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May 2013

May 02, 2013

Education conference will celebrate diversity

As many as 500 educators and students are expected to attend the Multicultural Education Conference, now in its 20th year, on Saturday, May 11, at Sacramento State’s University Union.

May 02, 2013

Sac State civil engineering teams reach nationals

Two teams of Sacramento State civil engineering students took the annual Mid-Pacific Regional Conference by storm April 18-20 at San Jose State.

May 03, 2013

Construction Management Department is reaccredited

Sacramento State’s highly successful Construction Management Department recently was reaccredited by the Texas-based American Council for Construction Education.

May 06, 2013

Sac State prof will conduct course on fantasy writing

Paintings, sculpture, ceramics, drawings, electronic art, and more – much more – highlight the University’s annual Art Ball. The Ball starts at 5 p.m. Friday, May 17, and keeps rolling until 8 p.m.

May 06, 2013

Roll on over to Sac State's Art Ball

Paintings, sculpture, ceramics, drawings, electronic art, and more – much more – highlight the University’s annual Art Ball. The Ball starts at 5 p.m. Friday, May 17, and keeps rolling until 8 p.m.

May 07, 2013

Special guests and awards highlight Commencement

With 4,688 students eligible to collect their diplomas, 19 doctoral degrees, an honorary doctorate, and several awards and guest speakers, Sacramento State’s Spring 2013 Commencement will be one to remember.

May 07, 2013

Smart Grid Center lands $1.4 million research grant

The California Energy Commission recently awarded the University’s innovative California Smart Grid Center $1.4 million to pursue three critical efficient-energy projects.

May 08, 2013

CBA professor receives achievement award

College of Business Administration Professor Necmi Karagozoglu is this year’s recipient of the Outstanding Scholarly Achievement Award.

May 09, 2013

Summer program makes learning fun for kids

Numerous unique and rigorous learning experiences await children during this summer’s 32nd annual Academic Talent Search at Sacramento State, sponsored by the College of Education.

May 10, 2013

Community service officers strengthen campus safety

At first glance, one might mistake them for campus police officers, but the Sacramento State students who don law-enforcement uniforms are community service officers who perform a wide variety of duties supporting the mission of the University’s Police Department.

May 14, 2013

Sac State students build future for disabled woman

Students from Sacramento State’s Department of Construction Management help Sara Granda surmount obstacles in home ownership.

May 15, 2013

Brian Aguilar appointed to Executive Fellows post

Brian Aguilar has been named the deputy director of Sacramento State’s Center for California Studies and director of its Executive Fellows Program.

May 16, 2013

Mighty Hornet Racing Team keeps gaining momentum

Sacramento State’s Hornet Racing Team is gearing up for another successful year.

May 16, 2013

Student makes bowls to earn degree, help community

Master's student Christopher Thompson is hand-making 1,000 ceramic bowls, the sale of which could raise up to $50,000 to help feed local residents.

May 17, 2013

Symposium on citizens' role in govt.'s fiscal health

The Center for California Studies at Sacramento State will host a free public symposium, “When a Good Thing Goes Bad: The Fiscal Danger of Misinformed Local Public Engagement,” on Wednesday, June 5, in downtown Sacramento.

May 22, 2013

Master's candidates to present theses results at Capitol

Five of the 23 students graduating from Sacramento State’s Public Policy and Administration program will present overviews of their master’s papers during the second annual Master’s Theses Symposium on Thursday, May 23, at the state Capitol.

May 23, 2013

Memorial Day weekend facilities hours

Here’s a look at hours and closures at key campus facilities during Memorial Day weekend, May 25-27, 2013.

May 24, 2013

Sleep Train's Carlsen receives honorary doctorate

Dale Carlsen, founder of Sleep Train Mattress Centers Inc., was honored at Sacramento State’s Commencement ceremonies for his work and contributions on behalf of foster children.

May 25, 2013

CM Commencement recognizes industry leaders

When Sacramento State’s College of Engineering and Computer Science held its Spring 2013 Commencement ceremonies, it honored 10 leaders from the Sacramento region’s construction industry who have made a tremendous impact on the College’s Department of Construction Management – formerly the Construction Management Team.

May 28, 2013

Professional activities

May 29, 2013

Capital Public Radio seeks fundraiser contributions

The folks at Capital Public Radio hope for a record turnout of donations for the station’s yearly Used Record & CD Sale fundraiser to be held June 22-23.

May 30, 2013

Exhibit showcases Sac State alumni art

Sacramento State’s former art students are filling the University’s Else Gallery with paintings, sculpture, animation, computer-generated art – just about every medium – June 3-28 for the annual Art Alumni Show.