Sac State Connection
President Robert S. Nelsen

Dr. Robert S. Nelsen is Sac State's new president

Dr. Robert S. Nelsen became Sac State’s eighth permanent president on July 1, succeeding Alexander Gonzalez, who retired after 12 years of leading California’s capital university. “It is an honor to be the president of Sacramento State, a true honor. It’s a blessing to be here,” Nelsen says. “This is a great university.”

The #HornetNation is headed to Seattle

Cheer on the Hornets as they take on the Washington Huskies in Seattle on Saturday, September 12.
Golden Grads Reunion

Golden Grads Reunion

Take a walk down memory lane at this annual reunion luncheon. View memorabilia and enjoy a presentation by this year's keynote speaker, Rob Stewart from KVIE's "Rob on the Road."


Homecoming festival and football game—Oct. 24

Come one, come all to this year's homecoming festival and football game. Save the date for the fun-filled festivities including live music by Clean Slate, Kidz Zone activities and the big game against Idaho State. Planning to tailgate? Be sure a judge stops by for your shot at the coveted “Golden Spatula Award."

Jan Scully Profile: Jan Scully ’73 (Government/Journalism)
Recently retired from her post as Sacramento County District Attorney, Jan Scully is continuing to seek justice for victims as co-founder of the Sacramento Regional Family Justice Center. The center combines the resources of existing programs to provide assistance for victims of domestic violence and abuse.

Upcoming Events

Dinner Under the Lights (Football Fundraiser)
Aug. 29

Alumni Association Scholarship Reception
Aug. 30

Football vs. Eastern Oregon
Sept. 5

Football vs. Washington in Seattle
Sept. 12

Back to College Night in Washington, D.C.
Sept. 16

Football vs. Eastern Washington
Sept. 26

Golden Grads Reunion Luncheon
Oct. 2

Football vs. Northern Colorado
Oct. 3

HPPA Chapter: What's Possible: Innovation Districts
Oct. 19

Homecoming: Football vs. Idaho State
Oct. 24

Men's Basketball and Friends Alumni Chapter: Hall of Fame Tip-Off Banquet
Oct. 27

Causeway Classic: Football vs. UC Davis
Nov. 21

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Harper Alumni Center hosts first-time teacher summit

$1.3 million grant will help students with disabilities

The University joins in Promise Zone effort to help low-income areas

Football season tickets now available

Member Benefits

Education is a lifelong pursuit and the Sac State College of Continuing Education has no shortage of learning opportunities to consider. Plus, our members receive a 15 percent discount on most non-credit classes they offer.
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Honors Program/Scholarships Impact of giving: Scholarships ensure students receive honors experience
Students in Sac State's Honors Program credit scholarships with making their educations possible. For nearly 10 years, the general education program has helped top students by offering specialized curriculum and services.
Back to College Night

Back to College Night in Washington, D.C.

Calling all Washington, D.C. area alumni! Register now to attend this annual reception hosted at the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill. The free event is a great time to network with your fellow Sac State and CSU alumni.
What's Possible Speaker Series

"What's Possible" speaker series

Hosted by the Hornets Policy & Politics Alumni Chapter, this "What's Possible" lecture delves into the topic of innovation districts. Listen to an esteemed panel of speakers discuss the recent trend in urban planning and how local governments are leveraging the phenomenon to stimulate economic growth. Admission is free and includes lunch.
ASI Food Pantry

Donate to new food pantry

Sac State's Associated Students Inc. is opening a food pantry this fall to assist students who face issues of food insecurity. Non-perishable food items and toiletries can be dropped off starting Monday, Aug. 3, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays at the ASI Hot Spot in the University Union.
Physical Therapy

First physical therapy doctorate grads honored

Marking a milestone for both the 30 graduates as well as the University, Sac State honored its first Doctor of Physical Therapy class in July at a formal hooding ceremony. Sac State's three-year DPT program is one of the few in the country that utilizes a state-of-the-art simulation lab.

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