State students, alumni, faculty and staff gathered in the
Library Quad for the annual Homecoming Week Swarm Day Photo
on Sept. 29.
the high-res version
Sacramento State was recognized as one of the top 10 water ski colleges
in the country and “a perennial contender at the national
level” in the fall 2005 issue of WaterSki magazine.
a great alum?
Next year’s annual Distinguished Service Awards banquet will
be on April 6 during Alumni Month, and nominations are due by Nov.
15. Nominees must have achieved prominence in their chosen fields
and brought distinction to the University or community.
or to submit a nomination: Linda Scott at (916) 278-6295 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
at the Alumni Center
There are only a few more home football games this year, which means
just a few more chances to attend a pre-game party at the Alumni
Center. The events feature barbecue, music, face-painting and activities
for the kids. The Marching Band and cheer squad always pay a visit.
Remaining parties are 4 to 6 p.m., Oct. 22, and 2 to 4 p.m., Oct.
29 and Nov. 12.
For more: (916) 278-6295.
The Alumni Association always needs volunteers, and volunteering
is a great way to socialize with other alums. You can help plan
and oversee events, benefits and services available to members.
There’s always something to do on behalf of alumni, students
and the community.
For more: Julie Anderson at 278-6295 or email@example.com.
for Aquatic Center
Sacramento State's Aquatic Center, one of the top rowing facilities
in the country, will soon get a makeover. In late September the
California Department of Boating and Waterways committed $495,000
to the facility. The funds will be used for a variety of projects
in and around the eight-acre center.
The Sacramento State employee newsletter—the Bulletin—is
now being distributed by e-mail, with archived editions available
online. Anyone can subscribe by clicking “subscribe”
in the upper right hand corner of each issue. In addition, a printable
version is available by clicking “print version” on
the top navigation bar of each issue.
from Highway 50
If you are driving along U.S. Highway 50 looking for Sacramento
State, now there is no mistaking where the campus is located. Along
two sides of the four-story Modoc Hall on the south end of campus
now stand three-foot-tall black letters spelling out Sacramento
State along with a six-foot-tall image of the University’s
Botswana President speaks
Sacramento State will host a lecture by former Republic of Botswana
President Sir Ketumile Masire on "Contemporary Issues in
African Development" at 3 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 18 in the University
Union Ballroom. Seating will begin at 2:30 p.m. For more, call
Big ski sale
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the largest one-day sale
of new and used ski and snowboard equipment in the Sacramento
area, lift tickets to Sugar Bowl Ski Resort will be given away
to the first 800 paying attendees of the Sacramento State Ski
and Snowboard Swap. The University's Ski and Snowboard Club will
hold the swap from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 23 in the
University Union Ballroom.
Shore on campus
Pauly Shore, star of the '90s films Biodome and Encino
Man, gets back to his roots in stand-up comedy at 7:30 p.m.,
Wednesday, Oct. 19 in the University Union Ballroom. Tickets are
$15 general and $10 for students. Call (916) 278-4323.
Ryan Mole rushed for a season-high 202 yards and two touchdowns
and Chris Hurd added 198 passing yards and three scores to lead
Sacramento State to a 41-19 win over Azusa Pacific Saturday night
at Hornet Stadium. The win improved the Hornets to 2-4 on the season
and gave the team its second victory in as many games.
Freshman midfielder Sarah Howard was named the Big Sky Conference
Soccer Offensive Player of the Week after her one goal and one assist
performance over the weekend.
Are you a former Hornet athlete or coach? Sacramento State’s
sports program wants to hear from you.