We asked alumni and students who posed for our cover collage: What makes you a Spartan? Here are their responses: “I am a Spartan through my ambition to be the best. This school is historical; it’s the first state university in California and ranking among the best schools. This school just makes me feel like a winner.” —Kristine Ecal, ’14 Behavioral Science “Being involved at SJSU and making a difference in the community.” —Maritza Valencia, ’18 Recreational Therapy “The dedication to success and ability to adapt.” —Daan Giron, ’11 Health Science “My involvement and passion for the university and the...
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Mo Stevens, ’60, offers his take on some of the iconic misunderstandings about fraternity and sorority life.
A former Spartan tennis star who earned an MBA in her home country of Slovenia, Ana Lukner believes in “true and honest” marketing.
The Job Maestro caught up with Jill Klees from the San José State Career Center to find out why e-portfolios matter.
Edward Oates, ’68 Math, is a rock ‘n’ roller, SJSU advocate, conservationist, brilliant engineer and co-founder of Oracle.
During his SJSU days, Richard MacKinnon could be found out on Tower Lawn, practicing his juggling skills.
To celebrate its 10th anniversary, the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library asked San José State art students to paint the library from their perspectives.
Sue James, ’75 Accounting, now retired, serves as president of Tri-Valley Animal Rescue (TVAR) and is able to concentrate her considerable organizational talents on pairing homeless dogs and cats with individuals and families.
In 2003, Carol Dale, ’94 Occupational Therapy, traveled to Honduras as part of an Olancho Aid Foundation mission team.
Pamela Cornelison, ’96 Journalism, likes teaching—just not in the classroom. (A stint as a junior high teaching assistant taught her that.) Tutoring is her forte, adult literacy her cause.
Aimi Duong, ’12 Business, has launched Oimei, a fair trade company that sells textiles woven by women from seven tribes in northern Thailand.