Thursday, November 12, 2015
SF STATE NEWS -- San Francisco State University inducted five alumni into the Alumni Hall of Fame last Friday at the annual Presidents Dinner and Alumni Hall of Fame celebration. The event, held at the Ritz Carlton in San Francisco, drew more than 400 faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends of the University and featured remarks from President Les Wong, Vice President for Advancement Robert Nava, alum and journalist Ben Fong-Torres and alum and former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown. Two alums — retired Air Force Major General Barbara Lavis Brannon and human rights activist Mu Sochua — were honored as 2015 Alumnae of the Year. Kevin Anderson, athletic director at the University of Maryland; Sherry M. Hirota, CEO of Asian Health Services; and Daniel Sullivan, renowned theatre director, were also inducted into the Alumni Hall of Fame.