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August 2003 edition

Did you know?
Since joining the Big Sky Conference in 1996, CSUS volleyball has the best winning percentage (88-20, .815) among the league’s eight teams.

Alumni News

Kondos lecture and lithograph
Gregory Kondos, one of Sacramento's best-known artists and a CSUS alum, will give a free talk at the Alumni Center at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 23. In conjunction with this event, 200 limited edition signed prints of Kondos' "Life on the River" are being sold to benefit the University Library and the Alumni Association. The lithographs are available for $1,000. For more, call Emily Wilson at the Alumni Center at (916) 278-7718 or (800) SAC-GRAD.

Football pre-game activities

The CSUS Alumni Association will once again host pre-game parties before every home football game this fall. The parties feature different themes, food and entertainment. For game and ticket information, visit www.hornetsports.com. For more on pre-game events, visit www.csus.edu/alum or call (916) 278-6295 or (800) SAC-GRAD.


Campus News


Spring applications restricted
With heavy budget cuts of about 13 percent to the California State University system, CSUS is accepting applications for the spring 2004 semester through the end of August, but only for upper-division transfers, master’s degree students and education credential students. Other categories of students will need to apply for fall 2004. Full story.

New high-tech hub
CSUS has begun work on its long-awaited Academic Information Resource Center – a $17.3 million, 100,000 square-foot project that highlights the growing importance of information technology in higher education. The project is funded through Proposition 1A, a 1998 state measure providing funding for education facilities. Full story.

'Living wage' supported in poll
Californians overwhelmingly support the idea of a “living wage,” though they’re divided on the idea of paying more to support it, according to a new statewide survey developed by CSUS economics professor Suzanne O’Keefe and conducted by the Field Research Corporation. Full story.


Events

 

Alumni art exhibit
The Art Chapter of the CSUS Alumni Association holds its second Chapter Annual Membership Show Aug. 5-20 in the Else Gallery in Kadema Hall. Full story.


Sports

Schedules and more
Get complete schedules and coverage of Hornet Athletics at www.hornetsports.com.