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Sac State football upsets CU Boulder

Edgar CastanedaAs time expired, Edgar Castaneda's 30-yard field goal provided Sac State with a 30-28 victory over Colorado, Saturday afternoon in front of 46,843 fans. The victory evened the Hornets' record at 1-1 and gave the team its second win over a Pac-12 school in as many years. Full story
Watch videos of game highlights and postgame interviews

Golden Grads Reunion
Golden Grads Reunion 1948-1962

Calling all graduates from the classes of 1962 and prior . . . please join us for our Golden Grads Reunion on Friday, Oct. 12 at the Alumni Center. Special thanks to Marriott Hotels, our presenting sponsor. Make plans to attend and reconnect by registering now. More information

Join fellow Hornets in the fight against breast cancer

Sacramento Area Making Strides WalkThe Alumni Association has formed a team for the Sacramento Area Making Strides Walk on Sunday, Oct. 21. Please consider joining the team to support those fighting the battle against this deadly disease. More information

Alumni directory project

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The Alumni Association is working with Harris Connect to create an updated alumni directory. Postcards will be mailed in early October asking you to call Harris and update your information. Learn more

Alumna discovers new spider family

Tracy AudisioTracy Audisio '10 (Biological Sciences) is a budding arachnologist and co-author of the description of the new spider family Trogoraptoridae, which was featured by CNN, BBC Today, The New York Times, "PBS News Hour," Popular Science and Scientific American among many other national and international media. Read on


President Gonzalez delivered Fall Address

President Gonzalez fall addressSacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez used his annual Fall Address to discuss the changing landscape of higher education. Read on

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Move in day 2012Welcome, new Hornets!

Move-in Day 2012 saw about 1,000 first-year students move into the traditional residence halls on Friday, Aug. 24. About 350 Sac State student volunteers helped these new Hornets start this new chapter. Full story and video

Steve BoilardAlumnus to lead Center for California Studies

Sac State’s Center for California Studies has a new director. Steve Boilard, MA '88 (Government), from the state Legislative Analyst’s Office, has been selected for the position. Read on

The WELL Grants bolster Sac State mental health programs

Sac State offers a wide variety of mental health services to students, and now the University has a pair of grants totaling more than $600k to help support that work, including suicide prevention. Read on

Water is the topic of campus-wide study project

Water studyWater is getting a lot of scrutiny at Sac State this year. It’s the topic of the University’s new global education program, the One World Initiative, which each year uses a subject of worldwide importance in many different classes and coursework elements, discussions and other events. Read on

Hornets vs. Northern Colorado, Sept. 15

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Get your tickets for the first home game of the season and join the tailgating fun! More information

Men win Hornet Jamboree, women finish third

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The Sac State men's cross country team accounted for six of the top 10 finishers to win the team title at the Hornet Jamboree at Granite Regional Park. The Hornet women placed third. More information
Check out the falls sports schedule

Sacramento State Homecoming

Saturday, October 13
Swarm back to campus for the
festival and football fun.
Festival: 3 p.m., Kick-off: 6:05 p.m.

We are working on the next issue of Sac State Magazine and would love to hear about what's going on in your life.

Let us know about work promotions, published works/books, births or anything else you want to share with your Hornet family.

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Sac State Serves:
Great American River Cleanup
Saturday, Sept. 15, 8:30 a.m.
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Sac State vs. Northern Colorado
Saturday, Sept. 15
Tailgate: noon, Kick-off: 2:05 p.m.
More info

STEM Lecture:
Neural Networks

Thursday, Sept. 20, 6 p.m.
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Sac State vs. North Dakota
Saturday, Sept. 22
Tailgate: 4 p.m., Kick-off: 6:05 p.m.
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Construction Management Chapter:
Sporting Clays Shoot

Saturday, Oct. 6, 8:45 a.m.
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Golden Grads Reunion
Friday, Oct. 12, 11:30 a.m.
More info

Homecoming Festival
Saturday, Oct. 13
Tailgate: 3 p.m., Kick-off: 6:05 p.m.
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Men's Basketball Alumni Chapter:
Coaches' Circle Induction & Tip-Off

Saturday, Oct. 18, 6 p.m.
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Hornets Policy & Politics Chapter:
Add a Little Class to Your Evening

Saturday, Oct. 18, 6 p.m.
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Sac State vs. Cal Poly
Saturday, Oct. 27
Tailgate: 4 p.m., Kick-off: 6:05 p.m.
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Grad Fair
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 10 a.m.
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Sac State vs. Montana State
Saturday, Nov. 3
Tailgate: 2 p.m., Kick-off: 4:05 p.m.
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Football/Spirit Alumni Chapter:
An Evening with Cal & Eileen Boyes

Friday, Nov. 9, 6 p.m.
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Causeway Classic
Saturday, Nov. 17
Tailgate: 11 a.m., Kick-off: 1:05 p.m.
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Use your alumni discount at the Hornet Bookstore to take advantage of savings on merchandise. These savings come in handy as fall events approach, from football and volleyball games to alumni mixers.
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Campus programs benefit from private support

Ask anyone about the School of Nursing’s new home in Folsom Hall and you’re sure to get an earful of praise. “We’re still kind of on this honeymoon high,” says Tanya Altmann, faculty member, undergraduate program coordinator and associate chair of the School. “We still can’t believe we’ve got what we got.”
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Alumni couple is making a difference

John and Margi Herzog To husband and wife business partners Margi '68 (Nursing) and John ’68 (Marketing) Herzog, family comes first. The lifelong “best friends,” who met as fourth graders at a Mt. Shasta elementary school, have a marriage 44 years strong, three children and five grandchildren.

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