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ALUMNI NEWS
JULY 2011


Dinner Under the Lights

Hornet fans, alumni and friends are invited to dine under the lights of Hornet Stadium. On Saturday, August 27, 6 p.m., the football department is hosting a fundraiser in celebration of Hornet football and the 2011 season.
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Summer Issue of Sac State Magazine Available Online

How is cutting-edge curriculum transforming the landscape of degree offerings at Sac State? Why is green energy bringing alumni back to campus? How are current students a reflection of their generation? Find answers to these questions and more in the summer issue of Sac State Magazine. Now available online.


Car Show Creates Partnership Between Alumni and Students

The skies parted and the rain cleared in time for the rescheduled Hornet Car and Bike Show on Sunday, June 26. An earlier date of June 5 was postponed due to rain, and the additional wait time only increased anticipation for this annual event, giving the joint committee of alumni and engineering students more time to fine-tune the details
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More Alumni Networking to Come

The Alumni Association will be offering more networking mixers in 2011-12. Inspired by the success of its two most recent events, the Association plans to expand this year's calendar to include mixers located throughout Sacramento and in Placer County. Save the date for the next mixer on August 31, 5:30 p.m.
View photos from June 15 mixer

 

CAMPUS NEWS & ATHLETICS


Camp Summer Program Expands Student Horizons

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP). CAMP’s prime objective is to pique the educational interest of children of migrant and seasonal farmworker families.

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Grad Students Train to Help Kids with Autism

The legendary psychologist B.F. Skinner, once portrayed as a monster for his theory of behavior modification and practice of raising his infant in an air crib, provided breakthroughs in the teaching of children, especially those with autism.
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President Gonzalez Updates Campus on State Budget

The 2011-12 budget plan has been approved by the California State Legislature and signed by Governor Jerry Brown. The final budget agreement reduces the California State University allocation by at least $650 million, with another $100 million to be cut through a “trigger” provision if projected revenues do not materialize.
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Coming Soon - Hornet Football 2011

Get pumped up for the season – no lockouts here – and order season tickets soon.
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Brookins to Represent US at World University Games in August

After four years in the green and gold of Sacramento State, Ronald Brookins will return to wearing the red, white and blue of Team USA as he was named to the World University Games squad. Brookins will run the 110-hurdles at the meet, which will take place in Shenzhen, China, August 12-23.
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SEEN ON CAMPUS
Alumni Mixer on May 24

Graduate student Vissy
Kobari-Wright, with Assistant Professor Caio Miguel, works with Alex Pinto, 3.


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Claire Cortner (1977)
Patricia Mills (2007)
Lauren Palmer Zahedani (2000)
Codi Dada (1999)
Kevin Kalman (1992)



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MORE EVENTS

Sac State Serves: World Masters SacState Serves
July 11-16, Various times
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Grand Slam Golf Tournament
July 21, 1:00 p.m.
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Women's Soccer vs. Sacramento Storm
August 13, 5:30 p.m.
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Men's Soccer vs. CSU Stanislaus
August 19, 5:30 p.m.
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Dinner Under the Lights
August 27, 6:00 p.m.
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Alumni Networking Mixer
August 31, 5:30 p.m.
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Complete event listing


**SAVE THE DATE**
Beach n' BBQ @ the Aquatic Center
Sunday, September 18

Homecoming 2011
Saturday, October 22


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Scholarshare
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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Half-off Meeting Space in July

Host your last minute meeting at the Alumni Center during the month of July and receive a 50% discount on the rental space. Mention promo code JULY11 when making your reservation. Call 916.278.7809.

Private support benefits University programs

Sacramento State raised nearly $1 million in gifts and pledges in the fourth quarter of the fiscal year (April 1-June 30, 2011). Gifts supported programs in nursing, the University Library, and science and mathematics, as well as the Alumni Center.
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Thomas Gilbert, MBA '80
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Thomas M. Gilbert (’80 MBA) is the Founder, Managing Shareholder and Litigation and Valuation Services Director for Gilbert Associates, Inc. Under his leadership, Gilbert Associates, Inc. has grown to be the largest community-based accounting firm in the Sacramento area and one of the Sacramento Business Journal’s “Top 10 A+ Employers” for 2010.
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