Grad Slam is a research communication competition at San José State University, where graduate students present their research in a three-minute, one-slide format to a non-specialist audience. This exciting and fast-paced event offers a transformative professional development experience and the opportunity to showcase your research to a wider audience.
- Matriculated in a master’s or doctoral degree program at SJSU
- Must apply as an individual presenter
- Limited to one participation during your degree program
- In the research/creative phase of your program, with significant findings or progress on your project
Rewards and Prizes:
- Cash prizes of $1,200 (First Place), $800 (Second Place), and $500 (Audience Choice)
- Eligible to compete in the CSU-Wide Grad Slam and regional competition
- YouTube copy of your video submission for LinkedIn, portfolio, and CV/resumé
- Invitation to act as a guest judge at the finals in the following year
Don’t miss the opportunity to highlight your research and gain valuable public speaking skills! Participate in Grad Slam and be a part of SJSU’s vibrant research community.
The STAR Program is a unique opportunity for students looking to pursue a career in K-12 education. This 9-week summer program provides students with the chance to gain valuable research experience and get paid for it. Here are the key details you need to know:
- Junior level standing by January 1st, 2023
- Enrolled at a California State University, Heritage University, Southern University, or Noyce Scholarship campus
- At least 18 years old by the start of the program
- US Citizen, PR, or DACA grant holder
- Desire to pursue K-12 STEM education as a profession
- No previous research experience is necessary
- Priority deadline: February 15th, 2023
- Program dates: June 12th – August 11th, 2023
- Placement phase: February – April 2023
To apply, students will need a resume, unofficial transcripts, and a reference from their professional network. Visit StarTeacherResearcher.org to learn more and apply today! This is a fantastic opportunity for students to gain valuable research experience and build their identity as a teacher and researcher. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity!
You are invited to Spook-tacular Pumpkins, a pumpkin painting event.
RSVP on the link to register or scan the QR code.
Date/time: 26th October, 10 AM to 12 PM
Venue: Student Success Center (SH 106)
We look forward to seeing you there!
Thank you to everyone who attended this year’s Sweets at Sweeney. It was wonderful to see everyone back in person.
The winners of this year’s Student Raffle are:
1st Prize Airpods: Malaya Mosqueda
2nd & 3rd Prize $50 Gift Card: Kelsey Ballard & Emma Hill
Runners Up SWAG Bag Winners:
Elizabeth Maya, Yasmeen Ramos, Cristal Galindo
Please contact: email@example.com to claim your prize.
Welcome to the Fall 2022 semester at SJSU’s Lurie College of Education. We are so excited to be back on campus this fall and very much look forward to connecting with you in person. Our faculty, staff, and student leaders have been working hard to prepare engaging and meaningful experiences that are designed to support you on your educational journey this fall.
Watch the video to find clues to some FREE SWAG located in the Lurie Building! The Hunt begins on Tuesday the 30th of August. Be sure to follow us on Instagram @sjsulurie to locate more FREE swag and to share your journey with us!
The Education Trust-West is excited to share that their application for the FIERCE Student Fellowship is now open! Ed Trust-West seeks eight students of color for the inaugural cohort of FIERCE Fellows for the 2022-2023 academic year.
The fellowship is a leadership opportunity for undergraduate community college and university students attending California public institutions. Fellows will build their leadership and advocacy skills to push for educational equity in their communities, particularly related to how state and federal COVID recovery funds are being used in California to pursue educational justice.
During their cohort year, students in FIERCE will attend bimonthly convenings that will feature advocacy training and issue briefings on various pressing issues in education policy led by professionals, researchers, and advocates in the field. All fellows will receive $2,500 in stipends for their participation. Click here for more information about the fellowship.
We encourage students with varying levels of advocacy experience to apply. The priority deadline for interested applicants is Wednesday, September 21, 2022. Please share with your network and any student who might benefit from this opportunity! If you have any questions about the FIERCE Student Fellowship, please contact Clara Medina at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Apply to get student research supplies! If you are a graduate, credential or undergraduate student enrolled in the Lurie College of Education you are able to apply for up to $250 for research supplies. Students are limited to one research request per fiscal year and these applications are due on May 1st.
Apply for funding for conferences you are presenting at! Applicants must be presenting at a conference and have proof of their acceptance to the conference. This is for graduate, credential, or undergraduate students in the Lurie College of Education, you will be eligible for one conference travel award per fiscal year. These applications are due by May 1st, 2023.
The #CaliforniansForAll College Corps is a historic state-level investment in service that creates debt-free pathways for students who commit to serving for an academic year.
