April 18, 2005

Alumni Month to feature Latino alumni banquet

Sacramento State will present the annual Latino Alumni Chapter Scholarship Banquet at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, April 30 in the Alumni Center. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. The event is part of Alumni Month activities at the University.

Special guests will include Marcy Valenzuela, anchor/reporter for KOVR 13, who will serve as master of ceremonies; and Jose Perez, publisher of the Latino Journal, who will be the evening’s keynote speaker. Two Sacramento State professors, Jorge Santana, Spanish, and Andres Rendon, Sociology, will be honored for their contributions to education and the community. The chapter will also present two scholarships to current Sacramento State students. The evening will also include a dinner followed by a dance.

The Latino Alumni Chapter was established in the spring of 2002 as part of the Sacramento State Alumni Association and seeks to develop professional relationships, provide scholarships to financially disadvantaged students, recruit new members through social events and encourage continued education.

Tickets are $50 per person or $500 for a table and may be purchased by calling (916) 747-9164. Media assistance is available by contacting University public affairs at (916) 278-6156.

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