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Week 3: February 1–3
Wed. 02/01 | Thurs. 02/02 | Fri. 02/03
(L-R) Susan Ellenberg and Matt Mahan. Photos courtesy of Jennifer Malutta
President Teniente-Matson attended celebratory events for local elected officials, including Susan Ellenberg’s swearing in as President of the Santa Clara Board of Supervisors and Mayor Matt Mahan’s inauguration.
Photo: Irene Adeline Milanez BA Journalism ’25
She delivered opening remarks at the College of Social Sciences Spring Research & Advocacy Showcase.
Photo: Robert C. Bain
As part of SJSU’s Weeks of Welcome events, the president gave welcome remarks at the second Lunar New Year Celebration, hosted by the Center for Asian Pacific Islander Student Empowerment and supported by the MOSAIC Cross Cultural Center and Associated Students.
Photo: Robert C. Bain
On Friday, President Teniente-Matson showed her support for National Wear Red Day with students and staff at the Wellness Center.
Week 4: February 4–12
Photos courtesy of Melissa Anderson
President Teniente-Matson traveled to SJSU’s closest neighboring CSU to the south, California State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB), to celebrate the investiture of Vanya Quiñones, CSUMB’s first Latina president.
Week 5: February 13–19
Photo: Jim Gensheimer
The president attended the collaboration-launch meeting between SJSU’s HonorsX team and the Healthy Development Community Clinic (HDCC) at Oak Grove High School in San José. She welcomed HonorsX and HDCC faculty and students from across disciplines with inspiring remarks to kick off the event.
(L-R) Visiting Scholar Dr. Sergio Ortiz, SJSU President Teniente-Matson, Mexican President Consul General Alejandra Bologna, SJSU Provost Vincent Del Casino. Photo courtesy of Zaynna Tello
On Friday, she met with Mexican Consul General of San José Alejandra Bologna Zubikarai and visiting scholar Sergio Ortiz to discuss potential partnership opportunities with Mexico.
Week 6: February 20–26
Wed. 02/22 | Thurs. 02/23 | Sat. 02/25
Left: President with members of the student Spartan Racing team (L-R) Damion Chau, Alyssa Froelich, President Teniente-Matson, Clarence Choi, Ashwin Viswesvaran, Patrick McGowan, Aaron Hylton. Right: President with members of the College of Engineering (L-R) President Teniente-Matson, Assoc Dean Xiao Su, Dean Sheryl Ehrman (crouching), Assoc Dean Nicole Okamoto, student Saket Metrani, student Ismet Gurleroglu, student Rafael Padilla Perez, student Timothy Tan, Materials Engineering Prof. Ozgur Keles
Left: President with members of the College of Science (L-R) President, MS student Rajiv Iyengar, MS student Raymond Hess, alumnus and Lecturer David Santiago, student Decklin Byrd, student Juan Pablo Chavez, student Abigail Ramirez Right: ISB tour.
President Teniente-Matson began visiting and acquainting herself with each of SJSU’s colleges, further orienting herself to the campus through listening to the community. She met with the Dean, faculty and student researchers at the Colleges of Science, including a tour of the Interdisciplinary Science Building, which will open in summer 2023. She also visited the College of Engineering, meeting members of the Spartan Racing team as well as faculty and staff.
Photos: Robert C. Bain
The Office of Student Involvement hosted “Pizza With the President” in the Student Union, where students could informally drop in to grab a slice and meet with President Teniente-Matson.
Courtesy of Scott MacDonald
President Matson attended the men’s basketball game against Boise State and received a custom basketball from Jeff Konya at halftime.