CommUniverCity San José is a collaborative project of the Five Wounds/Brookwood Terrace communities, San José State University and the City of San José. The unique organization empowers students and residents to build community through service-learning projects that address education, community health and improvements to the neighborhood.
Moss Landing Marine Laboratories
Led by San José State, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories host and administer an interdisciplinary Master of Science Degree in Marine Science for a consortium of seven California State University campuses in northern and central California. The great wealth of nearby marine resources, the faculty emphasis on mentoring and teaching with integrated research, and the excellent facilities, staff, and marine operations contribute to make Moss Landing one of the best programs for a Master of Science in Marine Science in the United States.
Mineta Transportation Institute
In partnership with the SJSU College of Business, the Mineta Transportation Institute is a national University Transportation Center and a Center of Excellence specializing in policy studies related to surface transportation.
NASA Ames Research Center
San José State faculty members and programs have partnered with NASA's Ames Research Center for many years. Most recently, SJSU Associate Professor Natalie Batalha, as a member of NASA's Kepler mission, contributed to the discovery of the smallest planet ever identified outside of our solar system. Batalha is responsible for the selection of the more than 150,000 stars the spacecraft monitors and works closely with team members at Ames to identify viable planet candidates from Kepler photometry.
Reid-Hillview Aviation Facility
San Jose State University partners with Santa Clara County’s Reid-Hillview Airport to train students for careers in aviation, airline maintenance, administration and technology. Graduates work in many aspects of the industry including flight, airport management, purchasing, marketing, quality control, technical management, and military aviation. The Reid-Hillview Aviation Facility includes a 5,000-square-foot hangar housing aircraft and engines used to teach students.