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August 2011

August 04, 2011

Bob Mattos: Hornet Pride Personified

Bob Mattos’ name is synonymous with Sacramento State football.

August 04, 2011

Sac State alum personifies lifelong learning

Barb Johnston has been very busy since graduating from Sacramento State with a nursing degree in 1978.

August 08, 2011

Dance, Chekhov play, pageant top fall season

Sacramento State’s young actors and dancers are already at work on plays, musicals and dance concerts as the University’s Theatre and Dance Department gets ready for Fall 2011.

August 10, 2011

Music Department has a full fall lineup

New guest artists, popular favorites and Sacramento State’s own students and instructors will present a variety of concerts for the Music Department’s fall season.

August 11, 2011

Great works featured in Fine Art fall season

Native American art as history, the influence of a 1960s art movement, and exploring the professions of art – these are just a sampling of the exhibits, events and lectures coming up at Sacramento State this fall.

August 11, 2011

CSUS-HEP helps pave migrant path to a better life

Sixty-two students from Sacramento State’s High School Equivalency Program (HEP) will receive their General Education Diplomas in a ceremony scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19, in the University Union Ballroom.

August 11, 2011

Renny Pritikin kicks off Sac State art lectures

Renny Pritikin, director of the Nelson Gallery and Fine Arts Collection at UC Davis, kicks off the “Professions of Art: A Lecture Series,” which features four guest speakers at Sacramento State.

August 16, 2011

Hornet Racing Team is on the fast track

The Hornet Racing Formula SAE Team is yet another example of Sacramento State preparing students for the work force.

August 18, 2011

Dancers kick off Sac State season

“Dance House,” Sacramento State’s first interpretive dance concert of the fall season, reveals just how talented and versatile the University’s students are.

August 18, 2011

Sac State to launch Business Honors Program

A new component of Sacramento State’s College of Business Administration, the Business Honors Program, will give students a broader understanding of how various parts of the business world interrelate.

August 19, 2011

Honors Program has come into its own

When the first graduates from Sacramento State’s fledgling Honors Program received their diplomas in 2010, there were plenty of proud people at the ceremony. But none more so than a trio of leaders without whose guidance this moment might never have happened.

August 19, 2011

Donor collaborative effort pays dividends

Sacramento State has been selected to receive the Community Partner for Life – Organization Award for the “University’s outstanding efforts in support of organ and tissue donation.”

August 22, 2011

New students call Sac State ‘home sweet home’

About 1,600 students, along with their families, will move pillows, clothing, computers, televisions, refrigerators

August 24, 2011

Dean Macari garners national SHPE honor

Dean Emir Jose Macari of the College of Engineering and Computer Science has won the Junipero Serra Award from the national Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers.

August 24, 2011

Program lights TORCH for 3rd grade readers

Sacramento State, in partnership with the City of Sacramento and Sacramento City Unified School District, has recognized the vital role literacy plays in student success.

August 25, 2011

New Arts, Letters dean seeks community ties

Edward Inch, the new dean of Sacramento State’s College of Arts and Letters, is no stranger to Sacramento, and he plans to use his knowledge of the region to build more community connections with the college.

August 25, 2011

President says future is bright despite budget woes

University President Alexander Gonzalez praised the campus community’s dedication amid recent budget difficulties and said the work being done by faculty and staff is the key to Sacramento State emerging from the downturn stronger than ever.

August 25, 2011

Sac State to host New Faze baseball camp

Up to 350 kids have the opportunity to get free baseball instruction from Sacramento State coaches and former professional players when the University hosts the fifth annual New Faze Development Baseball Camp on Saturday, Aug. 27.

August 25, 2011

Autumn filled with arts at Sacramento State

Sacramento State’s trees will soon be changing colors, signaling a colorful season of arts and entertainment on campus.

August 25, 2011

Five new tenure-track faculty for 2011-12

Sacramento State is welcoming five new tenure-track faculty members for the 2011-12 academic year.

August 29, 2011

Professor's fanny pack awaits patent

Professor Warren Drew Smith is patiently awaiting patent approval for a miniaturized measuring device he devised that could prove very beneficial to children with cerebral palsy.

August 30, 2011

Fulbright recipient teaching in Portugal

Sacramento State alumna Kristy Michelle Smith is headed for Portugal, courtesy of a Fulbright scholarship for the coming school year. As part of the U.S. government’s flagship international educational program, she will facilitate relations between the people of the United States and those of other countries.

August 31, 2011

ASI child development center honored

Sacramento State’s Associated Students, Inc., Children’s Center has been nationally recognized once more for impeccable service and devotion to childhood education.

August 31, 2011

NSF grants for Sac State will help train teachers

A pair of National Science Foundation grants totaling more than $1.63 million will provide scholarships to several Sacramento State students and ultimately create more math and science instructors for middle and high schools in high-needs areas.

August 31, 2011

Sac State hosts Mideast water expert

Hima Mesopotamia will present lectures by visiting researcher Nadia Al-Mudaffar Fawzi at Sacramento State from Sept. 6-12. Fawzi, from the University of Basra, Iraq, is a specialist in the water needs of her region.