Behind the Scenes - Exceeding Expectations of Small Businesses and Disabled Veterans Business Enterprises

According to the California Department of General Services (DGS), there are approximately 19,945 certified Small Businesses and 1,913 Disabled Veteran Businesses in the state of California. But did you know, that Sac State is a leader in sponsoring these businesses?

During the 2001-2002 state legislative sessions, SB 1045 was passed and signed into law, which...read more.


Message from the VP

Dear ABA Staff Professional,

It has been a whirlwind of a fall semester, and I know many in ABA are looking forward to a well-deserved holiday break. This is the time of year when we celebrate family, both at home, and here at Sacramento State. It is also a time when we are thankful for the opportunities we have, and for our relationships with others. Read more.

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Earlier this year, Reprographis Services partnered with the Roberts Family Development Center (RFDC) on a project that touched the lives of over 600 students. The project: a collaborative scholar works booklet, containing information about the RFDC’s Freedom Summer program...read more.

Green News


The Bioconversion and Agricultural Collaborative (BAC) Yard is a new facility here at Sac State that is dedicated to helping our University "close the loop" and turning portions of our campus' waste into gold! Read more.

Awards & Recognition























The relaunch of the ABA Appreciation Blog thus far has been great! We have seen an increase in traffic and heard some great interactions between staff. Please keep using the tool and encourage your team members to do the same.

At the All Staff Professional Meeting in November, we conducted our first raffle...read more.

 

Staff Spotlight

In each issue, the FOCUS Newsletter spotlights an ABA staff member, or members, whose work deserves mention. In this edition, we focus on the Zone Management Program, which includes four staffers who help oversee the entire campus. They have provided answers to the following questions as a group. Read more.

Tech Tips

Did you know there is a Sac State app for your smartphone? Did you know it could help you find your next parking spot?

Relaunched with new technology in spring 2014, the Sac State app quickly became one of the must-have additions to every faculty, staff, student, and visitor of Sacramento State. Read more.

Season of Giving

With the holidays just around the corner, many charities ramp up their campaigns in a hope to receive donations, and this year is no different. ABA has involved itself in multiple campaigns this year, as the giving spirit is hard to resist!

On November 28, Sacramento State held its annual “Giving Tuesday” event, sponsored by the Sacramento State Alumni Association. As their website states...read more.

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