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June 2003 edition
10,500 freshmen applied for admission to CSUS for last fall, up about
5,000 from five years earlier.
CSUS Alumni Theatre Project will present
The Illusion, a comedic
adventure adapted by Pulitzer Prize-winner Tony Kushner, June 13-29 in the
Shasta Hall Playwrights’ Theatre. Performances will be at
on June 13-14, 20-21 and 27-28, and
on June 22 and 29. Tickets are $12 general, $10 for CSUS Alumni
Association members, SARTA members and groups, and $5 for students, and
are available at the CSUS Ticket Office at (916) 278-4323 or at
President to arrive in July
Incoming CSUS President Alexander Gonzalez will officially take office on
July 7. During June he will make several trips to the campus for planning
and orientation. Inquiries for the new President may be directed through
Ed Del Biaggio, vice president for administration, at (916) 278-6312.
Student researchers honored
Two CSUS students won coveted awards at this month’s prestigious 17th
annual California State University Student Research Competition.
Along with mail from family and friends,
students at CSUS are now getting cards from campus for their 21st
birthdays. The hand-signed cards feature information about responsible
drinking and avoiding alcohol
As if finishing her graduate work and teaching
kindergarten weren’t strenuous enough, CSUS student Katherine Redcher
Bowling also found the time, strength and determination to win a gold
medal at the U.S. National Olympic Weightlifting Championships held May
elite at CSUS
2003 NCAA Men's and Women's Outdoor Track & Field Championships will be
June 11-14 at the A.G. Spanos Sports Complex at CSUS. During four days of
nearly nonstop action, past and future Olympians from the United States
and other nations will compete. Tickets are on sale. Details
African American history along the American River will be commemorated in
a Juneteenth celebration from 9:30 a.m.
June 14, at
State Park in Folsom. Activities will include: an open microphone for
poets, a Buffalo Soldier presentation, historical lectures and gold-mining
camp replications. CSUS is among the event's many sponsors.
year’s Hornet Bookstore Student-Athletes of the Year are Petra Abraham and
Hjalti Kristjansson. The two were chosen from among CSUS students who
earned student-athlete of the week honors during the year.
CSUS senior Tanner Makimoto is one of five players nationwide to be
named to the first team all-Independent golf team. Full
CSUS freshman center fielder Lindy Winkler has been named to the
Louisville Slugger/NFCA Div. I All-West Region Team. She's the first
Hornet to receive the honor since 1997.