Organized Research and Training Units have a great impact on our campus community. Below are some recent ORU/ORTU highlights or successful events.
Accounting Advancement Center
150 Unit CPA Requirement
On April 20, Becker CPA Review speakers John Lord and Xavier Gamez presented as part of the CPA 150 Unit Presentation.
Center for the Development of Recycling
County of Santa Clara Household Hazardous Wastes
Students from CDR are staffing County of Santa Clara Household Hazardous Wastes collection events. Students check in residents cars who are then provided service by a team of trained professionals from the County. The program serves 13 cities in the County.
On June 1, CDR will have a contract to improve its countywide recycling website, RecycleStuff.org, a contract to operate the county recycling hotline (the 25th!), and a contract to operate the county HHW call and appointment center.
Click here to download the CDR brochure (PDF).
Martha Heasley Cox Center for Steinbeck Studies
2016 Steinbeck Award
On February 24, the Martha Heasley Cox Center for Steinbeck Studies presented the 2016 Steinbeck Award to civil rights pioneer Ruby Bridges in front of a sold-out crowd of 800 in the Student Union. Read the Mercury News article about the event here.
2016 International Steinbeck Conference
From May 4- 6, the Martha Heasley Cox Center for Steinbeck Studies hosted the 2016 International Steinbeck Conference, welcoming scholars from the US, Canada, Japan, Israel, Slovenia, and Algeria to the SJSU campus for three days of presentations on Steinbeck's life and work.
Silicon Valley Center for Entrepreneurship
Innovation in the Auto Industry
On April 25, Deepak Ahuja, Former Chief Financial Officer Tesla Motors (2008- 2015), spoke as part of the SVCE Eminent Speaker Series.
Silicon Valley Business Plan Competition
The Silicon Valley Business Plan Competition is an annual forum to encourage innovation in the SJSU community, and reward student participation in new venture creation. It is Campus-wide and open to all SJSU students and alumni.