Sac State Connection

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Current Issue: August 2012

Alumni News


Beach n' BBQ

Come join us on our private beach at the Sacramento State Aquatic Center for a day of summer fun on Lake Natoma at the Beach n' BBQ, Sunday, Aug. 19. There will be great BBQ, ice cold drinks, and delicious desserts.
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Hornet car and bike show

The Engineering and Computer Science alumni chapter will be hosting their fourth annual Hornet Car and Bike show. The show will feature a car and bike contest, music and door prizes that can be won by entering a raffle. It is open to anyone who wants to enter or attend.
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English department's fall picnic

The English department is hosting their third annual fall picnic in East Sacramento. All current, former, and future Sacramento State English students are welcome, as are their friends, children, and significant others.
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CSU Super Saturday

Southern California-based alums are needed as volunteers for the CSU’s annual Super Saturday College Fair on Saturday, Aug. 25 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at CSU Dominguez Hills.
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Hannibal's Catering

If you are planning an end-of-summer party and need some help in the kitchen, try alumnus Phil Paw’s ’88 (Business Administration) Hannibal’s Catering and Events. Hannibal's has been delighting guests for years and have won numerous awards recognizing them as one of Sacramento’s best caterers.
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Donor Support


Campus programs benefit from private support

Sacramento State raised nearly $900,000 in gifts and pledges in the fourth quarter of the fiscal year (April 1 to June 30, 2012). Gifts supported a number of areas including the Guardian Scholars program, the Sac State Aquatic Center, scholarship programs in the colleges of Arts and Letters, Business Administration and Education, and alumni programming.
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Alumni Profile

Greg Hagwood
Greg Hagwood '89

The boy next door is now the sheriff next door. Greg J. Hagwood ’89 (Criminal Justice) has established a reputation as a fixture in Plumas County. He’s been part of the community in Quincy since he first moved to the county with his family at age 10. “I can walk down the street and I see people that I’ve known my entire life,” he says.
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