Campus Announcements

Reading and writing conference
Writing Across the Curriculum would like to invite professors across disciplines to attend a one-day conference on “Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum.” The conference will take place at the University Union’s Forest and Orchard Suites from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 29. The conference is free and no RSVP is necessary. Visit for the conference program.
Submitted by English Department

University Union coffeehouse gets new look, name and menu
The old coffeehouse at the University Union underwent some transformation over winter break. Its new name —“The Buzz”— represents the Hornet buzz and the coffee buzz. The room also has a new color scheme, menu boards, updated directional signs and display area for student art.

The old salad bar has been replaced with a custom salad station and there are expanded grill offerings. Breakfast items now include breakfast sandwiches, cereal and oatmeal.
Submitted by University Union

“Field of Life” artists’ lecture
Professor Ian Harvey and his wife, South Korean artist Koo Kyung Sook, will speak in connection with the "Field of Life" art exhibit at 6 p.m., Monday, Feb. 25, in the University Library Gallery.
Submitted by Art Department

Human Resources

Catastrophic  leave
Sacramento State employees may voluntarily donate to other employees up to a maximum of 16 hours of sick or vacation leave credits each fiscal year in one-hour increments. CSUEU, MPP, Unit 4, Unit 6 and confidential employees may donate up to 40 hours per fiscal year.

If employees are interested in donating time, a donation form can be obtained at, or by visiting the Human Resources Disability Leaves Office in Sacramento Hall 162, or by calling 278-3522.

The following employees have been approved for the Catastrophic Leave Donation Program:
Lisa Collins, Admissions & Records
Julie Villescas, Photocopy and Technical Support
Carlyn Pollock, College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics