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  • eBay, Adobe, Apple, Facebook, Cisco, Intel, Google orkut “ When large numbers of entrepreneurs, financiers, engineers, designers, and other smart, creative people are constantly bumping into one another inside and outside of work, business ideas are more quickly formed, sharpened, executed, and – if successful – expanded. The more smart people, and the denser the connections between them, the faster it all goes.” Richard Florida, “Where the Brains Are,” The Atlantic Monthly , p.35-36 Octobre 2006 Florida goes on to say that, “The local cultures of most, if not all, means metros [his name for SV type communities] have facilitated the establishment of many loose connections among people of diverse talents, lifestyles and social circles (as opposed to a few tight connections within homogenous groups). They are socially tolerant and open to new ways of thinking. Job switching is common, as is periodic unemployment, and free agents find plenty of common spaces in which to work and meet. The soup is continuously stirred, an newcomers are assimilated easily.” (pp.36, “Where the Brains Are). “ For a variety of historical reasons – the presence of great universities is usually one – the means metros already have a high concentration of highly talented people. And as more such people are added, their multiplier effect on growth seems to keep increasing. That’s true not just for economic growth in the aggregate, but for individual incomes and opportunities as well.” (R. Florida, “Where the Brains Are).
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  • International gateways overview 2010

    1. 1. San Jose State University International Gateways October 2009 Karen O’Neill, Director Studies in American Language International University Studies
    2. 2. What makes SJSU different? <ul><li>California Location </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Silicon Valley </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Variety of Programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For students, professionals, groups </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Nationally Ranked University </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lucas College of Business </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Davidson College of Engineering </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. Welcome to Northern California <ul><li>San Jose… </li></ul><ul><li>centrally located to experience Northern California’s best attractions. </li></ul><ul><li>300 days of sunshine and 15.5▫ C. </li></ul><ul><li>ranked among the top ten Most Livable and Safest Large Cities. </li></ul>
    4. 4. Silicon Valley : Vibrant Technology Center <ul><li>More than half of the adults hold a college degree. </li></ul><ul><li>Leads the nation in patent generation. </li></ul><ul><li>Headquarters for more than 1,000 Major High Tech Companies within 40 km from the SJSU campus. </li></ul>
    5. 5. A program for every purpose High School Student, Italy College Student, Korea College Student, Japan Economist, Russia Professional, Vietnam Teacher, Japan College Student, Germany Doctor, Korea College Student, Iran Business Professional, Brazil
    6. 6. International Gateways at SJSU <ul><li>Academic and TOEFL Prep (ATP) </li></ul><ul><li>American Communication and Culture </li></ul><ul><li>Business Professional </li></ul>Studies in American Language International Gateways 3- 17weeks <ul><li>Semester at SJSU </li></ul><ul><li>Global Studies Certificate </li></ul><ul><li>MBA Prep </li></ul>International University Studies 9 /17 weeks <ul><li>Undergraduate degrees </li></ul><ul><li>Graduate Degrees </li></ul><ul><li>MBAs </li></ul>degree programs 1-4 years <ul><li>One credit classes </li></ul><ul><li>TOEFL Waiver to private universities and community colleges </li></ul>university courses San Jose State University 1 – 2 years <ul><li>Internships </li></ul><ul><li>Optional Practical Training </li></ul>global success Silicon Valley 1-2 years
    7. 7. STUDIES IN AMERICAN LANGUAGE <ul><li>Founded in 1975, CEA Accredited </li></ul>
    8. 8. Studies in American Language SAL Today/ Success Tomorrow <ul><li>Business and Professional Communication (BPC) </li></ul><ul><li>Immerse yourself in Silicon Valley business culture </li></ul><ul><li>Visit local businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Meet industry professionals </li></ul><ul><li>American Communication and Culture (ACC) </li></ul><ul><li>Experience California summer and American culture </li></ul><ul><li>Build fluency and confidence </li></ul><ul><li>Join weekly field trips </li></ul><ul><li>Academic and TOEFL Preparation (ATP) </li></ul><ul><li>20 hours of intensive English language instruction per week </li></ul><ul><li>Concurrent enrollment in regular university classes for advanced students. </li></ul><ul><li>Over 20 elective courses </li></ul>
    10. 10. International University Studies <ul><li>MBA Preparation (MBP) </li></ul><ul><li>GMAT Preparation, Business Case Studies, Presentation Skills </li></ul><ul><li>TOEFL (PBT 530/ CBT 197/ iBT 71) score required </li></ul><ul><li>Application workshops and advising for grad schools </li></ul><ul><li>Semester At SJSU (SAS) </li></ul><ul><li>Study1 or 2 semesters at SJSU and earn credits without formal admission </li></ul><ul><li>Global Studies Certificate </li></ul><ul><li>TOEFL (PBT 530/ CBT 197/ iBT 71) score required </li></ul>
    11. 11. SAN JOSE STATE UNIVERSITY <ul><li>Founded 1857 </li></ul>
    12. 12. The California State University System <ul><li>23 campuses across California </li></ul><ul><li>Over 417,000 students </li></ul><ul><li>Over 46,000 faculty and staff </li></ul><ul><li>Largest and most diverse university system in the country </li></ul><ul><li>Over 1,800 Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree </li></ul>
    13. 13. San José State University <ul><li>Founded in 1857, the first institution of public higher education in California. </li></ul><ul><li>Total enrollment is ~32,000 over 25,000 undergraduates 6,500 graduate students </li></ul><ul><li>Student to faculty ratio is 18:1 </li></ul><ul><li>100% of full-time faculty with Ph.D. or terminal degrees </li></ul>SJSU Library
    14. 14. SJSU Points of Pride <ul><li>Ranked among the top 10 public universities in the west that offer bachelor’s and master’s programs. </li></ul><ul><li>Top Rated Engineering Programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer Engineering ranked #1 in the nation for public Master’s degree </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Industrial/ Manufacturing Engineering ranked #5 in the nation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer Science is ranked #8 in the nation and #32 in the world </li></ul></ul>
    15. 15. Student Services and Campus Life SJSU International Gateway Programs
    16. 16. Lively and Convenient Downtown Location - located in Downtown San Jos é . - close to San Jos é Mineta Airport, museums, parks, and theaters Less than 1 hour to San Francisco, Berkeley, beaches SAL Classroom Building
    17. 17. Transportation SJSU students enjoy unlimited rides on Valley Transit Authority buses and Light Rail.
    18. 18. Housing Options <ul><li>On campus Residence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Campus Village </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Joe West </li></ul></ul><ul><li>International House </li></ul><ul><li>Homestays </li></ul>
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