Alec Giurlani

alec giurlani

Academic Advisor


Bachelor of Arts, Creative Arts
San José State University

Alec joined the Humanities and Arts Student Success Center (HASSC) in January 2021 as an Academic Advisor. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Creative Arts degree in 2018 from San Jose State University, and is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Education with a focus on Mental Health Recovery and Trauma-Informed Care, from San Diego State University.

Before joining the HASSC full-time, Alec served as an Academic Peer Advisor in the Center from 2013 to 2016. Alec also worked for the Boys & Girls Club as an Activity Leader from 2016-2017. After graduating from SJSU, Alec worked for the English Department as their Department Coordinator.

Alec currently serves as the liaison to both the English and Humanities departments, also providing support as a Liberal Studies Teacher Prep (LSTP) major advisor to a subset of undergraduates pursuing LSTP. Alec wants students to know that he is entirely supportive of their time here at San Jose State and will always provide a safe space. Alec looks forward to working with all students on their journeys at SJSU!