how to win at life

ABA News - How to Win at Life

In March, Student Financial Services (SFSC), with volunteers from Accounting Services and other campus departments, held a "How to Win at Life" event in the University Union with the goal of increasing the financial literacy of participating students.

Students were challenged to see if they could "win at life" through a fun, educational game to gain a realistic picture of what their financial life after graduation might look like.

The event involved students rotating through various stations, each requiring decisions - life choices and/or monetary obligations that have financial impacts. Read more.

Mike Lee

Message from the VP

Over three years ago, President Alexander Gonzalez introduced Sacramento State's “Redefine the Possible” initiative, with a focus on transformation of the campus, through innovation and the marshalling of resources. ABA has taken this charge to heart. Today, more than ever, we are redefining the possible every day in the more.

'Fresh Steps' Wows

Staff development is a key component of ABA’s goals to support staff success, and ABA promotes and encourages staff to take advantage of opportunities available on campus as well more.

sac state earth day 2015

ABA Green News

On April 16, Sac State celebrated its second annual Earth Day, as vendors, students, staff, and volunteers participated in activities near the Library quad and all across campus.

According to the flier promoting the event, "This year's Earth Day promises more.


New Faces & Farewells

ABA welcomes, and says goodbye, to staff professionals within ABA.

The new hires fill critical positions, while we wish departing employees the best in their future endeavors. Read more.



Staff Spotlight

In each issue, the FOCUS Newsletter spotlights an ABA staff member whose work deserves mention. Recently, our spotlight explores ideas around "redefinition," asking how staff professionals have grown in their careers while working in ABA, and what "redefine the possible," Sac State's tagline, means to them. Read more.

ABA Awards & Recognition

1st place award

Reprographics Services was recognized with a first place award from the international Association of College and University Printers (ACUP) for a submission in more.


Behind the Scenes -

This spring, as Sacramento State celebrates its alums - April is traditionally Alumni Month - ABA not only recognizes department staff with degrees from Sac State, but those who are working hard to earn degrees as a way to redefine the possible.

This edition of Behind the Scenes focuses on a few of those individuals who are currently enrolled as students - here at Sacramento State, and elsewhere. We wanted to know about their motivations, their academic goals, the obstacles and challenges they must overcome, and how the pursuit of higher education is making a more.

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Alexander Gonzalez

Ming-Tung “Mike” Lee

Sarah Whyte

Andrew Stiffler
Sarah Whyte

Andrew Stiffler

Sarah Whyte

Bruce Clarke
Andrew Stiffler