A historical photo of a group of female students in old victorian style dresses standing on the open field in front of what was once known as the San Jose State Normal School.

SJSU Heritage Day 2020: Celebrating 150 Years in San José

On October 20, 2020, the anniversary of the university’s move from San Francisco to San José, we celebrate 150 years of community connections that have shaped our world.


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SJSU Adapt Plan

The SJSU Adapt plan features a four-phase approach for the continuation of campus operations in fall 2020.

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Civic Action Fellows Program Launch

The fellowship program is designed to help students pay for college while addressing regional challenges.

Yalitza Ferreras posing in front of an green rolling hills.

Steinbeck Fellow Yalitza Ferreras Earns Rona Jaffe Award

Ferreras is the fourth Steinbeck Fellow and seventh Spartan to receive this award.

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SJSU is an Adobe Creative Campus

San José State has been named an Adobe Creative Campus, one of a handful of higher education institutions selected.

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha in a doctor's coat looking out into the distance.

Campus Reading Selection Examines Flint Water Crisis

President Papazian explores Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha’s “What the Eyes Don’t See” and the underlying equity issues the crisis exposed.

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COVID-19 Playing Major Role in SJSU’s 2020-2021 Fiscal Year Budget

VP of Finance and Administration and CFO Charlie Faas explains how SJSU is leveraging reserves in effort to prevent layoffs and continue Transformation 2030 strategic plan.

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