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March News 
Submission Process
Student Involvement Event Promotion Submissions
Student Involvement (SI) is taking final March Submissions for our second newsletter going out Monday, March 19, 2018. Please send submissions to getinvolved@sjsu.edu by Thursday, March 15, 2018.

Please include in your email (use SJSU Email):
  • Department/Org Name
  • Event Name
  • Event Date
  • Event Location
  • Event Start & End Time
  • Event Description
  • Flyer/Image Submission (PNG or JPEG) 
  • Optional: Social Media Handles (for tagging purposes) 

  GET.INVOLVED.SPARTANS   

STUDENT ORGS

save the dates
Admitted Spartan Day
Interested in tabling at Admitted Spartan Day? 
Sign-ups are now available.

This event will take place on Saturday, April 14, 2018 from 7:30am-2pm.

The resource fair will take place from 8am-12noon on Paseo de Cesar Chavez.

Check-in and set-up begins at 6:30am. Tables will be assigned in the designated sections. We will be providing a table, umbrella, and two chairs. Your table must be set-up by no later than 7:30am.

To sign up for a table click here
Tables are limited, so sign up today!

Students Supporting Israel 
Application Now Open!!!
Click Here
Summer 2018 Trip

Students Supporting Israel are looking for student leaders from different student groups on campus to join them for an intense 10 day trip to Israel where you will meet different speakers, discuss the different topics regarding Israel including history, culture, human rights, & political issues. We will travel around the country including Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Haifa, Jaffa, the West Bank and the Gaza border.

Here is a short video from Summer 2017 trip: https://www.facebook.com/SSISanJoseStateU/videos/1559930410800218/

In order to apply, you must:
- Have at least one year left studying in SJSU (Senior students can NOT participate in the trip)
- Be part of student leadership/student government on campus
- Show interest in the topic by attending SSl's events
- Follow Students Supporting Israel at SJSU on social media: Instagram- @ssiatsjsu , Facebook- @SSISanJoseStateU

 
Urban Planning Coalition 
The Urban Planning Coalition is pleased to invite you to their Seventh Annual Urban Planning Symposium. Discussions will be led by speakers from the private, public and non-profit sectors.
 
This year's theme is Innovative Technologies in Planning featuring these discussion panels: 
  • Using Urban Simulation and Data Science to Evaluate Land-Use
  • Strategies for Municipal Services by Using Emerging Technology
  • Transportation and Technology in the Urban Environment
 
Free! Breakfast and lunch provided
Register Soon: http://bit.ly/UPC2018
 
Social Media
@sjsuupc - twitter  | #sjsuupc – Instagram 
SJSU Urban Planning Coalition -- Facebook
User Experience Association
UXA Spring Speaker Series
April 7, 2018  | 10am to 4pm

Student Union Meeting Room 2A

UXA Speaker Series provides an opportunity to meet professionals from User Experience (UX), Human Factors (HF), and User Research fields and learn about exciting career opportunities in that field and learn about the UX research processes at these companies. This year we have speakers who work at Google, HP, AirBnB, Honda, and WalmartLabs among others.

Want more info? visit  http://www.uxasjsu.com
STUDENT ORG SHOUT OUT
ALPHA KAPPA PSI 

competes & came out on top
Emilie Wang, Mohak Rastogi, Michelle Vu
(left to right)
Alpha Kappa Psi entered in a competition with a theme that aligned with the United Nation's Sustainable Development Platform. AKΨ decided to pursue a project that we had been working on for the past year and a half called "H2OFlow". H2OFlow is an innovative and interactive solution to tracking real-time water usage per water outlet to help pinpoint the responsibility of water wastage per household. This project had originally been created for the Silicon Valley Innovation Challenge (SVIC) in response to the severe drought that the state of California had been facing at the time.

