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May 2011

Monthlong Celebration Comes to a Close

Alumni Month has ended but the videos and photos live on! Get a glimpse of what you have to look forward to during next year's Alumni Month. This year's signature events included Career Buzz, Distinguished Service Awards and the Alumni Open House.
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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.
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Sac State Magazine is Available Online

They inspire students in gritty urban schools to achieve beyond their dreams, rescue homeless teens from the streets, go undercover to shut down violent gangs and cure disease through their leading-edge stem cell research. Their common denominator? They are Sac State alumni. Read this and more in the online version of Sac State Magazine.
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Certificate Program for Educators, Social Service Professionals

Attend the free information session for the new Dropout Prevention Specialist online certificate program offered by the College of Continuing Education, on Wednesday, May 11, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. at Napa Hall or online. Ideal certificate candidates include: teachers, principals, district administrators, counselors, probation officers, child welfare and social workers.

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Vehicle Sharing Will Help Students Get Around

Sacramento State is joining the greater Sacramento community in bringing car-sharing to the region. The car-sharing network Zipcar has placed 10 cars at five sites around the city. When Sacramento State begins its 2011-12 school year in August, there will be an additional two Zipcars at the residence halls.
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The WELL Earns SMUD Efficiency Award

The Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) has presented a $75,572 award to Sacramento State in recognition of the energy efficiency of The WELL, the University’s new recreation and wellness center.
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Women's Tennis Wins 10th Straight Big Sky Regular Season Title

The Sacramento State women's tennis team clinched its 10th straight Big Sky Conference title with a 7-0 win at Portland State on Friday, April 15. The No. 48-ranked Hornets swept through the conference in 2011, with an 8-0 dual match record.
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Baseball Splits Double Header With SJSU

The Sacramento State baseball team split a Western Athletic Conference doubleheader with San Jose State on Saturday at John Smith Field. The Hornets took game one, 2-0, in seven innings while the Spartans won game two, 5-4.
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No Se Paga

Diego Campos, foreground, leaps in “Same Difference,” Sac State’s 2011 Senior Dance Concert.

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Cynthia Hurn (2009)
Lili Rosas (2007)
Stephanie Sauer (2005)
Ernest Roberts (2009)
Sally Longden (1988)

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Sac State Night at the River Cats
May 5, 7:05 p.m.
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Capitol Networking Lunch
May 6, 11:30 a.m.
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Dropout Prevention Specialist: Free Information Session
May 11, 5:30 p.m.
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Art Ball
May 13, 5:00 p.m.
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Retirement Celebration:
Dr. Carlton & Dr. Gaughen
May 16, 7:00 p.m.
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Downtown Mixer
May 24, 5:30 p.m.
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ECS Chapter Hornet Car & Bike Show
June 5, 10 a.m.
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Business Chapter Social Mixer
June 15, 5:30 p.m.
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Benefits Highlight!
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Aquatic Center Discount

Just in time for warm weather; members of the Association receive a discount on rentals and classes at the Aquatic Center.
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Kaplan Test Prep

Receive a $100 discount on one Kaplan course to prepare for the GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, DAT or OAT.
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Scholarship donors, recipients meet

Dreamers and dream-makers met to share stories, offer encouragement and give thanks at Sacramento State’s second scholarship donor and recipient mixer March 30. The event, called From Dreams to Degrees, brought together more than 100 scholarship donors and students who have received scholarships.
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Jack Bertolucci '50

Jack BertolucciJack Bertolucci was watching a Sacramento State baseball game one day in 1988 when it hit him. “I looked at all of these young athletes and noticed there weren’t any ‘bus-ad’ [business administration] majors playing baseball.” He decided to change that.
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