1,500 Northern and Central California residents took the Oath
of Allegiance and became United States citizens during a 10
a.m. ceremony Wednesday, July 6 at Sacramento State’s
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A recent survey found that 85 percent of Capital Region residents
would recommend Sacramento State to someone planning to go to college,
with 9 percent saying they had no opinion or didn’t know.
Stayed tuned for news about "fan buses" heading down I-80
for the Sept. 3 football game vs. Cal. The 2 p.m. game at Memorial
Stadium will be the first between the two schools.
More: e-mail the Alumni Association at email@example.com
An exciting week of activities is being planned for Homecoming 2005.
It’s set this year for Sept. 26 to Oct. 1. Check the Alumni
Association website for updates: www.csus.edu/alum
For more or to volunteer: Linda Scott at (916) 278-4899 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alumni volunteers are needed to help with Homecoming and other events
such as the pre-game parties during football season; membership
recruitment; and marketing the Alumni Association. Positions are
open on a variety of Association committees.
More: (916) 278-6295.
Current trends mean California may not get the highly educated workforce
it needs to stay competitive, according to two new reports by the
Institute for Higher Education Leadership and Policy, a non-partisan
higher education policy research center at Sacramento State. Both
reports cite substantial differences in college participation rates
among different ethnic groups.
Penpals aren't just for hobbies anymore – teachers at both
Sacramento State and Florin Elementary are using this pastime to
encourage their students to write more often and have fun doing
it. The "Writing Partners" program has paired up penpals
from a Sac State freshman English class with third graders from
Florin Elementary School.
MBA in Placer
Sacramento State is taking another step toward a full-time presence
in Placer County. The University’s brand-new MBA for executives
program, the EMBA, will welcome its first class on the grounds of
PRIDE Industries in Roseville this September. Applications are still
being accepted, with another information session set for 5:30 p.m.,
Tuesday, July 26 at the Sacramento State Alumni Center.
More: (916) 278-6772 or cbaweb.cba.csus.edu/emba.
The “Empowering Singers” workshop at Sacramento State
this summer won’t be anything like an episode of “American
Idol.” Instead of berating its singers, it’s designed
to encourage. The workshop begins at 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 12
and continues at 8:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 13 and 14
in Capistrano Hall.
Cost is $300. More: (916) 213-0418
… Carrie Tennell
In honor of the 25th anniversary of the volleyball squad’s
1980 national championship season, Hornet Athletics is honoring
both the 1980 and 1981 squads (also national champions) at a Sept.
In our efforts to contact the members of those two teams, we have
been unable to find an address or phone number for Carrie “Bambi”
Tennell. If you have contact information for Tennell, please contact
head volleyball coach Debby Colberg at (916) 278-6427.