bright job outlook awaits the more than 3,500 students who
were eligible to cross the stage at Winter Commencement ceremonies
at Arco Arena last month. Full story
Wireless Internet access is available in and around 24 campus buildings,
as well as outdoor areas such as the Library Quad. A complete list
of accessible locations can be found at www.csus.edu/wireless/locations.stm.
are now available for Life Member Scholarships established by the
Sacramento State Alumni Association. The Association will award
eight $1,000 scholarships to incoming, continuing and graduate students
for the academic year 2006-07.
For application criteria and information, contact Larry Augusta
or call the Alumni Association at (916) 278-6295. Completed applications
are due April 1.
The Alumni Association is seeking new Board of Directors members
to volunteer beginning July 2006. The board meets monthly to conduct
the business of the Association.
To submit your name or nominate someone, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
or call Dawniela Hightower at (916) 278-3862.
is on the way
Eight alums have been selected to receive the Alumni Association’s
Distinguished Service Award on Thursday, April 6. Details are posted
on the Alumni website at csus.edu/alum. The reception and dinner
honoring these outstanding alums will be held at the Alumni Center.
To receive an invitation, contact the Alumni Relations office at
or call (916) 278-6295.
job market awaits Winter grads
The campus Career Center predicts a solid job market for Sacramento
State graduates who received their diplomas at Winter Commencement
ceremonies in December. A survey by the National Association of
Colleges and Employers shows businesses are expected to hire 14.5
percent more new college graduates in 2005-06 than they hired in
shows interest in Village
The campus community gives a “thumbs up” to the idea
of University housing close to campus. Nearly 70 percent of faculty,
staff and administrators who responded to a recent University Enterprises
survey said they would be interested in the proposed University
Village project south of campus.
earn trips to Europe
In the past year, four of Sacramento State’s best and brightest
professors have been chosen to represent the University in several
countries around the world. They are the recipients of Fulbright
Scholarships and will travel to Romania, Germany, Russia and Ukraine
to give students and faculty an American perspective in their respective
Luther King Jr.
Sacramento State will host a pair of January events to celebrate
the legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. The 23rd
annual inspirational breakfast, ‘‘A Call to Action:
Live the Dream,’’ will be held Mon., Jan. 16. And
the musical And the Dream Goes On!, will open Friday,
Jan. 6, and continue with Thursday and weekend performances through
by Robert Morrison will be featured in the show "Tongues:
The Half-Life of Morphine and Lepidopterous Shame,"
The edgy, contemporary art of Robert Morrison, known for incorporating
sound into his minimalist, sculpted-steel pieces, will be featured
in "Tongues: The Half-Life of Morphine and Lepidopterous
Shame." The show’s run will continue Feb. 1 to 11 at
the University Library Gallery.
years of Lenaea
More than a thousand aspiring young thespians are expected to
take part in the annual Lenaea Festival. The three-day workshop
of one-act plays, scenes, monologues, songs, workshops and special
presentations by high school students celebrates its 50th anniversary
in 2006. The festival will run January 27-29. Weekend and day
passes are available.
magazine names Hornet to all-star team
Sacramento State freshman defender Jeff Buddenbohn was named to
the College Soccer News 2005 all-Freshman first team. The
first-year player made an immediate impact on the Hornets’
back line, starting 16 of 17 matches.
championships earn travel award
SportsTravel Magazine named the 2005 NCAA Division I Men’s
and Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships the Best
Collegiate Multi-Sport or Multi-Discipline event of the year. The
championships took place at the Hornet Stadium and were co-hosted
by Sacramento State and the Sacramento Sports Commission.
players sign letters of intent
The Sacramento State football team has signed three junior college
players to National Letters of Intent. The trio is comprised of
quarterback Tim Brockwell, fullback John Alanis and center Kyle
Leitzke. All three will enroll at the University prior to the spring
semester and will have two seasons of eligibility remaining.