Crowd Pleaser – Herky the Hornet
entertains the crowd at a Hornet basketball game. The men’s
and women’s teams are just starting their Big Sky
The 23-campus California State University system, which includes
Sacramento State, has an estimated $13.6 billion economic impact
on California. And there are now 1.7 million CSU alumni living and
working in the state.
up-to-date information about the Alumni Association and alumni-related
events, visit www.csus.edu/alum.
You'll find sections on news, events, merchandise and much more.
And new features are coming. If you have ideas, we’d like
to hear them. Contact Alumni Relations at (916) 278-6295.
for scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students are now
available. The scholarships are made possible by life members of
the Alumni Association through the Life Member Scholarship Fund.
Seven scholarships were awarded for the current academic year.
Details: Linda Scott at firstname.lastname@example.org
or (916) 278-4899.
University’s annual Distinguished Service Awards Banquet is
set for Thursday, April 14 at the Alumni Center. The event recognizes
outstanding alumni who have made a difference in their communities,
to their professions and to Sacramento State. Recipients will be
named Feb 1.
Details: (916) 278-6295.
Graduates, family and friends packed Arco Arena in late December
for Sacramento State’s Winter Commencement ceremonies. Our
photographers captured the excitement in this slideshow.
Croaking on pesticides
New research by a Sacramento State professor indicates that frequently
used pesticides – including types that were once thought to
be relatively benign – may be linked to the widespread disappearance
of California frog populations.
J. Sullivan Jr.
Sullivan - ‘Dean of Deans’
William J. Sullivan Jr. – the longest-serving dean at Sacramento
State – died in early December at the age of 63. He was fondly
referred to on campus as the “Dean of Deans” in recognition
of his seniority.
Congressman Matsui mourned
The campus community at Sacramento State is mourning the loss of
U.S. Rep. Robert Matsui, a longtime supporter of the campus and
advocate for the entire Sacramento Region. Rep. Matsui died on Saturday,
Jan 1. at Bethesda Naval Hospital.
The kick-off event for the regional remembrance of Martin Luther
King Jr. will come to Sacramento State this year when the University
hosts an inspirational breakfast event in honor of the famed civil
rights leader 8 a.m. to noon., Monday, Jan. 17, in the University
Union Ballroom. The event will include choir and solo musical
performances, dramatic presentations and speakers along with a
full breakfast buffet.
Sacramento State women’s basketball team will host Kids’
Day, sponsored by Pepsi, on Saturday, Jan. 8, when the team plays
visiting Wyoming at the Hornets Nest. The game tips off at 2:05
p.m., and tickets are $5 adults, $3 children ages 2-17 and free
for Sacramento State students. After the game, head coach Dan Muscatell
and the Hornet staff will hold a free basketball clinic for boys
and girls under 13 years of age.
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