Monday, July 28, 2008

The Olympics and SJSU

TThe Black Power Salute raised in pride and protest by SJSU athletes,
Tommie Smith and John Carlos, at the 1968 Olympics.

Their last stop before Beijing: Over the next three weeks, SJSU will serve as a mini-Olympic village for TeamUSA before it goes to the Beijing Olympics.

SJSU Olympic History: San José State takes great pride in its relationship with the Olympic Games. SJSU is especially proud of the contributions and achievements of San José State students, alumni and coaches.

Speed City: From Civil Rights to Black Power @ SJSU MLK Library: an exhibition organized by History San José, is an in-depth examination of American sport, focusing on the SJSU sports program.

When Fists are Frozen: This statue commemorates the Black Power Salute raised in pride and protest by SJSU athletes, Tommie Smith and John Carlos, at the 1968 Olympics.

SJSU: educating the valley By Connie Skipitares 04/29/2007
From its spare beginnings in a San Francisco high school basement 150 years ago to today's sprawling 154-acre campus in the center of Silicon Valley, San Jose State University has played a key role in shaping the region's academic and cultural identity and its high-tech future.

Multimedia: Experience the SJSU story: Watch and hear alumni tell their stories, view a video history and check out an interactive timeline.

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