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July 2003 edition

Did you know?
More than 80 percent of recent CSU Sacramento graduates say their professors were enthusiastic and genuinely enjoyed teaching.

Alumni News

Homecoming/Parent Weekend
Homecoming Week and Parent Weekend 2003 kicks off Oct. 19 with a wellness fair and free concert by Funkengruven. The week will include lectures, art exhibits, speakers, reunions, concerts, barbecues, parades and much more. The week concludes with a campus open house Saturday, Oct. 25 from 9 a.m. to  3 p.m., a fiesta pre-game party at the Alumni Center and the Homecoming Game vs. Eastern Washington at 6 p.m. For more, call the Alumni Association at (916) 278-6295 or (800) SAC-GRAD.

Football pre-game activities

The CSUS Alumni Association will once again host pre-game parties before every home football game this fall. The parties feature different themes, food and entertainment. For ticket and other information, visit Visit for more on pre-game events.

Campus News

New president arrives
CSU Sacramento's new president, Alexander Gonzalez, began July 7. Learn more about him and see pictures from his first day at

Sacramento's 'Joe Arrestee'
He's 31, completed high school and has a 53 percent chance of having a job. And he's the average male booked in Sacramento County Jail over the last three years, according to CSUS researchers. Full story



Student art exhibit
CSUS art students will display their works in an exhibit titled "A Summer Delight," through Aug. 18 on the second floor of the CSUS Library. The exhibit is free. Hours are 8 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Full story



21 all-academics
The Big Sky Conference has named 21 CSUS student-athletes to the Spring All-Academic team. Full story

Hot hands
Junior wide receiver Fred Amey has been named to The Sports Network NCAA I-AA preseason All-America second team. He was also named first team all-Big Sky and second team all-region in addition to receiving honorable mention All-America accolades from Football Gazette. Amey is the only player in CSUS history to post back-to-back 50-catch seasons. Full story

Going pro
CSUS baseball players Chris Kinsey, Jesse Schmidt and Mikela Olsen have each signed major league contracts. Full story