Cover

Meet the Nelsens

Get to know Sac State’s first couple, President Robert and Jody Nelsen, and hear their thoughts on the transformative power of higher education, life on a college campus and their plans for their new University family.

Food Pantry

Taking care of our own

On-campus pantry provides food and basic necessities for students.

Family Tree

Hornet Family Tree

Sac State alumni tell us about the branches in their "Hornet Family Trees."

Family Justice Center

Toward a safer community

Family Justice Center to be haven for victims of domestic violence in the Sacramento region.

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President
Meet the Nelsens

Get to know Sac State’s first couple, President Robert and Jody Nelsen and hear their thoughts on the transformative power of higher education, life on a college campus and their plans for their new University family.

Food Pantry
Helping Hornets in need

On-campus pantry aims to alleviate food insecurities in the student population. 

Toward a safer community

Justice Center to be haven for victims of domestic violence.

Alumni Family Tree
Alumni Family Tree

Sac State alumni tell us about the branches in their “Hornet Family Trees.”

One big, happy..

A look at the All-American, egalitarian family.

Research roundup
Research Roundup: Cracking the code on autism

Sac State faculty are looking into the causes, treatments and management of autism.

Also in this issue

Year in Sports

Five storylines to follow in 2015-16.

Snapshot

Alumni Artists share their works that represent family.

PT graduates a hit on job market

First physical therapy doctoral cohort enjoys 100 percent employment.

President Nelsen
A message from President Nelsen

"I am committed to our 30,000 students, but am further dedicated to what they will become: successful leaders in our community and around the world."

The BuzzThe Buzz

See the future of California living, find out how to support a hometown hero, learn how the University helps former foster youth and more quick takes on campus happenings. 

 First Take: Finding family

Communication studies major Andrea Arango is the 2014-15 recipient of the Ryan Huhn Memorial Scholarship. Huhn's Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity brothers established the award to pay tribute to him.

Class Notes

Find out the latest news on your fellow Hornets. And your chance to let us know what you're up to.

Contents

Your complete list of stories for the Fall 2015 issue.