The magazine welcomes Dr. Edward Inch, dean of the College of Arts and Letters; and Nickolas Fletcher, a Communication Studies major. The dean discusses the college’s mission and its connection to the community through events such as U-Nite, the String Project and Second Saturday; and Fletcher shares his campus experiences and future goals.
Professor Joseph Palermo looks back on 1963, a year that changed American history. It was the year of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, the signing of the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech. Palermo is the author of In His Own Right: The Political Odyssey of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, and Robert F. Kennedy and the Death of American Idealism.
Theatre and Dance Chair Melinda Wilson Ramey talks about the rigors of balancing her department’s academic mission with the tremendous amount of work required to produce and perform in theater and dance pieces. Student Ure Egbuho shares her experiences of juggling the demands of performance with her other studies.
Sac State’s One Book Program is a campus-wide initiative involving all academic disciplines, class levels and members of the campus community. Each year, a book is chosen, and participants engage in discussions with the author and join in service projects that address social issues raised by the book. The magazine welcomes Sheree Meyer, associate dean for Undergraduate Studies and creator of Sac State’s One Book Program; and student John Kanemoto.
A music degree in jazz studies produces performers of unique versatility. During this segment, award-winning conductor Steve Roach and graduate student/musician Carlos McCoy share their thoughts about the Jazz Studies program, which offers jazz performance instruction, traditional concepts and a thorough grounding in music fundamentals.
Enjoy beautiful images of Sacramento State’s campus and the music of Camerata Capistrano, the University’s renowned baroque music ensemble. The ensemble is performing the works of composers who lived at about the same time as Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Camerata Capistrano been featured at the Berkeley Festival & Exhibition; Live at Mission Blue in Brisbane; the Chico Bach Festival at Chico State; and Sacramento’s Bravo Bach Festival.