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April 2003 edition
Did you know?
CSUS President Donald R. Gerth is the University's longest-serving
president. He will leave the presidency this summer after 19 years.
Calling LA alums
Six college deans from CSUS will host a special reception for
alumni in the Los Angeles - Long
Beach area at 6 p.m., Tuesday, April 29. The reception will be held at
the Hyatt Regency Long Beach, Seaview Section A. The event is free to
all CSUS alumni. Those wishing to attend should RSVP at (916) 278-4315
The Alumni Association's series of free informational
seminars continues Tuesday, April 22 with "How to Buy a House."
Representatives from Golden 1 Credit Union will give first-time
homebuyers the information they need in the Sacramento housing market.
or call 278-6295.
president of CSU San Marcos, has been named the new president of CSUS by
the CSU Board of Trustees. He will begin this summer. Gonzalez, who has
been president at San Marcos since 1997, succeeds retiring CSUS
President Donald R. Gerth, who is leaving this summer after 19 years at
the campus and 45 with the CSU system. Gonzalez will be Sacramento's
Because of unprecedented demand for
admission by upper division transfer students, CSUS has established
April 15 as the application deadline for the fall 2003 term. As of March
1, the University had received nearly 50 percent more applications than
last year at this time. Full
Affirmative action split
More than half of
residents think the United States should keep affirmative action laws
and policies, according to a survey by researchers at CSUS. The survey
also shows 52 percent of the region's residents think the state should
stop collecting data on race and ethnicity.
'Wee Pals' cartoonist
acclaimed cartoonist Morrie Turner, whose popular "Wee Pals" and
"Soul Corner" comic strips appear in newspapers worldwide, will be
the keynote speaker at the Friends of the CSUS Library annual
meeting at 3 p.m., Wednesday, April 9 in the University Union
Details: (916) 278-5954. Full
History critic James Loewen will bring his retelling of
United States history to the CSUS University Union Ballroom in a
free lecture at 4 p.m., Monday, April 21. Loewen wrote Lies
My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your High School History Textbook
Got Wrong. Details: (916) 278-6101. Full
Three CSUS choirs will join together to present "Songs in
the Night," at 8 p.m., Sunday, May 4 at St. Ignatius Church, 3235
Arden Way, in Sacramento. The huge choral showcase will feature the
CSUS Chamber Choir, Concert Choir and University Chorus. Full
Nirvana Zaher and Jessica Hoffman, and freshman Kimiye Narasaki have
been selected as event specialists for the NCAA West Regionals on
Saturday, April 12, in Seattle, Wash.
Zaher and Hoffman will compete as all-arounders while Narasaki makes
the trip as a vault specialist. The team as a whole earned
its second-consecutive Mountain Pacific Sports Federation crown this
Brianne Ferguson tossed a four-hit shutout and junior Nicole
Deatherage threw a one-hit shutout as CSUS completed a four-game
sweep of Saint Mary's by winning both games of a Pacific Coast
Softball Conference April
62-ranked CSUS women's tennis team swept Hawaii Pacific, 7-0, April
With the win, the Hornets improve to 12-5 on the year. Full