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CSUS, in cooperation with UC Santa Barbara, has one of only 10 public
history doctorate programs in the nation.
A round-the-world journey through the music of Rodgers and Hammerstein
is the theme of "Simply Enchanting," the CSUS Theatre Alumni Chapter's
spring fundraiser. The original musical revue will be performed at 8 p.m.,
Saturday, Feb. 8, and 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 9 in the University Theatre.
A $15 donation, $5 for students, is requested. Proceeds benefit the Gerard
A. Larson Memorial Endowment and Scholarship Fund. Tickets are available
at the door. For more information visit
Distinguished Alumni Dinner
The CSUS Alumni Association is acknowledging several alumni for their
contributions to the University and the community. The 17th annual
Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner is
6:30 p.m., Thursday, March 6 at the Steven Lee Yamshon Alumni Center.
Tickets to the awards dinner are $75 per person and $600 for a table of
eight. Reservations are due Tuesday, Feb. 25 and can be made by calling
So many students ...
CSUS and the
California State University system as a whole reached record enrollment
this year, reflecting increased demand from the large group of children
born to Baby Boomers,
known as "Tidal Wave II." CSUS enrollment reached an all-time high of
28,558, up from 26,923 the previous year. The CSU system, meanwhile, grew
to 406,896 students, up from 388,605. Full
A daylong Global Business Education Symposium
will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 11, in the University Union. With the theme
“Government in the Global Economy,” the event will feature Lon Hatamiya,
secretary of the California Technology, Trade and Commerce Agency, along
with a provocative panel discussion by regional trade officials and
representatives on “California’s Economy in the Global Market Place: Is
Government Doing the Right Things?”
The event is free.
For more, visit
For information and registration, contact Ken Chinen at 278-6882 or
Sacto economy sputtering
December marked the seventh straight month of
negative job growth for the Capital Region, with state budget troubles and
possible tax increases dimming prospects for a quick turnaround, according
to the quarterly CSUS Forecast released by the California Institute for
County Government at
CSUS. The report also said the local economy is hurting from uncertainty
about the national economy and the possibility of military action in the
area residents can hear world-class performers in a small, intimate
setting during this spring's New Millennium Concert Series at CSUS. All
concerts will be in the Music Recital Hall in Capistrano Hall.
The series features
four concerts, including the Guarneri String Quartet, who subscription
ticketholders can meet at a special post-concert reception. Tickets are
$15 to $25, or $60 for the series. Call (916) 278-4323. Full story
Black History Month
planned a series of events in February in observation of Black History
Month. The month kicked off with an early visit by Ed Gordon of "BET
Tonight" on Jan. 30. Other highlights include a dance performance by Step
Afrika USA on Feb. 6, and poetry and commentary by "Cosby Show" actor
Malcolm-Jamal Warner on Feb. 20. Call (916) 278-6101. Full
CSUS students, faculty and staff are taking on the award-winning play
"The Vagina Monologues" to raise funds for the CSUS Women's Resource
Center and the SHARE Institute. Performances are at 8 p.m.,
Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 13-15 at the University Theatre in Shasta Hall.
Tickets are $8 for students, $15 for general admission and $10 for groups
of 10 or more. Call (916) 278-4323. Full
This 2003 NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track and Field
Championships will be at CSUS June 11-14 at Hornet Stadium. For four days,
track and field athletes from around the country will represent their
schools in one of the sport’s most exciting events.
Tickets to the event are now on sale through the CSUS Ticket Office. Call
Sophomore Stefanie Aeder and freshman Kimiye Narasaki were each named
Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Gymnast of the Week after the first two
weeks of the 2003 gymnastics season. Aeder was named on Jan. 12 and
Narasaki shared the honor with Flora Bare of UC Davis on Jan. 19.
Baseball opens with 2-0 sweep
CSUS baseball team combined for 20 runs and 22 hits as the Hornets swept
Oregon Tech (9-1, 11-3) in a doubleheader to open the 2003 season. It is
the first time the team has begun a season 2-0 since 1991.