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March 2015

March 03, 2015

Sac State opera performers play with Kipling's 'Cat'

How did the housecat come to be invited into our homes? Sacramento State’s Opera Theatre company will relate that story in song and puppetry with "The Cat That Walked by Himself," a children’s musical fantasy for the entire family.

March 06, 2015

CASE honors President Gonzalez for leadership

President Alexander Gonzalez today received the Chief Executive Officer Leadership Award at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District VII conference in Newport Beach.

March 06, 2015

Jazz group returns to Monterey festival

Sacramento State’s Jazz Ensemble has been selected as one of six finalists in the college big band category of the Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival and will travel March 27-29 to Monterey to perform and compete with the other five.

March 09, 2015

Sac State recognizes outstanding faculty, students

This month, Sacramento State is honoring numerous faculty members for their commitment to research, teaching, scholarly activity and service, in addition to celebrating the efforts of exemplary student-researchers.

March 09, 2015

Students show off their research excellence

The best of Sacramento State’s student research was on display Friday, March 6, during the annual Student Research Symposium in the University Union.

March 09, 2015

Professional activities

March 18, 2015

Campus to mark Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April

Sacramento State has been at the leading edge of sexual violence awareness and victim advocacy for years. In line with that commitment, the University offers a full slate of events during Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April, including Take Back the Night, Denim Day and Bystander Day.

March 20, 2015

Alternative Break gives students a chance to give back

The Sacramento State Community Engagement Center is partnering with Wellspring Women’s Center and the Oak Park Sol Community Garden during Alternative Spring Break, which takes place Monday, March 23, to Friday, March 27.

March 24, 2015

Matthew Shepard's mom to speak on campus

Judy Shepard, the mother of murdered gay college student Matthew Shepard, will speak at Sacramento State on Thursday, April 2. The sold-out community forum will commemorate the fifth anniversary of the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate-Crimes Prevention Act.

March 24, 2015

Getting to know: Pierre Balthazard, new Business dean

From humble beginnings in the family business to pioneering the neural science of leadership, Sacramento State’s new dean of the College of Business Administration arrives on campus with a desire to foster even more community involvement and to emphasize ethics along with the teaching of business skills.

March 24, 2015

Mystery solved at Sac State's new crime scene lab

If Hollywood ever greenlights the TV show CSI: Sac State, it could be shot on location in Alpine Hall 152, a computer lab transformed into a furnished three-room apartment – and perpetual crime scene.

March 25, 2015

Presidential Transition

The California State University (CSU) Board of Trustees has appointed Robert S. Nelsen, Ph.D., as president of California State University, Sacramento. Formerly the president of the University of Texas-Pan American (UTPA) in Edinburg, Texas (2010-14), Nelsen has most recently served in an advisory capacity for the University of Texas System. He will assume leadership of the university in July.

March 25, 2015

Sac State to build new residence hall

Sacramento State will break ground this summer on a 416-bed residence hall with spectacular views of the American River. The California State University (CSU) Board of Trustees approved the $54.9 million project today.

March 25, 2015

Presidential Transition

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March 25, 2015

Presidential Transition

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March 25, 2015

Corpse flower blooms in Sequoia Hall

All eyes were focused on Sac State’s corpse flower, which bloomed during spring break for the first time in 20 years. This giant of a plant is so named for its pungent fragrance upon blooming. It can go a decade or more between blossoms, so the occasion is a rather special one.

March 26, 2015

Cesar Chavez Day facilities hours

Business offices at Sacramento State will be closed Tuesday, March 31, for Cesar Chavez Day. Here’s a look at hours and closures at other key campus facilities from Saturday, March 28, through March 31.

March 27, 2015

Applications open for LegiSchool summer internship

The LegiSchool Project is pleased to announce its Real World Civics Summer Internship. Apply online now at www.csus.edu/calst/real_world.html.