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April 2012

April 02, 2012

Sac State festival puts spotlight on the arts

Sacramento State’s Festival of the Arts starts with a bang this year and doesn’t let up. The Festival, April 14-21, celebrates all things arts at the University, including fine art, theater and dance, music, photography, design and literature.

April 04, 2012

STEM lecture focuses on "Tissue Repair"

The next presentation in the Topics in Regenerative Medicine lecture series at Sacramento State will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, in University Union Ballroom 1.

April 05, 2012

Nammour Symposium focuses on "What's in a Game?"

The Nammour Symposium sponsored by Sacramento State’s Center for Practical and Professional Ethics will focus this year on “What’s in a Game?” The two-day event at the University Union, Hinde Auditorium, begins at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 10, and concludes at 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 11.

April 05, 2012

Students take top prizes in interior architecture

Sacramento State Interior Architecture students took first, second and third place in a national design competition, and a fourth student received honorable mention.

April 09, 2012

Weekend sports roundup

April 10, 2012

Sacramento State creates pathways to statistics

Sacramento State is among several California institutions of higher learning that are helping remedial math students complete the math they need in a single yearlong course and at the same time complete a GE statistics course for college credit. Statway (short for Statistics Pathway) is designed for students who need remedial courses to do college-level math – without requiring them to take the usual sequence of courses that can take years to complete.

April 10, 2012

Academic Talent Search is accepting applications

Sacramento State’s Academic Talent Search is now accepting applications for this summer’s session on the campus. Students who apply by 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, receive priority consideration for admission.

April 10, 2012

Pride Week explores sexuality, gender issues

Sacramento State’s Pride Center kicks off five days of events for Pride Week, beginning April 16. The week reflects the Pride Center’s mission of working on behalf of the campus’s gay, bisexual, transgender, inter-sex, queer, questioning and ally community.

April 11, 2012

Sacramento State, Roseville form partnership

Sacramento State and the city of Roseville are joining forces to support their common interests and have formalized their relationship with the signing of a memorandum of understanding.

April 12, 2012

Students sow plans for farmers market on campus

Sacramento State students will have the opportunity to buy organic and fresh fruits and vegetables on campus as the University hosts its first farmers market from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, April 19, on the grassy area outside The WELL called the South Green.

April 12, 2012

Recalling a dark period in U.S. history

The internment of Japanese Americans during World War II will be the subject of a program from noon to 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, in the University Union, Foothill Suite.

April 12, 2012

Sac State singers succeed in vocal competition

Seven Sacramento State students made impressive showings at the regional National Teachers of Singing competition, taking first or second place in nine divisions.

April 12, 2012

U-Nite spotlights Sac State arts at Crocker

Sacramento State and the Crocker Art Museum have teamed up for an evening showcasing the University faculty’s talent in theater, dance, music, fine arts, photography and literature. U-Nite – University Night – brings nearly 40 of Sacramento State’s faculty from the College of Arts and Letters together for a one-night-only art celebration from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 12, at the Museum.

April 13, 2012

Sac State to present Distinguished Alumni Awards

Sacramento State has selected seven alumni to receive this year’s Distinguished Alumni Awards. The awards will be presented at a Thursday, April 26, ceremony in the Alumni Center.

April 13, 2012

Sac State maintains prestigious business accreditation

Sacramento State’s College of Business Administration has maintained its business accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

April 13, 2012

Sac State jazz groups find success at Monterey

Sacramento State’s Jazz Ensembles are among the three best college jazz bands in the nation, according to the Next Generation Jazz Festival.

April 16, 2012

Weekend sports roundup

Here’s a quick look at how Hornet athletics teams fared this past weekend.

April 17, 2012

Sac State students put skills to work at shelter

Sacramento State’s Career Counseling students are putting their counseling skills to the test for social service agencies struggling through tough economic times. A case in point is St. John's Shelter for Women and Children, where Sac State students Jaisha White, Keturah Kirk and Tinelle Evans Reno are serving the community.

April 17, 2012

Author’s reading to impart inspiring immigrant tales

Local author Judie Fertig Panneton will read from her book Proud Americans: Growing Up as Children of Immigrants from 7-9 p.m. Monday, April 30, in Sacramento State’s Hinde Auditorium.

April 17, 2012

Sacramento State professor snags another Fulbright

Louis Downs is in demand. The Sacramento State associate professor of Counselor Education just landed another Fulbright Scholarship and is bound May 18 for Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, Bandung, Java.

April 18, 2012

Sergans are a dynamic research duo

Professors Vassili and Tatiana Sergan are an academic powerhouse in Sacramento State’s Physics and Astronomy Department. Thus, it’s fitting that the talented pair is being honored by the Faculty Senate as co-recipients of an Outstanding Scholarly and Creative Activities Award.

April 18, 2012

Student entrepreneur is on a safety mission

The brainstorm came to Sacramento State student Joseph Simpson in a business math class three years ago, and he can’t immediately recall the professor’s name. That’s understandable, because the energetic junior has a lot on his plate. “Don’t just make one widget,” Simpson’s professor challenged. “Make millions of them.”

April 19, 2012

Initiative to extend Sac State's global connection

Geology Professor Lisa Hammersley and the task force she is chairing are convinced that the fledgling One World Initiative will “add value to what we are doing at Sac State to give our students the global perspective they need in an increasingly competitive world.”

April 20, 2012

Sac State students to stage one-act plays

Students from Sacramento State’s Dramatist Society present, and produce, One Acts – four one-act plays presented in pairs at 6 p.m. each day April 24-28 and May 1-5, with matinees at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28, and Saturday, May 5, in the Studio Theatre near the University Library.

April 23, 2012

‘Africa at the Crossroads’ coming to campus

The 21st annual Africa/Diaspora Conference will take place April 26-28 at the University Union. The theme of this year’s conference is “Africa at the Crossroads.”

April 23, 2012

Weekend sports roundup

Here’s a quick look at how Hornet athletics teams fared this past weekend.

April 25, 2012

Sac State choirs salute ‘American Voices’

The Sacramento State University Choirs, led by Donald Kendrick, present “American Voices,” a choral concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at Sacred Heart Church, 39th and J streets.

April 26, 2012

Sac State Art Ball comes ’round again

Lively, flamboyant, and definitely creative. It’s time for Sacramento State’s annual Art Ball, a celebration of visual arts so big that it can’t be contained in one hall.

April 27, 2012

Register for Summer Sessions

Sacramento State’s Summer Sessions provide students the opportunity to take classes to complete graduation requirements, enroll in often-impacted classes and advance toward their degree goals.

April 30, 2012

Weekend sports roundup

Here’s a quick look at how Hornet athletics teams fared this past weekend.

April 30, 2012

Awards recognize exceptional Sacramento State alumni

April is Alumni Month at Sacramento State, and the University celebrates the contributions of alumni by bringing them together for events both on and off campus.