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ALUMNI NEWS
FEBRUARY 2012

Redefine the Possible: A University for the 21st Century

President GonzalezIn his annual Spring Address, Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez announced a bold new initiative to transform Sacramento State into a University for the 21st century. Click here to view a full-length video of the President's Spring Address.


Alumni Association Scholarships
Deadline: March 1

Do 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 March 1, no exceptions.
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CSU Alumni Reception in New York
Monday, February 27Statue of Liberty

Calling all east coast alumni! You're invited to enjoy an evening of networking at the exclusive University Club of New York. This will be a great opportunity to meet other CSU alumni working and living in the New York/Tri-State area.
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CSU Hill Day in Washington D.C.
Wednesday, February 29
U.S. Capitol
Join fellow CSU alumni who live in the Washington D.C. area for a reception to recognize the California Congressional Delegation and meet the leaders of the California State University system. This annual event is a great way to reconnect with Sac State and network!
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Mixer to be held at Solar Technology Headquarters in Rocklin
Wednesday, March 7

Network with fellow hornets at our upcoming mixer at SMA, America, LLC in Rocklin. Hosted by the Business and ECS Chapters, this mixer will provide a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the solar technology industry. All alumni are invited to attend! Space is limited so RSVP now!


Alumni Mentors Needed
Thursday, April 19

Alumni are invited to participate in an upcoming Student Alumni Association event. Participation is simple. Come to the Alumni Center, enjoy a meal with a small group of students and answer questions about your college experience and profession.
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CAMPUS NEWS

Sac State Observes Black History Month

Sacramento State is celebrating Black History Month with a lineup of informative and entertaining events. The highlight is the February 19 annual Super Sunday event, when representatives from Sacramento State and the California State University system will visit churches in the city’s African American community, urging young people, and their parents, to begin planning for college.

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Sac State, Sac City Unified Partner to Help Teachers

State and the Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD) have formed a partnership to ensure that laid-off teachers stay committed to the teaching profession during the recession.
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2012 Business Review

Review Says Local Economy is Slowly Improving

The seventh issue of Sacramento Business Review contained some good news for the capital city region: the local economy is slowly improving.
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Construction Management Team Among Best in U.S.

Sacramento State’s prolific Construction Management team has made the coveted final four in another national competition. Now it’s on to Florida to vie for top honors.
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Sac State Music Professor Up for a Grammy
Grammy
Music Professor Richard Savino will be mingling with the likes of Katy Perry and Cee Lo Green. The Sacramento State guitar instructor will be attending the February 12 Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, where he’ll compete in the Best Small Ensemble Performance category.
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Women's Tennis Defeats Fresno State in Thriller
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It came down to the last singles match of the day, but Rebeca Delgado pulled out a win at No. 2 singles to give the Hornets a 4-3 victory over Fresno State at the Rio Del Oro RC.
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Professor Thomas Knutson

 

 

Communication Studies Professor Thomas Knutson (center) discussing his new book, "Thai American Communication Behavior: A Comparison of Elephants and Eagles" on "Asian Talks" in Bangkok.



Graphic: Class Notes
Theodore Hosmann (2006)
Rachele Doty (1983)
Eyad Dajani (2010)
Peggy Alexander (1982)

 


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UPCOMING EVENTS
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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Estate Planning 101
February 15, 11:30 a.m.
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Campus Dialogue: Eva Rutland
February 16, 12:00 p.m.
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Sac State Serves: Mega Cookie Drop
February 18, 7:30 a.m.
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Black History Month: Super Sunday
February 19, 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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CSU Hill Day in Washington D.C.
February 29, 5:30 p.m.
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Business & ECS Alumni Mixer
March 7, 5:30 p.m.
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Alumni Open House
March 29, 5:30 p.m.
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Football Hall of Fame Induction & Reunion
April 14, 5:30 p.m.
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Career Buzz
April 19, 6:00 p.m.
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Alumni Awards Dinner & Auction
April 26, 5:30 p.m.
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SSIS Colloquium
April 30, 6:00 p.m.
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The WELLDid you know that Alumni Association members now have access to The WELL? To get the word out about this new benefit, the Alumni Association is offering members a FREE week pass! Please click here to get your free pass and to learn more about your WELL membership options.

Pick Up the Phone, A Student May Be Calling

It’s 6 p.m. and the dialing has begun. Within minutes, alumni from around the country are talking with current students about Sacramento State events and sharing nostalgic stories. Welcome to the Student Calling Program, a year-round, on-campus initiative to connect with alumni and raise needed funds for students, faculty and programs.
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Brian Berry '07

Brian Berry '07 A Sacramento State alumnus is credited with helping reunite two brothers who were separated for nearly 60 years. Even though Brian Berry ’07 had never met Minoru Ohye, 86, or Hiroshi Kamimura, 84, he felt compelled to help. Berry, a current Ph.D. student at the University of Tokyo, first heard about the brothers’ story when his former Sacramento State Japanese professor contacted him.

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