Upcoming Events Calendar

Let's Rally Together

 

Let's Celebrate!

Connect with fellow Spartans throughout the year and share Spartan Pride! Our events offer the opportunity to meet up with friends, make new ones, build your skills, and successfully network.


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August 2015

Music in the Park

Los Lonely Boys and J.C. Smith Band

Friday, August 28, 5:00 p.m.
Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park
Regular price: $10

Get $3 off General Admission using promotional code: SJSU

Maximum of 4 discounted tickets per show.

Read band bios and order tickets.

 


 

September 2015

Spartan-to-Spartan Networking Hour

Thursday, September 10
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. PT
Online Chat, Free

Connect with alumni and students across the country during this exciting online speed-networking forum! Build your professional network, share your experiences, exchange career tips and enjoy Spartan camaraderie by engaging in 8-minute text-based chats with multiple participants. Register now to network. 

You may visit more than one industry cluster during the event, including:

  • Engineering / Information Technology
  • Business Management and Administration / Sales / Finance and Accounting / Entrepreneurship and Startups 
  • Media and Communication / Marketing
  • Arts, Culture and Design  
  • Health Sciences / Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical
  • Nonprofit, Social Services, Public Policy and Government
  • Wildcard - anyone!

 

Air Force Pre-Game Rally

September 12
4:30 p.m. MT
Falcon Stadium - Falcon Alley

$35 includes meal and hosted beer, wine and soft drinks
$25 meal only
$30/40 at the door

Rally with us at a full tailgate complete with food, drinks and games. This is a great opportunity for Spartans to mingle with friends old and new before heading to the game to cheer on the team! Registration is required to attend. Don't forget to pack your gold, white and blue! 

 

Scholarship Awards Reception 

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
4:30 - 6:00 p.m. 
Student Union Ballroom B

Campus dignitaries, scholarship donors, Alumni Association board members, former alumni scholars, and representatives of the Santa Cruz Area chapter, Santa Clara Valley Area chapter, and the San Jose Woman's Club will recognize over 50 recipients of the Alumni Association scholarship program. Register to welcome our new class of alumni scholars. 

 

Back to College Night: Washington, DC

Wednesday, September 16
5:30-7:30 p.m. (EST)
Rayburn House Office Building Cafeteria Capitol Hill, 45 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC

Free, but pre-registration required. Join fellow CSU alums for a night of socializing and networking. Alums from all California colleges and universities are welcome to attend, but the CSU always has the most participation! Sponsored by the California State Society, this event is extremely popular, so space is limited! Register by September 14. 

 

Oregon State Pre-Game Rally

September 19
5:00 p.m. PT
LaSells Stewart Center, Corvallis, Oregon

$20 Alumni Association/Spartan Foundation Members (with advance registration)
$25 Non-Members/Day of Event Registration

Rally with us at a full tailgate complete with food, drinks and games. This is a great opportunity for Spartans to mingle with friends old and new before heading to the game to cheer on the team! Registration is required to attend. Don't forget to pack your gold, white and blue! 

 

Power Skills

Wednesday, September 23
4:30 - 6:00 p.m. 
Student Union Ballroom A, Free

This interactive workshop presented by alumna Rene Siegel will give you the dynamic tools needed to master your career pursuits! Learn to make a killer first impression, perfect your pitch, communicate with competence and tell your story the right way. You’ll leave this workshop ready to land your desired job and internship, or sharpen your influence in your current career. Register to attend. *In partnership with the SJSU Career Center. 

 

Virtual Resume Blast

Friday, September 25
12:00 - 3:00 p.m. PT
Online Chat, Free

Let us help your resume get noticed and rise to the top! Engage in 10-minute text-based conversations with career professionals who will review your resume and offer you instant one-on-one feedback. Register and upload your resume in this easy-to-use online format. *In partnership with the SJSU Career Center. 


