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Current Edition: October 2014

Alumni News

Homecoming Festival and Football Game 
Saturday, Oct. 18 

Come one, come all to the Homecoming Festival and stay for the football game. This fun-filled festival features music by DJ Shannon McCabe, Kidz Zone activities by the Sacramento Children's Museum, caricatures and more! Planning to tailgate? Be sure a judge stops by for your shot at the coveted “Golden Spatula Award” for the best tailgate in the categories of alumni/community members and students.
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Additional Homecoming activities:
Are you a student? Check out the Student Alumni Association Homecoming week events
Golden Grads Reunion—Oct. 17—RSVP today!
Football vs Cal Poly SLO—Oct. 18—Buy your tickets now!

Alumni Mega Mixer—Hollywood 
Monday, Nov. 3 


You’ve been to mixers before, but we are sure you’ve never been to one like this. Join Hornet alumni as well as those from fellow CSU campuses at Madera Kitchen in Hollywood for a networking and mingling mixer like no other. It's a great way to meet many successful graduates! 
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Alumni Award Nominations 
Due Friday, Nov. 14 


Do you know an outstanding Sac State alumnus or alumna who goes above and beyond? Someone who makes a significant impact in their community or industry? If so, be sure to nominate them for the 2015 Distinguished Alumni Awards. The nomination deadline is quickly approaching for next year’s award ceremony. 
Submit a nomination

Black Alumni Chapter—making connections!

The chapter filled the room once again for their annual Student Welcome. There was food, trivia, prizes and lots of good information to get the students ready to tackle the year ahead! Read article and view pictures 

On Thursday, Oct. 16, the chapter will pay tribute to Sac State's black athletes at their Sports Recognition Dinner. Join the chapter to celebrate the successes of former athletes, enjoy delicious food, and most importantly, raise funds for the Black Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund. $30/person at the door.
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Biotech: Careers of the Future 
Tuesday, Oct. 14 


The Career Center invites interested alumni to attend a Biotech: Careers of the Future event. Attendees will hear from employers about the rapidly changing field and what they expect from professionals hoping to enter the industry.
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Annual fall Ski Swap
Sunday, Oct. 19 

Are you a skier or snowboarder? Come to the largest northern California college fundraising event, the annual Ski Swap. Hosted by the Sac State Snow Club, attendees can sell and buy used snow equipment, with some new equipment on hand at discounted pricing. 
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