Former Director Allmen inducted to fellowship by NACE

June 13, 2013


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The San Jose State University Career Center has been on the rise of innovative achievement and success. Cheryl Allmen, former Career Center Director and current Emeritus Administrator was recognized for her contribution to the accomplishments of the Center, her team, and the advancements in the careers of thousands of students and alumni.

The National Association for Colleges and Employers (NACE) Academy of Fellows recognized the SJSU Career Center team by inducting Allmen into the very exclusive fellow academy; induction into the NACE Academy is considered one of the highest honors of achievement of a professional in the field. Most importantly, Allmen viewed the awards and induction as recognition of her team's effort. She has been an inspiring leader, always looking to the future and spurring the team toward greater heights and innovation.

Under Allmen's leadership, NACE awarded three awards to the SJSU Career Center for innovative programs. The awards recognized programs such as the Career Center JAMS program, the Internship Journey, and Exploring Majors and Careers tutorial.

In Allmen's 40 years in career services, she was the recipient of the SJSU International Educator Award and the California Career Education Association Presidential Award for Outstanding Career Education Programs. She is a fellow of the Salzburg Global Seminar Program and the Fulbright Scholars Program.


San José State — Silicon Valley's largest institution of higher learning with 30,500 students and 3,850 employees — is part of the California State University system. SJSU's 154-acre downtown campus anchors the nation's 10th largest city.