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PSFA Dean Peggy Shannon answered questions from faculty and staff on March 11 and March 12 pertaining to the decision for SDSU to go online-only.

PSFA holds open forum for faculty, staff to discuss updates as SDSU goes virtual

by Kaitlyn Little and Jeanette Giovanniello March 13, 2020

In light of San Diego State moving classes to a virtual platform after this week, the College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts held open forums with faculty and staff on March 11 and 12.  PSFA...

PSFA pushing classes to virtual platforms, rest of university preparing to follow suit

by Kaitlyn Little and Charlie Vargas March 10, 2020

The College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts is shifting most courses to virtual platforms beginning today, according to an email sent to students. Although, the rest of the university has been slower...

The departments displaced from the closure of PSFA last year have found a permanent home in Adams Humanities.

Former PSFA departments find permanent home in Adams Humanities

by Daniel Guerrero, Senior Staff Writer November 22, 2019

Displaced departments from the College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts will not return to the PSFA building after an incident earlier this year. The schools of Journalism and Media Studies, Public...

PSFA es remplazado con nuevo edificio temporal

by Johann Derek Oribello, Escritor September 4, 2019

La Universidad Estatal de San Diego ha comenzado a utilizar cinco nuevos edificios anexos localizados detrás del edificio de Música llamados PSFX, por sus siglas en inglés, el cual fue construido debido...

SDSU opened annex buildings, PSFX, to accommodate the faculty and staff displaced by the closure of PSFA.

University opens annex buildings to accommodate displaced PSFA faculty, staff

by Johann Derek Oribello, Staff Writer September 4, 2019

San Diego State has begun using five new Professional Studies and Fine Arts annex buildings, labeled PSFX, behind the Music building in light of the main building’s closure last semester. The addition...

The PSFA building on the west end of campus will shut down temporarily on March 13 after fumes from construction on the roof reportedly caused some faculty members to become sick.

PSFA to reopen next week, could see another two years of improvements

by Bella Ross, Editor in Chief May 23, 2019

A campus-wide email sent on Wednesday afternoon said the Professional Studies and Fine Arts building – heading into the 10th week of its temporary closure – is set to reopen as early as next week. The...

PSFA debacle prompts de la Torre to improve university communications

PSFA debacle prompts de la Torre to improve university communications

by Bella Ross, News Editor May 1, 2019

President Adela de la Torre acknowledged what she described as the failure of San Diego State’s communications department to nimbly and transparently respond to issues in a campus-wide email Tuesday,...

SDSU says communication about PSFA odor issues was a ‘failure,’ building to remain closed

by Bella Ross, News Editor April 9, 2019

Confusion and annoyance marked the tone of the second open forum about the closure of a campus building on April 8, as former occupants grappled with news that the building will remain closed until at...

The PSFA building closure in a nutshell

April 8, 2019

The Professional Studies and Fine Arts building at San Diego State is closed for the remainder of Spring 2019 semester.

The PSFA building was closed temporarily on March 13 after roof construction resulted in an odor throughout the building. Some faculty members said this odor resulted in health symptoms such as sore throats, itchy eyes, nausea and headaches. Fans were placed throughout the building in an effort to reduce the odor.

PSFA remains closed due to odor issues, but roof repairs completed

by Bella Ross, News Editor March 22, 2019

This story was updated at 11:20 a.m. on March 27 with the most recent information available. The temporary closure of the Professional Studies and Fine Arts building over odor issues from a roof project...

The PSFA building on the west end of campus will shut down temporarily on March 13 after fumes from construction on the roof reportedly caused some faculty members to become sick.

PSFA building set to shut down temporarily after construction fumes led faculty members to fall ill

by Bella Ross and Lauren J. Mapp March 12, 2019

This story was updated at 6:50 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12 with an official statement from the university. The Professional Studies and Fine Arts building will temporarily close for classes beginning...

Student Success Specialist for PSFA Renee Rodriguez-Merino works in a temporary office space on the fourth floor of Adams Humanities after dangerous fumes in the PSFA building have deemed the area unsafe for faculty.

Dangerous fumes force faculty out of PSFA building

by David Santillan, Assistant News Editor March 6, 2019

Fumes from renovations in the Professional Studies and Fine Arts building have prompted at least one department to temporarily relocate their offices to another building on campus. Faculty from the...

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