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Sac State Food Pantry a model for fighting student hunger

June 27, 2016 by Anita Fitzhugh

A recent CSU conference addressing student hunger and homelessness is leading to the creation of more campus-based intervention programs such as the ASI Food Pantry at Sac State. 

Currently, Sac State is one of 11 CSU campuses with a program or pantry in place to help provide hunger relief to students in need. In fact, the ASI Food Pantry is one of the priorities identified by the President's Circle giving society, a growing number of community members dedicated to joining President Robert S. Nelsen in supporting students and creating a stronger campus community. 

Read about the benefits of joining the President's Circle and the impact you can make by supporting special programs, including the ASI Food Pantry

Parish and Herky

The Time is Now: New Power of 1,000 Hornets website

June 17, 2016 by Sam Churich

The buzz is building for a new Event Center at Sac State thanks to The Power of 1,000 Hornets. A website dedicated to the fundraising effort attempting to raise $1 million in seed money for an Event Center debuted this week. Take a look at some exciting renderings, hear testimonials from those already supporting the cause and learn how you can get involved.

Visit for more information. 

Jamillah Moore

Alumna takes the helm at Cañada College

June 15, 2016 by Anita Fitzhugh

Jamillah Moore '92 (Communication Studies), MA '95 (Intercultural Communication and Public Policy) has been named president of Cañada College by the San Mateo County Community College District. Moore currently works as the district's interim vice chancellor of educational services and planning. 

She is the author of Race and College Admission: A Case for Affirmative Action and is an adjunct faculty member with teaching experience at both two and four-year institutions. Moore also is the recipient of the 2014 California State University, Channel Islands African American in Higher Education Achievement Award. Moore earned a doctorate in multicultural education from the University of San Francisco after earning her master's and bachelor's degrees at Sac State. 

Spring 2016 Torchlight

Check your mailbox for Sac State Torchlight 

June 13, 2016 by Sam Churich

The Spring 2016 edition of Sac State Torchlight is here. 

Take a look at how student competitions provide real world learning opportunities. See how the ASI Food Pantry has succeeded in helping students in need. And find out how the Peer-Assisted Learning Program spurs student achievement. All that, plus the College of Arts and Letters expands its community ties, the Guardian Scholars Program celebrates its 10th anniversary, the impact of scholarships on students' academic dreams and more. 

Can't wait for the print version? The online issue is now available. 

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