SJSU Hosts Inaugural Parent and Family Weekend Oct. 4-6

San Jose State University is hosting its inaugural Parent and Family Weekend Oct. 4-6. Parents and families are invited to show their Spartan Spirit at a football game, attend a mini lecture series, learn how to help their students succeed at SJSU and enjoy plenty of time with their students.To learn or to register, visit:

National Engineers Week: Engineers in Action

CommUniverCity’s Engineering in Action program is looking to increase the number of traditionally underrepresented students pursuing STEM degrees. Through the program, K-12 students participate in hands-on workshops to learn fundamental engineering concepts ranging from propulsion to product design. SJSU engineering students design and deliver lessons with an emphasis on presenting material that is fun and accessible. Last year workshops were coordinated at more than a dozen elementary and after school centers in central San Jose and at San Jose High School.

National Engineers Week: SJSU Teaches Top Tech Trends

Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering Professor Ahmed Banafa, who was recently ranked by LinkedIn as the number one voice to follow in technology, has identified four hot tech trends for 2019. For anyone who uses a fitness tracker, smart phone, email or other applications, asks Alexa or Google Home what the weather will be like today, or accesses public records, these hot trends have potential to impact all these devices and technologies.