In a recent survey, two-thirds of residents in the Sacramento region
agreed that Sacramento State continues to provide an affordable
education. Among alums, it’s 84 percent.
Alumni Center hosts pre-game parties before each home football game,
featuring music, food and a great social environment. Doors open
two hours before the start of the game.
a distinguished alum
Alumni Association is now accepting nominations for the Distinguished
Service Award. The annual dinner will be held Thursday, April 12
during Alumni Month. Nominated alumni should be individuals who
have achieved prominence in their chosen field and brought distinction
to the University and/or their community through their accomplishments.
Paperwork is due by Nov. 20.
For more, contact Dawniela Hightower (916) 278-3862 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Club road trip
Alumni Association is taking the next Breakfast Club on the road.
Placer County Supervisor Robert Weygandt will speak from 7:30 to
9 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 12 at Whitney Oaks Golf Club, 2305 Clubhouse
Drive in Rocklin. The off-the-record format of the Breakfast Club
gives the speaker an opportunity to talk about the area's hot topics
and it includes a Q & A session.
Weygandt’s talk is free to Alumni Association members and
one guest. Seating is limited. RSVP to Linda Scott at (916) 278-4899
The next Breakfast Club will be Tuesday, March 13 at the Alumni
Center with Sotiris Kolokotronis of SKK Development.
on the upswing
2006 enrollment numbers provided some welcome good news to Sacramento
State—an increased student population. The University has
nearly 600 more students this year than last year. The number of
total enrolled students for Fall 2006 is 28,529.
freshman stick around
freshmen just out of high school sometimes find college a bewildering
and lonely experience, and often only spend a semester or two on
the campus before leaving. But Sac State’s University Learning
Community Program aims to change that.
explores African-American struggle
State continues its fall theatre offerings with Joe Turner’s
Come and Gone through Sunday, Nov. 19 in the Playwrights’
Theatre. The play examines African Americans’ search for their
cultural identity following the repression of slavery.
Club rocks on with annual auction
and other collectables that are a cut above the rest will available
to the highest bidder at the Sacramento State Geology Club’s
third annual Rock Auction on Friday, Nov. 17 from 6 to 9 p.m. in
the Alumni Center.
earns Big Sky honor
Hornet linebacker Cyrus Mulitalo was named co-Big Sky Conference
Defensive Player of the Week after a career-high 21 tackles against
Northern Colorado. He leads the Big Sky and is tied for sixth in
Div. I-AA with 11.63 tackles per game.
into the head coach’s head
Women's basketball coach Dan Muscatell will be sharing his thoughts
with Hornet fans throughout the year. Muscatell’s Monthly
Musings, available online, will offer the coach’s take on
everything from preparing for the 2006-07 season to striving to
make the Big Sky Conference Tournament.