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Sac State News


September 2011

September 01, 2011

Author to discuss career of Rep. John Moss

Michael R. Lemov will discuss his new book about late Congressman John Moss during a free presentation at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, in Sacramento State’s Library Gallery.

September 02, 2011

The WELL wins award for sustainability

September marks The WELL’s first birthday, and Sacramento State’s health and fitness center is getting a fitting gift for the occasion. Sacramento’s Business Environmental Resource Center (BERC) has recognized The WELL with one of its 2011 Sacramento Sustainable Business of the Year Awards.

September 06, 2011

Prospective Hornets will flock for Preview Day

More than 1,000 prospective Hornets and their families are expected to flood the Sacramento State campus Oct. 1 for the University’s annual Preview Day.

September 07, 2011

National stage for Sac State education leader

Carlos Nevarez is a busy man. The associate professor and director of Sacramento State’s first doctoral program in Educational Leadership oversees scores of faculty, staff and students. Later this month, he’s headed for NBC in New York to take part in the 2011 Education Nation Summit.

September 09, 2011

Conference helps girls explore science

With hands-on workshops such as “Bone Detectives,” “Build a Heart Monitor” and “Fun with Fishes,” Sacramento State’s Expanding Your Horizons conference encourages middle school girls to pursue education and careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

September 15, 2011

Holocaust exhibit comes to Sacramento State

Nearly 200 photos on 40 posters chart the course of the Holocaust in “The Courage to Remember,” a free exhibit at Sacramento State’s Anthropology Museum in Mendocino Hall.

September 19, 2011

Sac State professor chronicles water on film

The wealth of California is measured in water, and a Crocker Art Museum exhibit studying that resource will include several photos by Sacramento State film coordinator Jenny Stark.

September 19, 2011

Sac State to celebrate women's suffrage centennial

Sacramento State’s Center for California Studies and Department of Women’s Studies are co-sponsoring a campus event to mark the 100th anniversary of the approval of women’s suffrage in California.

September 20, 2011

Sac State Police seek suspect in indecent exposure

The Sacramento State Police Department is investigating a report of an indecent exposure that occurred in the University Library on Tuesday, Sept. 20.

September 21, 2011

Annual Sac State Ski Swap coming

The 46th annual Sacramento State Ski Swap will be 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23, in the University Union Ballroom. There will be thousands of items of new ski and snowboarding gear, 30 percent to 40 percent off the usual price.

September 21, 2011

Fall 2012 undergrad applications open Oct. 1-Nov. 30

The application process for Sacramento State’s Fall 2012 semester opens Saturday, Oct. 1, and University officials are gearing up for another possible record number of college seekers.

September 22, 2011

Sac State One Book: The Grace of Silence

Michele Norris’ acclaimed memoir, The Grace of Silence, is Sacramento State’s One Book selection for the 2011-12 academic year.

September 23, 2011

Sacramento State nets another NSF award

Sacramento State has received a comprehensive National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, thanks to a collaborative effort by the College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics.

September 23, 2011

Donations boost dynamic School of Nursing

President Alexander Gonzalez has announced the School of Nursing’s campaign to raise $1.8 million as well as a $300,000 gift from Catholic Healthcare West (CHW).

September 26, 2011

Sac State launches entrepreneurial incubator

Sacramento State’s College of Business Administration, a beehive of innovative ideas, is about to launch another project to benefit campus and community.

September 26, 2011

Mexican consul general coming to Sac State

Carlos Gonzalez Gutierrez, consul general of Mexico, will be the first in a series of breakfast speakers this year at Sacramento State’s Alumni Center, from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4.

September 27, 2011

NSF grants boost Sac State teaching mission

Sacramento State has scored a trifecta of National Science Foundation grants that will enhance student learning and better prepare our graduates to succeed in an increasingly competitive workforce.

September 30, 2011

Death penalty is focus of Sac State art exhibit

An art exhibit by Malaquias Montoya that examines the death penalty is on display in Sacramento State’s University Library Gallery Annex.

September 30, 2011

Sac State joins the Artober celebration

Sacramento celebrates National Arts and Humanities Month throughout October, and the capital city’s University, Sacramento State, will be front and center at many of the community events and spotlight events on campus.

September 30, 2011

Sac State launches campus safety projects

In a continuing effort to make the campus as safe as possible for students, faculty, staff and visitors, Sacramento State officials have launched a number of safety projects recently.