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April 16, 2007
vol. 13, no. 28

Photo: Artist rendering of The Recreation and Wellness Center Plans completed for new Rec Center
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ONE STEP CLOSER--Artist rendering of The Recreation and Wellness Center

For future engineers, altruism knows no bounds
Some students catch up on sleep during spring break. Some visit relatives. Some blow off steam at beach parties. And some build irrigation systems for small villages in developing countries.
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Ali Porbaha’s geoconstruction research earns President’s Award
Innovative technologies for ground modification and earthquake mitigation have been developed overseas for new construction or reconstruction of aging civil infrastructure systems. These technologies should be further developed and transferred for use in the United States, according to Civil Engineering professor Ali Porbaha. Porbaha is the 2006-07 recipient of the President’s Award for Research and Creative Activity.
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Omicron Chapter’s 20th anniversary a celebration of an honorable history
Sacramento State has many reasons to feel honored as it marks the 20th anniversary of Omicron, the University’s chapter of Phi Beta Delta, the honor society for international scholars. Phi Beta Delta is the nation’s first honor society dedicated to recognizing individuals who have demonstrated scholarly achievement in the areas of international education and exchange.
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Sacramento State says, ‘Hello, Carol’ as Channing salutes the arts
Broadway and film actress Carol Channing will join Sacramento State students for a special performance at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 27 in the University Theatre. And the stage legend is also planning to share a bit of her talent and wisdom at a master class for performing arts students from 3 – 4:30 p.m., Thursday, April 26.
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University loft living coming for Sacramento State students
The nearly completed Upper Eastside Lofts on 65th Street will soon be the newest Sacramento State student housing, campus officials announced.
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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

During the month of April, sexual assault awareness and prevention is examined throughout the United States. Sacramento State is doing its part to increase this awareness through a number of events on campus.
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Athletics program receives full NCAA certification
The NCAA Division I Committee on Athletics Certification announced that Sacramento State has successfully completed the Associations’ second cycle of athletics certification.
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Disability Awareness Day focuses on accessible technology

New Faces

Acclaimed author to speak on campus

Faculty Senate

Professional Activities

Monday Briefing

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Vanpooling is a great alternative commute mode. If you are interested in commuting to campus via a vanpool, please call Maryam Amiri at Enterprise Rideshare, (916) 480-4961. Additionally, information about CNG vans is available by calling the Department of General Services at (916) 327-1078.

For vanpool lists, please visit or call (916) 441-7074. You may also contact Alfredo Orozco, Employee Transportation Coordinator at or call extension 87527.

Bulletin Staff  
Graphic: Sacramento State LogoThe Bulletin is distributed on Mondays of the academic year. Campus news may be submitted by e-mail to Deadline for all materials is 10 a.m. on the Wednesday before publication. For more information call 278-6156.

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Carole Hayashino

Associate Vice President,
Public Affairs
Frank Whitlatch

Laurie Hall
Gloria Moraga
Kim Nava

Electronic Communications
Mark Konrad

Mary Weikert

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Photo: Lloyd "The Hornet" Snelson

Lloyd "The Hornet" Snelson
The Distinguished Service Awards are given by the Alumni Association each year to alumni and friends of the University in recognition of their contributions to the campus and the community. View Audio Slideshow of D.S.A recipients.

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Photo: Multicultural Night 4
Featured Event-Multicultural Night 4
Multicultural Night 4, a free annual event, will feature spoken word, fraternity/sorority stepping, poetry, comedy and cultural dancing. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 26 in the University Ballroom. Sponsors for the event include UNIQUE, Epsilon Sigma Rho, the Multicultural Center and Associated Students, Inc.

Campus Calendar of Events

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Men’s basketball signs college of the Siskiyous big man Justin Eller
The Sacramento State men’s basketball squad announced its first signee of the 2007-08 recruiting class with the inking of 6-8, 240-pound forward/center Justin Eller of the College of the Siskiyous, it was announced by Hornets’ head coach Jerome Jenkins. Eller will enroll as a sophomore at Sacramento State in the fall, and will have three years of eligibility with the Hornets.
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