ISSSSC News

New Executive Director Joins Institute for the Study of Sport, Society and Social Change

Akilah Carter-Francique said she never pictured moving to Silicon Valley as a step in her career trajectory, but when she saw the job posting for the executive director of the Institute for the Study of Sport, Society and Social Change at San Jose State University she had to apply.

2019-10-22T16:15:23+00:00September 4, 2019|

ISSSSC News

ISSSSC Partners with 49ers on LGBTQ+ Activism in Sport Town Hall

San Jose State University’s Institute for the Study of Sport, Society and Social Change and the San Francisco 49ers cohosted Words to Action: LGBTQ+ Activism in Sport May 29, at Levi’s Stadium 501 Club. During the event, Interim Provost Joan Ficke offered welcome remarks, followed by Harry Edwards, ’64 Sociology, ’16 Honorary Doctorate, who founded the Olympic Project for Human Rights at SJSU in the 1960s.

2019-06-03T18:49:57+00:00June 1, 2019|