In the News

Dr. Mosupyoe and Nelson MandelaBoatamo Mosupyoe’s first encounter with the former South African president and longtime Apartheid prisoner was in Oakland.


Speech at the Cathedral
Nelson Mandela 95th birthday celebration.


Wayne Maeda
Wayne Hisashi Maeda, who taught for 40 years at CSU Sacramento, passed away peacefully at his home in Sacramento on Feb. 27. He was 65.


Dr. Mark Gregory
The Curse of Quon Gwon, the oldest Asian American film in existence, screened Oct. 22 at the University Theatre. The movie has personal meaning for Mark. It was produced and directed by his great-aunt, Marion Wong, and stars his grandmother, Violet Wong. Mark’s great-grandmother and an aunt also are in the movie.


Maya Soetoro Ng
Dr. Maya Soetoro Ng (sister of President

Barack Obama) speaks at a large gathering
at Sac State. The event was co-sponsored
by the Ethnic Studies Department.
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Frank Lapena
Sacramento State hosted a two-day American

Indian History Symposium with the theme,
“Guardians of Knowledge - Guardians of the Past.” Frank LaPena, emeritus Professor of Art, Ethnic Studies and former director of Native American Studies at Sacramento State, gave permission to use one of his paintings titled "The Guardians" for the symposium’s theme. Click here for story

Professor Alexandre Kimenyi Memorial Scholarship
October 11th, 2013

Preliminary Program California Indian Conference and Gathering
October 2nd, 2013

Major PBS series "Latino Americans" to premiere nationally
September 17th, 2013

11th annual covening the congress of african people
September 14th, 2013

Prescribing more doctor diversity
August 18th, 2013

South African CSUS professor discusses Mandela's legacy
July 29th, 2013

Consumnes River professor Mukantabana named Rwanda's Ambassador to the U.S.
July 23th, 2013

Dr. Mosupyoe speaks at NELSON MANDELA BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION AT GRACE CATHEDRAL
July 7th, 2013

Dr. Boatamo Mosupyoe's interview about Nelson Mendela on Capital Radio
July 1st, 2013

Sacramento State Professor Remembers Meeting Nelson Mandela
June 26, 2013

Wayne Meada, Historian of Ja Experience in Sacramento Region passed away at 65
March 1, 2013

Screening has a special meaning for Sac State Professor
October 31, 2012

Sac State Program Serves a Community in Need,
October 3, 2011

Ethnic Studies Faculty Support One Book Scholarship Awards
June 2011

Ethnic Studies celebrates 40th anniversary
April 27, 2010

Local Latina women interviewed by Sac State University College Assistance Migrant Program freshman in Conversaciones partnership.
April 27, 2010

Sac State honored "With Distinction"
March 4, 2010

Former Sac State professor is "Local Hero"
May 6, 2009

Sac State announces teaching and service awards
April 27, 2009

President’s sister to speak on campus
March 9, 2009

Sacramento State hosts American Indian Symposium
February 20, 2009

University receives community engagement award
February 11, 2009

Principal honored for reading program
June 11, 2008

Faculty members open hearts and homes to children overseas
December 17, 2007

Post-genocide Rwanda’s successes and struggles
focus of University conference
October 25, 2007

“Americana Indian” exhibit spotlights erroneous
perceptions of Native Americans
September 26, 2007

Campus unveils new Tea Room and Garden
June 5, 2007

Digital archive highlights Matsui’s efforts for WW II internees
February 18, 2007

Study finds Asian Americans in Sacramento face high poverty rates
May 23, 2006

Rumsey gift to Sacramento State to benefit Native American studies
February 9, 2006

Value of clichés in language topic of Livingston Lecture
September 28, 2005

Cameron Wedding helps students recognize biases
April 20, 2005

Ethnic studies effort expands
Nov. 8, 2003