Despite facing a series of bumps in her personal life, Silicon Valley Education Foundation CEO Lisa Andrew always saw school as her refuge where people were caring and willing to give her that extra nudge to succeed.
Once a first-generation college student, and now an acclaimed SJSU teacher and scholar, Mary Poffenroth is dedicated to making science accessible to all.
John and Carmen Aitken’s love story started on the ski slopes at Squaw Valley in 1963.
International recording artist Pasquale Esposito, ’09 Music, believes it is his responsibility to share art with the world.
Journalism and Mass Communications Professor Scott Fosdick shares his love for Thanksgiving with international students.
The co-founders of Maven’s Creamery create unique desserts and honor their father’s desire to establish a family business.
Renae Moneymaker shares her path from SJSU gymnastics to Hollywood.
Co-owner of 4th Street Pizza Co. Josh McGhie, ’99 Marketing, started at San José State as a toddler.
As chair of the Film and Theatre Department Elisha Miranda is creating a safe space so students can take direct action through creative storytelling.
Meta Mereday works to increase access and opportunities for veteran entrepreneurs.
The hip-hop artist and DJ says his business degree from San José State gave him the tools to live his dream.
The Farewell to Manzanar author credits the civil rights movement for creating opportunities for people of color to share their experiences, voice their frustration and force the nation to confront racial inequality.
Forty years after Steve Scott set foot on campus at 17, he finally vowed to finish his degree.
Taddeo established a scholarship to support students pursuing computer science.