“Judy and I traveled a lot together. Now there’s going to be a nursing scholarship in our name that keeps the spirit of service alive.”
“I came away from SJSU knowing that if you want anything bad enough you can attain it. Nothing is impossible.”
“The arts are not just about entertaining, but about pushing boundaries and encouraging others to do the same.”
“I see teaching as a fundamental vehicle for citizenship.”
“To contribute positively to someone’s life in the classroom and beyond is very meaningful.”
“I am using my training in physics to tackle and understand problems in the humanities.”
Alumna Maribel Martinez is manager of Santa Clara County’s new Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Affairs.
Alumna Anima Patil-Sabale’s current goal: acceptance in NASA’s Astronaut Selection Program.
Losing her mother raised Melissa Lewelling’s awareness of former foster youths struggling to graduate from college.
Professor Tatiana Shubin is working to increase interest in mathematics among Navajo students.
The career of businessman/philanthropist Peter Ueberroth, ’59 Management, ’86 Honorary Doctorate, covers a lot of territory.
Abadilla, ’08 Animation/Illustration, works as a sketch artist at Pixar’s Emeryville campus.
Gwendolyn Mok, professor and coordinator of keyboard studies in the School of Music and Dance, was destined to be a piano prodigy.
Spartan long-distance freestyle swimmer Riley Spitser has ushered in new records that make her one of the fastest swimmers in SJSU’s history.
“I never dreamed that someday I would go to graduate school and become a university professor.”
“It is inevitable that the more you learn, the more you pass on.”
“When I arrived at SJSU as an EOP Student, I never would have dreamed that someday I would go to graduate school and become a university professor.”
“To become an excellent teacher, you have to gain energy from your students and be inspired by your students.”
“I teach to bring out the best in all my students.”
Muhammed Chaudhry’s efforts to prepare young people in Silicon Valley for college and careers are transforming public education.
Alumna Hideko Kunii made history in 2014 as the first woman appointed to the board of Honda.
Native American student Joey Montoya helps indigenous youths reconnect with their traditional identity and share their voices.