DAY--A celebratory, though at times soggy, spirit
was on tap at Spring Commencement ceremonies on campus May
19 and 20. To view a slideshow of this year’s commencement,
Sacramento State remains one of the country’s best higher
education values. Our student fees of $1,640 per semester are among
the lowest in the nation.
your calendar for these alumni activities Sept. 29 to Oct. 7:
Friday, Sept. 29
Golf Classic, 1 p.m. Shotgun start, Woodcreek Golf Course, Rocklin.
Details: (916) 278-4263
Breakfast Club with Jerry Reynolds, 7:30-9 a.m., Alumni Center.
RSVP required to (916) 278-6295 or email@example.com
Grads Luncheon (Classes 1949-1957), 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Alumni Center.
Details: (916) 278-4899 or scottL@csus.edu
Honors Luncheon, noon-2 p.m., Alumni Center. RSVP to (916) 278-6295.
and Gold Gala, 5:30 p.m., University Ballroom. Details: (916) 278-4952
Parade, 11 a.m., Carlson Drive/River Park
Alumni Homecoming Village/Family BBQ, 3 p.m.-6 p.m., Alumni Center
Game, Hornets vs. Weber State, 6:05 p.m., Hornet Stadium
Interested in volunteering for the Homecoming Committee?
For information contact Linda Scott at (916) 278-4899 or scottL@csus.edu
fall, the University will celebrate its 60th year of instruction.
As part of the anniversary the Public Affairs office is collecting
memories from faculty, staff and alumni on “What I Remember
about Sac State...”
The information will be used in an upcoming Sac State Magazine
story, as well as other material tied to the celebration.
Submissions should be no longer than 250 words and can be sent by
e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
They should include the submitting party’s name, affiliation
to the University such as title and department, year of graduation
and major if applicable, and phone number/e-mail address for follow-up.
The deadline for submissions is July 7.
major receives President’s Award
second-ever President’s Medallion was awarded to Faythe Vollrath
during commencement ceremonies at Sacramento State May 19 and 20.
More than 4,300 students were eligible to cross the stage during
seven ceremonies held at Hornet Stadium and the Outdoor Theatre.
to honor Coach Clemons
A gathering spot for the Sacramento State football team in the new
Broad Athletic Facility will be named in honor of a beloved former
football coach. As the result of a $62,000 gift from alumni Gary
and Judy Quattrin, the football team lounge will be named in memory
of Ray Clemons.
Area’s Asian families face poverty
A new study by researchers at Sacramento State finds that one out
of every four Asian and Pacific Islander American families in Sacramento
lives below the poverty line, a rate more than double that of California
and the nation. Nearly 25 percent of Asian Americans in Sacramento
live in poverty compared to almost 13 percent of Asian Americans
in California and nationwide.
camps for children and teens
Peak Adventures is offering activities ranging from river walks
to whitewater rafting for youngsters from ages 9 to 18 at three
camps this summer.
Aspiring writers unite
Sacramento State’s annual Summer Writers' Conference, Aug.
18 to 20, will feature lectures and workshops by authors from
a variety of genres including John Lescroart, author of 16 novels
including Sunburn and Dead Irish, and Gail Tsukiyama.
Registration is available by calling (916) 278-4433, ext. 0.
shines at Championships
Sacramento State junior David Nichols capped an amazing season by
earning All-America honors in the men’s shot put at the 2006
NCAA Div. I Outdoor Championships held at Hornet Stadium June 7-10.
Nichols broke his own school record and became the first Hornet
to twice be named Div. I track and field All-America.
ends season at WAC tournament
Sacramento State’s season ended May 26 with a 14-9 loss to
Louisiana Tech in its second game of the Western Athletic Conference
tournament at Pete Beiden Field. The team made the tournament in
its first year of conference play.
star named PCSC Player of Year
Five Sacramento State softball players were named to the all-Pacific
Coast Softball Conference team, headlined by senior Lindy Winkler
receiving conference player of the year honors. Among the five selected,
three were named to the first team, the most first team accolades
for the Hornets since the 1995 season.