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Hornets Swarm For Homecoming
Saturday, October 22

Hornets, come home! All Sacramento State students, alumni, faculty, staff, Sacramento residents – in short, everybody – are invited to the Sac State’s Homecoming festival and football game. There will be something for everyone including entertainment by Radio Active, a climbing wall, face painting, games, contests and booths. Don't miss it!
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Natomas Alumni Mixer
Thursday, November 10

Reconnect with fellow Hornets and your alma mater at this after hours event in Natomas. This will be a great opportunity to build your professional and social networks. Sponsored by CORT Furniture, their showroom will be transformed into a chic Hornet lounge complete with appetizers and a bar.
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Accepting Distinguished Service Award Nominations

Do you know a Sac State alum that has done amazing things since their time on campus? Now is the time to recognize them! Nominations are now being accepted for the prestigious Distinguished Service Award. The deadline to nominate is Monday, November 14, 2011.
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Second Annual Sporting Clays Shoot
Saturday, October 15

Please join the Construction Management Alumni Chapter on October 15, at 8:30 a.m. for their 2nd Annual Sporting Clays Shoot. BBQ, fun and a little friendly competition are included in your participation.
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Fourth Annual Hornet Men's Basketball Hall of Fame
Wednesday, November 9

The Men's Basketball Alumni and Friends Chapter of the Alumni Association is proud to announce the 2011 Hall of Fame Inductees and invite you to attend their 4th Annual Hall of Fame Banquet and Induction Ceremony on Wednesday, November 9!

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Michelle Norris Book cover The Grace of Silence Author Speaks at Sac State

Author Michele Norris will talk about The Grace of Silence: A Memoir, the 2011-12 One Book selection, on Thursday, October 20. Norris, one of the hosts of National Public Radio's "All Things Considered," began the book as an analysis of race in the Obama era but it ended up becoming a personal memoir. This evening event is free and open to the community.
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Holocaust Exhibit Comes to Sacramento State

Nearly 200 photos on 40 posters chart the course of the Holocaust in “The Courage to Remember,” a free exhibit at Sacramento State’s Anthropology Museum in Mendocino Hall that runs through Friday, November 4.
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Annual Sac State Ski Swap Coming

The 46th annual Sacramento State Ski Swap will be from 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Sunday, October 23, in the University Union Ballroom. There will be thousands of items of new ski and snowboarding gear, 30 percent to 40 percent off the usual price. A $20 early-bird special gets you in at 9 a.m. for the best selection and deals. General admission is $10; $5 for students and senior citizens; free for children under 10.
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Sac State Launches Entrepreneurial Incubator

Sacramento State’s College of Business Administration, a beehive of innovative ideas, is launching another project to benefit campus and community. The Center for Entrepreneurship in Folsom Hall was unveiled Thursday, September 29. Associate Professor Seung Bach will direct the program designed to generate start-up enterprises less than a year old.
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Athletics LogoVolleyball Wins Sixth Straight

Eryn Kirby had 11 kills, Kayla Beal added 10 kills and Kelsey Elston posted a match-high seven blocks as Sacramento State swept past Eastern Washington, 3-0, in a Big Sky Conference volleyball match on October 1 at Colberg Court.
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Athletics LogoInclement Weather Doesn't Stop Football in 14-0 Win

In a game that will likely never be replicated, Sacramento State defeated Northern Colorado, 14-0, in miserable conditions and without attempting a single pass, in a Saturday afternoon Big Sky Conference football game at Nottingham Field on October 8.
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Alumni John '96 (back middle) and Annie '97 (far right) Gladding invited students into their home as part of the Dinner with 12 Hornets program where alumni share a meal and conversation with current students.

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Scott Brown (2005)
Pono Aiona (1987)
Rodney Montgomery (1990)
Sean Tucker (1999)
William Darnell (1986)

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Sporting Clays Shoot
October 15, 8:30 a.m.
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President's Campus Convocation
October 20, 1:30 p.m.
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An Evening with the Author
October 20, 7:00 p.m.
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Golden Grads Reunion
October 21, 11:30 a.m.
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Homecoming Festival
Home Football vs. Eastern Washington
October 22, 3:00 p.m.
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Exploring Work Motivation in Motion Film Festival
October 27, 10:15 a.m.
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Home Football vs. Northern Arizona
October 29, 6:05 p.m.
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Fall Grad Fair 2011
November 1, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
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Wine Tasting Day Trip
November 5, Noon
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Alumni Networking Mixer
November 10, 5:30 p.m.
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Sac State Serves! Meals on Wheels
November 11, 8:00 a.m.
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Causeway Classic
November 19, 2:05 p.m.

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School of Nursing Announces Fundraising Campaign

Nursing photoSacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez recently announced that the School of Nursing received a $300,000 gift from Catholic Healthcare West. The donation comes in support of a $1.8 million campaign to raise money for the School's programs and new facilities in Folsom Hall.
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Barb Johnston '78

Barb JohnstonBarb Johnston '78 has been very busy since graduating from Sacramento State with a nursing degree. Her professional travels have taken her from working as a clinical nurse in intensive care, hospice and home health care, to administrative positions including health IT manager for Kaiser Permanente’s Mental Health online disease management program, to serving as chief operations officer for a company in Australia.
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