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A significant number are from
disadvantaged backgrounds. They
win dozens of Gilman Scholarships each year—176 in the past
five years—and three-quarters
of the nearly 450 SF State study
abroad students receive aid in
some form. Yenbo Wu, associate vice president of international
education, said, “We have proven
that you can study abroad even
if you’re not super rich.” David
Wick, coordinator of study abroad
services, said, “We’re doing some
pretty unique things to make
study abroad possible for very di- California students Jordan Brown of Sacramento, (l.) and A.J. Burleson (ctr.) with
verse, very low income, transfer, international students Latifa Khaloud Djemili, Shannon Goh, and Robin Neveu. Djemili and
Neveu were exchange students from French universities, and Goh is an undergraduate from
and older student populations.” Malaysia.
The drive for diversity is a widely
shared passion at SF State (both
Wick and Marilyn Jackson, assistant director of international
programs, wrote doctoral dissertations addressing education
abroad issues for students of
color). The campus is home to
the nation’s first and only College
of Ethnic Studies, created after
a prolonged student strike during the antiwar and civil rights
ferment of the late 1960s. The
distinctive-looking student center, topped by tilted pyramids, is Study Abroad Services Coordinator David Wick and Assistant Director of International
named for Cesar Chavez, the farm Programs Marilyn Jackson
workers’ leader, and it faces Malcolm X Plaza. “We’ve gone beyond diversity. We are a campus for
social justice and equity,” said Dean of Students Joseph Greenwell.
Senior Albert (A.J.) Burleson, who grew up in impoverished,
historically black Hunter’s Point, started college years ago and even
earned a track scholarship at Cal State University, Fresno, but left far
short of a degree. He found much greater success at SF State where
he completed a bachelor’s degree in sociology and international
relations after spending a year at the University of Amsterdam on
a Gilman Award. Burleson’s resume includes work on filmmaker
Kevin Epps documentary Straight Outta Hunter’s Point. He became
a peer mentor in the international programs office after returning
from the Netherlands. “I received so much aid and support, and me Koichiro Aoshima and Mei-Ling Wang advise international
coming from the inner city, I see it only fitting that I return the favor students.



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International Educator - May/June 2013
Contents
From the Editors
Front Lines
In Brief
Voices: Kofi Annan
Peace Pathways
Shared Solutions
San Francisco State Shines in Long-Term Study Abroad
Education Abroad
Foreign Student Affairs
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