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Friday, April 29 - Student Academic Showcase
9 am - 4 pm University Union, Sacramento State - various locations

Students will compete for a scholarship by identifying a documented problem in their field of study and by presenting a unique, actionable solution to improve, address or ameliorate the issue.

9a-12p – Student posters and competition; Judging takes place.

Students will receive one or two 15-minute appointments with 2 regional employers. You will receive an email with your confirmed appointment time. 

1-4p – Showcase Showdown - The top 7 projects in each dimension in undergraduate and graduate categories will be invited back to present the same speech to all community partners/judges. One undergraduate and one graduate winner will be selected. Winners will be announced Sat., 4/30 at the lunch between 12-1 pm. 

Two scholarships will be awarded: one $1,000 scholarship to an undergraduate student or team, and one $1,000 scholarship to a graduate student or team.

Our judges are community partners--employers in our region who will hire Sacramento State graduates. They will decide which project is unique, innovative and actionable and stands out from the rest, and deserves to win each scholarship.

Community Partners include: CA Wellness Plan/CA Department of Public Health, Child Abuse Prevention Center, Federated Insurance, Golden 1, Intel, Intertribal Council of CA, Kaiser Permanente, MetroEDGE, Power Inn Alliance, Raley's, Sacramento City Unified School District, Sacramento City College, Sacramento KINGS, Safe Credit Union, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, and World Financial Group.

Campus Partners include: Guardian Scholars, Dreamer Resource Center, Department of Physical Therapy, College of Continuing Education, Dining Services, Housing & Residential Life, Parents & Families Program, Student Academic Success & Educational Equity Programs, English Department, Student Health & Counseling, The WELL, and Student Organizations & Leadership.

Create a POSTER for free:

Where: Student Tech Center, AIRC 3007, 

Why: A visual aid will help you communicate your point to judges. 

Drop In: Mon-Thurs 9a-5p, Fri 9a-3p, or see for more info. 

Poster Specs: There is no required size for your poster, or requirement for content. We recommend 2 feet x 3 feet. At a minimum, the poster should include a title, your name, major, a problem statement, a solution statement, and images that support your point. 

Saturday, April 30 - Wellness Showcase: Workshops & Awards Lunch
10 am – 1 pm - University Union, Sacramento State - check in at the Redwood Room

Choose two of the following 50-minute interactive sessions and workshops:

Workshop 1 from 10-10:50 am:
1. Workshop: Make the Most of Your Money
2. Interactive Session: Your 15-Minute Fitness Profile
3. Centering the Self: KORU Techniques
4. Workshop: Healthy Relationships
5. Workshop: Give Back to Your Community
6. Rock Climbing: Family Climb at The WELL

Workshop 2 from 11-11:50:
1. Workshop: Make the Most of Your Money 
2. Interactive Session: Your 15-Minute Fitness Profile 
3. Centering the Self: KORU Techniques
4. Panel: Young Pros Makin’ it Happen 
5. Workshop: Give Back to Your Community 
6. Rock Climbing: Family Climb at The WELL

12-1 Presentations from Guardian Scholars, Dreamer Resource Center
Keynote Speaker Urijah Faber, Lunch, Scholarship Awards 
Redwood Room

This event is free and open to the public. Parking is free Saturday in Parking Structure II on floors 1, 2, and 3. 

Questions? Call (916) 278-4353 or email