About

As Silicon Valley’s public university, San José State is one of the most transformative universities in the nation and an essential partner in the economic, cultural and social development of the world’s center of creativity and innovation.

For more than 160 years, San José State’s students, alumni and faculty and staff members have created a world of public good, adapting to meet the needs of the region and the global economy. Spartans work collaboratively to influence change on local and global issues that matter to them—including human rights, healthcare, STEAM education, ethical innovation, cybersecurity, sustainability and climate change.

Washington Square is where we share our stories.

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, WSQ was printed twice a year, reaching 110,000+ alumni and friends of SJSU. Past print and ongoing digital stories are available on the WSQ website and promoted with #SJSUWSQ on social media (250,000+ digital reach).

WSQ is produced by SJSU’s Office of Strategic Communications and Marketing.