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October 2003 edition
Despite the recent 30 percent increase, fees in the CSU system remain
the lowest in the nation among comparable universities. Undergraduate
fees at Sac State are now $2,513 a year.
Oct. 19-25 is
Homecoming 2003 & Parents
Weekend at CSUS. The week concludes with a campus open house on
Saturday. For updated information on events during the week, visit
call (916) 278-6295 or (800) SAC-GRAD.
The MBA Women’s chapter of the CSUS Alumni Association will
present “Networking Essentials” at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 4 at the
Alumni Center. Speakers will include: Caroline Drakeley, CEO of InfoPros;
John Carr, financial advisor with Merrill Lynch and the 2003 ambassador
for the Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce; Jeanie Allam, graduate
advisor for the CSUS College of Business Administration; and Abbey
Thompson, program manager with Hands On Sacramento. The event is
free and open to the public, but seating is limited. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
by Oct. 24.
CSUS took center
stage in California’s gubernatorial recall election Sept. 24, as it
hosted the only debate to include all leading candidates vying to
replace Gov. Gray Davis should he be recalled.
Story and photo coverage.
Although enrollment growth in the CSU system has been
restricted by state budget cuts, qualified high school seniors can get
an early decision on admission to CSUS if they act quickly. Seniors can
get priority for admission to CSUS in fall 2004 by attending Priority
Admission Days, on either Oct. 25 or Nov. 8.
Once again, a survey of students at CSUS reveals a campus
with much lower alcohol abuse and far fewer smokers than at campuses
nationwide. The preliminary findings from a spring survey of 1,400 CSUS
students shows 39 percent hadn’t used alcohol in the prior month,
compared to 20 percent nationally.
Identity theft continues to dramatically increase, both in
the number of individuals afflicted and the monetary values of their
losses, according to a report by Dale Pletcher, a finance professor at
CSUS, and Linda Foley of the Identity Theft Resource Center in San
Great food, wine
California food and wine will be the focus of a first-ever
educational fundraiser benefiting the University's historic Julia
Morgan House and Gardens, 5:30 - 9:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 23.
Tickets are $125, of which $75 is a tax-deductible donation, and
must be reserved by Oct. 9 by calling
10 years of dance
Sacramento/Black Art of Dance celebrates its 10th
anniversary at CSUS with the retrospective
Past Present and Future at 8 p.m., Oct. 9 -
11 and 16 - 18, in Solano Hall 1010. Tickets – $15 general, $13
students and seniors, $12 CSUS students and $9 ages 12 and under –
are at (916) 278-4323 or
Art aficionados, collectors and those who simply enjoy discussing
art won't want to miss a series of free art history lectures
presented by the CSUS School of the Arts. The monthly series
begins Thursday, Oct. 9.
Soccer shocks Utah
Freshman goalkeeper Stephanie Shaw earned her first collegiate
shutout and freshman Lisamarie La Vallee scored her third goal in
two games as the CSUS women' soccer team defeated 19th-ranked Utah,
1-0 on Oct. 5. CSUS improved to 4-4-1 on the year.
CSUS senior middle hitter Kazmiera Imrie was named Big
Sky Conference Volleyball Player of the Week after leading the
volleyball team to a 2-1 record last week. She becomes the
fourth CSUS player to be awarded the honor this season, joining
senior Lisa Beauchene (twice) and junior Emily Wilson.
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