Stacey Johnson has made it her mission to “speak actively for women.”
As a professional woman athlete, Malloy confronted—and often defied—common stereotypes about gender and sport.
“I love being able to have an impact on young people in an area where I feel like I have the most expertise. Sport is a great equalizer.”
“Small acts of defiance make change,” says Carolyn Lewis, ’70 Kinesiology, Teaching Credential. The four-sport collegiate athlete became a coach and athletics administrator and helped create SJSU’s Gender Equity Plan.
Margaret Jenkins, ’25 Education, threw discus in the 1928 Olympics in Amsterdam as a member of the first ever women’s track and field team representing the United States. Jenkins belongs to a tradition of Spartan woman athletes who have set records on and off the field.
Three Spartans who are part of the Paralympic movement, promoting its values of enabling and empowering athletes while challenging stereotypes and transforming attitudes about athletes with impairments.
“The story of modern track and field cannot be written without the contributions of SJSU athletes and coaches.”
From student-athlete to activist-scholar, Harry Edwards’ life and work offer lessons on more than the sociology of sport.
San Jose State has been a part of nearly every Summer Olympic Games since 1924.
The career of businessman/philanthropist Peter Ueberroth, ’59 Management, ’86 Honorary Doctorate, covers a lot of territory.
Spartan long-distance freestyle swimmer Riley Spitser has ushered in new records that make her one of the fastest swimmers in SJSU’s history.
Spartan golfer Megan Osland, ’15 Recreation Management, knows how to swing more than a five iron.
SJSU’s first-ever women’s track team gets going.
San José State starting offensive tackle Wes Schweitzer was about to join the Marine Corps when he got the first of seven scholarship offers to play college football.
Spartan Chau Truong writes, eats and throws a ball with her right hand. But she plays tennis with her left.