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June 2011

Alumni Networking Mixer

Join us at the Alumni Networking Mixer on Wednesday, June 15, 5:30-7:30pm. Get to know fellow alumni while enjoying happy hour, green and gold style. All alumni, all majors, all interests are invited to attend. Advance RSVP is requested.
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Alumni Chapter and One Book Program Announce Essay Winner

Thanks to the generous funding of the Latino Alumni Chapter, the Sacramento State One Book Program presented awards to two students as part of the first One Book essay contest. Ruth Ibarra, president of the Latino Alumni Chapter, presented the awards to Yesenia Sandoval Lopez and Sergio Garibay at a recognition ceremony on May 19. Their standout essays were inspired by the 2010-11 One Book selection, The Devil’s Highway by Luis Alberto Urrea.
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ECS Alumni Rev Up For Hornet Car & Bike Show

The Engineering and Computer Science Alumni Chapter will hold its annual Hornet Car & Bike Show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, June 26, in Parking Lot 8 at Sacramento State. The show has rescheduled from June 5 because of weather.
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Alums reunite as Student-run Radio Celebrates 20 Years

On May13, 2011, the KSSU Awards Ceremony and Alumni BBQ drew the original station founders back to Sacramento State to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the station they helped create.

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Meet Sac State's Magnificent Seven
This year's Dean's Award winners, representing Sacramento State's seven colleges, are outstanding students, each was an inspiring life story of commitment, perseverance and achievement. Each was honored along with all graduates at the Spring Commencement on May 20-21.

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Introducing the Master of Science in Geology

The demand for experienced and educated geologists is expected to grow significantly over the next decade. To address this need the College of Continuing Education (CCE), in conjunction with the Sacramento State Department of Geology, is offering a 24-month Master of Science in Geology program.
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Summer Enrichment Program For Grades 7-12Members Save 15%

Summer Enrichment is designed to enable students to become proactive learners. Ideal for seventh graders through recent high school graduates. Members of the Alumni Association receive a 15% discount when registering their student.
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Professor's Portfolio Boasts Med Tech Breakthroughs

Warren Drew Smith’s 38-year career at Sacramento State has been remarkable in several respects. The professor of electrical and electronic engineering is a recognized leader in the field of biomedical engineering.
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Wallace Named Co-West Regional Track Athlete Of The Year

Sacramento State's Lea Wallace was named the co-West Region Women's Track Athlete of the Year by the United States Track & Field/Cross Country Coaches Association, it was announced on Monday.
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Alumni Mixer on May 24

(L to R) Maury Lam, Shannen Park and Amanda Milam networking at the Alumni Mixer at Cafeteria 15L on May 24.

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Keith Burns (1968)
Kenneth Munson (1988)
Robert Killgore (1993)

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Alumni Networking Mixer
June 15, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
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Estate Planning 101
June 15, 11:30 a.m.
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Alumni Mixer in Denver, CO
June 25, 5:30 p.m.
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Hornet Car & Bike Show
June 26, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
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Sac State Serves: Sac Co. AnimalSacStateServes Shelter S.O.S. "Flea Market
June 26, Various times
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Sac State Serves: World Masters SacState Serves
July 11-16, Various times
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Grand Slam Golf Tournament
July 21,
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Saving for College

Start saving for your child's college education with ScholarShare, California's official 529 college savings plan. ScholarShare is a simple and smart way to save, easy to set up, and flexible to use. Learn more here about how to open your ScholarShare account today.

We Keep You Healthy And Safe!

Whether you've just graduated, are established with a family and career, or are getting ready to enjoy a well-earned retirement, The Alumni Insurance Program, sponsored by the Sacramento State Alumni Association, can help you at every stage of your life.

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Student Organization Helps Advance UniversityStudent Advancement students

Who better to make the case for supporting Sacramento State students than, well, students? The newly created Student Advancement Council is doing just that by connecting student ambassadors with alumni and supporters of the University.
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Henry Garcia '05
Henry Garcia

Henry Garcia (Computer Science '05, Physics '05) is talking a mile a minute, a cascade of arms and floppy waves of dark hair and the requisite science-guy spectacles. He’s guiding a rapt audience of students, faculty and staff through the process of making a Pixar animated film – from story pitch to rendering – with a natural ease that suggests he might have made a most engaging professor.
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