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Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Sac State will host 2014 Track & Field Championships

Sacramento State has been chosen to host USA Track & Field's 2014 National Outdoor Championships. The meet, attracting the nation's top male and female track athletes, will take place June 26-29 at Hornet Stadium. The project is slated to include a major upgrade to the stadium track. Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, who appeared with Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez at an Oct. 29 press conference announcing the plans, summed it up perfectly: "Track is back!"
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Veterans Success Center delivers for those who have served

secondary story image Sac State's vibrant Veterans Success Center is assisting hundreds of men and women who have served their nation. In addition to helping vets get their GI benefits, navigate the admission process and register for courses, the center works with student veterans on accessing campus resources, getting involved in leadership activities and transitioning into the civilian world. This year, the commitment has included a first-ever vet-specific career fair on campus. Meet some of our successful vets and the dedicated staff who serve them.

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Sacramento State celebrates Food Day
The third annual Food Day at Sacramento State brought top food professionals from throughout California and Anna Lappé, a nationally known expert on food systems, to campus in October. Food Day is a movement to encourage healthy, affordable and sustainably produced food, as well as better food policies. | Plus: Envisioning California Conference talks food issues
Prof headed to Finland as Fulbright scholar
Communication Studies Professor David Zuckerman has been awarded a Fulbright Specialist Program grant to teach international communication for five weeks at the University of Jyvaskyla in Finland.
Engineering prof to deliver prestigious lecture
Sue Holl, chair of Sac State's Mechanical Engineering Department, has been chosen to deliver this year's Livingston Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 7. She will focus her talk on creating an innovative engineering curriculum for the future.
Design-build team qualifies for nationals
The Construction Management team representing Sac State's student chapter of the Design-Build Institute of America is headed to Las Vegas as the top-scoring finalist in DBIA's national design-build competition after winning the Western Pacific Region.

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On Campus:
Two Causeway Classics

The annual gridiron grudge match with UC Davis, which concludes the Hornets' regular football season, is Saturday, Nov. 23. Kickoff is at 3:30 p.m. Tickets
Plus: Wednesday, Nov. 6, is the last day to contribute at a local BloodSource center to the Causeway Classic Blood Drive. Let's win the trophy for a third year! More
On Campus:
One Book author lecture

Kristen Iversen, who wrote the One Book selection Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Shadow of Rocky Flats, will speak at the University on Nov. 12. More
On Campus:
The Can-Can! An Offenbach Celebration

Enjoy a night at the opera with songs and arias by Jacques Offenbach, the king of melodic comedy. The sopranos start singing at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16. More
On Campus:
Che Guevara and the Dispossessed

The mythic persona of Che Guevara is revealed in this hypermedia production written and directed by Sac State Professor Roberto Pomo; Nov. 14-17 and 20-24. More
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