Hall of Fame - 2003

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Ben Fong-Torres

Ben Fong-Torres

  • Alumnus of the Year 2003
  • former Rolling Stone magazine writer and editor
  • Interviewed rock music icons such as Bob Dylan, the Rolling Stones and the Grateful Dead, and holds the distinction of having the last U.S. interview with Jim Morrison of The Doors before his death in Paris
  • Currently the vice president of content for Collabrys, Inc.
Roy De Forest

Roy De Forest

  • Professor emeritus at UC Davis where he taught for more than three decades
  • Member of San Francisco's "Funk Art" movement of the 1960s
  • His paintings evolved into vividly patterned landscapes packed with animal and human figures
  • Been in nearly 40 solo exhibits, and his print "Country Dog Gentlemen," can be seen at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Devorah Major

Devorah Major

  • An essayist, novelist and San Francisco's poet laureate.
  • A San Francisco resident since childhood, major captured the essence of the Fillmore District in her 2002 novel "Brown Glass Windows."
Manny Mashouf

Manny Mashouf

  • Serves on the College of Business's Advisory Council.
  • CEO of BEBE Inc, with 178 shops across United States and Canada
Violet Robinson

Violet Robinson

  • Emeritus professor awared for dedicated service to students and the San Francisco State University community
  • A founding board member of the California Kindergarten Association and served as the association's president from 1992 to 1994.
  • Co-author of "Emergent Literacy in Kindergarten."