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Sacramento State Media Center

Sacramento State, part of the California State University system, is committed to academic excellence, community engagement, and diversity, equity and inclusion. Celebrating its 75th anniversary during the 2022-23 academic year, Sac State was established in 1947. It consists of seven academic colleges that each year prepare thousands of students for lives of achievement, success, and service to their communities and beyond.

Media Inquiries

News and Communications, part of University Communications, provides response to media inquiries, including access to administrators, faculty experts, spokespeople addressing critical issues, story ideas, and other assistance.

For media inquiries, please reach out to:

Lanaya Lewis, public information officer; 916-217-8366 (department mobile)

For general News and Communications questions, please contact:

Brian Blomster, director of News and Communications; 916-278-3835 (office)

Our Name

These are our officially recognized names and can be used in all instances:

  • Sacramento State
  • Sac State
  • California State University, Sacramento

Please do not refer to us by any of these incorrect names: CSUS; Sacramento State University; CSU Sacramento.

Find an Expert

Nearly 1,900 faculty members teach at Sac State and possess notable expertise on topics related to their fields. Use the Sac State Scholars database to identify faculty experts, and contact Lanaya Lewis for assistance with interviews.

Download Campus Video and Images

University Communications offers photos and videos that are available for public use. Search through our libraries for downloadable visuals to support your story about Sac State.

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Sac State Media Advisories

Sacramento State students, faculty, staff and alumni regularly make local and national news for their accomplishments, success and expertise. Take a look at our latest media advisories about the University and its scholars.

About Sac State

Learn more about the University, including key initiatives, leadership, rankings, and more in the latest issue of the Sacramento State Fact Book.

  • Sacramento State’s colleges include Arts and Letters, Business, Continuing Education, Education, Engineering and Computer Science, Health and Human Services, Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies.
  • The University’s academic offerings include 76 bachelor’s degree programs, 53 master’s degree programs, 3 doctoral degrees, 19 post-baccalaureate certificates, and 20 credential programs.
  • As part of California State University’s Graduation Initiative 2025, Sacramento State’s graduation rate has increased 187% since 2016 due to the success of the Finish in Four and Through in Two initiatives.

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