San Diego State University Tuesday renamed its Training and Enterprise Administration Constructing as Lamden Corridor in honor of the late Charles W. Lamden, a former accounting division chair and enterprise dean, and his spouse, Gertrude “Trudy” Lamden.
“Charles W. Lamden served as a mentor to lots of of San Diego State College college students and colleagues over a interval of 45 years,” mentioned SDSU President Adela de la Torre and Adrienne D. Vargas, vp for college relations and improvement, in a joint assertion.
“Lamden Corridor serves to each acknowledge and protect the reminiscence, legacy and lots of philanthropic contributions the Lamden household made in service to the college.
“The naming additionally acknowledges the various contributions Charles W. Lamden made to his discipline, his college students and to increased training,” the assertion learn.
The college is planning a celebration on Nov. 17 to be held in honor of Lamden, and to have a good time the renaming of the constructing.
Lamden obtained his bachelor’s and grasp’s diploma from UCLA and his Ph.D. from the College of California, Berkeley. After working on the San Diego accounting agency Everts and Esenoff, Lamden started his tutorial profession as a lecturer in 1946 at what was then San Diego State Faculty, serving in a wide range of capacities as chairman and dean.
From 1954 to 1965, he served as the primary dean of the Faculty of Enterprise Administration, which has advanced into the Fowler Faculty of Enterprise. Throughout his tenure, Lamden was a robust proponent of bettering the coaching of scholars into the occupation, and he was credited together with affiliate professor Glenn Hodge with attaining accreditation for the college in 1959.
In 1965, Lamden took a depart of absence to serve first as a senior companion for KPMG in its workplace in Paris, France, then as an government in its New York workplace. The Lamdens returned to San Diego in 1975, and Charles W. Lamden returned to educating in 1977, remaining with SDSU till retiring in 1991 because the final of the ’40s-era lecturers.
“It’s our honor to protect the philanthropic contributions and his legacy of Charles W. Lamden with a constructing naming, which is each a big and uncommon incidence,” the college officers mentioned of their assertion.
“The contributions Charles and Gertrude “Trudy” Lamden made in life are with us Tuesday, and will likely be for future generations.
–Metropolis Information Service