July 7, 2008
Sacramento State Bulletin

Campus Announcements

Sac State Magazine available online
The Summer 2008 issue of Sac State Magazine is now available at

As a cost-saving measure, individual magazines are no longer being distributed to campus faculty and staff. However, if you would like a copy, e-mail, or call the Public Affairs office at 278-6156, and one will be sent via campus mail. You can also ask to be put on the magazine mailing list to receive future issues.
Submitted by Public Affairs

Staff recognition program to honor employees each month
Sacramento State will continue the Staff Employee Recognition Program by honoring an employee each month during the academic year.

The benefits of being honored by the Staff Employee Recognition Program include a reserved parking space for the month in one of several lots (employee's choice); a congratulatory letter from the President; an award certificate; and an announcement in the Sacramento State Bulletin.

Nominations are currently being accepted and the final date of submission for the next round is Aug. 22.  Names of the recipients will be announced in September as the "Employee of the Month."

Complete details regarding eligibility, criteria, and nomination procedures are available on the website link:
Submitted by the President’s Office

Student Activities temporary reorganization
Lou Camera, Director of Student Activities, officially retires in September; however his last day in the office will be July 17. Please join in celebrating his retirement on July 8 in the University Restaurant from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

The Division will not fill the Student Activities director position until there is a clearer picture of the State and University budgets. In the meantime, Tom Carroll and Ken Morton have been appointed to interim leadership positions in Student Activities for Clubs and Organizations and Recreational Sports, respectively. The changes will be effective beginning July 18.
Submitted by Student Affairs

2008 Graduating Student Survey Report
The Office of Institutional Research conducted a Graduating Student Survey in spring 2008. The survey asked graduating students to assess their college experiences and progress, rate their satisfaction with the various aspects/services of the University, and to relate their opinions regarding university policies. Visit and click on the “Graduating Student Survey” link to view the report.

The report contains two sections. The first section relates changes in student evaluations of Sacramento State and campus services between 2006, 2007 and 2008 based on a comparative analysis. The second section shows the various ratings given by graduating students to their colleges and departments based on a college comparative analysis for the current year. 
Submitted by Institutional Research

Women’s Resource Center and Multi-Cultural Center transitions
The Division of Student Affairs is pleased to announce that the Women’s Resource Center will be moving to Lassen Hall 3005 this summer. The Multi-Cultural Center and Women’s Resource Center have shared space for the past several years. The Multi-Cultural Center will remain in Library 1010.

Join in welcoming the Centers’ new spaces and save the dates for the Multi-Cultural Center‘s Open House, Tuesday, Oct. 14  and Women’s Resource Center’s Open House Thursday, Oct. 30.
Submitted by Student Affairs

Human Resources

Catastrophic Leave
Sacramento State employees may voluntarily donate to other employees up to a maximum of 40 hours of sick or vacation leave credits each fiscal year in one-hour increments. Bargaining Units 1, 8, 10 and 11 may only donate up to 16 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:

Mary Ann Alvarez, Nursing
Steve Borden, Facilities Services
Mike Flores, Facilities Management
Nancy Hackbart, Career Center
Carolyn Ann Hollahan, Academic Information Resource Center
Sharon Kelley, Academic Information Resources Center
*Christine Kellerman, College of Health & Human Services

*only vacation credits may be donated to this employee


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