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January 2014

January 07, 2014

Sac State continues tradition of a green campus

Sacramento State’s commitment to an environmentally clean and sustainable campus continues apace.

January 07, 2014

Former Treasury official at business review's release

Former Assistant Treasury Secretary Neel Kashkari will be the keynote speaker at the release of the Fall 2014 Sacramento Business Review at noon Tuesday, Jan. 21, in Sacramento State’s University Union Ballroom.

January 09, 2014

Testing begins for children's summer program

Academic Talent Search (ATS), a summer program at Sacramento State, offers fourth- through ninth-grade students the opportunity to explore new subjects and learn skills far beyond their grade levels.

January 13, 2014

Sac State scores trifecta at systemwide competition

Sacramento State not only won an unprecedented third straight CSU Idea to Product (I2P) statewide biotech competition over the weekend in Santa Clara; the mighty Hornet teams captured second and third places as well.

January 14, 2014

Sacramento Business Review releases 2014 edition

Economic growth in the Sacramento area continues its modest climb, and while there still are hurdles ahead, signs of optimism are showing up in nearly all sectors. That’s the general outlook outlined in the latest issue of Sacramento Business Review.

January 15, 2014

MLK weekend facilities hours

Business offices at Sacramento State will be closed Monday, Jan. 20, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Here’s a look at hours and closures at other key campus facilities during the winter recess.

January 16, 2014

Nearly 33,000 apply for Fall 2014 admission

Sacramento State received almost 33,000 undergraduate applications, including 11,288 transfer applications, for the Fall 2014 semester. The application period closed Nov. 30.

January 17, 2014

Sac State springs to life with arts offerings

The arts bloom in the spring at Sacramento State. Millennium music, a Grammy-nominated classical group, Korean art, Mama Rose and her daughters, and the University’s annual night at the museum are just a few highlights of the new semester.

January 17, 2014

Center for California Studies collaborates on book

The California Cultural and Historical Endowment (CCHE) and the Center for California Studies at Sacramento State have collaborated on the production of "Preserving California’s Treasures," second edition, a book that showcases historic preservation projects funded by CCHE grants during the past decade.

January 21, 2014

Business Review shows optimistic signs

Economic growth in the Sacramento area continues its modest climb, and while there still are hurdles ahead, signs of optimism are showing up in nearly all sectors. That’s the general outlook outlined in the latest issue of Sacramento Business Review.

January 22, 2014

Terry McMillan headlines Black History Month

A Feb. 6 lecture by best-selling novelist Terry McMillan (“Waiting to Exhale”) is the marquee event of Sacramento State’s upcoming Black History Month celebration. Also on tap are an art show and artist’s lecture, an “alien soul” concert and a screening of the 2013 film “Lee Daniels’ The Butler.”

January 22, 2014

Sac State again earns Tree Campus USA honors

The Arbor Day Foundation has rewarded Sacramento State’s efforts to maintain and perpetuate its urban forest by recertifying it as a Tree Campus USA university.

January 24, 2014

Spring Semester 2014 is abuzz at Sacramento State

About 27,000 Sacramento State students head back to their classrooms Monday, Jan. 27, after a long winter break, and the University is ready to ease their return to college life.

January 27, 2014

'The Land and the People' features Korean prints

Landscapes, people, even bold political statements – 10 Korean printmakers capture it all in a free exhibit opening Thursday, Feb. 6, at Sacramento State’s Library Gallery.

January 28, 2014

February is Financial Aid Awareness Month

Sacramento State’s Financial Aid Office will offer several workshops in February to assist students in filling out their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or California Dream Act application.

January 28, 2014

Flu immunizations offered to Sac State students

Sacramento State’s health clinic and pharmacy staff members have vaccinated 2,744 students against the flu and hope to increase that number with the start of the spring semester.

January 29, 2014

Three notable authors booked for lecture series

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Alan Taylor has been added to the second half of the 2013-14 Friends of the Library’s Author Lecture Series at Sacramento State. Taylor makes an appearance Thursday, March 6, joining previously announced series headliners Robin Burcell (Wednesday, Feb. 5) and Anthony Barcellos (Thursday, April 17).

January 30, 2014

Diversity Tour brings med school info to students

A grassroots project that seeks to increase the participation of underrepresented racial and ethnic groups in the field of medicine is heading to Sacramento State for a daylong event that brings undergraduates face-to-face with minority physicians, dentists and medical students. And a former Sac State student is leading the way.