Melissa Johnson

“California State University, Sacramento allowed me to grow not just as a student, but as a whole person. I use skills the faculty helped me to develop every day as a medical student...the University made my education a top priority.”
—Melissa Johnson ’05

Ralph Torres

“My engineering degree from Sacramento State has been an important part of my professional accomplishments. Sac State graduates have the hands-on technical experience and problem-solving skills on which our state agencies depend.”
—Ralph Torres ’79, Deputy Director,
California State Water Project

Ruth Ballard

“As an undergraduate at Sacramento State, I had the opportunity to get to know my professors—I even got to do research. Now I’m teaching and doing research here. Getting to know my students is the greatest benefit that the University offers.”
—Ruth Ballard ’91