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Capital University News, California State University, Sacramento

October 5, 2004

Campus sets out welcome mat for Homecoming Open House


California State University, Sacramento wraps up an exciting week of Homecoming activities with an open house for the community, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 9. Highlights include hands-on science exhibits, concerts, tours, art shows, “classes without quizzes” and a football matchup with Portland State and much more.

Details are available at and, or by calling the Alumni Association at (916) 278-6295. Media assistance is available by contacting Sacramento State public affairs at (916) 278-6156.

Open House schedule

Walk the CSUS Mile, campus tour by the College of Health and Human Services,
9-10a.m., University Union Information Desk. Registration required at 278-7255.

Campus Master Plan Presentation, 10-11 a.m., University Union California Suite. Registration required at 278-7255.

College of Health and Human Services luncheon, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., University Redwood Room, $20. Registration required at 278-7255.

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics reception for students, parents, alumni, faculty, emeritus faculty, staff, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Sequoia Hall Patio.

Tours of College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics facilities, includes solar telescoping viewing, anechoic chamber, greenhouse, biology vertebrate museum, equipment support center, microscope lab, faculty laboratories, geology, Geographic Information Systems, paleo-ecology, geophysical and hydrological equipment demonstration, student clubs and student and faculty research posters, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sequoia and Placer halls.

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics open labs, includes "Fish and Frog Research at CSUS," Humboldt 119; "Plant Cell and Molecular Biology," Sequoia 212; “Echolocation in Bats,” Sequoia 32; "Minerals: The Building Blocks of the Earth," Placer 1000; and "Exciting Biology Classes Here at CSUS and What You Can Do With Them," Sequoia Hall lobby, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Campus update by Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez for College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics alumni, 11:15-11:45 a.m. Registration requested at 278-4606.

Homecoming concert, The Format and other alternative music bands, noon-4 p.m., Serna Plaza.

"Once Upon a Time There Was a Good Cholesterol and a Bad Cholesterol,” Sacramento State professor Linda Roberts, "Classes Without Quizzes,” noon-12:30 p.m., Humboldt 124.

Library Open House, includes contemporary Native American art exhibit in University Library Gallery and displays in University Archives, noon-4 p.m., Library.

Multi-Cultural Center Open House, includes Brown vs. Board of Education 50th anniversary traveling exhibit , noon-4 p.m., Multi-Cultural Center.

Hornet Info Expo, noon-4 p.m., Serna Plaza.

"Breaking Up Is Not So Hard To Do: Fracture of Composite Materials," Sacramento State professor David Ziegler, "Classes Without Quizzes," 12:45-1:15 p.m., Humboldt 124.

Volleyball vs. Eastern Washington, 1 p.m., Hornet Gym, $5 general/$3 youth ages 2-17, tickets at door.

College of Health and Human Services open house, 1:30-3 p.m., various locations.

"Use of Sugars to Identify Wood Smoke Contribution To Air Pollution," Sacramento State professor Roy Dixon, "Classes Without Quizzes," 1:30-2 p.m., Humboldt 124.

Meet the new College of Business Administration dean, Sanjay Varshney, 4-6 p.m., Alumni Center.

Pre-football game party and tailgating, live music, food, children's activities, visits by Sacramento State Marching Band, hosted by the Alumni Association, 4-6 p.m., Alumni Center and parking lot.

Football vs. Portland State, special half-time show with Homecoming king and queen, 6:05 p.m., Hornet Stadium, west-side grandstand seating: $15 preferred/$12 adult/$8 youth ages 2-17; east-side general seating: $8 adult/$5 youth ages 2-17. Tickets at 278-4323 or


California State University, Sacramento • Public Affairs
6000 J Street • Sacramento, CA 95819-6026 • (916) 278-6156 •
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California State University, Sacramento • Public Affairs
6000 J Street • Sacramento, CA 95819-6026 • (916) 278-6156 •