After they won SVIC, AKΨ received $1000 in seed funding from the Paseo Prototyping competition in which we created a mock application and an actual prototype of our device which landed them 2nd place overall. For this competition, AKΨ had to create a viral video (see below) and turn in an executive summary for the first round of the competition. After the first round, 4 teams were selected to present at the opening ceremony of our West Coast Alpha Kappa Psi Conference in front of 200+ people. Additionally, AKΨ gave a 15 minute presentation and turned in a viable business plan for our final submission.

At the closing ceremony, AKΨ won the entire competition for our chapter for the first time ever in our chapters existence, beating out schools who had been dominating for the last five years.
H2OFlow PBLI Case Competition

Greek Life Leadership Recap

Thank you, Rasheed Ali Cromwell
On February 2, 2018, Rasheed Cromwell facilitated a "Back To The  Basics" Boot Camp as part of the USFC and NPHC retreat. Rasheed Cromwell is the founder of Harbor Institute, an educational consulting firm that partners with institutions, specifically consulting "culturally-based fraternities and sororities." 

Leadership
Need some leadership development? Of course you do! Attend our Leadership Can Be Learned Workshop Series happening throughout the semester. We have had two successful workshops so far and want everyone to continue coming.
The #LivingYourBestLife Self-Care Workshop was our first Leadership Can Be Learned series workshop on February 23, 2018. It was an amazing time for students to learn about the importance of self-care. 
The Getting In Touch Workshop was our second Leadership Can Be Learned series workshop on March 2, 2018. This workshop touched on the importance of utilizing your social identities to lead. 
Campus Programming 
Kamau W. Bell started off our first Spartan Speaker Series on February 21, 2018. Thank you everyone who came out and supported the event. Kamau Bell came prepared that night with his political, comedic commentary. 
Native American Activitist, Environmentalist, Author, and Former Green Party Vice Presidential Candidate, Winona LaDuke (Ojibwe) is an internationally renowned Native American activist and advocate for environmental, women’s, and children’s rights. She is the founder of the White Earth Land Recovery Project, a reservation-based land acquisition, environmental advocacy, and cultural organization. She is
also founder and co-chair of the Indigenous Women’s  Network. She also co-founded Honor the Earth with Amy Ray and Emily Saliers (the Indigo Girls).

Presented by the Division of Student Affairs
Insights: A Conversation with Condoleezza Rice
Thursday, March 22
7:30 p.m.
The event will include remarks by Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State (2005-2009), followed by a conversation with SJSU President Mary A. Papazian.

Tickets
Students: Claim your free ticket with Tower ID at the Event Center Box Office.
Faculty, staff, alumni and community: $20 tickets available via Ticketmaster.
PROGRAMMING RECAP
SNOW DAY
February 13, 2018

Click here to see more photos on our Facebook page
SJSU Paint Night
February 22, 2018

Check out more photos on our Facebook Album & Tag your friends! Click Here
Campus Resources 
Located on this map are the Student Food Shelves.

Here, SJSU students in need of immediate food assistance have access to a number of small, self-serve "shelves" around the main campus.  At these informal pantries there is no registration process. Students can just stop in and take items as needed.

Resource Centers 
The African-American Black Student Success Center is now OPEN. On February 21, 2018 The Center had their Welcome Ceremony and Open House. 
The Environmental Resource Center is having their first SJSU Garden Event.  You are invited to bring your green thumb, learn some awesome gardening tips and have your own starter plant kit! This is a great opportunity to also learn about our SJSU community garden and how to have access to free fresh fruits and vegetables. 
A.S NEWS 
CHANGE OF DATE: March 14th, Tower Lawn, 6pm-10pm

Am I Woke Enough? Navigating the Imposter Syndrome and Learning about Social Justice-- An Afternoon with Dr. Jon Paul Higgins

2nd Floor Meeting Room 1B  Diaz Compean Student Union, March 14th

SEC call for volunteers, A.S. house 3-4pm

That's So Gay!  One Man Show
March 13th, 5-7pm, SJSU Student Event Theatre

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Student Union, Suite 1400
One Washington Square
San José, CA 95192-0038






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