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October 2011

October 03, 2011

Sac State program serves a community in need

This year marks the 10th anniversary of Sacramento State’s nationally recognized 65th Street Corridor Community Collaborative Project.

October 05, 2011

Sac State is the Site for dance

With a lineup of eight choreographers, Sacramento State’s "Dance Sites 2011: Faculty Dance Concert" features an array of musical styles and dance interpretations.

October 07, 2011

Hornets gear up for homecoming

Hornets, come home! All Sacramento State students, alumni, faculty, staff, Sacramento residents – in short, everybody – are invited to the University’s homecoming celebration and football game Saturday, Oct. 22.

October 07, 2011

Guido Krickx is new CCE dean

Guido Krickx will assume the position of Dean of the College of Continuing Education at Sacramento State, effective Tuesday, Nov. 1.

October 10, 2011

NSM recognizes undergrad research projects

The fourth annual Undergraduate Research Reception sponsored by Sacramento State’s College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics on Tuesday, Oct. 4, featured 38 presenters.

October 10, 2011

Sac State wins federal opportunity grant

Sacramento State’s Department of Ethnic Studies and the College of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies have received a $1.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to bolster recruitment, retention and graduation rates among Asian American and Pacific Islander students.

October 10, 2011

Campus alert

October 10, 2011

Clery Act report available online

Sacramento State’s 2011 Clery and Fire Safety Act report is now available online

October 11, 2011

FeNAM features talented Sac State alumni

Sacramento State’s Festival of New American Music (FeNAM) returns Nov. 3-13 with an outstanding lineup that includes several Sac State alumni.

October 12, 2011

STEM lecture will focus on disease battle

Stem cells’ potential on two fronts in the battle against Parkinson’s disease will be the topic of Sacramento State’s next STEM lecture.

October 13, 2011

Updated information on campus fires

Fire officials have confirmed reports of three fires on campus Thursday afternoon. No injuries were reported.

October 13, 2011

Student film festival probes workplace woes

Sacramento State’s “Exploring Work Motivation in Motion Film Festival” will be held Thursday, Oct. 27, in the Hinde Auditorium at the University Union.

October 13, 2011

CAMP celebrates three decades of success

Sacramento State’s College Assistance Migrant Program, which has helped more than a thousand students from migrant and seasonal farmworker backgrounds succeed in college, is celebrating its 30th anniversary.

October 13, 2011

Sac State will celebrate Food Day

A cornucopia of events will be held at Sacramento State on Monday, Oct. 24, as part of Food Day, a nationwide mobilization that encourages the development of healthy, affordable food produced in a sustainable, humane way as a means to improve health, the environment and America’s food system.

October 14, 2011

Status of Mendocino and Mariposa halls

Mendocino and Mariposa halls will be cleaned throughout the weekend and are scheduled to open Monday with the exception of the fourth floor of Mariposa Hall, which will remain closed until further notice.

October 17, 2011

Sac State choirs will present peace concert

Sacramento State’s three choirs, under the direction of Professor Donald Kendrick, will salute Veterans Day with “Bring Them Peace,” a choral concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, in Sacred Heart Church, 39th and J streets.

October 17, 2011

Krabacher will give Livingston Lecture

This year’s recipient of the Livingston award is Thomas Krabacher, professor of geography. He will present his lecture, “The Public University as Public Good,” at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, in University Union Ballroom I.

October 19, 2011

Chekhov masterwork at Sac State

Life, love, betrayal – Anton Chekhov tackles them all in The Seagull, the first of his four masterworks, at Sacramento State’s Playwrights’ Theatre.

October 24, 2011

Physical Therapy will offer doctorate program

Sacramento State’s Department of Physical Therapy has been authorized to offer a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree, making it the University’s second independent doctoral program.

October 25, 2011

LegiSchool town hall to feature green movement

LegiSchool’s Town Hall Meeting sponsored by Sacramento State, 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, is this year titled “The Emerald State: California’s Green Movement.”

October 25, 2011

Tim Hodson, head of Center for California Studies, dies

Tim Hodson, Executive Director of the Center for California Studies at Sacramento State, died today. He was 61.

October 28, 2011

Summit to focus on restoring jobs

The revitalization of U.S. manufacturing and its impact on bringing jobs back to the United States will be the focus of the Sacramento Manufacturing Summit, “Making the Case for ‘Made in America,’ ” from 8 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10.

October 28, 2011

Conference cites benefits of bilingualism

Sacramento State invites the community to attend the 18th Annual Multicultural Education Conference, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, in the University Union. No charge for admission or parking in Structure II.