as a USDA-HSI Student Scholar

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) hosts an annual conference that shares information on the state of Hispanic higher education. Thanks to the student sponsorship from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), I had the privilege to attend HACU’s 31st Annual Conference in San Diego, California “Championing Hispanic Higher Education Success” during October 28-30, 2017

A reflection by Martha Sanchez

Rocio Ortiz

Rocio Ortiz’s Story of Student Success and Professional Development

In the case of Rocio Ortiz, a senior whom is graduating May 2018 majoring in Public Administration at SDSU-Imperial Valley, on being selected as a student trainee as a junior via the indefinite Pathways Internship Program to become a Loan Specialist with USDA-Rural Development in the Imperial Valley which offers financial programs that support essential public facilities and services such as water and sewer systems, housing, health clinics, emergency service facilities, and telecommunication services.

by USDA-HSI & SDSU-IV Collaborative Partnership