 

October 2015

UNLV Pre-Game Rally

October 10
6:00 p.m. PT
LaSells Stewart Center, Corvallis, Oregon

$20 Alumni Association/Spartan Foundation Members (with advance registration)
$25 Non-Members/Day of Event Registration

Rally with us at a full tailgate complete with food, drinks and games. This is a great opportunity for Spartans to mingle with friends old and new before heading to the game to cheer on the team! Registration is required to attend. Don't forget to pack your gold, white and blue! 

 

Spartan Voices

Tuesday, October 13
4:30 - 6 p.m. 
Student Union Ballroom B, Free 

Engage with advocates and learn effective methods to become a strong voice in your community. Make an impact by strengthening your leadership and inspiring change! Further workshop details and presenter bio's coming soon, save the date! 

 

Homecoming Week is Oct. 11-17

Save the date!Celebrate the spirit of the Spartan Community at a week full of memorable events offering opportunities to connect, create, serve, rally and be proud! Whether in person or online, there will be festivities for all to participate! Full details to be announced by Sept. 1.

New for 2015:

  • Enjoy the streets of San Jose at VivaCalleSJ on Oct. 11.
  • Celebrate what makes you a Spartan at the Homecoming Kickoff Festival on Oct. 12
  • Serve the community in person or online at Service Day on Oct. 13

Traditions continue:

  • 10/14 - Campus MovieFest
  • 10/15 - Fire on the Fountain
  • 10/16 - Sammy Spartan's Homecoming Bash at San Pedro Square Market
  • 10/17 - Football vs. San Diego State 

 

Engineering: Inside the Field

Wednesday, October 28
12:00 - 1 p.m. PT
Online Chat, Free

This dynamic speed-networking forum will pair you with alumni and professionals in the field of engineering! Engage in 8-minute text-based chats and get professional advice from those in industry, learn what hiring managers look for in recruits and make connections between your classes and career success. Don't miss this virtual experience to strengthen your network - register now


 

November 2015

LinkedIn to Your Career

Wednesday, November 4
4:30 - 6:00 p.m. 
Student Union Ballroom B, Free

Launch your career search with LinkedIn professionals! Explore strategic ways to find jobs and internships and optimize your profile to build a strong network. More details and registration coming soon! Further workshop details and presenter bio's coming soon, save the date! *In partnership with the SJSU Career Center.

 

The Career Experience 

Tuesday, November 10
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. PT
Online Chat, Free

Discover various career paths by chatting with alumni in industry! This online speed-networking forum will pair you with professionals working in a variety of industry clusters for 8-minute text-based chats. Clusters include Creative & Performing Arts; Design; Education; Government; Media; Mental Health; and Nonprofit. Further workshop details coming soon, save the date! *In partnership with the SJSU Career Center. 

 

Nevada Pre-Game Rally

November 14
10:30 a.m. PT
Silver & Blue Room, Lawlor Event Center, Reno, NV

$20 Alumni Association/Spartan Foundation Members (with advance registration)
$25 Non-Members/Day of Event Registration

Rally with us at a full tailgate complete with food, drinks and games. This is a great opportunity for Spartans to mingle with friends old and new before heading to the game to cheer on the team! Registration is required to attend. Don't forget to pack your gold, white and blue! 

 

In Your Shoes: Lessons From Recent Grads

Wednesday, November 18
4:30 - 6:00 p.m. 
Student Union Ballroom B, Free

The start of a career is exciting and overwhelming! A panel of rockstar alumni will help you navigate the journey ahead by sharing their career experiences and valuable insight to ensure you succeed. Register now to hear what they wish they knew when in your shoes! 

Exclusive Networking Reception: Upon conclusion of the panel, you’ll take part in an exclusive networking reception where you can meet alumni, career professionals and fellow peers. You’ll leave this workshop empowered for your future and have new connections in hand!

 

Hawaii Pre-Game Rally

November 21
12 p.m. HT
Hula Grill Restaurant, Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort

$25 for an Ohana Style Lunch 

Rally with us at a full tailgate complete with food, drinks and games. This is a great opportunity for Spartans to mingle with friends old and new before heading to the game to cheer on the team! Registration is required to attend. Don't forget to pack your gold, white and blue! 

 

 

 


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