$15 Million for San Jose State College of Engineering

Posted on March 8, 2007  Comments (0)

San José State Receives $15 Million Gift for College of Engineering:

The $15 million gift for the College of Engineering will be used to create endowments to support initiatives and programs in the areas of student and faculty development, leading-edge engineering, innovation and globalization. SJSU will request to officially name the college – the Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering – at the California State University Board of Trustees meeting in March.

“Engineering education has driven the success of Silicon Valley, and San José State University has been at the center of this success,” said Belle Wei, dean of the College of Engineering. “Chuck Davidson believes in the college’s mission to enable diverse and promising students to receive a quality, holistic engineering education. His gift will transform the college and help us achieve a new level of excellence in preparing our students to thrive in today’s dynamic and competitive world.”

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