June 11, 2007
Sacramento State Bulletin

Campus Announcements

Staff workers honored
Ricardo Salas, Stephen Leland, and Annette Kafouros are this year’s honored Sacramento State workers in the Staff Employee Recognition Program.

Salas is the lead custodian of building services for University Enterprises. His nominator described Salas as a team player who goes out of his way to accommodate those he serves. He provides a high level of service to staff and students.

Kafouros is the administrative support assistant for speech pathology and audiology. A model for compassionate interaction, she is polite and consistently gracious in serving clients whose lives are affected by communication disorders.

Leland is the industrial hygienist for environmental health and safety. His nominator noted Leland was quick to respond to water leaks at the University Library in March and worked with other campus entities to minimize downtime for areas affected by the water, demonstrating that he is dedicated and resourceful.
Submitted by the President’s Office

In memoriam

Allan Hinderstein, special internal media technology consultant, died June 3 after a brief illness. Hinderstein was particularly involved with Sacramento State’s Distance Education program and believed in using education technology as one of several tools for enhancing teaching and learning. Hinderstein’s burial will be in New York, but a memorial service on campus is being scheduled and will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made toward planting trees in Israel, (click on “Donation Opportunities”), or to Sacramento State. Sympathy cards may be sent to 4324 C Street, Sacramento, CA  95819.
Submitted by Academic Technology & Creative Services

Construction update
Fire alarm system installation may occur at Lassen, Solano, Sacramento, Riverside and Shasta Halls this week during normal working hours. Work notices will be posted in the buildings. Disruptions should be minor.

Final fire alarm testing (audible and visual) will occur at Tahoe Hall on Tuesday, June 12. Testing will start at 6 p.m. and continue until complete, but not to exceed eight hours.

Periodic fire alarm pull tests will also occur on Thursday, June 14, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the following buildings: 

  • Alpine Hall
  • Brighton Hall
  • Douglas Hall
  • Eureka Hall
  • Humboldt Hall
  • Calaveras Hall
  • Riverfront Center

Building occupants will be notified prior to testing.
Submitted by Facilities Management

Human Resources

Catastrophic leave donation program
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 a maximum of 40 hours per fiscal year.
If employees are interested in donating time, a donation form can be obtained by going to, or by visiting the Human Resources, Disability Leaves Office in Sacramento Hall 162, or by calling extension 83522.
The following employees have been approved for the Catastrophic Leave Donation Program:

Gary Davis, Facilities Services
Sheila Arreguy, College of Continuing Education
Kristin Abundis, College of Education
Sharla Cook, Criminal Justice
Annette Reed, Ethnic Studies
*Pamela Sanger, Communication Studies

*only vacation credits may be donated to this employee
Submitted by Human Resources


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