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June 2012

June 01, 2012

AFROTC grads commissioned at Capitol

Friday, June 1, was a special day for more than a dozen Sacramento State Air Force ROTC graduates who were commissioned on the State Capitol steps.

June 01, 2012

Book swap to aid area’s sheltered animals

Sacramento State’s Student Health and Counseling Services is staging its fourth annual book swap to raise money for the Sacramento SPCA and the county Animal Shelter. The campaign for critters takes place 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, June 7, in Sac State’s Serna Plaza.

June 04, 2012

Faculty profile: Professor Matthew McCormick

Sacramento State philosophy Professor Matthew McCormick is passionate about challenging his students to think for themselves. That’s one reason he was cited by the College of Arts and Letters as this year’s outstanding teacher. But winning two such honors in the space of six years suggests several other reasons.

June 06, 2012

Commitment to safety earns national honor

Alumnus Erike Young has received a national safety award, and he credits the skills he acquired in Sacramento State’s Master of Public Policy and Administration program for helping him earn that honor.

June 11, 2012

Sac State professor's biomed device granted a patent

Sacramento State’s Warren Drew Smith, a professor of electrical and electronic engineering, is a renowned specialist in biomedical engineering whose cutting-edge research has produced some exciting medical breakthroughs.

June 11, 2012

Faculty Senate Schedule, Summer 2012

June 13, 2012

Sac State celebrates five years of the ‘Way of Tea’

Part classroom. Part cultural center. Part meditative study. Sacramento State’s Sokiku Nakatani Tea Room and Garden celebrated its fifth anniversary Friday, June 8, with the 197th ceremony in the room.

June 15, 2012

Hornet Racing hopes to raise profile in Nebraska

For the past two decades, dedicated groups of Sacramento State engineering students have applied their diverse skills toward creating a Formula SAE race car to compete in collegiate events. This year’s squad is gearing up for the Formula SAE collegiate competition June 20-23 in Lincoln, Neb.

June 25, 2012

Statement on lighting failure at drum and bugle corps event

We deeply regret that Sunday night’s drum and bugle corps event at Hornet Stadium ended early because of a lighting failure. We especially apologize to the young members of those groups and their families, some of whom traveled great distances to participate.

June 26, 2012

Hornet racing teams gain real-world experience

For the past two decades, dedicated groups of Sacramento State engineering students have applied their diverse skills toward creating Formula SAE race cars to compete in national collegiate events.

June 26, 2012

Student profile: Jessica Nugent

Tuesday, May 1, was a special day for Jessica Nugent. That day, she was recognized as this year’s recipient of the College of Engineering and Computer Science Dean’s Award at a dinner at the Sacramento State Alumni Center for all seven Dean’s Award recipients.

July 30, 2012

California Journalism Awards seek submissions

The deadline for submissions for the 18th annual California Journalism Awards and the Katharine M. Macdonald Award has been extended to Aug. 10. The event is sponsored by Sacramento State’s Center for California Studies and the Sacramento Press Club.