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July 2014

July 07, 2014

Senior thesis offers vital perspective on Bay-Delta plan

Environmental Studies major Jimmy Carlson isn’t shy about expressing his opinions, which helps explain why he presented written comments to state and federal panels about the efficacy of draft plans to preserve the Bay-Delta area.

July 08, 2014

CalCap presents free chamber music at Sac State

Fans of classical music always welcome July as the time when great chamber music returns to the Sacramento State campus – and it’s free.

July 10, 2014

Innovative Broadway art project enters beta phase

Broadway Augmented, an art project that explores augmented reality, is now in the final testing phase. Public artworks have been created for the sophisticated, high-tech undertaking – but only in the virtual world.

July 10, 2014

Nursing professor awarded prestigious fellows honor

Christine Vourakis, a Sacramento State professor of nursing and a nationally recognized expert on mental health and addictions, has been named to the 2014 Class of Fellows by the American Academy of Nursing (AAN).

July 14, 2014

SacWorldFest joins Sac State, expands to weeklong event

SacWorldFest – the celebration of cultural diversity through music and dance – and Sacramento State announce a dynamic new partnership that will move the annual fall festival to the Sac State campus.

July 14, 2014

Hornet Racing Team shines in Formula SAE competition

Sacramento State’s Hornet Racing Team made one of its strongest showings during the Formula SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) international competition June 18-21 in Lincoln, Neb. The squad placed in the top 20 overall and in an impressive sixth place in fuel efficiency.

July 15, 2014

Kids of migrant workers get early college exposure

Throughout July, Sacramento State’s American River Courtyard residence hall is home to 300 middle and high school students and 40 parents who are taking part in the state-funded Migrant Student Leadership Institute (MSLI).

July 22, 2014

Prof leads national school psychologists' organization

Stephen Brock, a Sacramento State professor and coordinator of the University’s School Psychology Program, is the new president of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP).

July 28, 2014

Summer Bridge Academy celebrates 30 years of excellence

This summer marks the 30th anniversary of the Educational Opportunity Program’s (EOP) Summer Bridge Academy at Sacramento State. The program fosters the successful transition of students from high school to college.

July 28, 2014

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