Saturday, June 18, 2016 is the date for the 24th Annual Awards Banquet and Convocation Ceremony of the Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI). The event will take place at the Student Union Ballroom (upper level) at San Jose State University, One Washington Square, San Jose, California.
The program begins with the Alumni Association meeting at 4:30 pm. Wine tasting at 5:30 pm. The dinner program begins at 6:30 pm. Keynote speaker is scheduled to be Brian P. Kelly, California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA). Norm Mineta will be present for photo ops. We will be honoring the candidates for the Master's Degree program, as well as the recipients of other awards, including the MTI Alumni Association's Alumnus or Alumna of the Year.
Parking can be found at the 10th Street or 7th street garage as well as Lot 4 at 10th Street and San Antonio. See map below.
If you would like to attend, please contact Viviann Ferea [firstname.lastname@example.org] and let her know the names of everyone attending in your group, along with each person's menu choice. Please indicate if you have special meal requests such as vegan, gluten-free, etc. In addition, please specify if you would like to sit at the alumni table. The menu choices are:
Honey Mustard Glazed Chicken
Honey Mustard Glazed Chicken Breast served with Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Seasonal Vegetables Medley
Red Wine Braised Short Ribs
Red Wine Braised Short Ribs served with mashed potatoes, Seasonal Squash Medley
Zucchini Cakes (Vegetarian)
Pan seared Zucchini Pancakes with Creamy Lentil Rossoto and Pomodoro Sauce
Tickets are $50.00. To pay in advance, online with credit card, follow this link. Choose the box for "Other Purpose" and enter MTI General Account in the text box. When you arrive at the ground floor of the Student Union Center, check in with Registration to to get a name badge, which will have a color coded meal ticket.
If you have any questions in advance of the event, please contact Viviann Ferea [email@example.com].
Completing the Master of Science in Transportation Management (MSTM) at the Mineta Transportation Institute is an achievement indicating dedication and commitment to teamwork, academic inquiry, and technical mastery of complex topics. Congratulations to all of our graduates.
See below for links to pictures and programs from the convocation ceremonies over the years. If you have photos to add, please contact us (firstname.lastname@example.org).