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About San Francisco State University - San Francisco State University enrolls the largest number of international students at any comprehensive university in the U.S., and ranks second among U.S. universities for the number of students who study abroad for an academic year. With a diverse range of students from almost every state and nearly 100 countries, the University community is a perfect setting for learning to succeed in a pluralistic society and global economy.

Ever since it was established in 1899 as a teacher-training school, SF State has been known for its commitment to excellent teaching. SF State awards bachelor's degrees in 115 areas, master's in 95, and a doctorate in educational leadership.

SF State's motto is Experientia Docet -- Experience Teaches. Here students apply their talents and classroom learning to real-world challenges through community-service learning, credit-earning internships, and participation with community-focused centers and institutes that adress issues relating to health, education, the environment, business, child care and undeserved communities.

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As part of this endeavour, the San Francisco State University is making a short film on Smile Foundation. A 25 member team comprising students and professors from San Francisco State University came to India for the shoot. The crew lead by Prof. Dr. Vinay Shrivastava and Prof Dr. Betsy J. Blosser of the Dept. of Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts, College of Creative Arts, San Francisco State University was in India from June 14 to July 9, 2009 and visited many Smile project centres for the shoot. The university bore all the cost as well as expertise required for the film which will be ready by September.