It took courage, commitment and focus on a bigger picture to take a stand for civil rights and to demand equal treatment.
Tagged: social sciences
Noel understood that challenging the racial, economic and political status quo under the glow of an international spotlight came with great risk.
EOP at San Jose State originated alongside the Olympic Project for Human Rights and the growing Chicano movement.
How do movements such as #MeToo, #NeverAgain, #BlackLivesMatter and #TimesUp gain traction? SJSU professors and experts weigh in.
Paul Thiebaut III, ’09 Economics, is the founder of 10 Books a Home (10BH), a nonprofit tutoring service for nearly 200 low-income families in the Ravenswood City School District.
“Healthcare is complicated. It’s important to learn about and understand healthcare before you need it.”
“There is an undocumented student community out there that could definitely benefit from a lot of the services I obtained.”
“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.”
San Jose State history lecturers Laura Guardino, ’03 MA Social Science, Robert Cirivilleri, ’86 BS, ’00 MA, Social Science, and Katherine Chilton challenge students to examine American history through a multicultural lens in History 15A: The Essentials of U.S. History.
Publications from SJSU faculty and alumni authors.
Washington Square welcomes letters to the editor. Here’s what our readers have to say.
“To contribute positively to someone’s life in the classroom and beyond is very meaningful.”
Alumna Diane Solomon donated a political button collection that shows what united and divided an era.
“I never dreamed that someday I would go to graduate school and become a university professor.”
Washington Square welcomes letters to the editor regarding campus issues and the stories in its pages.
“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.”
Recently published works from Spartan authors.
Dissecting the complex and often controversial concept of race using an anthropological approach.
This year’s commencement speaker: Nancy Pelosi, Democratic leader of the House of Representatives in the 114th Congress and congresswoman, California’s 12th District.