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June 2013

June 05, 2013

Prof honored for work with homeless youths

Nursing Professor Michelle Dang has spent the past two decades helping to provide health services and support to people in need, and her efforts were recognized when she was chosen by Sacramento State’s College of Health and Human Services for a 2012-13 Outstanding Community Service Award.

June 05, 2013

Alum's Chemistry award honors parents, profs

Sacramento State’s Chemistry Department will offer the Russell-Forkey Research Award to undergraduate Chemistry majors beginning this summer, thanks to the generosity of alumnus Jeffry Mann.

June 07, 2013

Donated wind tunnel to fan engineering projects

A 37-foot-long wind tunnel capable of generating a 90 mph air stream is getting its second wind at Sacramento State for aerodynamic research projects.

June 12, 2013

Micro-Summits concept is innovative, international

Dr. Elisa Garzitto-Michals, a teacher education professor at Sacramento State, has attended her share of massive academic conferences where educators lecture, one after another, about their research findings.

June 14, 2013

Construction Management grads go right to work

For the second consecutive year, every graduate of Sacramento State’s Construction Management program landed a job.

June 14, 2013

Sac State, Intel team for engineering summer experience

This summer, students from Sacramento State and other regional colleges will get hands-on experience and guidance from experts from Intel Corporation in computer programming and engineering.

June 17, 2013

Hornet racing looks for strong showing in Lincoln

The Hornet racing team left this morning for Lincoln, Neb., to compete in Formula SAE international competition.

June 17, 2013

Bowls exhibit produces results for local charities

Sacramento State art student Christopher Thompson's effort to raise money to help feed the hungry is already bearing fruit.

June 19, 2013

Fellowship begins U.S. studies at Sac State

Sacramento State is the first U.S. stop for 17 Humphrey Fellows, who will spend nearly two months in Sacramento for a pre-academic program before scattering to their assigned universities across the country and beginning 10 months of non-degree study and professional experiences.

June 19, 2013

Call for entries in California Journalism Awards contest

The Center for California Studies and the Sacramento Press Club are seeking entries for the 19th Annual California Journalism Awards. The “Food for Thought: Envisioning California Conference and California Journalism Event” will be held Friday, October 11.

June 21, 2013

Newsome named dean of Graduate Studies

Chevelle Newsome, a Sacramento State alumna and longtime faculty member, has been named the University’s dean of Graduate Studies. The announcement was made by University President Alexander Gonzalez, and Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs (Interim) Charles W. Gossett.

June 24, 2013

Grad students foster a father's 'amazing' recovery

When Eva Fields marries Brent Schwartz on July 7 in Sacramento, her father will walk her down the aisle, take her hand for the traditional father-daughter dance and toast the newlyweds.

June 25, 2013

Hornet Racing Team gains real-world experience

Sacramento State’s Hornet racing team made a strong showing in last week’s Formula SAE international competition in Lincoln, Neb.

June 27, 2013

Smart Grid project boosts green commitment

Sacramento State recently completed the installation of an integrated energy management and control system in 39 buildings for greater heating, ventilation and air conditioning automation and control. Energy savings are projected at about $450,000 per year from the high-tech system.