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ALUMNI NEWS

JANUARY 2013



Alumni Association Board of Directors accepting nominations

Board of Director nominationsThe Alumni Association is currently accepting board of directors nominations. Board volunteers lead the Association in its service to Sac State and its alumni. The deadline to submit completed forms is Friday, Feb. 1. Learn more
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Scholarships are available


Alumni Association scholarshipsDo you know any current or incoming Sac State students? Please encourage them to apply for an Alumni Association scholarship. Each year we award 12-15 scholarships to incoming freshman, continuing undergraduates and graduate students. All applications are due by Friday, March 1, no exceptions.
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Alumni DirectoryAlumni Directory update


We are pleased to announce the data collection phase of our alumni directory project is now complete. If you purchased a directory, it will be shipped in April. If you haven’t purchased your directory, it’s NOT too late! The deadline to purchase is Friday, March 15. Thank you to the thousands of alumni who updated their records. Learn more



Alumna makes a difference in troubled school


Maria LewisSince taking the lead as principal at T.L. Whitehead Elementary in Woodland, Maria Lewis '91 (Liberal Studies) has helped transform test scores, lift staff and student morale, and engage parents. Starting from the premise that every child can learn, Lewis has the résumé to back up her claim.
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Alumnus pens mystery for youngsters


Nate McQueenMoses Jones is forever losing things, including his shoes. Moses Jones and the Case of the Missing Sneaker is the first children’s book written and illustrated by Sac State graduate, Nate McQueen ’10 (English).The book is suitable for children ages 3-8 and he intends to write a series of Moses Jones books.
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We want to hear from you!

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Tell your fellow Hornets what’s new in your life. Send submissions via e-mail to alumni@csus.edu or submit online.


CAMPUS NEWS


Sac State graduates Hornets in December
2012 winter commencement
Nearly 3,300 degrees were conferred during Winter Commencement ceremonies at Sleep Train Arena.
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Alumni Association commencement photo albums



fall applicationsSac State student applications increase


Student applications to Sac State for the fall 2013 semester are up considerably from the fall 2012 numbers. Read more



Sac State scores back-to-back titles


CSUPERB12PSac State’s first-place finish in California State University’s CSUPERB I2P (Idea-to-Product) competition is the Hornets’ second title in as many years. This year’s winning I2P team presented a novel handheld device for use in the operating room that quickly and safely produces thrombin, a substance for bone healing, from a small sample of the patient’s own blood.
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MESA Engingeering ProgramEngineering mentoring program: Going strong for 24 years


Sac State’s MESA engineering program has 400 students who attend intensive sessions designed to prepare them for academic success and to become workforce-ready engineers. Read more


Civil engineering squad
Civil engineer squad sweeps competition


For the fourth time in the last five years, Sac State has won the design competition sponsored by the Structural Engineers Association of Central California (SEAOCC). Read more



Sacramento State Leader


December’s issue of Sac State Leader brings you campus news and stories ranging from engineering victories to new emerging leadership ideas.


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Women's basketball remains undefeated at home


Natasha Torgerson scored a career-high 20 points and the Sac State women's basketball team remained undefeated at home this season after an 81-77 victory over Portland State in a Big Sky Conference game on Thursday night at The Nest. Read more


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McCartnet, Meiller lead gymnastics to convincing victory


Kalliah McCartney finished first in the all-around and on vault, beam and floor and Nicole Meiller had the high score on bars to lead the Sac State gymnastics team to a 194.500-188.475 victory over Seattle Pacific at The Nest. Read more

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The Distinguished Alumni Awards
Reserve early and save!

Join the Alumni Association and Emcee Kitty O'Neal '79 (Communication Studies) for this year's Distinguished Alumni Awards on Thursday, April 25. Take advantage of early-bird discounts or partner with us to become an event sponsor. Learn more

UPCOMING EVENTS

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acramento Business Review
Wednesday, Jan. 23
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Hornet Baseball:
Diamond Dinner

Friday, Jan. 25
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University Library Gallery:
Three Sisters Bound to the Elements

Friday, Feb. 1
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Hornet Club:
Crab Feed

Saturday, Feb. 2
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Sac State Serves:
Discovery Museum Day
Saturday, Feb. 2
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Author Lecture Series:
Gerald Haslam

Wednesday, Feb. 13
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Estate Planning 101
Wednesday, Feb. 27
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CSU New York/Tri-State
Alumni Reception

Thursday, March 7
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Green & Gold Gala
Friday, March 22
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Alumni Open House
Thursday, March 28
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Grad Fest
Tuesday, April 2
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Author Lecture Series:
Chuck McFadden

Wednesday, April 17
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Sac State 5K Fun Run
Thursday, April 18
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Distinguished Alumni Awards
Thursday, April 25
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Hornet Club:
Wine & Food Classic

Friday, May 3
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Couple gives back to campus

Brandon and Rosilynn KlineThe capital city was more than just the perfect grooming ground for a young Brandon Kline ‘05 (Government). At Sac State, he was involved in countless activities and racked up a number of impressive accomplishments. But they all take a backseat to Kline’s most memorable encounter as a Hornet. Read more

Family keeps big wheels turning

Allen familyThe bus yard was a giant playground through the eyes of a 4-year-old Bill Allen '77 (Business Administration). From the time he could walk, Allen had few doubts about his professional future. He remembers going with his father to his business in Woodland as a toddler and looking in awe at the massive vehicles. Read more


 


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