State hosts the first of three straight NCAA Track and Field
Championships June 8-11 at the Alex G. Spanos Sports Complex.
Sacramento will be the first site to host the event in successive
years since Marquette University in 1944-45.
Sacramento State’s economic impact on the surrounding
region is $930 million, which sustains more than 16,000 jobs. For
more on the impact of Sacramento State and the entire 23-campus
CSU system, visit www.calstate.edu/impact.
There’s still time to submit applications for the Alumni Association’s
$500 and $1,000 Life Member Scholarships, which are due by May 15.
The scholarships are for incoming, continuing, graduate, and continuing
graduate students, and will be granted this summer for the 2005-06
academic year. They’re made possible by donations from the
association’s life members.
Details: Larry Augusta at firstname.lastname@example.org
or Linda Scott at email@example.com.
Hall of Fame event
Alumni Football & Friends Chapter of the Alumni Association
will hold a reunion at 6 p.m., Friday, May 20 at the Alumni Center.
This year’s gathering will include the induction of new members
to the Hornet Football Hall of Fame: Tony Corbin, Gregg Dockweiller,
Ken Gardner, Rod McMasters and Daimon Shelton. Jim Boras will be
receiving the Cornerstone Award and Darren Arbet, head coach of
the Arena Football League San Jose Sabercats, will be honored with
the Alumni Coach Award. It’s been three years since the last
Tickets are $30. for reservations, contact Linda Scott at (916)
278-4899 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
week of activities is being planned for Homecoming 2005. It is set
this year for Sept. 26 to Oct. 1, but gets an early start with the
1980-81 National Champion Sac State women’s volleyball team
celebrating a 25th anniversary reunion over Causeway Classic weekend,
For more or to volunteer: Linda Scott at (916) 278-4899 or email@example.com.
One-stop shopping for environmental expertise is the goal of a group
of Sacramento State scientists. The new Center for Regional Environmental
Science and Technology, or CREST, brings together 17 scientists
from the departments of Biology, Chemistry, Economics, Environmental
Studies, Geography, Geology and Mathematics to apply their collective
research expertise to real-world scientific problems, especially
in areas like water quality, air quality and ecology.
Sacramento State's library is about to enter the business of scholarly
publishing. But rather than create books to fill library shelves,
this press will publish "digitally" via the World Wide
Web, a faster, more cost-effective way to disseminate academic resources
to a worldwide audience. The press is the first of its kind within
the California State University system.
Fully one-third of Capital Region residents are seriously thinking
about relocating because of high housing costs, with most saying
they would leave the state altogether, according to a new survey
by researchers at Sacramento State. That's 8 percent higher than
other surveys have found in California as a whole.
Sacramento State's Horn Day, an annual event for Northern California
French horn players, returns to the campus with a day of classes,
clinics, rehearsals and other activities for hornists starting
at 9 a.m., Saturday, May 21 in the University's Capistrano Hall.
An off-campus concert closes the day at 7:30 p.m. at First United
Methodist Church at the corner of 21st and J streets.
Tickets for the evening event are $5 at the door, or call (916)
Aspiring writers will have the opportunity to participate in an
intense three-day Writers' Conference Aug. 5-7 at Sacramento State.
The conference features workshops, public reading events and individual
critiques from nationally recognized writers. It will also include
a panel discussion from industry insiders on how to get work published.
school-record six members of the Sacramento State women's tennis
team, along with two members of the men's team, have been named
all-Big Sky Conference.
For the fourth-consecutive year, Sacramento State head coach Bill
Campbell received Big Sky Conference Coach of the Year honors after
guiding the women's tennis team to a program-record-tying 23-4 overall
record, including the squad's fourth-straight championship.
The Big Sky Conference named 10 Sacramento State student-athletes
to the winter all-academic team. The honor is given to student-athletes
who have participated in at least half of the team’s competitions,
achieved at least a 3.2 cumulative grade point average, and have
completed at least one term at a Big Sky institution.