On January 19, San Diego State University’s NewsCenter published a story about their efforts to award honorary degrees to their former Japanese American students who were forced to leave SDSU due to their imprisonment in American concentration camps during World War II.
In “A Measure of Restitution,” Tobin Vaughn described SDSU’s research efforts to identity and locate those who may be eligible for the honorary degree.
To read the full story, click on: A Measure of Restitution.
SDSU: A Wonderful Gesture
California State University Searches For Former Japanese American Students
San Jose State University To Honor Former Japanese American Students
Fresno State: Public Help Sought To Contact Japanese American Alumni
Honorary Degree To Fresno State Alumnus Interned In WW II
California State University campuses throughout California will award honorary degrees to their former Japanese American students who were forced to leave their respective campuses during World War II, per California Assembly Bill 37, which was signed into law in October 2009. If you, or someone you know might be eligible, click on: California State University System To Grant Honorary Degrees To Japanese American Internees.
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