Annual Report

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ABA’s 2011-12 annual report is not just a summary of ABA’s annual accomplishments, it’s a celebration of the staff who make them happen.

For the recent report, Vice President Mike Lee wanted to focus on the people behind the great things that ABA does to support Sacramento State. The 2011-12 ABA Report of Accomplishments is a tribute to ABA’s Staff Professionals and the work that they do.

Inside, you will find stories featuring staff, students, and programs designed to improve services to ABA customers and connect with the more.


Staff Spotlight

In each issue, the FOCUS Newsletter spotlights an ABA staff member whose work deserves mention.

This edition explores ideas around "redefinition," asking how staff professionals have grown in their careers while working in more.



Green News

In an ongoing effort to create a welcoming, beautiful and functional campus environment for our students, the Facilities Services Grounds crew spent the summer installing low-cost landscaping features across the campus that consist of flower and plant beds surrounded by rock planters more.

Mike Lee

Message from the VP

It is hard to believe that summer is coming to an end. Over the next few weeks, the campus community will begin to swell with activity as we kick off another academic year. With close to 8,000 incoming freshman and transfers expected this semester, there will be many new students out on the campus who will more


Jeannie Wong


Please join us as we welcome Associate Vice President Jeannie Wong and Director Jack Vaughn for a lively presentation about Social Media as part of ABA’s Speaker Series.

Jack VaughnTogether, they will discuss their experience with Sac State’s primary social media outlets, and how they manage the news flow to reach Sac State’s 15,500 Facebook and 8,000 Twitter more



TC Clark

ABA Awards

The ABA Staff Peer Awards Program is a recognition program that allows ABA staff to recognize the valuable contributions of their colleagues.

Awards are presented annually in the following categories: Customer Service, Problem Solver, Teamwork, Positive Attitude, Professionalism, more.



ABA Says 'Thanks'

ABA hosts a Thank You Blog on its website to make it easy for staff to acknowledge support from colleagues and to recognize their work publicly.

Don't know what to say? You don't need to be elaborate - just a simple "thank you," an explanation of what was done and how much you appreciate it, is all that' more.



ABA's Got Talent

Stacy Hayano, associate vice president of Budget Planning & Administration, prides herself on both her work and her prize-winning German Shepherd, Jackson.

Jackson has been awarded Best of Winners in two events this year, first in March, and most recently in August. Jackson has been competing since he was just a pup, around nine months old.

Competition for this title is tough. "There are Specialty shows that are sponsored by the various German Shepherd dog clubs which are highly competitive. The judges more.

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