The RSCA (Research, Scholarship and Creative Activities) Advisory Committee at the College of Professional and Global Education organizes a college-wide RSCA event once a semester. All research events are held online. If you have any questions about the RSCA events, please contact the committee chair Norman Mooradian

Fall 2023

Title: SJSU Faculty Research Participation in the InterPARES Trust AI Project
Summary: In this panel, four SJSU faculty members will share their experience participating in the InterPARES Trust AI project. The “InterPARES Trust AI (2021-2026) is a multi-national interdisciplinary project aiming to design, develop, and leverage Artificial Intelligence to support the ongoing availability and accessibility of trustworthy public records . . .” Our faculty members will discuss their roles and share their research as part of the project.


  • Jessica Bushey, School of Information
  • Patrica Franks, School of Information
  • Souvick Ghosh, School of Information
  • Darra Hofman, School of Information

Date/Time: October 19, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
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Fall 2022

Title: "Experience with the SJSU University Grants Academy: A  Faculty Panel"
Date: September 28, 2022

Darra Hofman, School of Information 
Souvick Ghosh, School of Information
Vishnu Pendyala, Department of Applied Data Science

Abstract: In this panel, three faculty members who participated in the University Grants Academy (UGA) share their experiences with UGA and discuss how UGA has helped them with their grant seeking efforts. This panel is helpful for those who are interested in applying for UGA and in grant seeking in general.

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Spring 2021

Title: “Data Science for Social Good: A Library and Information Science Perspective”
Date: April 16, 2021

Presenter: Dr. Michelle Chen, School of Information.

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Dr. Lili Luo

Abstract: One of the emerging trends in data science is how to help nonprofits and government sectors solve more problems and achieve more goals with their data by improving services, interventions, and outreach. With the initiative of "data science for social good", these organizations can fulfill their mission of serving the people more positively and equitably. In this talk, Dr. Michelle Chen spoke about her research in the field of data science for social good, in collaboration with Kaggle and Alameda County Library, and provided insights into how Library and Information Science professionals could use data science for better patron retention, service, and engagement, as well as program design.


Fall 2021

Title: "Library Support for Research, Scholarship and Creative Activities (RSCA) at CPGE"
Date: October 25, 2021

Andrew Chae, Liaison Librarian for School of Information
Emily Chan, Associate Dean for Research & Scholarship
Jane Dodge , Liaison Librarian for Department of Applied Data Science
Nick Szydlowski, Scholarly Communications & Digital Scholarship Librarian 

Abstract: SJSU Library provides an array of services that support the Research, Scholarship and Creative Activities (RSCA) of faculty and students, covering different stages in the research process such as planning, project management, publishing and presenting, preserving and disseminating, and impact and discovery. A panel of SJSU librarians shared with us how faculty and students at CPGE can benefit from these services in their RSCA pursuits. 

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