April 27, 2009
Sacramento State Bulletin

Campus Announcements

Campus hosts reception for retiring members
University President Alexander Gonzalez and senior administrative staff will host a reception honoring retiring University employees 3-4:30 p.m., Monday, May 4, in the University Center Restaurant. The campus community is invited to attend the event. Those interested in attending should call the RSVP line at 278-4040.
Submitted by Human Resources

Leadership scholarship
The Serna Center is accepting applications for the Bustos Family Leadership through Service Scholarship. Students can receive $1,000 for the fall semester.  Scholarship qualifications and applications can be viewed at the Center's website,
For more information, call 278-4512.
Submitted by the Serna Center

Lecture on Sacramento politics
Sacramento Bee columnist Marcos Breton is the Serna Center’s Seminar Series speaker, 12:30-2 p.m., Thursday, April 30, in the University Union Summit Room.

Breton's lecture is titled "Sacramento Politics: There Will Be Blood," and is a discussion of the past and future of Sacramento politics. The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, visit the Center's website at
Submitted by the Serna Center

WAC retreat
Writing Across the Curriculum invites full and part-time instructors to attend a free one-day retreat focused on teaching reading and writing skills 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday, Aug. 24, in the Alumni Center. Topics include designing reading and writing assignments, sequencing assignments, teaching reading and writing as a process and peer response. Breakfast and lunch will be served. RSVP to Dan Melzer at or call 278-6925.
Submitted by the English Department

Multicultural event
Epsilon Sigma Rho Fraternity Inc., UNIQUE Programs and Associated Students, Inc., will sponsor the sixth annual Multicultural Night 7-9 p.m., Thursday, April 30, in the University Union Ballroom.

There will entertainment, performances and activities. It is free and open to the campus community.
Submitted by Epsilon Sigma Rho Fraternity Inc.

New hours
Beginning Monday, April 27, the offices of Staff Employment, Classification and Compensation and Training and Development will be open to the public 8 a.m.–3 p.m., Mondays through Fridays. The offices are located in Sacramento Hall, room 173. The lobby office in room 173 will remain open for mail drop off and pick up 3-5 p.m.

Employees who need to conduct business with those offices between 3 and 5 p.m., can contact staff members by telephone, e-mail or by appointment. Questions regarding this schedule should be directed to Elizabeth Redmond, interim associate vice president for Human Resources, at 278-4488.
Submitted by Human Resources

An exhibition of pinhole photography, runs April 27 through May 1 in Kadema Hall’s Witt Gallery. There is a closing reception from 5 to 8 p.m., Friday, May 1 in the gallery. The photographs are organized by students of Art 163 Pinhole Photography.
Submitted by the Art Department

Sac State Night at the River Cats

Tickets are available for the third annual Sac State Night at the River Cats Thursday, May 7 at 7:05 p.m., when the Pacific Coast League Champion River Cats take on the Reno Aces.

Tickets are on sale at the Recreational Sports Office located on the first floor of the University Union. Tickets are $7 each, or $5 each in groups of 10 or more.  For information, call the Recreational Sports Office at 278-4111.
Submitted by the Recreational Sports Office

Human Resources

Catastrophic leave donation program
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, 8, 10 and 11 may only donate up to 16 hours per fiscal year. If employees are interested in donating time, a donation form can be obtained at, or by visiting the Human Resources Disability Leaves office in Sacramento Hall 162, or by calling 278-3522.

The following employees have been approved for the Catastrophic Leave Donation Program:
Janelle Robinette, Nursing
Julie Bradley, Math Department
Wandarah Anderson, Division of Social Work
Michael Wilson, Economics
Misty Sisneros, Community Engagement Center
Scott Flack, Facilities                       
Joseph Small, Reprographics


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