In this issue:

Joe Carnahan

California Dreaming

Sac State alumni, like movie and TV director Joe Carnahan ’95, keep the Golden State's economy booming.

Campus beauty shot of Guy West Bridge

Water, water everywhere

Sac State students and experts have their eyes on California's water supply.

Christine Ault and Michael Ault

2016 Distinguished Alumni Awards

Meet this year's outstanding alumni honorees.

Partners in Policy handshake graphic

Partners in policy

The Capital School of Public Affairs takes policy programming downtown.

Japanese Archives family

Bringing history to cyber life

Internment items from the Japanese American Archival Collection are now online.

Snapshot graphic

Snapshot: Around the state in one campus

If you look hard enough, you'll find a little bit of each of California's counties at Sac State.

Also in this issue:

Nichaele Watsonphoto

Magnet campus

Sac State is becoming the college of choice for Californians.

Amanda Meeker at the CA Museum

First Take: California: It's a state of mind

Alumnus and California Museum Director Amanda Meeker ’00 (Public History) reflects on the "idea" of California.

Peak Adventures group

Spotlight on: Peak Adventures

Recreation program helps students chart a course for success.

President Robert Nelsen

A message from President Nelsen

"California is filled with opportunity, and we need to provide our students with the best education possible in order to keep the economy thriving and growing."

Science II building rendering

The Buzz

The long-awaited Science II building is one step closer to reality, Sac State is making strides in sustainability and more quick takes on campus happenings.

Sacramento Capitol

Closing the leadership gap

Continuing Education's Portfolio program is preparing next generation of leaders.

40-Under-40 Alumni

Class Notes

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

Spring 2016 SSM Cover


Your complete list of stories for the Spring 2016 issue.


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