The two-time Olympic gold medalist shared coach Bud Winter’s sprinting techniques with athletes worldwide.
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It took courage, commitment and focus on a bigger picture to take a stand for civil rights and to demand equal treatment.
Noel understood that challenging the racial, economic and political status quo under the glow of an international spotlight came with great risk.
Through all of the changes she has witnessed over the past 50 years, Noel’s core belief in the power of education remains intact.
Watch a video on the challenges and opportunities facing woman athletes today.
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.
San Jose State’s community of dreamers and change-makers.
Marc J. Spears, ’95 Journalism, senior writer for ESPN’s The Undefeated, a site that explores sports, race and culture, is no stranger to the world of athlete activism.
The father of the sociology of sport on SJSU’s new Institute for the Study of Sport, Society and Social Change.