April is Alumni Month at Sacramento State, and this year’s slate of activities for alumni and friends is so full, it stretches into May.
This year’s Alumni Month activities are designed to celebrate the contributions of Sacramento State alumni by bringing them together for events both on and off campus. Events are at the University unless otherwise noted. They include:
"The Wiz," a great opportunity to get back to campus and see a student performance. The play runs April 8-24, Playwrights Theatre, Shasta Hall.
Student-Alumni Career Buzz Event, networking with the Student Alumni Association, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Monday, April 11, Alumni Center.
Distinguished Service Awards, celebrating the accomplishments of Sacramento State’s distinguished alumni, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 14, Alumni Center.
Green and Gold Scrimmage, spring preview of Hornet football followed by a barbecue, 10 a.m. Saturday, April 23, Hornet Practice Field.
Behind the Scenes Tour and Alumni Mixer, sponsored by the Business Alumni Chapter, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28, Commerce Printing, 322 N. 12th St., Sacramento.
Alumni Open House: See what’s new with the Alumni Association while enjoying samples from the Alumni Center’s preferred caterers, 5-7 p.m. Friday, April 29, Alumni Center.
Sac State Night at the River Cats, 7:05 p.m. Thursday, May 5, Raley Field.
Capitol Networking BBQ, a free lunchtime rally for alumni working in and around the state Capitol, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, May 6, East Lawn at the Capitol.
Stinger Wine & Food Classic, annual fundraiser for athletic scholarships featuring alumni-owned wineries and restaurants, 6 p.m. Friday, May 6, Alumni Center.
Hornet Alumni Mixer, 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, May 24, The Cafeteria, 15th and L streets, Sacramento.
More than 200,000 people can call themselves Sacramento State alumni, and a large number of them continue to make the area their home. In fact, one in 24 residents of the Sacramento region is a Sac State graduate.