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March 2003 edition
Did you know?
CSUS will soon get nearly $21 million in infrastructure upgrades from the
$13 billion education bond approved by state voters in November.
Come to the Cabaret
Chapters of the CSUS Alumni Association will stage “Theatre Night at CSUS”
beginning at 6
p.m., Saturday, March 29. The evening will start with a buffet dinner and
silent auction in Shasta Hall from 6-7:45 p.m., followed by a special
performance by the theatre and dance department of the musical “Cabaret.”
For more information or to make a reservation, contact Linda Scott at
or (916) 278-4899.
seminar on retirement planning will be hosted by the CSUS Alumni
Association from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Thursday, March 13 in the Yamshon Alumni
Center. It will focus on investment strategies for a secure retirement,
and will feature Michael Lee, a certified public accountant and lecturer
in the CSUS accountancy program. To reserve a space, contact
firstname.lastname@example.org or (916)
Three candidates have been named finalists for the presidency
of CSUS. Current President Donald R. Gerth
is leaving the presidency
after 45 years with the CSU system.
The candidates are
Alexander Gonzalez, president, California State University, San Marcos;
Karen S. Haynes, president,
Houston-Victoria; and J. Clark Kelso, director, Governmental Affairs
Programs and Capital Center for Government Law and Policy, University of
the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, and Chief Information Officer, state
of California. They will individually visit campus the week of March 3,
with public forums scheduled from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
CSUS President Donald R. Gerth will recognize
professors Cindy Colinge, electric and electronic engineering, and Kimo Ah
Yun, communication studies, for their outstanding research in the fields of technology
and communication. The award presentation and talks by the recipients will
be at 4 p.m., Thursday, March 13 in the University Union’s Hinde
Workplace fashion confusion
Ever been inappropriately dressed at work or a
business function? If you answered "yes," you are not alone; if you
answered "no," you may be wrong.
According to a study by CSUS marketing professor
Dennis Tootelian, nearly two-thirds of Americans have felt inappropriately
dressed at a business or a social function and more than two-thirds are
uncertain about the differences among business attire, business casual and
casual dress in the workplace.
U.S. education leader
Secretary of Education Rod Paige will discuss current challenges in
elementary and secondary education at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 12 at
the CSUS Steven Yamshon Alumni Center. Tickets are $15 general and $5 for
students, and are available at the CSUS Ticket Office at (916) 278-4323. Full
American Indian experiences are voiced in the music of Ulali, an a
cappella trio that will bring its unique sound to CSUS, Tuesday, March 11,
at 7:30 p.m. in the University Union Ballroom. Full
Annual arts fest
annual CSUS Festival of the Arts, April 3-12, features a variety of local
and international artists, authors and performers. Highlights include a
rare look at more than 40 works representing virtually the entire career
of internationally acclaimed artist and CSUS alumnus Wayne Thiebaud and a
performance by the Guarneri String Quartet. Full
The CSUS softball team swept a doubleheader with Nevada and extended
its winning streak to a Div. I program-best 10 games in late February. Full
Scoring with books
More than 100 CSUS student-athletes are scheduled to participate in
the annual “Read Across America” on March 3. The athletes are scheduled to
appear at 15 Sacramento-area schools.
Baseball ticket deal
CSUS baseball is
offering a "Weekends at the Park" nine-game ticket package. The games
begin March 29. The cost of
package begins at $36 per person for nine games, and there's also a family
package, which includes two adults and two children for $90 for nine
games. For details, call (916) 278-4590.