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information forums for seniors
Society of Sacramento State - a learning community for seniors - offers free
fall forums on an array of topics such as community development, politics,
culture and health. All forums will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. on Fridays at
various locations throughout the University. More forums will be scheduled
and announced later in the semester. Updated schedules and new forum listings
can be found at the Renaissance Society's website at www.csus.edu/org/rensoc.
State's 'Destination 2010' Program" kicks off the fall semester with
speaker President Alexander Gonzalez, who will discuss the vision and plans
for the University on Sept. 9 in the University Union Hinde Auditorium.
facing the Hmong people will be discussed in "The New Hmong Refugees: Dealing with the Clash
of the Hmong and Western Cultures," Sept. 16 in Mendocino Hall 1003.
Speaker May Xing Ly is the current executive director of the Hmong Women's
Heritage Association, which provides educational and social services to Hmong
families in Sacramento.
and CEO of the Sacramento Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce Matthew Mayhood
will speak at the forum "Issues and Opportunities in Metropolitan Sacramento: Fostering
Regional Growth and Economic Prosperity," Sept. 30 in the Hinde Auditorium.
events in Iran will be addressed in "Iran's Presidential Election:
What is the Legacy Left by Khatomi, the Former President" on Oct.
7 in the Hinde Auditorium. The speaker, Sacramento State professor Bahman
Fozouni, traveled to his native Iran this past summer for the election.
future of journalism will be the topic of "What is the Future of American Newspapers? What Happens
to Freedom of Information, Freedom of the Press?" on Oct. 14 in the
Hinde Auditorium. The speaker will be Rick Rodriguez, executive editor of
the Sacramento Bee.
Tim Hodson, executive director of the Center for California Studies at Sacramento
State, will discuss issues surrounding political redistricting on Oct. 21 in
Mendocino Hall 1005. He is the former staff director of the California Senate
Elections and Reapportionment Committee and is recognized as a top expert on
Oct. 28, educational psychologist Alice Jacobs will show how seniors can
sharpen their memory in "Memory Can Get Better as We Age: Use it or Lose It!" Jacobs
serves on the California State Department of Human Services Senior Wellness
and Prevention Task Force. The location will be announced.
For more information on forums and schedules, contact the Renaissance Society
at (916) 278-7834 or visit www.csus.edu/org/rensoc. For media assistance, contact
the Sacramento State Public Affairs office at (916) 278-6156.
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