Kim Altura

Associate Dean, Undergraduate Education

Kim Altura

Joined the SF State in 2001

What is your approach to advising?
I strive to meet the needs of each student and to be accessible, welcoming and supportive.

Education
M.S. in Counseling with a dual specialization in College and Career Counseling
San Francisco State University
B.A. in Government and Politics
University of Maryland

How did you get here?
I drive to campus and pick up casual carpoolers along the way!

What's your favorite part of your job?
Meeting lots of interesting students who are motivated and engaged in their learning.

What's the best class you've ever taken?
I took an environmental politics course that really opened my eyes to the negative ways we are impacting the planet.

Most unusual job you ever had?
One summer when I was living on a farm I helped clean out chicken houses.

About me (likes and hobbies)
Playing soccer, reading, hiking, and hanging out with friends and family.

What advice do you have for SF State Gators?
Volunteer, participate in internships, join clubs and campus organizations, and get to know your faculty. Trying things out first-hand is the best way to discover your passions.

email: kwidic@sfsu.edu