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November 2014

November 03, 2014

Voices and bells ring out for Sac State choirs' concert

Premieres, bells, guest performers and, of course, terrific voices raised in song all will be part of “Songs of the Heart,” a concert featuring Sacramento State’s three choirs.

November 03, 2014

Career Pathways boosts Sac State's veterans services

Jeffrey Weston, director of Sacramento State’s Veterans Success Center, is determined to provide vets with the two things they want when coming to Sac State: an excellent education and a shot at getting a good job.

November 03, 2014

The thrill of Robot Rumble returns to Sac State

Robot Rumble, presented by Competitive Robotics, is 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, in the University Union Ballroom.

November 03, 2014

Professional activities

November 04, 2014

Sac State actors measure 'Water by the Spoonful'

Elliott and Yasmin live in one world where they cope with their Aunt Ginny’s death, Elliott tries to readjust to civilian life after serving in Iraq, and Yasmin struggles with divorce and her role as Elliott’s emotional support.

November 05, 2014

University seeks nominations of distinguished alums

Sacramento State is seeking nominations for the 2015 Distinguished Alumni Awards.

November 06, 2014

Club bolsters Sac State's vibrant veterans program

The Student Veterans Organization (SVO) is a campus-based club that provides another venue where Sacramento State veterans, active-duty personnel, reservists, their families and others can meet, share information and plan activities. It is also designed to emulate the camaraderie that military personnel experienced while in the service.

November 07, 2014

New institute leader seeks to increase student success

Professor Andrea Venezia has been named executive director of Sacramento State’s Institute for Higher Education Leadership & Policy (IHELP).

November 07, 2014

Vietnam War draft resister to speak on campus Nov. 20

It was Dec. 14, 1966, more than 18 months after the United States deployed its first combat troops to South Vietnam. Cornell University sophomore Bruce Dancis, the co-founder and president of the local chapter of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), stood in front of Olin Hall, wearing a white button-down shirt, a necktie and a blazer.

November 10, 2014

Mixer paves career pathways for student veterans

Wells Fargo, PG&E, Travelers Insurance, Verizon and the City of Sacramento are among the employers represented at the Veterans Success Center’s (VSC) second annual Career Networking Mixer, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14, at Sacramento State’s Alumni Center.

November 11, 2014

Veterans Day facilities hours

Business offices at Sacramento State will be closed Tuesday, Nov. 11, for Veterans Day. Here’s a look at hours and closures at other key campus facilities.

November 12, 2014

Geology Club's annual Rock Auction is Nov. 21

People in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones. But Sac State’s Geology Club is throwing a party for stones, as well as fossils, gems and other mineral collectibles with the annual Geology Club Rock Auction. This year’s competitive sale is 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, at the Alumni Center on campus.

November 13, 2014

Business Administration film festival to feature comedies

Sacramento State’s College of Business Administration’s third annual film festival, dubbed the Exploring Leadership Emotion in Motion Film Festival, will be held from noon to 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, in Library 11, which is the auditorium in the University Library.

November 13, 2014

Sac State celebrates International Education Week

Sacramento State will offer a variety of activities during International Education Week, Nov. 17-21.

November 13, 2014

Physical Therapy program shines at statewide meeting

The level of respect accorded Sacramento State’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program helps explain why its professors and students made such a strong showing at the California Physical Therapy Association Annual Meeting, Oct. 24-25 in Oakland.

November 17, 2014

Annual LegiSchool essay contest seeks entries

The Center for California Studies’ LegiSchool Project is seeking entries for its annual essay contest. This year’s topic is “Climate Change.”

November 17, 2014

Sac State screens film on Chicago Imagists art movement

It was modern art, Chicago style. Hardly the cool New York version, the collection of artists in mid-1960s Chicago referred to themselves as “imagists” and ignored trends elsewhere to blaze their own artistic path that was comical, absurd and definitely “in your face.”

November 18, 2014

Sac State a host of 2017 NCAA tourney

Sacramento State has partnered with the Sacramento Kings and the Sacramento Sports Commission to bring March Madness back to the city in 2017 – and will serve as the official host school for the first two rounds of the prestigious NCAA men’s basketball tournament.

November 18, 2014

Sac State's venerable honor society cited for excellence

Phi Kappa Phi (PKP), the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines, has recognized the Sacramento State chapter as a Chapter of Excellence.

November 18, 2014

'We Care. We Will Help' raises sexual violence awareness

Sacramento State is a trailblazer in sexual violence awareness and victim advocacy. In 2000, it became the first of the 23 California State University campuses to hire a dedicated Victim Advocate. Five years later, Sac State wrote the system’s first sexual misconduct policy.

November 20, 2014

Thanksgiving weekend facilities hours

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

November 21, 2014

Fetal treatments featured in upcoming lecture

The next presentation in the fall Topics in Regenerative Medicine lecture series at Sacramento State will take place at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25, in University Union Ballroom I.

November 24, 2014

Procession of Carols marks 30 years of holiday music

Sacramento State’s choirs will celebrate the 30th anniversary of their Procession of Carols Christmas concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7, at Sacred Heart Church, 39th and J streets.

November 25, 2014

'Find Your Light' illuminates theater, opera music

“Find your light” is a director’s common stage direction during rehearsals, addressed to actors who miss their mark and step into darkened areas. Sac State’s Opera Theatre director, Omari Tau, takes inspiration from that as the title of the group’s next production at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, at the Music Recital Hall.

November 26, 2014

Book-signing about Hmong and U.S. secret war in Laos

The Wayne Maeda Asian American Archive and Hmong American Experience will feature a presentation and book-signing by Gayle L. Morrison from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1, in Sacramento State’s University Union, Redwood Room.