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June 2011

June 01, 2011

Sac State a partner in new climate change collaboration

A budding partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. Geological Survey puts Sacramento State at the forefront of a collaborative effort to confront climate change.

June 07, 2011

Edward Inch named dean of Arts and Letters

Edward S. Inch has been selected as dean of Sacramento State’s College of Arts and Letters. He comes to Sac State from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Wash.

June 08, 2011

New associate dean a Sac State alum

Jane Bruner will become associate dean of Sacramento State’s College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, effective Aug. 1. A graduate of Sac State, her specialty is clinical laboratory technology.

June 09, 2011

Sac State, SMUD formalize energy partnership

Sacramento State and the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) have signed a memorandum of understanding formalizing their commitment to a Smart Grid/Smart Energy Initiative. The signing was part of the Green Capital Alliance clean energy sector strategy summit.

June 10, 2011

A proud day for three new Army lieutenants

Three brand-new second lieutenants were commissioned June 10 during a ceremony at Capistrano Hall conducted by Sacramento State’s Army Reserve Officer Training Corps.

June 13, 2011

Sac State reception for Mexican educators

Regional songs and dances from Mexico were featured at a farewell for nine teachers from the states of Oaxaca and Morelos at Sacramento State’s Napa Hall on June 13.

June 15, 2011

Sac State is an innovator in teacher prep

Many of the recommendations in a nationwide study of teacher preparation programs have been in place at Sac State for more than 10 years.

June 20, 2011

Sac State Theatre is planning Christmas now

If you’re a singer or dancer in the Sacramento region, it’s not too early to start thinking about Christmas - and Sacramento State’s "A Broadway Christmas."

June 23, 2011

Grad students train to help kids with autism

Legendary psychologist B.F. Skinner’s findings are the conceptual framework for the Sacramento State Psychology Department’s Applied Behavior Analysis program, which trains graduate students to become board-certified behavior analysts.

June 24, 2011

Sacramento State police chief to retire

After a 30-year career in law enforcement, including 10 years with the campus police force, Sacramento State Police Chief Dan Davis is retiring effective in November.

June 24, 2011

Research by professor inspires wagon project

Sacramento State Professor Shirley Moore’s research on African Americans who took part in the overland migration of 1841-1869 has inspired a group of people to create a living example of that time – a handmade, full-size replica of a covered wagon.

June 27, 2011

Professor helps protect vital Mideast watershed

For Sacramento State professor Michelle Stevens, "Mideast crisis" means protecting the Tigris and Euphrates watershed, upon which so many of that region’s residents depend.

June 29, 2011

CAMP summer program expands student horizons

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP). CAMP piques the educational interest of children of migrant and seasonal farmworker families.