PARKING MADE EASY--A
student takes advantage of the “courtesy parking”
offered at the new Parking Structure III, which opened at
the start of the spring semester. For a fee, drivers in a
hurry can drop off their cars with an attendant.
Martin Luther King Jr. spoke on campus in 1967. More than 7,000
students came to hear him speak.
the buzz about? Have breakfast with us and find out. The Alumni
Breakfast Club will present alumnus Sotiris Kolokotronis as the
third featured speaker of this season's series at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday,
March 13. Hear about the exciting infill projects that are revitalizing
the urban landscape of Sacramento.
The event is free to Alumni Association members and a guest, $10
for non-members. RSVP is required by Friday, March 9. Contact Linda
Scott at (916) 278-4899 or e-mail email@example.com.
us for CSU's Alumni Legislative Day on Monday, March 19 as CSU alumni
leaders, campus representatives, donors and friends gather at the
Capitol to meet with policymakers and their staffs. Interested Sac
State alumni are encouraged to participate.
The day concludes with a joint reception for all 23 CSU campuses
and their alumni at the Sacramento Convention Center from 5 to 6:30
p.m. Participation in Legislative Day is not required to attend
the reception. RSVP by March 12 to Linda Scott at (916) 278-4899
or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
1 is the deadline to apply for a Life Member Scholarship. Undergraduate
and graduate students may apply for the $1,000 awards. Applications
may be downloaded from SacStateAlumni.com or by e-mailing email@example.com.
Career help for alums
Make plans to attend the free Career Boost 101 from 6 to 7 p.m.
Thursday, March 22 at the Alumni Center.
The Sacramento State Career Center offers services designed especially
for alumni. Career Boost 101 is an opportunity to find out how it
might help you revive your career. The evening will be informative
and jam-packed with quick-tip tools.
Seats are limited and RSVP required by March 20. Contact (916) 278-4899
or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
to honor alumni
Join the University and the Alumni Association to honor 12 outstanding
alumni as they are awarded the Distinguished Service Award. The
annual reception and dinner is Thursday, April 12 and is one of
the premiere events of April’s Alumni Month. The award is
given for recognition of the honoree’s contribution to their
community, career and Sacramento State.
For more information, contact Linda Scott at (916) 278-4899.
State has developed a new digital archive focused on the late Congressman
Robert T. Matsui’s leadership in gaining redress and reparations
for Japanese Americans interned during World War II. The online
collection features video clips, photographs, speeches and more.
Study: Policies hurting
community college students
report, authored by researchers at the Institute for Higher Education
Leadership and Policy at Sacramento State, finds policy focus on
improving college access unintentionally inhibits student success.
It also says that students who attend college full time are four
times more likely to succeed than those who attend part time.
Students present research
Sacramento State students showcased their research at the California
State University Honors Consortium Conference last weekend at Fresno
State. It was the first time the new Sacramento State Honors Program
has been represented.
in the Hat’ center stage in Seussical
magical world of Dr. Seuss comes to life on stage, as Sacramento
State's Department of Theatre and Dance presents Seussical the
Musical, at the University Theatre, Shasta Hall, March
9 to 25. Seussical, which debuted on Broadway in 2000,
is based on 14 of Dr. Seuss' memorable classics combined into one
of Indian music
World Music Festival continues as renowned Indian classical artists
Ravikrian and Tarun Bhattacharya perform Sunday, March 11 at the
Music Recital Hall in Capistrano Hall. Ravikiran, hailed as the
Mozart of Indian music, will perform on the chitraveena, a slide
instrument considered to be a cross between the north Indian sitar
and the Hawaiian steel guitar, representing the South Indian Karnatic
win track title
The Sacramento State men’s track and field team finished first
at the 2007 Big Sky Conference Indoor Championships, securing the
first team title in school history. Prior to this year’s meet,
the Hornets had never finished higher than sixth at the league indoor
Sophomore gymnast Marina Borisova scored 39.350 to tie the school
record in the all-around and help lead Sacramento State to victories
over San Jose State and UC Davis on Feb. 23 in San Jose. The Hornets
scored a season-high 193.700 in the win.
in Arena Football
Four former Sacramento State football players appeared on opening
day rosters for the 2007 Arena Football League season. Aaron Garcia,
Fred Otis Amey, Eddie Canonico and Brandon Smith all began the League’s
season on March 4 representing, respectively, the New York Dragons,
Austin Wranglers, Las Vegas Gladiators and San Jose Sabercats.