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July 26, 2010


Annual report
The 2009-10 Annual Report on Budget, Expenditures and Financial Information is available at

The report includes detailed financial information and explains how the University uses resources to ensure greater opportunities for students. The University Budget Advisory Committee identified content and format elements that would be relevant to members of the campus community, and data were compiled by the University’s Budget Planning and Administration analysts. 

Contact the Budget Planning and Administration Office at 278-3909 if you have any questions about the report. 
Submitted by the Office of the President

Operation Backpack
The College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics is participating in Operation Backpack, a program sponsored by Volunteers of America that helps homeless and underprivileged children receive essential educational tools.

Faculty, staff and students from the College have provided 13 full backpacks, school supplies and $335 in donations for the project. Backpacks will be distributed to children in the Sacramento area.
Submitted by the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

HR relocation
The Office of Human Resources (Benefits; Disability Leaves; Payroll, Employment Services; Classification and Compensation; Labor Relations and Compliance; Training and Development and the vice president’s office) will move from Sacramento Hall to the third floor of Del Norte Hall (the old Bookstore) Tuesday, July 27. 

Human Resources will have the following schedule during the move:
Monday, July 26, no services
Tuesday, July 27, no services
Wednesday, July 28, no services
Thursday, July 29, limited services
Friday, July 30, limited services

The mail zip and telephone extensions for Human Resources will remain the same. 
Submitted by Human Resources

Faculty member honored
Sacramento State Psychology Professor Caio Miguel has been appointed to the editorial board of The Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior (JEAB). JEAB was founded in l958 and is the premier journal in the field of Behavior Analysis and one of the most respected publications in experimental psychology.

Miguel is also the editor-in-chief for The Analysis of Verbal Behavior published by the Association of Behavior Analysis International.
Submitted by the Psychology Department

Hornet fan bus
The Alumni Association will have a fully-equipped motor coach for the trip to Stanford Stadium where the Hornet’s football team will take on the Stanford Cardinals Sept. 4. Kick-off is 3:30 p.m.

The bus leaves the Alumni Center at 11 a.m. Complimentary beverages will be served during the trip and a tailgate party will be held at the stadium. Food will be available for purchase.

The bus will leave immediately after the game and should return by 9 p.m. Tickets are $55 for the game and the bus and $30 for the bus only. Seating is limited, and tickets must be purchased by Friday, Aug. 20. Call 278-6295 for ticket information.
Submitted by the Alumni Association

Lot closure
Contractors began excavation and paving work to the north end of Lot 7 Tuesday, July 6. The work is expected to be completed by Sunday, Sept. 19.

During construction:

  • Access to Parking Structure III via the main drive aisle will remain open.
  • The main entrance and exit to Lot 7 (south) will remain open.
  • Secondary access for Lot 7 (north) will remain open for access to Public Safety and the Art Sculpture Lab but will be closed to traffic through Lot 7.
  • The roadway and intersection in front of Public Safety will be closed.
  • The parking lot in front of Public Safety will remain open, but access will be via the entrances by El Dorado Hall and the Child Care Center.

For more information on the project, contact Todd McComb at 278-5183.
Submitted by Facilities Services

Football season tickets
Season tickets for the 2010 Hornet football season are available at or by calling T-Ante Sims at 278-2222. Alumni, faculty and staff can purchase tickets for $50.

The Hornets open the season with an away game against Stanford Sept. 4. The home opener is Sept. 11 against Western Oregon. Other home games include Weber State, Montana State and Portland State. Homecoming is Oct. 9 against Northern Colorado. The annual Causeway Classic is Nov. 20 at UC Davis.

Fans purchasing season tickets will have the first opportunity to buy tickets for the Stanford and UC Davis games.

To download a season ticket order form, visit
Submitted by Intercollegiate Athletics

Human Resources

Summer workshops

Planning Ahead – Pre-Retirement Death Benefits

9-10:30 a.m. August 3
University Union Forest Suite
To register for either workshop, visit

Estate Planning 101
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sept. 8
Alumni Center
To register, visit

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, 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 at, or visit the Human Resources Disability Leaves office in Sacramento Hall 162 or call 278-3522.

The following employees have been approved for the Catastrophic Leave Donation Program:

Lorena Solis, Human Resources
Keith Thompson, Facilities Services  
Jody Gayvert, Criminal Justice
Monica Patterson, Reprographics (may only accept vacation leave donations)
Patricia Thiel, Admissions and Outreach

Computer security tip
The safest and most secure way to ensure your files are backed up is to use a shared department drive or your personal U drive. These drives are located in a secure location and are routinely backed up.
Submitted by Information Resources and Technology


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