Centers and Institutes
Center for Visual and Performing ArtsEnhancing, coordinating, and publicizing the visual and performing arts programs of PSFA, forming alliances and partnerships with San Diego arts agencies, and initiating new programs to expand the impact of the arts on the campus and in the community.
Director: Donna Conaty
Director: Brian P. Blake
Please visit The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation Student Center for Professional Development for more information.
Center for Hospitality and Tourism ResearchEnhancing the skills and knowledge of professionals and students in the field of hospitality and tourism management through the creation and delivery of initiatives in executive development, research, and curriculum innovation.
Director: Carl Winston
Director: Jess Ponting
Please visit Center for Surf Research for more information.
Director: Kate Spilde
Please visit Sycuan Institute on Government Gaming for more information.
Director: Mounah Abdel-Samad
Please visit Institute of Public and Urban Affairs for more information.
Institute of Meetings and EventsDeveloping mentoring and professional relationships between industry professionals and SDSU students
Director: Stephanie Dathe
Director: Tim Powell
Please visit Production Center for Documentary and Drama for more information.
Director: Martha Lauzen
Please visit Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film for more information.
Director: Lorie Hearn
Please visit The Investigative Newsource for more information.
Institute for Leisure and Tourism ManagementPrimarily concerned with conducting leisure-related research, promoting professional development, disseminating specialized publications, and organizing conferences, seminars, lectures and workshops.
Director: Larry Beck