Each year, the Academic Affairs Division hosts events that celebrate the dedication and accomplishments of students, faculty and staff at San Jose State.
Academic Affairs Division Staff Appreciation Breakfast
Staff from the Academic Affairs Division enjoy entertainment from Drum Cafe West at the Fall 2014 Staff Appreciation Breakfast. Photo by Brandon Chew
The annual Academic Affairs Division Staff Appreciation Breakfast offers a chance for administrators and mangers to give kudos to their staff. The fall celebration has also served as a food drive in recent years, with 2016's event benefiting the Student Hunger Fund.
Students stand to be recognized during the Spring 2016 Honors Convocation in the San Jose State University Event Center. Photo by Dan Fenstermacher, MFA Spr. '16
Honors Convocation kicks off the end of the year celebration by honoring top students. In Spring 2016, 3,714 students earned the distinction of being a Dean’s Scholar by maintaining a 3.65 GPA in two contiguous semesters of the last three semesters while 413 students earned the distinction of being a President's Scholar.
Faculty Service Recognition and Awards Luncheon
Gus Lease, professor of Music & Dance, was honored for 65 years of service at the
Spring 2016 Faculty Service Recognition and Awards. Photo by Robert Bain
The Faculty Service Recognition and Awards Luncheon honors faculty who have served 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45 and occasionally 50 or more years at San Jose State. The President's Scholar Award, the Distinguished Service Award, Outstanding Professor Award and Outstanding Lecturer Award are given out each year at the event.
Academic Affairs Division Staff Fall Welcome
The welcome event kicks off the academic year by recognizing staff for their outstanding work and support for our students and faculty.
Academic Affairs Division Ice Cream Social
Faculty and Staff enjoy ice cream at the 2008 event.
The AAD Ice Cream Social thanks faculty and staff for a successful academic year.