State unveiled its new logo at a campus rally on Sept. 1 in
the University Union.
The new logo reflects the University’s leadership, great
teaching and sense of community. It and a new graphics package
will be used for Sacramento State publications, websites and
Sacramento State has admitted 25 students who were displaced
by Hurricane Katrina. An effort is now underway to raise funds to
help the students with housing, fees, books and other expenses –
and the community is responding.
Sac State alums, their families and friends are invited to a big
celebration before the 2:05 p.m. kickoff of the 52nd meeting of
the Hornets and UC Davis at Hornet Stadium on Sept. 24. The event
is from noon to 2 p.m. at the Alumni Center, and will feature classic
rock 'n' roll, the Marching Band and Cheer Team, as well as facepainting
for the kids. Game tickets for the alumni section will be on sale.
planning to attend the Causeway Classic should be aware that additional
law enforcement officers from surrounding agencies will be on hand
to help enforce DUI and other alcohol-related laws.
In celebration of the 25th anniversary of Sacramento State’s
back-to-back volleyball national championships (1980-81), Intercollegiate
Athletics and the Alumni Association are honoring both squads at
a Sept. 23 banquet at the Alumni Center. The banquet begins at 6:30
p.m., and tickets are $40. Contact Alison Osterhout at (916) 278-4263.
a great alum?
Next year’s Distinguished Service Awards banquet will be on
Thursday, April 6, and nominations are due by Nov. 1. Nominees must
have achieved prominence in their chosen fields and brought distinction
to the University or community. For more, contact Linda Scott at
(916) 278-6295 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
An exciting week of activities is being planned for Homecoming 2005,
Sept. 26 to Oct. 1. Check the Alumni Association website for Homecoming
For more, contact Linda Scott at (916) 278-4899 or email@example.com.
photograph highlighting the new facility
Sacramento State has completed the purchase of a 25-acre parcel
near campus, which will be used to develop affordable and attainable
housing for faculty and staff. It’s a former California Youth
Authority facility and falls within the City of Sacramento’s
South 65th Street Area Plan.
Officials from Sacramento State and local law enforcement announced
the launch of a multi-agency effort to encourage responsible drinking
among college students at a press conference on campus. The announcement
came as Sacramento State prepared for the first day of the fall
set for arts
From clay to plays, rock to talks, Sacramento State will present
an eclectic lineup of arts events throughout the fall semester,
and many events are free.
'Caliente' lineup for Hispanic Heritage Month'
The events for Hispanic Heritage Month at Sacramento State are
hotter than ever with the campus premiere of the play S-E-X-Oh!,
a performance from Latino rock band Molotov and a screening of
the acclaimed documentary El Corrido de Cecilia Rios.
The month will be celebrated on campus this year through Oct.
With the beginning of the academic year comes Sacramento State's
Alumni Association Breakfast Club Speaker Series. Talks begin
on Tuesday, Sept. 27 with real estate developer and Sacramento
State alumnus John Saca discussing proposals that will change
the face of downtown Sacramento, most notably his 53-story Twin
Towers. Each talk begins at 7:30 a.m. and is free for Alumni Association
members and $20 for non-members. RSVP a must. Call (916) 278-6295
or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
shines in NFL debut
Former Sacramento State All-American Fred Otis Amey made the most
of his first NFL game, returning a punt 75 yards for a touchdown
in the San Francisco’s 28-25 victory over St. Louis on Sept.
Sacramento State senior Margarita Karnaukhova and junior Cecilia
Helland will both compete in the 2005 Riviera/ITA Women's All-American
Tennis Championships this October at the Riviera Tennis Club in
Pacific Palisades, Calif. Karnaukhova was selected to compete in
the tournament for the fourth-consecutive season. She’s currently
ranked 14th in the ITA preseason rankings (the highest ranking in
Sacramento State history).