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RPT 230 Growth Through Adventure: A General Education course that explores the development of values and an understanding of self through outdoor adventure activities in the Bay Area and Northern California.

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Dr. Viren Lends Sustainable Tourism Expertise
Viren lends sustainable tourism expertise to Lithuania and Estonia in U.S. State Department-sponsored speaker program. Paige…
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RPT 470 Students Experience "Aloha Aina" in Hawaii
Students in travel class connect with the land during Hawaii field experience. Students in RPT 470: Travel with Purpose spen…
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CHSS 2019 Excellence Awards
CHSS honors outstanding faculty with 2019 Excellence Award   San Francisco State University’s College of Health & Social…

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