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March 2013

March 04, 2013

Sac State to host key clean energy conference

The North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) is holding its annual training and certification conference at Sacramento State, March 8-10.

March 04, 2013

Green & Gold Gala will mark 'Decade of Distinction'

Sacramento State will celebrate President Alexander Gonzalez’ 10 years of leadership – a Decade of Distinction – during the 2013 Green & Gold Gala fundraiser, set for Friday, March 22, in the University Union Ballroom.

March 04, 2013

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March 06, 2013

Professors' textbook looks at cultural interaction

Communication Studies Professor David Zuckerman is one of three authors of a new textbook that seeks to literally add perspective to the comparison of cultures.

March 07, 2013

Thailand ties solidify Sac State's global reach

Communication Studies Emeritus Professor Tom Knutson has returned from Thailand, where he has arranged for Sacramento State graduates and others to serve for the seventh time as English language tutors at the Chitralada Royal Palace School.

March 07, 2013

Sac State's Rising Star keeps ascending

Christina Preston is altogether deserving of the Rising Star award she will receive as a distinguished Sacramento State alumna. The honor will be bestowed at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at the Alumni Center.

March 11, 2013

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March 12, 2013

Sac State again honored for community service

For the fifth consecutive year, Sacramento State has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS).

March 12, 2013

Sac State hosts ‘Mulching Mania’ on March 14

Sacramento State’s Sustainability Team is co-hosting “Mulching Mania” on campus with The Sacramento Tree Foundation from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, March 14, in the Main Quad near Lassen, Sacramento, and Douglass halls. Student volunteers will be on hand to spread organic compost and mulch around surrounding plant beds and trees.

March 14, 2013

Deaf Studies program makes its mark

Sacramento State’s Deaf Studies program may be small, but it has proved very productive since its inception six years ago.

March 14, 2013

Outstanding faculty honored at ceremony

Sacramento State’s annual Faculty Senate Award ceremonies were held Thursday, March 14, in the University Union, Redwood Room. The awardees from across the University are men and women making a difference on campus as well as in the community.

March 15, 2013

Lecture's focus is stem cells, embryo development

The next presentation in Sacramento State’s STEM Topics in Regenerative Medicine Lecture Series, “Stem Cells and Fertility,” is from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, in the University Union Ballroom. Dr. Renee Reijo Pera will address new research using stem cells as models to study human embryo and germ cell development.

March 18, 2013

Sac State's MBA programs continue to grow

Sacramento State’s MBA programs continue to solidify their reputations for the quality of their instruction and the high caliber of business professionals they produce.

March 18, 2013

China modernization is forum topic

Sacramento State Professor James DeShaw Rae will talk about culture and politics in China as guest speaker of the University’s Project for an Informed Electorate (PIE).

March 19, 2013

Nursing grad takes rigorous route to navy

Sacramento State alumna Sarah Blake has seafaring in her DNA. Her father served as a submariner in the U.S. Navy. Her great-grandfather, cousin, aunt and uncle were sailors as well, while her younger brother is completing submarine school in Groton, Conn.

March 20, 2013

Spring break facilities hours

Here’s a look at hours and closures at key campus facilities during Spring Break, March 25-31, 2013.

March 21, 2013

Summer Arts helps students develop skills, contacts

Sacramento State students and other college students interested in furthering their artistic growth by immersing themselves in the arts are invited to attend the California State University Summer Arts program in July at CSU Monterey Bay.

March 21, 2013

'Water' will fill Else Gallery in April

Sylvia Sensiper will be the featured artist when Sacramento State’s Art Department presents “Bodies of Water,” a collection of her works offering inspiration about the element of nature that sustains all life.

March 25, 2013

Gala celebrates past, nods to future

More than 600 Sacramento State supporters and members of the campus community came together Friday, March 22, to celebrate 10 years of leadership by President Alexander and Gloria Gonzalez during the 2013 Green & Gold Gala.

March 26, 2013

April is Sac State's Alumni Month

Sacramento State alumni, students, friends and families are invited to celebrate with fellow Hornets throughout April during Alumni Month.

March 26, 2013

'Funday' highlights expanded Festival of the Arts

A new “Family Sunday Funday” on April 14 is the centerpiece of a dramatically expanded Festival of the Arts at Sacramento State.

March 27, 2013

Royal Chicano Air Force exhibits 'The Poster!'

Works from one of Sacramento’s premier art collectives, the Royal Chicano Air Force (RCAF), will be displayed in “The Poster! La Palabra! The Word!” The free exhibit runs April 2-27 in Sacramento State’s Library Gallery Annex.

March 27, 2013

Campus walk fosters suicide awareness

Sacramento State’s Active Minds Peer Health Educators and Student Health & Counseling Services have teamed up with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) to present the second annual Out of the Darkness Campus Walk fundraiser Thursday, April 4.

March 28, 2013

Annual luncheon benefits Civil Engineering students

Sacramento State’s Civil Engineering Department is hosting the fifth annual Ken Kerri Endowment Fund Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, at the Alumni Center.

March 29, 2013

Sac State, Crocker re-team for the arts

Sacramento State will once again bring live music, dance, dramatic readings and a surprise or two to the Crocker Art Museum for the second annual U-Nite – University Night Out – from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 11, at the museum.