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August 2005 Issue

Graphic: Coming Soon
Sacramento State will unveil its new logo at a special campus event at noon, Thursday, Sept. 1 in the University Union. The event will feature free food, music and giveaways.

The new logo reflects the University’s leadership, great teaching and sense of community. It and a new graphics package will be used for Sacramento State publications, websites and merchandise.
More: www.csus.edu/pa/identity

Did You Know?
In a recent random survey of Capital Region adults, 85 percent said they would recommend Sacramento State to someone thinking about going to college. Applications for Spring 2006 are now open.


Busing to Berkeley
Get on board the “fan bus” to UC Berkeley on Sept. 3 when the Hornets take on the Cal Bears for the first time. Seats are limited, and reservations are required by Aug. 26. The trip includes brunch at the Alumni Center at 10 a.m., round-trip bus to the Memorial Stadium entrance and a reserved Section PP seat for the 2 p.m. kickoff.

Tickets are $60. Call (916) 278-4899 to RSVP. For game tickets only, call (916) 278-4323.
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Homecoming 2005
An exciting week of activities is being planned for Homecoming 2005, Sept. 26 to Oct. 1. It starts with an Alumni Breakfast Club event at 7:30 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 27, with alum John Saca talking about “What’s ‘Up’ with Sacramento’s Skyline?” The talk is free for Association members or $20 for non-members. RSVP to (916) 278-6295.

Or come to town early for the 52nd Causeway Classic football game with UC Davis on Sept. 24. It starts at 2 p.m. following a two-hour pre-party at the Alumni Center.

For more or to volunteer contact Linda Scott at (916) 278-4899 or scottl@csus.edu. Check the Alumni Association website soon for Homecoming updates: www.csus.edu/alum

Monday Night Football
Everyone’s invited to a Monday Night Football party hosted by the Football & Friends Chapter of the Alumni Association at 6 p.m., Monday, Sept. 12. Watch the Atlanta Falcons, coached by Sac State alums, take on the Philadelphia Eagles.

Donations accepted. RSVP to (916) 278-4899.

Campus News

Teaming with Sierra
Officials from Sacramento State and Sierra College announced new agreements on student transfer programs and other projects in July at a meeting at the Sierra College campus. In addition, the leaders pledged to develop additional joint uses of facilities and to work together to ensure their programs meet the evolving workforce needs of the region.
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Alum artists
The Sacramento State Art Alumni Chapter will put on its 4th Chapter Annual Membership Show from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., July 26 to 28 and Aug. 2 to 4, 9 to 11, and 16 to 18 at the Robert Else Gallery in Kadema Hall.
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Junior Pan Am coach
Kathleen Raske, Sacramento State’s director of men’s and women’s track and field/cross country, served as an assistant coach for the United States at the 2005 Junior Pan American Games in Windsor, Ontario. The games, which included 33 countries, took place from July 29-31 at the University of Windsor.

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Volleyball tops in poll
A little more than eight months after knocking off Eastern Washington in the Big Sky Conference Tournament championship match, the Sacramento State volleyball squad is a unanimous choice to finish first in the league’s preseason coaches poll. The team is the winner of the last eight Big Sky Conference regular season and/or tournament championships, and has not finished worse than second place since joining the league in 1996.

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