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August 2012

August 02, 2012

Sac State announces fall arts

Fall is almost here, and things are falling into place for another season of entertaining and thought-provoking performances and exhibits at Sacramento State, courtesy of the University’s arts programs.

August 03, 2012

Faculty Senate Schedule, September 2012

September 04, 2012

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August 06, 2012

Grants bolster Sac State mental health programs

Sacramento State continues to offer a wide variety of mental health services to students, and now the University has a pair of grants to help support that work.

August 10, 2012

Professor publishes second children's book

What do “Beowulf” and “The Canterbury Tales” have in common with a helpful puppy? They’re connected through Sacramento State Professor Kim Zarins. “The Helpful Puppy” is the title of Zarins’ latest children’s book, which will be published Aug. 15 by Holiday House.

August 10, 2012

Higher ed analyst to lead Center for Cal Studies

Sacramento State’s Center for California Studies has a new director. Steve Boilard, from the state Legislative Analyst’s Office, has been selected for the position. He begins Sept. 10.

August 14, 2012

Sac State undertakes solar energy project

Sacramento State, which has won several awards for its contributions to sustainability and pollution prevention, is about to become even more energy-efficient with its Photovoltaic (PV) Electricity Generation Project.

August 15, 2012

Sac State program provides ‘life-changing experience’

Fifty-one graduates will receive their General Education diplomas (GED) at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19, in Sacramento State’s University Union Ballroom under the auspices of the University’s High School Equivalency Program (HEP).

August 15, 2012

Sacramento State hosts two quilt exhibits

Sacramento State will host two free quilt exhibits this fall, both from the collection of Carol Gebel, the University’s former library services specialist.

August 23, 2012

President Alexander Gonzalez delivers Fall Address

Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez used his annual Fall Address on Thursday morning to discuss the changing landscape of higher education; the University’s work to protect quality, access and affordability for students; and how the University is addressing dramatic reductions in state funding.

August 24, 2012

Welcome, new Hornets! Move-In Day 2012

New Sacramento State students and their families descended on the University’s residence halls for the annual Move-In Day beginning at 8 a.m. Friday, Aug. 24.

August 27, 2012

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August 28, 2012

Federal grant boosts McNair Scholars Program

Sacramento State’s McNair Scholars Program will receive a grant from the U.S. Department of Education totaling $219,996 annually for five years, beginning Oct. 1.

August 28, 2012

‘Lost & Found’ exhibit features Sac State art treasures

Artistic treasures from the Sacramento State Art Department's cache collected over more than 60 years are being brought into the light with, “Lost & Found: Selections from Sac State’s Art Collection,” in Kadema Hall’s Else Gallery.

August 29, 2012

Labor Day weekend facilities hours

Here’s a look at hours and closures at key campus facilities during Labor Day weekend.

August 30, 2012

Sac State Project aims to inform voters

About two years ago, Sacramento State Government Professor Kimberly Nalder was asked by a first-time voter where on the Internet she could obtain accurate, unbiased information about candidates and issues. Nalder couldn’t give her an answer then. Nalder’s response now: The Project for an Informed Electorate.

August 30, 2012

Precariousness is theme of ‘Balancing Act’ exhibit

“Balancing Act,” the title of David Middlebrook’s exhibit in Sacramento State’s Library Gallery, is an appropriate description of the works themselves and the meaning behind them.

August 30, 2012

California conference will explore connections

This year’s Envisioning California Conference, titled “Connected (or Disconnected)? California’s Culture, Technology and Politics,” will be held from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, at the Sacramento Convention Center.

August 31, 2012

Professor's project to bring voter issues into focus

Sacramento State Government Professor Kimberly Nalder discusses her Project for an Informed Electorate, a multi-approach venture that aims to foster greater understanding of politics by identifying, creating and disseminating accurate, trustworthy and nonpartisan information.