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August 2014

August 01, 2014

President Gonzalez named to HACU Hall of Champions

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) has chosen Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez for membership in its Hall of Champions, which honors individuals who have transformed and expanded opportunities for Hispanic students.

August 04, 2014

Sac State grad works on resource shortage solutions

Nelson Mmbando is a Sacramento State graduate on a mission to turn his senior thesis into a workable process for fighting water and food shortages in his home country, Tanzania.

August 05, 2014

Sac State joins in supporting Japan's recovery

It has been three-plus years since the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear reactor meltdown that overwhelmed Fukushima prefecture in northern Japan. Though the reactors are being decommissioned, the question remains: How are residents coping with stresses of the long recovery process?

August 12, 2014

SacWorldFest kicks off 2014 arts season

SacWorldFest, a weeklong celebration of the region’s diversity in music and dance, will highlight Sacramento State’s autumn offerings of arts and entertainment events.

August 18, 2014

Learn more about college at Feria de Educacion

Young people and their parents can learn more about college when Sacramento State hosts Feria de Educación from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at the University Union and in Serna Plaza.

August 19, 2014

Sac State photo exhibit gilded in platinum

A now-rare method of photography will be spotlighted in the fall exhibit at Sacramento State’s Library Gallery Annex.

August 21, 2014

Sac State art professors unite for exhibit

Eight Sacramento State art professors will converge on the University Library Gallery from Thursday, Sept. 4, through Saturday, Dec. 13, for “The Metaphysics of Time Perception: Recent Works by Rachel Clarke, Andrew Connelly, Sarah Flohr, Daniel Frye, Ian Harvey, Tom Monteith, Robert Ortbal, and Scott Parady.”

August 25, 2014

Thousands throng to Sac State's Feria de Educacion

Thousands of young people and their families converged on Sacramento State for the annual Feria de Educación on Saturday, Aug. 23, at the University Union and in Serna Plaza.

August 25, 2014

President to introduce new Strategic Plan

Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez will deliver his annual Fall Address on Thursday, Aug. 28, in the University Union Ballroom. The event will start with coffee and conversation at 9 a.m., with the address following at 10.

August 25, 2014

Students receive warm welcome to 2014-15

Sacramento State is rolling out the gold carpet for freshman, transfer and returning students as they head back to campus for the start of fall classes on Tuesday, Sept. 2.

August 25, 2014

Professional activities

August 26, 2014

What's new at Sac State for fall semester

The fall semester at Sacramento State gets underway Tuesday, Sept. 2, with lots of exciting changes and additions to the campus.

August 28, 2014

President shares encouraging news and a surprise

Dr. Alexander Gonzalez, beginning his 12th year as Sacramento State’s president, announced today that he will retire at the end of the spring 2015 semester.