FUTURE SCIENTIST? -- Courtney
Charriere, 10, prepares to test an egg's ability to survive
a second-story fall during an Academic Talent Search engineering
class on campus. The program, which offers fun and challenging
courses for sixth- through ninth-graders, is celebrating
its 25th anniversary.
Sac State ranks among the nation's leaders in granting degrees to
ethnically diverse students. The June issue of Diverse: Issues in
Higher Education ranked the University 27th nationwide for the diversity
of its graduates.
Reynolds for breakfast
Alumni Association kicks off its 2006-07 Breakfast Club series
on Tuesday, Oct. 3 with a familiar voice. Jerry Reynolds, best
known as the TV voice of the Sacramento Kings, will be the guest
speaker at the Homecoming week breakfast at the Alumni Center.
starts promptly at 7:30 a.m. and concludes at 9 a.m. This event
is free to Alumni Association members plus one guest, and $10 for
non-members. Reservations are required and seats are limited.
to (916) 278-6295 or email@example.com.
the Sacramento State Alumni Association Saturday, Oct. 7 from 3
to 6 p.m. for this Homecoming 2006 event. The entire community is
invited. The fun will be in and around the Alumni Center, located
on the south side of campus next to Hornet Stadium. There will be
food, live music and dance performances, and a 'Kidz Zone' with
games, a jump house and face painting. Outside the Alumni Center
the Alumni Village will feature chapter groups, Colleges and departments,
and local vendors.
Are you an alumnus of the class of 1956, 1981,
1986 or 1996? This is your year. Let the Alumni Association know
you are coming to the Festival to receive a gift and special Homecoming
Day discounts. To reserve your reunion package call (916) 278-6295
or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, Oct. 2.
to the hills
State students who live in Placer County will soon be able to take
some business classes close to home. The new offerings at the Sierra
College Roseville Gateway Center begin in the fall.
and Gold Gala returns
Mark your calendar for this year’s Green and Gold Gala: An Elegant Evening of Art, Music and the Unexpected, Friday, Oct. 6 in the University Union Ballroom on campus.
Sac State President Alexander and Gloria Gonzalez will host the event which will pay tribute to philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad. For tickets and more information, call (916) 278-7043.
Volleyball the preseason favorite
After winning last year’s Big Sky Conference regular season and tournament championships, the Sacramento State volleyball team was a unanimous choice to win this year’s title in the league’s preseason coaches’ poll—the fourth time in five years Sacramento State was selected the preseason favorite.
Follow football north
Travel packages are available for fans to travel to football games at Boise State and Montana. Trips include a seat on the team’s chartered airplane as well as a ticket to the game.
Annual golf tourney
The annual Stingers’ Homecoming Golf Classic will take place on Friday, Sept. 29 at the Woodcreek Gold Course in Roseville, Calif. The tournament is hosted by the Stinger Athletic Association, which is the primary fundraising arm for the Sacramento State Athletics Department.