State will unveil its new logo at a special campus event at
noon, Thursday, Sept. 1 in the University Union. The event
will feature free food, music and giveaways.
The new logo reflects the University’s leadership, great
teaching and sense of community. It and a new graphics package
will be used for Sacramento State publications, websites and
In a recent random survey of Capital Region adults, 85 percent
said they would recommend Sacramento State to someone thinking about
going to college. Applications
for Spring 2006 are now open.
Get on board the “fan bus” to UC Berkeley on Sept. 3
when the Hornets take on the Cal Bears for the first time. Seats
are limited, and reservations are required by Aug. 26. The trip
includes brunch at the Alumni Center at 10 a.m., round-trip bus
to the Memorial Stadium entrance and a reserved Section PP seat
for the 2 p.m. kickoff.
Tickets are $60. Call (916) 278-4899 to RSVP. For game tickets only,
call (916) 278-4323.
An exciting week of activities is being planned for Homecoming 2005,
Sept. 26 to Oct. 1. It starts with an Alumni Breakfast Club event
at 7:30 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 27, with alum John Saca talking about
“What’s ‘Up’ with Sacramento’s Skyline?”
The talk is free for Association members or $20 for non-members.
RSVP to (916) 278-6295.
Or come to town early for the 52nd Causeway Classic football game
with UC Davis on Sept. 24. It starts at 2 p.m. following a two-hour
pre-party at the Alumni Center.
For more or to volunteer contact Linda Scott at (916) 278-4899 or
Check the Alumni Association website soon for Homecoming updates:
Everyone’s invited to a Monday Night Football party hosted
by the Football & Friends Chapter of the Alumni Association
at 6 p.m., Monday, Sept. 12. Watch the Atlanta Falcons, coached
by Sac State alums, take on the Philadelphia Eagles.
Donations accepted. RSVP to (916) 278-4899.
Officials from Sacramento State and Sierra College announced new
agreements on student transfer programs and other projects in July
at a meeting at the Sierra College campus. In addition, the leaders
pledged to develop additional joint uses of facilities and to work
together to ensure their programs meet the evolving workforce needs
of the region.
The Sacramento State Art Alumni Chapter will put on its 4th Chapter
Annual Membership Show from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., July 26 to 28 and
Aug. 2 to 4, 9 to 11, and 16 to 18 at the Robert Else Gallery
in Kadema Hall.
Pan Am coach
Kathleen Raske, Sacramento State’s director of men’s
and women’s track and field/cross country, served as an assistant
coach for the United States at the 2005 Junior Pan American Games
in Windsor, Ontario. The games, which included 33 countries, took
place from July 29-31 at the University of Windsor.
tops in poll
A little more than eight months after knocking off Eastern Washington
in the Big Sky Conference Tournament championship match, the Sacramento
State volleyball squad is a unanimous choice to finish first in
the league’s preseason coaches poll. The team is the winner
of the last eight Big Sky Conference regular season and/or tournament
championships, and has not finished worse than second place since
joining the league in 1996.
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