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ALUMNI NEWS MAY 2015


Vintage '47
Vintage '47: Food and Wine Classic
Friday, May 29

Join us at Vintage '47 and raise a toast to President Alexander and Gloria Gonzalez for their 12 years of service. Enjoy food and wine from some of the region's best restaurants and wineries while mingling with Sac State alumni, faculty, staff and friends. Net proceeds will support student-athletes as well as the Green & Gold Scholarship fund.
RSVP today!



Art Ball to shine
Friday, May 15


Art BallArt Chapter alumni team up with the Art Department and faculty to bring you its annual Art Ball reception on Friday, May 15, 5-8 p.m. Kadema Hall, Mariposa Hall, Library Gallery and the Art Sculpture Lab will feature multiple exhibitions, installations and art displays throughout the evening.
Learn more



Alumni art show


University Union GalleryThe Art Alumni Chapter is hosting its annual art show that features the many talented works of Hornet alumni. The show is free and open to the public from June 1-26 and includes a reception on June 5 at the Else Gallery in Kadema Hall. Make plans to attend now! Learn more



Celebrate Success event
Saturday, May 16
Celebrate Success!
The Foreign Languages Alumni Chapter invites you to their 2nd Annual Celebrate Success event. In celebration of another successful academic year, the event will feature an Italian buffet, travel show, entertainment, cash bar and silent auction. Register online



Commencement
May 22 & May 23
Commencement
Several thousand new Hornets are about to walk down the red carpet of Sleep Train Arena to celebrate the culmination of their college career. For a complete schedule of ceremony times, visit the commencement website.



The CSU celebrates The Class of 3 Million

CSU Class of 3 MillionWhen you graduated from Sac State, you also became a graduate of the most well-known university system in the country—The California State University (CSU). As we reach the milestone of three million CSU alumni, celebrate by joining the online yearbook. Make your profile today!


CAMPUS NEWS


Solar Decathlon team's home is on the rise in global competition

Solar DecathlonIn February 2014, the U.S. Department of Energy chose Sac State as one of 20 universities worldwide to participate in the Solar Decathlon 2015. Now, after months of planning, designing and fundraising, Sac State’s Team Solar NEST will build its "Reflect Home" on campus. Read article



Students take first steps on path to higher ed

Academic Signing DayAbout 200 energetic Luther Burbank High School seniors joined in the inaugural Academic Signing Day on May 1 as part of National College Decision Day. Hosted by Sacramento Pathways to Success, the seniors signed letters of intent to attend the college of their choice, with more than half opting for Sac State. Read article



Sac State jazz group honored

Jazz group honoredVocal Jazz Director Gaw Vang is continuing the Sac State tradition of winning nationwide recognition for the University’s Music Department. The department’s group C-Sus Voices has been recognized with an Outstanding Performance award for a college small vocal group by DownBeat magazine. Read article



Sacramento State Leader

Michael and Christine AultRead the latest Sacramento State Leader and find out how alumni Michael and Christine Ault are putting a vibrant new face on downtown Sacramento and the region.
Read the newsletter



Nine softball players named all-league


Softball Nine Sac State softball players received some form of all-Big Sky Conference recognition, highlighted by senior Caitlin Brooks being named to the first team and the conference's pitcher of the year for the second straight season. Read article


For more Hornet Sports, visit hornetsports.com.





Distinguished Alumni Awards

Distinguished Alumni Awards

Eight outstanding alumni and President Alexander Gonzalez, who received the Order of the Hornet for his 12 years of service, were honored on April 23 at the annual Distinguished Alumni Awards ceremony. Please enjoy these images from the inspiring evening. Congratulations and thank you to all the honorees!


UPCOMING EVENTS

Class of 2015: Cap Decorating Party
Monday, May 11

Business Alumni Chapter: Networking Mixer
Tuesday, May 12

Art Alumni Chapter: Art Ball
Friday, May 15

Foreign Languages Alumni Chapter: Celebrate Success
Saturday, May 16

Spring 2015 Commencement
May 22 & 23

Vintage '47: Food and Wine Classic
Saturday, May 29

Art Alumni Chapter: Annual Alumni Show
June 1-26

SAVE-THE-DATE

Black Alumni Chapter: Spring Fundraiser

Friday, June 12

Hornet Football: Home Opener vs. Eastern Oregon
Saturday, Sept. 5

Golden Grads 50+ Years Reunion
Friday, Oct. 3

Homecoming
Saturday, Oct. 24

Causeway Classic at Sac State
Saturday, Nov. 21

ALUMNI BENEFITS DONOR SUPPORT ALUMNI PROFILE


Membership has its rewards: Career counseling

Andrea WeissWhether you're graduating or thinking about a career change, we've got assistance available and ready just for you! Contact Andrea Weiss, a nationally certified counselor, for advice on how to navigate your professional career.
Learn more

Join/Renew


Alumni Campaign opens doors for students, grads

Alumni CampaignThe $1 million Alumni Campaign strengthened the foundation of Alumni Relations programming and provided scholarships for students.
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Make a Gift


Insights on Innovation: Ethan Conrad ’89 (Business Administration)

Ethan ConradEthan Conrad loves business, specifically commercial real estate, which he says is like playing real-life monopoly. His advice for Sac State students: talk to people in the industry and immerse yourself.
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