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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Sac State emerges as national power in engineering competitions

Sacramento State has won a triple crown of sorts in student engineering competitions this fall - with the crowning jewel being Construction Management's national design-build victory Nov. 6 in Las Vegas. (The winning team is pictured.) In October, another Construction Management team topped a regional health care preconstruction competition in Chicago; and most recently, a Civil Engineering squad won first place in an area structural-design event. The University's engineering program has become a national power, handily beating out higher-profile universities.  Story and photos
Plus: Capital Fellows is once again among top 10 internships
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Alumnus earns California Teacher of the Year honors

secondary story image Alumnus Timothy Smith has been named one of five California Teachers of the Year and has been selected as the state's representative in the National Teacher of the Year competition. Smith, who works in the Elk Grove Unified School District, received his bachelor's degree in mathematics and his teaching credential at Sacramento State, and is in his first semester in the University's iMET (Internet Masters in Educational Technology) graduate program.

More News Highlights Coming Up
University seeks input on a Strategic Plan
Sacramento State is set to launch a new strategic plan to help shape the University's future. Programs, technology, student housing, facilities and the way Sac State interacts with the community at large will be reviewed. For more information and to share input, students, faculty and staff, alumni and community members can visit the Strategic Planning website.
Sac State plans tribute to José Montoya
A poetry reading to honor professor emeritus and activist artist José Montoya, who died Sept. 26, will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, in conjunction with a Dec. 11-Jan. 12 exhibit honoring Montoya at the Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento.
10th annual Rock Auction set for Friday
If you're looking for something special for a gift this holiday season, how about a one-of-a-kind rock? Sacramento State's Geology Club will have more than 150 samples of rocks, gemstones and fossils available at its 10th annual Rock Auction, 6-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, at the Alumni Center.

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At Home:
The 60th Causeway Classic

Hornet football concludes its regular season with the annual rivalry game vs. UC Davis. Kickoff is 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23. Tickets
On Campus:
Run to Feed the Hungry

The Thanksgiving Day event starts at the J Street entrance to Sacramento State, beginning at 8:35 a.m. Runners raise funds for local families in need. Details
On Campus:
Revisiting the recall

The movie Born to Run (a.k.a. Gubernatorious) offers a humorous look at the 2003 gubernatorial recall. The film will be screened at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21. Plus: a discussion featuring some of the candidates. More
On Campus:
Piano Series

The series continues with Adam Neiman at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, in the Music Recital Hall. Tickets
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