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January 17, 2012


Sacramento Business Review will offer latest regional findings
The College of Business Administration, in partnership with the Chartered Financial Analyst Society of Sacramento, will release and present the latest appraisal of the local business scene and the 2012 economic forecast for the Sacramento area from 3-5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, at the Alumni Center. Published biannually, the Sacramento Business Review and Market Forecast is the most comprehensive, accurate and intellectually sophisticated analysis of our regional economy. The publication will be available in print and online.

Sponsors are Wells Fargo, CBRE, SMUD and the CFA Society. This issue, the publication’s seventh, includes updates and forecasts for sectors such as real estate, labor markets, banking, private and small businesses.

To RSVP for the event, click here.
Submitted by the College of Business Administration

Doctoral information session
The Doctorate in Educational Leadership Program will host a prospective student information session from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18, in Eureka Hall 329. The program, designed for working professionals, produces exemplary educational leaders for schools, community colleges, general education environments and community organizations. The information session will be hosted by the program director, Professor Carlos Nevarez, who will discuss the details of the program in depth. 

For more information, contact the Ed.D. office at 278-2282, email or visit
Submitted by the Doctorate in Educational Leadership Department

Career fair to help prepare students for future jobs
The Sacramento State Career Center will hold its annual spring career fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, in the University Union Ballroom. The fair will feature employers from the corporate sector, education, government agencies and nonprofits, and will be open to all students and alumni. Employers will be recruiting for full-time and part-time positions, student assistant jobs and internships.

Career fairs are a great way for students and alumni to meet with employers and learn about job and internship opportunities. Additionally, the fair will offer attendees the opportunity to network with employers and make company contacts.

The Career Center prepares students for a successful career fair by providing help with writing resumes, researching companies and identifying appropriate attire for meeting employers. For help in preparing for the fair, students may visit the Career Center during drop-in services 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

For more information, contact the Career Center at 278-5621 or
Submitted by the Academic Advising and Career Center

Farmers market survey
The Associated Students, Inc., Green Team is devoted to making Sacramento State a sustainable campus. As such, ASI hopes to implement a campus-based farmers market.
Please answer these survey questions to help us structure the farmers market to best serve your needs.
Submitted by Associated Students, Inc.

Student fee forms
The Student Fee Advisory Committee is now accepting 2011-12 Category III fee proposal forms. Executive Order 1054, governing fees, and the fee proposal form can be found here.

The Category III (materials, service and course fee) deadline is Friday, Feb. 10.

For questions regarding the fee process, contact Julie Carroll at or 278-7401.
Submitted by the Student Fee Advisory Committee

Stinger Crab Feed
Come show your support for Hornet athletics by attending the annual Stinger Crab Feed on Saturday, Feb. 4. The event will be at the Citrus Heights Community Center, with a social hour starting at 6:30 p.m., dinner at 7:30. Enjoy an evening of food, more than 100 raffle prizes and live auction items. Tickets are $50. All proceeds support student-athlete scholarships. Don’t delay in purchasing tickets – this event typically sells out.
Submitted by the Athletics Department

Faculty Senate schedule
The Faculty Senate schedule is now available online.
Submitted by the Office of Public Affairs and Advocacy

Testing Center hours
Testing Center hours are 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Makeup testing is available Mondays at 9 a.m. and Fridays at 9 a.m. or 1 p.m.
Submitted by the Testing Center

Entertainment Books
The University Staff Assembly is selling Entertainment Books for 2011-12 as a fundraiser to support staff programs on campus, including the Awards Luncheon and the Summer Picnic. The cost of the book is $30. For more details, contact Carolann Forseth at 278-6177.
Submitted by University Staff Assembly

Government professor in China on Fulbright scholarship
Professor James DeShaw Rae of the Department of Government is spending the year in China, courtesy of a Fulbright scholarship. His blog makes for interesting reading.
Submitted by the Office of Public Affairs and Advocacy

President Gonzalez continues updates
Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez will post updates on campus developments throughout the semester on his web page.
Submitted by the Office of the President

Watch for even more University news and videos
Sacramento State is filled with activities worth keeping up on – from outstanding teaching, learning and research to the arts, wellness activities and Hornet athletics. Stories and videos on University people, events and other news are available on Sacramento State’s news page, overseen by the Office of Public Affairs and Advocacy. And send your ideas for campus coverage to

Another option for publicizing an academic event or performance is the University’s digital sign network on campus. Submit your message to or
Submitted by the Office of Public Affairs and Advocacy
Sac State on Facebook and Twitter
Have you checked out Sacramento State’s official Facebook and Twitter pages? Managed by the Office of Public Affairs and Advocacy, the pages offer up-to-the-minute news and information on all things Sac State, from academics to athletics, the arts to student life. For the University’s Facebook page, go to To follow Sac State’s Twitter updates, go to!/sacstate.
Submitted by the Office of Public Affairs and Advocacy

Security quick tip
Do you have a social networking account? If you are on a social networking site, be mindful of what information you share. Hackers are always looking for information about you. Make it harder on them by posting only limited personal information.
Submitted by the Information Security Office

Human Resources

Catastrophic leave donation
Sacramento State employees may voluntarily donate to other employees up to a maximum of 40 hours of sick or vacation leave credits in one-hour increments each fiscal year. Bargaining Units 1, 10 and 11 may donate only up to 16 hours per fiscal year. If employees are interested in donating time, a form can be obtained here, by visiting the Human Resources Disability Leaves office in Del Norte Hall, Suite 3002, or by calling 278-3522.

The following employee has been approved for the Catastrophic Leave Donation Program:

Donna Danzeris from the College of Continuing Education


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