SJSU undergraduate students who complete 450 hours of service through the College Corps will receive up to $10,000 to help pay for college. In addition to providing computer programming enrichment for underserved 3rd-6th graders, members of the SJSU College Corps participate in other local service initiatives.
Apply now to join this fun, innovative, and creative team of fellow students to provide computer programming enrichment for underserved third through sixth graders attending after-school programs. No programming experience is necessary, we will train you!
For more information and application: https://www.sjsu.edu/ccll/programs/sjsucollegecorps.php
Do you know a graduate student who would benefit from getting involved with ASCA and its leadership? Encourage applicants to apply for the Presidential or Bracewell Conference Graduate Assistantships!
For more information: https://ascaconference.com/assistantships/
Sign up for Soci 180, which is an internship course that will teach you about today’s athletes’ work to support social justice. You will learn how to raise awareness about social issues by creating social media campaigns, organizing and participating in educational events, and conducting independent research projects. There are only 10 spaces left!! FOr more information and an add code email email@example.com.
We hope you’re having a great summer! The Lurie College Dean’s Office is still open from 9 to 4:30pm everyday! We are excited to see you in the Fall! Enjoy the break!
San Jose State is partnering with the Northern California Hub and CSU Long Beach to host an interdisciplinary panel on youth experiencing homelessness, child welfare, & juvenile justice featuring the speakers above! Join them on July 29th from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM at CSU Long Beach, virtual options are also available. RSVP here! If you have a proposal for a speaker, please fill out this form here!
Are you interested in a new minor? Join the Transformative Leadership Minor. If you want to learn how to be a transformative leader in all spaces you are consider this minor. They are having information session every Thursday for the rest of May. Register for the Information session HERE!
Come out to the Lurie Colleges End of Semester Kickback and enter in a chance to win some raffle prizes! Join us on Tuesday May 17th from 4-6 pm in the Sweeney Hall Courtyard! We are so excited to see you and celebrate what a year we have had.
Students, faculty, staff, and alumni are invited to this end-of-semester celebration with food, music, prizes, and games! This will be a great opportunity to connect and relax after a busy semester. Graduating students will especially be encouraged to attend and to take pictures with faculty and their classmates with commencement one week away. Please be sure to confirm your attendance on this invitation. If you have any dietary restrictions, let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!
Recently SJSU was awarded a grant through APLU’s Urban Serving Universities to develop a supported CS pathway in partnership with Milpitas High School and San Jose City College.
This summer, the program will launch a four-week camp for high school students during which they are introduced to CS and earn college credit. The program will be taught by SJCC faculty and supported by Milpitas HS teachers. In addition, they are hiring some of our SJSU students as teaching assistants. SJSU students will earn $21/per hour. The program will be offered 10am-2pm Monday to Thursday, 6/27-7/21. Lunch is included.
Both undergraduate and grad students are eligible; students who are aspiring teachers are prioritized. No prior CS knowledge is needed. This is a great opportunity for future educators to gain classroom experience and gather foundational CS understanding in a fun and supportive environment! Check out handshake or email email@example.com for more information!
Join Senator Dave Cortese’s 19th Annual Bus Trip to Sacramento on Wednesday May 18th, 2022!
Senator Cortese is excited to announce the first in-person 19th Annual Sacramento Bus Trip for Education since before the pandemic.
For nearly two decades, each year following the May Revision of the State Budget, the Bus Trip has successfully provided groups of education advocates, students and community members here in Senate District 15 the opportunity to travel to the State Capitol to meet directly with State Officials and Legislators, learn about current legislation and discuss education as a state budget priority. Lastly, this is a great chance to engage with Senator Cortese regarding your education priorities as he is a member of the Senate Education Committee.
The event is scheduled for Wednesday May 18th, 2022. This will be an all-day event that includes free transportation to and from the State Capitol in Sacramento and lunch will be provided in co-sponsorship with Silicon Valley Education Foundation.
The link to RSVP is: TINYURL.COM/SACBUSTRIP
When: Wednesday May 18th, 2022
Buses Depart from San Jose State University: 6:00am
Address: San Jose State University Park and Ride Lot at 1281 S 7th St
Bus Returns to San Jose: By 6:00pm
Where: California State Capitol, West Lawn, Sacramento
We want to learn more about what LGBTQ+ SJSU students think about campus sexual assault. If you’d like to share your views and perspectives, participate in a confidential focus group. Participants do not need to have any experience with campus sexual assault. Participants will receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card. If you’re interested, please email Prof. Robert Marx at firstname.lastname@example.org.