The Rocci G. Pisano Collection consists of faculty service awards and commemorative flags collected by Dr. Rocci G. Pisano,
Professor Emeritus at San José State University. After teaching biology at San José State for thirty years, Dr. Pisano dedicated
the later half of his life to public service by presiding over many public works committees, including the commission for
the celebration of the United States Bicentennial. This collection represents Dr. Pisano's legacy as a professor and a contributor
to the development of the city of San José.
Dr. Rocci G. Pisano (1911-2003) was an Associate Professor of Biology at San José State University from 1946 to 1976. He received
degrees from Santa Clara University, San José State University, U.C. Davis, and he received his doctorate in Education from
Stanford University in 1954. In addition to teaching, he also served as a faculty advisor to the Alpha Phi Omega fraternity.
.417 linear feet
Copyright is assigned to the San José State University Library Special Collections & Archives. All requests for permission
to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Special Collections. Permission for publication
is given on behalf of the Special Collections & Archives. Copyright restrictions may apply to digital reproductions of the
original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.
The collection is open for research.