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Sac State News


May 2011

May 02, 2011

Construction management fundraiser is a hole in one

When Sacramento State’s Construction Management program needed an idea for a fundraiser last year, Bill Whitney had a quick answer: golf.

May 02, 2011

Two Sacramento State cyclists qualify for nationals

Sacramento State’s cycling team has qualified two riders for the 2011 USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships.

May 02, 2011

Sac State Fulbright Scholar headed to China

James DeShaw Rae, the most recent Sacramento State recipient of the prestigious Fulbright Scholars award, will travel to the People's Republic of China in 2011-12.

May 03, 2011

SMUD rewards Sac State for energy savings

The Sacramento Municipal Utility District presented a $75,572 award to Sacramento State in recognition of the energy efficiency of The WELL, the University’s new recreation and wellness center.

May 03, 2011

Air Force ROTC students put country first

In one of his better books, “Gratitude,” the late William F. Buckley Jr. argued that every American owed this nation some form of public service. That very principle motivates the young men and women in Sacramento State’s Air Force ROTC program.

May 03, 2011

Sac State receives record number of applications

Applications for fall 2011 represent the largest undergraduate applicant pool in Sacramento State history. The 29,037 applications are an increase of 832 undergraduate applications versus fall 2010.

May 04, 2011

STEM lecture features 'personalized medicine'

Sacramento State’s next STEM Scholars lecture is Tuesday, May 10, from 6 to 7 p.m. in the University Union Ballroom III.

May 04, 2011

Sac State workshop on conflict issues

Sacramento State’s Center for Health and Human Services Research and Center for African Peace and Conflict Resolution will hold their 16th annual Conflict Resolution Workshop, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. June 20-24, at Sacramento State.

May 04, 2011

Awards to recognize best in journalism

Sacramento State’s Center for California Studies and the Sacramento Press Club will sponsor the 17th annual California Journalism Awards luncheon, 10:30 a.m.–2 p.m. Thursday, May 19, at the Capitol Plaza.

May 04, 2011

Second-to-last Bulletin

This is the second-to-last edition of the Sacramento State Bulletin for the spring semester. The first edition for the next academic year will be Monday, Aug. 29.

May 05, 2011

Faculty, staff invited to show their talent

It’s time for Sacramento State’s creative faculty and staff to get out the paintbrushes, finish that poem, start knitting or tune up the guitar for Sac State Has Talent, the Library Gallery’s Spring 2012 show.

May 06, 2011

Sac State grads exhibit their artworks

Sacramento State’s graduating class is exhibiting new works encompassing all disciplines covered by the Studio Art Program. The free Senior Art Show will run through May 20 at the Else and Witt galleries.

May 06, 2011

Sac State hosts Med Tech Showcase

Exhibits and information about the latest breakthroughs in medical technology hold center stage at the second annual Sacramento Med Tech Showcase in Sacramento State’s University Union Ballroom.

May 10, 2011

Student questioned on Antioch suspect's whereabouts

Sacramento State police have increased security this evening in the wake of the search for a suspect, Michael Pulliambanks, in connection with a murder in the city of Antioch last December.

May 10, 2011

Graduating seniors to screen their films

The Hornet Film Society will screen films made by graduating seniors as part of an evening beginning at 7:40 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, in the University Union’s Hinde Auditorium. Admission is free.

May 10, 2011

New Sac State science degree pays off

Sprinkled among the degree recipients at Sacramento State’s spring commencement were eight graduates of a unique new master’s program who had already lined up scientific jobs after graduation.

May 11, 2011

Summer hours to save energy

To conserve energy this summer, Sacramento State will continue the practice of a modified work schedule, with normal business hours for the campus of 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a 30-minute lunch break.

May 11, 2011

Luncheon to honor eight journalists

Sacramento State’s Center for California Studies and the Sacramento Press Club are proud to announce this year’s winners of the 17th annual Journalism Awards.

May 11, 2011

Another first place for Sacramento State

Sacramento State’s Gary Scholze captured a first place award and collected $500 during the 25th annual California State University Student Research Competition at Fresno State.

May 11, 2011

Increased campus security after search

Sacramento State police have increased security in the wake of the search for a suspect in connection with a murder in the city of Antioch last December.

May 12, 2011

Professor's portfolio boasts med tech breakthroughs

Warren Drew Smith’s 38-year career at Sacramento State has been remarkable in several respects. The professor of electrical and electronic engineering is a recognized leader in the field of biomedical engineering.

May 13, 2011

Division of Nursing is now School of Nursing

Sacramento State’s Division of Nursing has been renamed the School of Nursing, honoring a request by Nursing faculty.

May 13, 2011

Sac State grad gets key government post

Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed Willie Armstrong, a graduate of Sacramento State’s Doctorate in Education Leadership and Policy Program, as undersecretary of the State and Consumer Services Agency.

May 13, 2011

Suspect Pulliambanks in custody

Sacramento State Police have confirmed that homicide suspect Michael Pulliambanks turned himself in to Antioch Police on Thursday evening.

May 13, 2011

Special honors for spring commencement

Sacramento State’s spring commencement slated for Friday, May 20, and Saturday, May 21, at Power Balance Pavilion promises to be a festive occasion, showcasing more than 4,500 students, an honorary doctorate recipient and two University supporters.

May 16, 2011

The WELL is turning LEED into gold

Sacramento State’s recreation and wellness center – The WELL – has been awarded LEED Gold certification for achieving environmental goals such as energy efficiency and recycling.

May 16, 2011

Staff picnic coming in June

Don’t miss the annual Staff Appreciation Picnic, which will be 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Friday, June 3, in the Main Quad across from the River Front Center.

May 16, 2011

Final Bulletin for the year

This is the final edition of the Bulletin for the spring semester. The first edition for the next academic year will be published Monday, Aug. 29.

May 17, 2011

Sac State honored again for community service

For the third consecutive year, Sacramento State has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service.

May 19, 2011

Search is on for Sac State artists of all kinds

From the math professor who builds robots to the groundskeeper who plays in a band and the geology professor who paints landscapes, Sacramento State is looking for faculty and staff who aren’t afraid to show their creative sides.

May 19, 2011

Sac State, CSU leaders advocate against cuts

Sac State President Alexander Gonzalez will join CSU Chancellor Charles B. Reed and other education, business and community leaders on Tuesday, May 24, in Sacramento when they meet with legislators to advocate against further budget cuts to the CSU.

May 19, 2011

Education partnership holds year-end event

Sacramento State’s partnership this year with Project LEAD — the initiative to target low-income ninth-graders who show potential to be first-generation college graduates — will culminate with “Building Tomorrow’s LEADers Today,” a gathering from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at the University Union.

May 19, 2011

Pixar career is on the way up for physics grad

The study of physics might not seem to directly correlate to a career with an animation titan. But for Sac State grad Henry Garcia, the practical applications he learned as a Physics major set the foundation for his work at Pixar.

May 24, 2011

Scam artists posing as student fundraisers

Beware of two young women posing as students from the Department of Theatre & Dance who are selling magazines “to win a trip to London.”

May 26, 2011

Team uses ‘garage materials’ at Wastewater Challenge

Sacramento State’s American Society of Civil Engineers Water Treatment Team was among 12 teams that competed at the Water Environment Federation Wastewater Challenge on Sunday, May 22.