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ABA News - ABA Coordinates Food Drive

For many years, ABA has supported the campus-wide California State Employees Food Drive, the annual campaign that seeks donations to supply local food closets for many years. This year, the Sustainability Team from Facilities Management takes charge of the campus campaign. The team will handle logistical support, such as the provision of containers and pick-up and delivery of donations from across the campus.

To jump start this year's campaign, the team launched a call to action, distributing emails and flyers, and conducting activities in the library quad. They hope to make this year's food drive the most successful in campus history. The email reminds others why such efforts are important. Read more.

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Message From The VP

This edition of ABA FOCUS is full of news about the great work that ABA is doing for the campus. It is a gratifying as a vice president to share stories that convey the significance of the work performed by our division. Throughout more.

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Awards & Recognition

Early this month, Sacramento State was the proud recipient of CSU Best Practices awards from the CSU for efforts in two categories. Sac State's Smart Grid project won the Best Energy Retrofit Award and the Sustainable Technology Optimization Research Center (STORC) won more.

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Green News

Sac State's Sustainability Team joined the American River Parkway Foundation's Adopt the Parkway program as the Volunteer Steward for "Mile 7 South" of the parkway. This means that they will act more




Staff Spotlight

In each issue, the FOCUS Newsletter spotlights an ABA staff member whose work deserves mention. Recently, our spotlight explores ideas around "redefinition," asking how staff professionals have grown in their careers while working in more


ABA Reads

ABA FOCUS continues its emphasis on staff reading choices, with an interesting story about staff professional Ademidun Adejobi's unique 2014 goal and how she went about setting and accomplishing it. Ademidun earned her degree from Sac State in English, and so her goal that involved reading a lot of books is not as unlikely as one might think. Read more.

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Behind The Scenes:
ABA Volunteers

The beginning of each semester brings with it new opportunities, challenges and, most importantly, new students. ABA offices do their best to prepare with extra staff, extended hours and additional services to help pre-empt potential student frustrations.

One of ABA's most successful strategies for meeting first week demands is through volunteer assistance. This edition of Behind the Scenes focuses on the individuals who volunteer their time to assist in other offices - why do they do it and what are the rewards? Yes, there are many! Read more.

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