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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Pelosi-Matsui event focuses on women's economic success

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Congresswoman Doris Matsui led a panel discussion at Sacramento State on Friday, Oct. 18, titled "When Women Succeed, America Succeeds: An Economic Agenda for Women and Families." The panel included Ginger Elizabeth Hahn, owner of Ginger Elizabeth Chocolates; LaShanya Breazell, community liaison with the Roberts Family Development Center; and Michelle Scott, chef at the St. John's Shelter Program for Women and Children. Matsui called the forum "an excellent opportunity to hear from women across the Sacramento region about the challenges they face."
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Construction Management team scores big at national competition

secondary story image Sac State's Construction Management team handily won the 2013 Associated Schools of Construction's inaugural Healthcare Preconstruction Competition on Saturday, Oct. 19, in the Chicago suburb of Downers Grove, Ill. Teams from seven universities across the country, including Purdue and Auburn, were tested on their ability to estimate and plan the conversion of a downtown Chicago medical building into a hospital.

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NPR's Maria Hinojosa gives lecture, tapes Latino USA at Sacramento State
Award-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa, host and executive producer of NPR's Latino USA and CEO of the Futuro Media Group, presented a guest lecture on "The Power of Latinos Now" on Tuesday, Oct. 15, at Sac State. She also taped a segment of Latino USA on campus - the first live-to-tape segment in the program's history.
Causeway Classic Blood Drive under way
Alumni, students, faculty and staff are invited to donate to the annual Causeway Classic Blood Drive & Bone Marrow Registry, which kicked off Tuesday, Oct. 22, in the University Union Ballroom. Donations made through Nov. 6 with the code L029 will add to Sac State's total and help the Hornets win the friendly competition with UC Davis for a third straight year.
Lecture to focus on stem cell cancer treatment
A free community lecture on Tuesday, Oct. 29, will focus on the potential for a long-term cancer cure by using the body's immune system to target cancer stem cells. The Regenerative Medicine Lecture will be at 6 p.m. in Sac State's University Union Ballroom.
Career fair to aim at helping veterans succeed
Sac State's Veterans Success Center will host its first veteran-specific career fair on Tuesday, Nov. 5, with representatives of major employers including UPS, AT&T and UC Davis Health Systems. The fair is part of Sac State's continuing commitment to serving those who've served.

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On TV:
Made at Sac State - The Video Magazine

Tune in (or set your DVR!) at 6:30 a.m. Thursday to KQCA My58 for the season finale, highlighting the College of Continuing Education. www.csus.edu/made/tv/
On Campus:
Almost, Maine theater production

Nine vignettes tell tales of romance and hilarity under the Northern Lights. Performances are Oct. 23-27 and Oct. 30-Nov. 3. Tickets: $5-$12 at the Sac State Ticket Office, 278-4323 or online.
On Campus:
Third annual Food Day

Cooking demonstrations, nutritional information and more will be offered as Sac State observes its third annual Food Day on Thursday, Oct. 24. More
At Home:
Hornet football vs. Montana

The Hornets' next home game is Saturday, Nov. 2, when they host Montana in a Big Sky Conference contest. Kickoff is 1:05 p.m. Tickets
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