Students returned for fall classes last week at Sac State.
The nationally recognized Capital Fellows Program, operated
by the Center for California Studies at Sac State, offers paid fellowships
in California government to 64 graduate students each year.
Sac State alums will gather for a tailgate barbecue from 11 a.m.
to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11 at the University of Nevada, Reno.
The gathering will be before the first football game of the season
– look for the Sac State banners near the stadium. Tickets
are $10. RSVP to Alison Gahr at (916) 278-4263 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
State is set to launch an exciting week of homecoming activities
Oct. 4 through 9, including a campuswide open house, campus “swarm”
photo, the Alumni Honors Luncheon, the Golden Grads Luncheon, homecoming
rally and, of course, a football game.
Alums and their families are invited to a pre-game party at the
Alumni Center before Sac State’s football home opener against
Southern Utah on Saturday, Sept. 18. The party begins at 5 p.m.
and continues until kickoff at 7:05 p.m. The Fabulous Dicktones
will be playing and the Sac State Marching Band will stop by.
Fully 84 percent of adults in the four counties surrounding Sac
State think the campus offers an excellent education, according
to a recent survey. In addition, three-quarters had been to campus
for one reason or another, while 90 percent say the campus is vital
to the region’s prosperity.
State of Sac State
Sac State President Alexander Gonzalez gave his fall “State
of the University” address to the campus community on Aug.
Read and watch it.
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Sac State’s highly successful program for migrant workers
and their children has received a new federal grant guaranteeing
its operation for the next five years. The grant is for $500,000
this year and a bit more for each of the next four years. It was
awarded by the federal Department of Education.
Men, poor families and African Americans are more likely to head
to the state’s emergency rooms for routine care rather than
seek out a family doctor or clinic, according to a new report from
the California Institute for County Government at Sac State. Latinos,
Asian Americans and older adults, meanwhile, are less likely to.
Alexander Gonzalez will be inaugurated as Sac State’s 11th
president on Monday, Oct. 4 – the first day of Homecoming
Week. The inauguration begins with a 12:30 p.m. processional at
the Outdoor Theatre.
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Hispanic Heritage Month
Heritage Month activities at Sacramento State have been extended
to cover six weeks this year, from Sept. 15 to Oct. 20. It will
include a performance of the Masters of Mexican Music.
Native American art
Works by a dozen of America’s most significant contemporary
American Indian artists will be on display at Sac State from through
Nov. 13 in a free show at the University Library Gallery.
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