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Fall Semester 2020

In person events cancelled or postponed due to coronavirus (COVID-19)

We’re committed to continuing to support our alumni and students, but we have restricted in person events at least through fall semester 2020. We hope to see you at our virtual events. Thank you for your support during this time!


September 2020

Navigating November 3rd
Thursday, September 17 - 4:00-5:00 p.m.

On the precipice of a complex and likely pivotal election, the Placer and Hornets Policy and Politics Alumni Chapters invite all alumni to participate in this free virtual event. This will be a robust discussion on the upcoming Presidential election featuring Dr. Barbara O'Connor, Sacramento State Emeritus Professor of Communication Studies. Gain key insights on how to wade through the rhetoric to get to the facts.

Register today!


Meet the Dean: College of Business Administration
Wednesday, September 23 - 5:30 p.m. (PDT)

Join us for this special virtual event brought to you by the Sacramento State Alumni Association and the Business Alumni Chapter. Don't miss this opportunity to get do know Dean Bill Cordeiro and learn more about what is on the horizon for the College of Business Administration.

Register today!


October 2020

Estate Planning 101
Saturday, October 3 - 10:00-11:30 a.m. (PDT)

Please join us for a free educational webinar offering current information on constructing an estate plan that reflects your values and the legacy you wish to leave. Presented by Mark S. Drobny, Certified Specialist, Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law, the State Bar of California of Legal Specialization. Mr. Drobny is regarded as one of the region's top experts on estate planning and related topics. He is a long-time volunteer for Sacramento State and currently serves as a board member of the University Foundation at Sacramento State.

Register today!

Estate Planning 101

Career Buzz
Wednesday, October 7 - 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Take your career to the next level! Career Buzz connects students and recent graduates with our diverse alumni network through Q&A discussions and networking. Learn from experts who know what it means to have Hornet pride. This edition features Kristin Figueroa '16, Kerry Wood '93, MA '13, and Jeff Owen '98.

Register today!


Distinguished Alumni Awards 2020
Thursday, October 15 - 5:30-6:30 p.m. (PDT)

You're invited to join us for an evening of celebration! We will be honoring seven amazing individuals in three categories: Distinguished Service, Rising Star, and Honorary Alumnus. While you only need to travel to your computer to participate, we encourage you to dress up and make an evening of it. Don't forget to check out our silent auction supporting student scholarships.

Register today!

Distinguished Alumni Awards 2020

On Demand Content


Take your career to the next level! Career Buzz connects you with our diverse alumni network through Q&A discussions. Learn from experts who know what it means to have Hornet pride. This edition features Tim Mech '00, Amanda Merz '12, and Kamaria Rutland '02. (recorded 9/9/20) Watch now!



La Lucha Sigue: Coping During COVID-19 and the Civil Rights Crisis
A conversation with Eric Guerra '03, MPPA '08, Sacramento District 6 City Councilmember, and Leslie Valdivia '14, Co-founder of Vive Cosmetics, surrounding how we can all come together as a community while we find ways to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic and the Civil Rights crisis. (Recorded 6/25/20)


While we still don't know what the coming seasons hold for in person competition, we know that everyone is missing their favorite sports. Join us to get to know these amazing coaches and see just how much they care about our student athletes.

Fall Sports - Join Coach Taylor (football), Coach Linenberger (men's soccer), Coach Dedini (women's soccer), and Coach Jackson (volleyball) to learn more about them, their coaching, and their sports. (recorded 7/22/20)

Winter Sports - Join Coach Katz (men's basketball), Coach Harkleroad (women's basketball), Coach Solorio (gymnastics), Coach McDaniel (track and field), Coach Brakel (men's golf), and Coach Sutherland (women's golf) to learn more about them, their coaching, and their sports. (recorded 8/12/20)

Spring Sports - Join Coach Christiansen (baseball), Coach Perez (softball), Coach Connors (rowing), Coach Jackson (beach volleyball), Coach Kurtz (men's tennis), Coach Hubbs (women's tennis), and Coach Roberts (Dance) to learn more about them, their coaching, and their sports. (recorded 8/26/20)


Financial Wellness Webinar Recordings
In partnership with SAFE Credit Union, we are pleased to bring you a series of virtual workshops to help you feel empowered to manage your financial situation during this time of uncertainty.


College Athletics in the time of COVID
Catch our conversation with Mark Orr, Athletics Director at Sacramento State, about the impact this pandemic has had on college athletics and the forecast for the future. Learn more about how the NCAA is guiding schools back to competition. (recorded 6/5/20)


Pursuing Organizational Wisdom in a Pandemic
Get insights about coping with isolation in this pandemic with episodes covering: "Understanding Social Isolation"; "Preventing Loneliness in Isolation"; "Regulating Emotions"; "Emotional Contagion"; and "Managing Organizational Crisis". Produced by Sac State's CBA Organizational Wisdom Studio.

You can also subscribe to receive notice of future episodes.


Virtual Fitness
Though we are apart, The WELL still wants to provide lifetime wellness to you! Tune in to Instagram (@wellsacstate) each week for LIVE Virtual Fitness classes. Classes are archived on IGTV a week after broadcasting. Stay well!

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