Sac State


The Center for Practical and Professional Ethics takes as its overriding mission to foster and enhance the place of ethics in professional and public discourse, and to foster and support ethical practice, both in the University Community and in the broader Sacramento Region. Its mission is, therefore, educative, scholarly and practical.

We offer a variety of programming throughought the academic year. All our campus events are free and open to the public. Please click on the links to the right or below for details, updates, and video recordings of past events.


This year's Nammour Syposium is scheduled for April 3-4, 2019 in the University Union. The program theme is the philosophy and ethics of Artificial Intelligence.

This year's Fall Ethics Symposium program is scheduled for November 5-6, 2018 on the campuses of Sac State and Cosumnes River College. The program theme is the ethics of innovation and entrepreneurship. In what ways can innovation and entrepreneurship contribute to the social good? How have innovation and entrepreneurship been vehicles for drastic improvements in living standards and human well-being? What stands in the way of these benefits extending to more and more people? The Symposium is free and open to the public, but students and faculty can register for the event here.



Recent And Upcoming Events

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