The search committee for the Dean of the Lucas College and Graduate School of Business has selected four finalists who will be visiting campus in November. Campus community members are invited to attend open forums for each of the candidates and to provide feedback on each person. Videos of each forum will be posted online following the last visit for those who are unable to attend in person.
San Jose State University’s School of Music and Dance invites students, staff and faculty to attend the first KALEIDOSCOPE! program at the Hammer Theatre in downtown San Jose on Sat. Oct. 22, at 7:30 p.m. The 70-minute live production features non-stop performances from two dozen SJSU musical and dance soloists and ensembles, from jazz orchestra to string orchestra, from choraliers to opera theater, from contemporary to modern dance. For someone who has never attended a music or dance performance KALEIDOSCOPE! presents a fast-paced, exciting introduction to the performing arts. There is something for newcomers and connoisseurs alike.
The College of Engineering Dean Search Committee is pleased to announce four candidates for the position of dean in the Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering with dates of their campus visits. Students, staff and faculty are invited to attend Open Forums that will allow campus community members to hear from and ask questions of each candidate. Campus community members will have an opportunity to provide feedback on each candidate to the search committee. The Forums are scheduled as follows:
Dr. Godfrey Mungal
Dean of Engineering and Sobrato Professor, Santa Clara University
Mon. Oct. 17, 2:00 – 3:00 pm, Engr. 285/287
Dr. Stacy Gleixner
Interim AVP, Student Academic Success Services and Professor, Biomedical, Chemical and Materials Engineering, San Jose State University
Wed. Oct. 19, 2:00 – 3:00 pm, Engr. 285/287
Dr. Sheryl Ehrman
Keystone Professor and Chair, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Maryland
Thurs. Oct. 20, 2:00 – 3:00 pm, Engr. 285/287
Dr. Theodosios Alexander
Director, Interdisciplinary Research Collaborations, Saint Louis University and Former Dean of Parks College, Saint Louis University
Fri. Oct. 21, 10:00 – 11:00 am, Engr. 488
Candidate’s biographies and evaluation forms will be distributed at the open forum. The presentations will be videotaped and available for viewing after the last presentation.
Michael Parrish, committee chair
Staff members are invited to the fifth annual Academic Affairs Division Staff Appreciation Breakfast on Monday, Oct. 31, from 8:30 to 11 a.m. in the Student Union Ballroom. Along with Provost Andy Feinstein, the Academic Affairs Leadership team will be celebrating all the hard work staff members do year round to support students, faculty and the academic mission of the university. In addition to the breakfast, the event will feature fun activities, entertainment and prizes.
Along with the event, Academic Affairs is pleased to host a food drive that will support the SJSU Student Hunger Fund website. The fund supports students with food insecurity. Due to limited pantry space, only monetary donations are collected at this time. Donations can be made online by visiting the SJSU Student Hunger Fund website and clicking on “Donate Today.” As in past years, there will be a friendly competition — the college/unit with the largest contribution will be recognized by the division. The teams are listed below. Visit the Provost website to see which team is in the lead.
- College of Applied Sciences & Arts
- College of Business
- College of Education
- College of Engineering
- College of Humanities & the Arts
- College of International & Extended Studies (CIES)
- College of Science
- College of Social Sciences
- Information Technology Services
- Offices of the Provost (APB, FA, Office of Research, IEA, GUP, Provost Office)
- Student Academic Success Services
- Research Foundation
- University Library
More than 30 San Jose State University students, faculty and staff members will share the ways they are using technology to enhance teaching and learning at the Innovation and Collaboration Expo on Oct. 5 and 6, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the Student Union Ballroom. Register online by Sept. 30.
In its third year, the event is open to students, staff and faculty at SJSU. The public and members of other California State University campuses are also invited to attend. The majority of speakers and panelists will be faculty and staff who will share examples of how they have incorporated technology into their teaching to support student success.
President Mary Papazian will welcome guests on the first day of the Expo at 10 a.m., followed by keynote speaker Srinivas Mukkamala at 11 a.m. Mukkamala is the co-founder and CEO of RiskSense, a pioneer and market leader in proactive cyber risk management. As October is Cybersecurity Awareness month, he will discuss research and development of security technology including malware analytics, breach exposure management, web application security and enterprise risk reduction.
The remainder of the Expo will include panels that allow students, faculty and staff to share the ways they are using technology at SJSU. Some of the scheduled panels include discussions of course design and resource selection; the use of WebEx to enhance student engagement; options for gathering and analyzing data; CSU Chancellor’s Office initiatives on affordable learning solutions and accessible technology; and more.
For the full schedule of events and to register, visit the Innovation and Collaboration Expo 2016 website. Registered attendees will have a chance to win a prize at the event.