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May 2012

May 02, 2012

Graduate student goes for the gold in Long Beach

Sacramento State’s Jamie Donkin recently won an outstanding research award and will compete against California State University winners May 4 and 5 at CSU Long Beach.

May 03, 2012

MESA Center schools take top prizes

Students in Sacramento State’s MESA Center have been awarded both the 2012 grand prize and the second-place award for California in the Microsoft Blink Web Design Competition.

May 03, 2012

Teeter-Totter-A-Thon benefits soccer ball project

Students at Sacramento State will take rides on a hand-built, 32-foot seesaw May 9-10 to buy 500 non-destructible soccer balls for children who are victims of poverty, war or natural disaster.

May 04, 2012

Sac State announces 2012 One Book selection

Nine people from diverse backgrounds reveal One Amazing Thing about their lives in Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s novel, the 2012-13 selection for Sacramento State’s One Book program.

May 07, 2012

professional activities

Louis Downs, Counselor Education, was awarded his third Fulbright Fellowship.

May 08, 2012

Sac State AFROTC grad poised for takeoff

In a little more than a week, Jeffrey Jordan will graduate from Sacramento State. After that, he’s poised for takeoff.

May 09, 2012

Model U.N. delegation on a winning streak

Sacramento State’s Model United Nations delegation has become a juggernaut over the past few decades.

May 09, 2012

Grad students to present theses at Capitol symposium

The Graduate Association of Students in Sacramento State’s Department of Public Policy and Administration will hold its Master’s Thesis Symposium at the State Capitol, Assembly Room 126, from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, May 10.

May 11, 2012

String Project celebrates spring with concert

They’re young, and they’re dedicated. String Project musicians will present their annual free spring concert Monday, May 14, at 7 p.m. in Sacramento State’s Music Recital Hall.

May 11, 2012

Manuel Pickett sees change through theater

For 37 years, Theatre and Dance Professor Manuel Pickett has directed stage productions at Sacramento State that speak to the Hispanic heritage, advance messages of activism and political involvement, and focus on the education of the student-actors. Now Pickett is retiring, raising the curtain on a new act in his life.

May 15, 2012

Collection illustrates British theatre history

Playbills, programs, letters and posters associated with the history of British theatre dating back to the 18th century will be displayed through Aug. 17 in the University Library’s Department of Special Collections and University Archives.

May 15, 2012

Capitol welcomes Sac State master candidates

Seven graduate students from Sacramento State’s Public Policy and Administration (PPA) Department not only presented their theses recently but, for the first time in the program’s history, they got to do it in the California State Capitol.

May 18, 2012

Sac State stages Spring Commencement 2012

The time has come for another class of Sacramento State students to begin new chapters in their lives with the Spring 2012 Commencement, May 18-19 at Power Balance Pavilion.

May 21, 2012

Sac State Commencement honors Cruz Reynoso

A new chapter began for about 3,920 Sacramento State students, and a former California State Supreme Court associate justice was honored during Spring Commencement ceremonies at Power Balance Pavilion on Friday and Saturday, May 18-19.

May 22, 2012

Administrator Ed Mills honored with student award

Ed Mills, Sacramento State’s associate vice president for Student Affairs, Enrollment and Student Support, is making a difference for students, and they’re the first to agree.

May 24, 2012

Sac State authorized as Heart Assn. training center

Sacramento State’s College of Continuing Education (CCE) has been designated as an American Heart Association (AHA) Authorized Training Center. The AHA serves as the gold standard in life support training in the allied health care field.

May 25, 2012

Alumni artists gather for Sac State exhibit

A 5-foot “Ticking Kitchen Witch” is just one of the more intriguing pieces you’ll find at Sacramento State’s free, annual Art Alumni Show, June 4-29 in Kadema Hall’s Else Gallery.

May 25, 2012

Memorial Day weekend facilities hours

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

May 29, 2012

Faculty profile: Business Professor Seung Bach

Business Professor Seung Bach is a very busy man. He teaches a full load of classes and directs Sacramento State’s Center for Entrepreneurship, an independent entity under the auspices of the College of Business Administration (CBA).

April 30, 2012

Weekend sports roundup

Here’s a quick look at how Hornet athletics teams fared this past weekend.

May 31, 2012

Creative Services wins state, international honors

Sacramento State’s Creative Services team, a unit of the Academic Affairs Academic Technology and Creative Services Division, has been recognized statewide and internationally for its work this year.