ATS in the News


Public Affairs Video: Improv and Comedy Class
Produced July 2012

KCRA Channel 3: Elite Academic Program Gives (takes you to KCRA page to view video)
Produced July 2012

Public Affairs Video: Academic Talent Search
Produced June 2010

Print Media

The faces of next-gen 3D talent (2013)

Ever wondered what the next generation of 3D talent looks like? We investigate how the youths of today are getting to grips with 3D in our interview with Henry Santos and John Bavaresco - instructors of the 'Modonauts'! Read More

Students learn and have fun in Academic Talent Search program (2007)

For most people, the term “summer school” evokes images of bored students taking drivers education or making up a course they failed during the regular school year.

But Sacramento State’s Academic Talent Search gives elementary, middle and high school students a chance to try something unique, leap frog regular school courses or tackle a particularly interesting challenge, all while having fun in a university setting. Read more

Guiding young learners is best reward for Thomas (2004)

Take more than 22,000 young scholars. Add a team of highly motivated Sacramento State faculty, high school teachers and industry professionals. Blend in the secret ingredient who completes this special mix—director Terry Thomas—and what do you have? The wildly popular Academic Talent Search... Read more

Talent Search Spotlights Bright Kids (2001)

A new class on germs and a Japanese language class that was jam-packed due to the popularity of Japanese animation highlighted the 20th summer of Academic Talent Search at Sac State.

It was bigger than ever this year, with an enrollment of almost 1,700 and more than 100 classes. That’s compared to the 106 students who could choose among three classes in 1982, the program’s first year. Read more