Be part of a special evening at San Jose State, where paths converge and, together, form the SJSU story.
San Jose State is grateful to the sponsors who helped to make the 2017 gala a success.
Through 2018 event sponsorship, you can be part of SJSU’s signature event,
which will benefit the Student Hunger Fund.
Parking will be available in the South Parking Garage at the corner of Seventh and San Salvador streets.
Take Seventh Street exit and continue onto Seventh Street toward SJSU’s main campus. The South Parking Garage entrance will be ahead.
Take Highway 101 to the Highway 280 North interchange. From Highway 280, take the Seventh Street exit north and make a right turn. The South Parking Garage will be ahead.
Take Highway 880/17 to Highway 280 South interchange. From Highway 280 South, take the Seventh Street exit north and make a left turn. The South Parking Garage will be ahead.
Seventh and San Salvador St, San Jose, CA 95112
The Tower Award is the university’s highest honor, given to San Jose State exemplars, whose personal stories embody the grit and determination that make us Spartans. The award also recognizes the recipient’s success and service to SJSU, the broader community and society.
The 2017 event celebrated President Mary Papazian’s inauguration, 2017 Tower Award recipient Luis Valdez, ’64 English, ’88 Honorary Doctorate, and Community Partner Award recipient Joe Pinto, president of Cisco’s Technical Services Group.
Hosted by the Tower Foundation of San Jose State University.