Student Accomplishments

Need Advising? ACCESS

All interested students are invited to visit the ACCESS Success Center for:

  • General Education advising
  • Academic policy related questions
  • Academic advice or just tips to navigate your way around SJSU
  • A quiet place to study and/or do group projects
  • A chance to meet fellow social sciences majors and peer advisors
  • Help with changing majors
  • Workshops and presentations (writing, statistics, graduate school applications, etc.)

SJSU Student Research Competition

The winner of the San José State University Student Research Competition for 2014 is Hanjiro Ambrose of the Environmental Studies Department.


Coss Awards and Scholarship Recipients


2013

Gerald Wheeler Scholarship

Ada Truong
Environmental Studies (Energy)

Charles Burdick Scholarship

Lisa Graser
Communication Studies

Inez and Donald Burdick Scholarship

Tony Van Vong
Sociology

Samantha Snook
History (Single Subject Credential)

Dudley T. Moorhead Memorial Scholarship

Sol Jobrack
Political Science

SJSU Alumni Association Scholarships

Mariah Van Buskirk
Psychology

Nora Y. Cata
Environmental Studies

CoSS Dean's Study Abroad Scholarships

Valerie Gonzales
Communications Studies

Emma Reed
Urban and Regional Planning

Zakwan Salahieh
Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Breann Whitfield
Anthropology

CoSS SJSU Salzburg Scholars

Mary Okin
History

Jonathan Perez
Political Science

Nichole Yang
Psychology

CoSS Outstanding Master's Thesis

Jennifer Gorospe
Environmental Studies
Growing Greens and Soiled Soil: Trends in Heavy Metal Contamination in Vegetable Gardens in San Francisco


2012

Gerald Wheeler Scholarship

Ashley Mei Young
Behavioral Science

Charles Burdick Scholarship

Hannah Hart
Anthropology

Inez and Donald Burdick Scholarship

David B. Light
Political Science

SJSU Alumni Association Scholarships

Megan Aufdermaur
Anthropology

José David Calderon
Behavioral Science

CoSS Dean's Study Abroad Scholarships

Kristine Hodlik
History

Jason Su
Urban and Regional Planning

CoSS SJSU Salzburg Scholars

Sarah Aghazadeh
Interdisciplinary Studies-MA

Matthew Diez
Anthropology

CoSS Outstanding Master's Thesis

Christopher Avery
Anthropology
Water and Power: Agricultural Intensification in Windward North Kohala, Hawaiʻi Island


2011

Gerald Wheeler Scholarship

Deanna Rivas
Behavioral Science

Charles Burdick Scholarship

Jessica Murphey
Environmental Studies

Inez and Donald Burdick Scholarship

Katie Louey
Sociology

SJSU Alumni Association Scholarship

Julianne Meyer
History

CoSS Dean's Study Abroad Scholarship

Christine Martinez

CoSS SJSU Salzburg Scholars

Maaheem Akhtar
Psychology

Alberto Gutierrez
Communication Studies

Katie Louey
Sociology

Eva Roa
Economics

CoSS Outstanding Master's Thesis

Dipti M. Vaghela
Environmental Studies
Obstacles, Actions, and Outcomes: Learning Process Approach To Community Micro Hydro in Kalahandi, Orissa


2010

Gerald Wheeler Scholarship

Yvette Szabo
Psychology

Charles Burdick Scholarship

Russell Joyce
Environmental Studies

Inez and Donald Burdick Scholarship

Albertina López
Psychology

SJSU Alumni Association Scholarships

Kristin Kaiser
Psychology

Charise Parker
Environmental Studies

CoSS Dean's Study Abroad Scholarships

Michael Espero
Global Studies

Ekta Menghrajani
Psychology

Karen Rado
Psychology

Robert Unzueta
Mexican American Studies

CoSS SJSU Salzburg Scholars

Adessa Kiryakos
Behavioral Science/Sociology

Maritza Martínez
Behavioral Science/Sociology

Grace Redmond
Sociology

CoSS Outstanding Master's Thesis

Ann Scott
History
Gender, Rhetoric, and Resolve: Female Authors and Authority in England 1350–1500


2009

Gerald Wheeler Scholarship

Julissa Duenas
Psychology

Charles Burdick Scholarship

Hants William
Psychology/Behavioral Science

Inez and Donald Burdick Scholarship

Jesus Gomez
Political Science

Steven Davison
History

Angelina Loyola
Sociology

Dudley T. Moorhead Memorial Scholarship

Paul N. Hierling
Urban Planning

SJSU Alumni Association Scholarships

Jason Amarante
Sociology

Wei-Ju Chen
Psychology

CoSS Outstanding Master's Thesis

Robin Putney
Environmental Studies
Customary Marine Tenure and Traditional Ecological Knowledge in Palau