August 20, 2001
Hundreds of new students to hit campus
It's back to school time and to help
new students adjust, California State University, Sacramento
will host a "Hornet Welcome" Aug. 23-25.
In the wake of an expected record enrollment of nearly 27,000
students, Hornet Welcome is designed to give incoming freshman
a crash-course on campus life as well as help them feel comfortable
getting around Sacramento.
Hundreds of students have signed up to participate in Hornet
Welcome, which includes an on-campus job fair and informative
workshops on time management, personal finance, campus safety
and campus activities. There will also be social activities
that will give students a chance to mingle with other students,
faculty and staff, including a River Cats game, campus tours,
a BBQ, live entertainment, in addition to a carnival with
games, a DJ, prizes and more.
At 8 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 23 students living on campus will
begin moving into the residence halls. At 3:30 p.m. that afternoon
a New Student Convocation will be held in the University Union
Ballroom. President Donald R. Gerth will talk about the importance
of a university education and give an overview of CSUS and
its traditions. The CSUS football team will be on hand and
participating professors will be dressed in academic attire.
Participants in the orientation program will also learn about
the city of Sacramento. Students will be given tours of Sacramento
and a vendor fair featuring samples and information from local
merchants and eateries will be held at noon, Aug. 24 on the
For more information call (916) 278-6595. For media information
call the CSUS public affairs office at (916) 278-6156.
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