2016 Commencement Speaker
Human and civil rights icon Harry Edwards, ’64 Sociology, will address graduates at the Commencement Ceremony on May 28. Share farewell messages and grad photos using #SJSU16.
San Jose State Receives $15 Million Gift
South Bay Philanthropist Lupe Diaz Compean’s remarkable generosity will support student success initiatives, scholarships and student programming in
the newly renovated Student Union.
Maria Luisa Alaniz: 2016 Distinguished Service Award
“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,” says Maria Luisa Alaniz.
Stephanie Trewhitt: 2016 Outstanding Lecturer Award
"I teach to bring out the best in all my students," says Stephanie Trewhitt, lecturer in the College of Science.