Washington Square: The Stories of San Jose State

The Power of Acceleration

The power of Acceleration

During the seven years of Acceleration: The Campaign for San José State University, more than 30,000 individuals, 2,396 corporations and 200 foundations gave to support every department on campus—from the University Library to Athletics. More than $53 million was contributed to student scholarships and fellowships during the campaign. Many Silicon Valley companies contributed to programs that provide student internships. $17.3 million was contributed to facilities such as labs and smart classrooms. Donors contributed the funds to make our move to the Mountain West Conference possible. $74 million was raised to support our faculty members. Giving to San José State is an expression of pride in the university that inspires...