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On campus and around the country

We wrap up our world tour back home where a faculty member is going cruising and improvements to the Sac State campus continue.  


North to Alaska

Sac State professor Greg Wheeler cruises to The Last Frontier, educating his shipmates along the way. 

Bike lane

Bike lanes go green

Cyclists on campus are safer this fall thanks to a fresh coat of bright, green paint on the cycling lanes.


Miyamoto looks to lift Liberia

After helping to rebuild thousands of structures in Haiti, alumnus Kit Miyamoto is working to improve the housing situation in war-torn Liberia 


Former gymnast vaulting to success in Egypt

After a stellar career as a Hornet, Nirvana Zaher is breaking down barriers and changing lives as a fitness instructor in her native Egypt.


Powering Uganda

After honing his skills at the California Smart Grid Center at Sac State, Dean's Award recipient completes project to bring renewable energy to children's center

S.America Stamp

Brazilian students hone skills through ELI

The English Language Institute is preparing international students with communication tools they need to succeed in the classroom and in their careers.

Mitch Lively

Lively an unlikely hero in Venezuela

Sac State grad Mitch Lively '07 (Organizational Communication) pitches his Venezuelan team to the Carribean World Series championship during the winter season.

Underground tour

Go deep into Sacramento history

Turn back the clock 150 years and explore Sacramento as it looked in the 19th century. Sac state graduates helped make Old Sacramento's underground tour a reality and it's a perfect stay-cation activity for the summer.

IMBA celebration bridges the Pacific

Their journey to an International MBA degree included a trip from Singapore to the capital city for commencement. Read about how the University's IMBA program in Singapore is opening doors for students and expanding opportunities for Sac State faculty.

Leungs and Gonzalezes

Alumna launched Sac State's China Connection

Students on both sides of the Pacific are gaining global perspectives and taking advantage of vast educational opportunities as Sac State strengthens ties with partners in the Pacific Rim.

honors student

"Honored" guests in Hong Kong

Some of of Sac State's best and brightest visited Hong Kong as students in the Honors Program spent an educational, eye-opening three weeks in June. Get one honors student's take on the evolving culture of Hong Kong and the surrounding region.

Living the Swede life

After growing up in California, former sportswriter Eric Gourley '10 (Journalism) is carving out new career in a foreign land.

eugene villanueva

Villanueva's voice is his ticket around the world

Eugene Villanueva ’06 (Vocal Performance) is a rising star in the opera world, and a talent to be reckoned with in the halls of Europe.

 caio miguel

Tactics for treating autism

Professor Caio Miguel showed colleagues in Italy and Iceland how he's using applied behavior analysis to treat autism spectrum disorder.

Sacramento Stay-cation Guide

There are plenty of local Sac State-affiliated entertainment options to get you through the summer. 

This week: Try a taste of Napa

Last week: Get a unique view of Old Sacramento

Earlier: The Sac State Aquatic Center

Summer Reading List

Each week we'll point out books by Sac State alumni and faculty to take with you to the beach, or to your recliner.

This week:Relationship advice and an exciting redemption story

Last Week: Poetry by a professor and the tale of a vigilant cowboy

Earlier: A look at the Area 51 mystery and interpretations of "home"


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