Free Flu Shots Provided by Kaiser Permanente

Flu season is just around the corner.The CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine as the first and most important step in protecting against the flu virus. We are pleased to offer free flu shots to our employees on campus through Well U’s partnership with Kaiser Permanente. The flu shots will be given Wednesday, October 21 and Thursday, October 22 in Clark 547 from 9:00 to 4:00.

You don’t need to be a Kaiser member to participate. Visit Kaiser’s Online Flu Shot Scheduler to create an account and make an appointment. Contact Julie Inouye Wong,, for more information.

48th Annual Spartan Service Celebration

Join us as we honor our colleagues reaching milestone years of service to San José State University at the 48th Annual Spartan Service Celebration on Thursday, October 29 at 3:00 pm in the Student Union Ballroom. The university will recognize 95 staff members with 15, 20, 25, 30, and 35 years of service. There will be a program highlighting our honorees’ contributions to SJSU, followed by a celebratory reception. In the spirit of helping and caring, there will be no fees for guests to attend the event.

Free Webinar by LifeMatters – Navigating the College Search & Admissions Process

For employees (LIVE) Thursday, September 17, 2015, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Pacific

The college admissions process has become fiercely competitive. Both parents and students are facing significant anxiety regarding admission to college. In this session, we will discuss how an admissions committee will assess a student’s distinct background and dialogue about issues like AP courses, SAT and ACT scores, Early Decision vs. Early Action admission, extra-curricular activities, athletic considerations, and financial aid basics. We will also explore the presentation of an appealing resume and application.

• Go to and follow the directions on that page. Please sign in with your company password: spartans.
• For live webinars, click on the link for the webinar you would like to attend and follow the registration instructions. You must register prior to the start of the webinar to attend.
• Transcripts for non-captioned, archived webinars are available upon request.

Sparks, Brenden (Web Services) is Stepping Beyond

“Brenden Sparks presented OU Campus 1A Content Editing yesterday and it was the most entertaining and useful training I attended. Brenden was very knowledgeable about site accessibility and showed a great passion for it which made it more interesting to learn about. Brenden has an appropriate and fun sense of humor which made the training enjoyable and quick. Thanks Brenden!” — Rachel Devera

Franco, Ana is Stepping Beyond

“Ana is an incredible student to work with.  Everyday, she inspires me to be the best counselor that I can be!  Her kind soul, passion for making positive change, and motivation to help others really is the definition of leading by example.

She has an amazing story of achievement and I know that wherever she ends up, the school will be so lucky to have her a part of their team.  Thank you Ana for being such an inspiration to all of us in EDCO!” –Anonymous