Did you know?
CSUS has a resource base of about $322 million annually. About $194 million
- including $42 million in student fees - is from the state's general
fund. Much of the remainder is from gifts, grants, contracts and special
Member reception The CSUS Alumni Association will host a complimentary
wine-and-cheese reception from Wednesday, Jan. 22 to celebrate members who have joined
the association or renewed their memberships during September, October,
November and December. Members may bring a guest to this informal event,
which will be at the
YamshonAlumniCenter. Parking is free. For more
information or to RSVP, contact Kimberly Gomez at
or (916) 278-6295.
Distinguished Alumni Dinner
The CSUS Alumni Association's premiere town-and-gown event, the
Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner, is scheduled for
Thursday, March 6 at the
YamshonAlumniCenter. A reception for previous
award winners will be at
in the lobby of the
YamshonAlumniCenter, followed by the dinner
and program at
For an invitation or
more information, call Steve Black at (916) 278-6290.
Tackling binge drinking CSUS is one of the
beneficiaries of a $1.57 million grant program to address student binge
drinking and alcohol abuse. The project involves education, prevention and
enforcement strategies for the California State University's 23 campuses.
Student hosts A diverse group of CSUS students are
now representing the University at high-profile campus events and other
functions. The 14 new "student hosts" are responsible for sharing the
University's accomplishments with visitors and providing direction at
certain public events. They will give campus tours to visiting VIPs. And
they may be asked to work at off-campus events at which the University has
an important role.
Serna Center CSUS has created a new
research and cultural center focused on Latino issues. The Serna Center -
named in honor of the late Joe Serna Jr. and Isabel Hernandez-Serna - will
formally open in spring in the University Library next to the
Multi-Cultural Center.It will
promote research on Latinos in the Sacramento Region, and sponsor
lectures, conferences and other special events.
Celebrating MLK A gospel choir of
more than 300 will pay tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. as the grand
finale to a day of events in Sacramento. The massive choral event will
be held at 5 p.m., Monday, Jan. 20 in the CSUS University Union
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locally, thinking globally Representatives from
five nations will talk about the "The Global Environment in Sacramento"as
Melvin and Audrey Shore Endowed Lecture Series at CSUS, noon to 1:30
p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 4, in the University Union's Hinde Auditorium. The
lecture is free and open to the public.
CSUS freshman Margarita Karnaukhova received a No. 8 ranking in the
regional rankings of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) after
posting a 15-3 record in fall singles play. The Krasnovar, Russia native,
along with junior Ann Roslund, was also ranked No. 15 in doubles play.
Another great year
Fourth-ranked Stanford defeated CSUS in the first round of the NCAA
Volleyball Tournament in early December. The loss ended a
successful season for the team, which has now made five trips to the
NCAA tournament in the last six years. Full