Our Donors

Arwen A. Lange

Arwen A. Lange

The Archimedes Scholarship was founded by Lester H. and Beverly J. Lange, Arwen Lange’s grandparents. Beverly, an alumna of the Chemistry Department (1948), and Lester, alum of the Math Department (1948) was also Head of the Mathematics Department, 1961-1970, and...

Bradford F. Baron

Bradford F. Baron

Robert and Ellen Baron were esteemed members of the San José State University community. Their life long involvement with SJSU is honored through this scholarship. Bob Baron earned his bachelor’s degree in Education (1951) at San Jose State College, as well as his...

Donn A. Burch

Donn A. Burch

Donn Burch is a 1972 Business degree graduate. Donn worked to put himself through school, and by working, felt he missed out on the college experience. Donn hopes that through his scholarship giving he can give some students at least part of the experience he missed...

Dr. William and Shirley George

Dr. William and Shirley George

Florence L. and J.D. Bishop were farmers from Iowa who moved to California in 1979. The Bishops valued education and encouraged their children to pursue professional careers. Shirley George (daughter) worked as a Registered Nurse for 40 years, 33 of those with Good...

Mary S. Auvil

Mary S. Auvil

Mary Auvil received her master of arts in 1964, majoring in Art. Kenneth Auvil, Mary’s husband was a professor of Art (1956-1998). Both Mary and Kenneth shared a love for art and a deep caring for San José State. Mary established this scholarship in memory of...

Paul N. Anderson

Paul N. Anderson

Elaine S. Anderson received her master’s in science from San José State and later a Ph.D from Brigham Young University. Elaine taught in the Counselor Education department at SJSU for 22 years. Elaine’s husband, Paul, established this endowment in her memory.