guide Jesse Kleinow gives prospective students the deluxe
tour of campus. Sac State is boosting its tour schedule as
part of enhanced recruiting efforts.
98 percent of Sacramento State’s tenured and tenure-track
professors hold either a doctorate or the highest degree in their
is Alumni Month
is plenty to do during the 2nd annual Alumni Month at Sacramento
State. For a complete listing, visit www.csus.edu/events.
April 6 - Distinguished Service Award dinner. RSVP by March 28
April 12 - Green and Gold Day. Show your pride by wearing green
and gold to work, play and school.
April 20 - Sac State Night at the River Cats. Join the crowd at
Raley Field in West Sacramento. Visit the Alumni Booth on the
concourse for surprises.
Apprentice" is coming to Sac State
“The Apprentice” will hold a special casting call—open
only to Sac State alumni, faculty, staff and students—from
1 to 3:30 p.m., Thursday, March 30 at the Alumni Center. Participants
must be at least 21. For more information and to download the required
application form, visit www.nbc.com/Casting/#apprentice.
Stars to be honored April 6
Reservations can be made until March 28 to attend the Distinguished
Service Awards, showcasing eight outstanding alumni. Those to be
Bertolucci, '50, Retired mortgage banker
Fenwick, '61/'71, District Administrator, Arden Park Recreation
and Park District
Jack Higdon, '52, Founder/Chairman of the Board, California Moving
Theresa Parker, '76, Executive Director, California Housing Finance
Rene Syler, '87, News Anchor, CBS News "The Early Show"
Randy Reynoso, '80, President/Chief Operations Officer, Placer
Sierra Bancshares and Placer Sierra Bank
Marilyn Hopkins, '70 Dean of the College of Health and Human Services,
will receive the Distinguished Alumni and Faculty Award. And the
rarely given Lifetime Achievement Award will go to William "Bill"
Campbell, III, '67/'70, Co-owner of Spare Time, Inc. and tennis
coach for Sac State Women's Tennis.
The reception and entertainment will begin at 6 p.m. with dinner
and program from 7 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $100 per person and tables
of eight and 10 are available. Sponsorship opportunities are available.
Call (916) 278-6295.
doctorate in the works
State will begin offering its first independent doctorate in educational
leadership in fall 2007. The program will provide advanced training
for administrators in elementary and secondary schools, and community
lit, on screen
Not everyone taking in Maurice Poe’s education class is actually
a student. Some aren’t even grown-ups. The Sacramento State
teacher education professor teaches Literature for Children to aspiring
teachers both in the classroom and as a televised broadcast throughout
the Sacramento Region. But the course’s opening act, “Story
Time” featuring award-winning storyteller and performer Francie
Dillon, has become must-see viewing for Sacramento-area children
and their parents.
MBA underway in Folsom
Dozens of Sacramento working professionals are returning to the
classroom in communities where they live and work to learn the skills
needed to become top executives through the new graduate business
degree program. The Executive Master's of Business Administration
degree program uses an accelerated pace so students can earn their
degrees in 15 months.
To celebrate Women’s History Month in March, Sacramento
State is presenting a range of events that highlight the achievements
of women and explore some of the pressing issues facing women
today. Most events are free and open to the public.
Photographic gems on display
A collection of some of the state’s most important historic
photographs will be on display at Sacramento State through June
24 in the University Library Gallery. The exhibit is part of the
annual Festival of the Arts.
Summer programs for kids
Animation, hands-on robotics, hiking trips and white-water rafting
are just a few of the ways kids can stay busy this summer at Sacramento
Sacramento State senior DaShawn Freeman, junior Alex Bausley and
freshman Loren Leath were named to the Big Sky all-conference men’s
basketball team. Freeman, who led the conference and ranks eighth
in the nation in steals (77), was also named the league’s
co-Defensive Player of the Year.
Football schedule announced
Games against Boise State and NCAA Div. I-AA playoff teams Cal Poly,
Eastern Washington and Montana highlight the 2006 Sacramento State
football schedule. The season will feature five home games and six
road contests beginning with the Sept. 2 match-up at Boise State.
offers Capital Classic
Sacramento State’s softball team will host the Capital Classic
tournament March 17-19 at the Sacramento Softball Complex.