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ALUMNI NEWS
JANUARY 2012

Chapters Bring Alumni Together

Sacramento State graduates are rekindling old friendships and creating new relationships through chapters of the Sacramento State Alumni Association. And the network is growing.
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Commencement Celebrates 2,500 New Alumni
Winter Commencement
With tears, laughter and plenty of celebrating, about 2,500 Sacramento State students became alumni December 16 and 17, receiving their degrees during Winter Commencement ceremonies at Power Balance Pavilion.
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Alumni Association Awards Scholarships

Thanks to the generosity of its members and supporters, each year the Alumni Association awards 12—15 scholarships to incoming freshman, continuing undergraduates and graduate students. The deadline to apply is March 1.
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Host a Student Dinner—Make a Difference

Create a personal connection with students by hosting a Dinner with 12 Hornets. These small, informal dinners provide students the opportunity to meet and network with alumni in various fields. The Alumni Association schedules dinners throughout the school year and is looking for alumni hosts.
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2012 Stinger Athletic Association Crab FeedAthletics Logo
Saturday, February 4

Join the Stinger Athletic Association for a night of fun at the 2012 Crab Feed. The festive atmosphere features student athletes as servers, a raffle, a live auction, and dancing. All proceeds support athletic scholarships.
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CSU New York/Tri-State Alumni Reception
Monday, February 27

Take a trip to the East Coast and join fellow CSU alumni for an evening of networking at the exclusive University Club of New York. This will be a great opportunity to meet other CSU alumni based out of state.
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Business and ECS Alumni Mixer at SMA America, LLC
Wednesday, March 7

Did you know that one of the leading manufacturers of solar technology is right here in Sacramento's backyard? Reconnect with fellow hornets by attending a networking mixer at SMA America, LLC in Rocklin, hosted by the Business and ECS Chapters. Attendants will receive a behind-the-scenes peek into the business that is a leader in cutting edge solar technology. The mixer is FREE for members and $5 for non-members. Space is limited so RSVP now!

CAMPUS NEWS

Take a look back as Sac State Reflects on 2011

What a year! Take a look at our video celebrating just a few of the many things we accomplished during 2011. For even more memorable moments, you can also watch our video highlighting "The Year That Was" on Sacramento State's YouTube page.


College of Continuing Education Celebrates 60 Years of Service
Tuesday, January 17 through Friday, January 20

From Tuesday, January 17, through Friday, January 20, Sac State's College of Continuing Education (CCE) will host several celebrations to mark 60 years of service. In keeping with CCE’s mission, the celebratory events are also representative of the College’s community outreach efforts.
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Sacramento Business Review to Provide Economic Forecast
Wednesday, January 25

The College of Business Administration invites you to attend the 2012 Sacramento Business Review. The event provides one of the most comprehensive economic forecasts for the Greater Sacramento region.
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Applications Increase, Following State Trend

Applications to Sacramento State for the Fall 2012 semester are on course for an increase of more than 1,600 from last year.
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Professor on Cutting Edge of Liquid Crystal TechnologySergan

Sacramento State Physics Professor Vassili Sergan’s liquid crystal research has led to several patents that affect television viewing and could dramatically change the design of prescription eyeglass lenses.
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Victory for Engineering/Business Collaborative

On Saturday, January 7, a team of Sacramento State undergraduate engineers and business students won the first Idea-to-Product (I2P) Early-Stage Commercialization competition put on by the California State University System Program for Education and Research in Biotechnology (CSUPERB).
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Gymnastics Comes Up Short in Season Opener
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Nicole Meiller, Kalliah McCartney and Kailey Hansen each won an individual event title but the Hornet gymnastics team was edged by California, 190.375-189.725, last Friday night.
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SEEN ON CAMPUS

Holiday Mocktail Party
Students and alumni networking at the Holiday Mocktail Party on Wednesday, December 7.

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UPCOMING EVENTS
Doctorate Information Session
January 18, 5:30 p.m.
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Sacramento 2012 Business Review
January 25, 3:00 p.m.
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Stinger Athletic Association Crab Feed
February 4, 6:30 p.m.
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Resume Makeover
February 7, 12:00 p.m.
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Baseball "Diamond" Dinner
February 10, 5:30 p.m.
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Starlight Snowshoe Hike
February 11, 3:00 p.m.
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Cross Country Ski Trip
February 12, 7:00 a.m.
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L.A. Piano Quartet
February 13, 7:30 p.m.
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Career Fair
February 15, 10:00 a.m.
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Speed Interviews
February 22, 12:00 p.m.
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CSU New York/Tri-State Alumni Reception
February 27, 6:00 p.m.
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Business & ECS Alumni Mixer
March 7, 5:30 p.m.
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Scholarshare
The Sacramento State Alumni Association has partnered with ScholarShare, California's official 529 college savings plan, to help you save for your child's college education. ScholarShare is a simple and smart way to save, easy to set up, and flexible to use. More info

Good for the Campus, Good for the Community
Sac State Serves
Mix feel-good community service with a teachable moment, add networking and bonding in the name of the Sacramento State, and you get Sac State Serves. The volunteer network links students, staff, faculty and alumni with local non-profit organizations for monthly done-in-a-day projects.
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Faith Alchorn Selk '87 & Terry Selk '86 & '88
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Since that proposal more than 23 years ago in Las Vegas, the pair has traveled to more than 30 destinations around the world as a function of Terry’s long career promoting travel to Sacramento and California. He is currently the director of tourism for the Sacramento Convention and Visitor’s Bureau.

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