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ALUMNI NEWS

OCTOBER 2012


Herky join the swarm2012 Homecoming Festival & Football Game
Saturday, Oct. 13


Swarm back to campus for the festival and football fun. The festival will feature live music by The Bad Catz, dance performances, Kidz Zone activities, face painting, booths, displays, food concession, tailgating and much more! More information


Golden Grads Reunion
Golden Grads Reunion
Friday, Oct. 12


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



Sacramento State Alumni AssociationSacramento State Alumni Board endorses Proposition 30


The Sacramento State Alumni Board of Directors voted to endorse the Governor’s tax initiative – Proposition 30 – in an effort to stop further budget cuts to Sacramento State and the California State University System. Read on



Career BuzzCalling all alumni – we need your help
Tuesday, Oct. 16


Share your knowledge and insight with current students about your profession at Career Buzz, a dinner all about mentoring students. Register here


Sacramento Business Review
Sac State Day @ Placer County
Thursday, Oct. 18


Placer County alums . . . Sac State is coming to you! Please join President Alexander Gonzalez, College of Business Administration Dean Sanjay Varshney and fellow Hornets for a luncheon featuring a presentation of the Sacramento Business Review. Register here



Alumna soars to new heights

Christina Preston
Christina Preston’s '10 (Anthropology) life has been going at warp speed the last few years. The Sac State alumna just realized a dream to spend an hour aboard an F-16D, courtesy of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds. Read on


CAMPUS NEWS


Women’s studies professor wins Livingston honor
Rita Cameron Wedding
This year’s recipient of the John C. Livingston award is Rita Cameron Wedding, who directs the Department of Women’s Studies and is a professor of Women’s Studies and Ethnic Studies. Read more



Sac State student wins Hearst Award


Katrina CurrieThe path to a college degree is never easy. For Sacramento State’s Katrina Currie it was an especially rough road, but one that has paid off in more ways than one, most recently with the honor of a William Randolph Hearst/CSU Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement. Read more



Sac State fashion show aids former foster youth


Guardian ScholarsThe upcoming Guardian Scholars Fashion Show is more than just a fundraiser for the Sac State program that supports emancipated foster youth – it’s a confidence builder, a networking opportunity, and a chance for the participants to know the experience of dressing up and having a good time with their peers. Read on



Art professor is first up in author lecture series


Art lecture seriesElaine O’Brien, professor of contemporary art history at Sacramento State and general editor of a major new text on Global Modernisms, will lead off the popular Friends of the University Library author lecture series this fall. Read on


University publications
Check out the latest University publications


The latest edition of the Sac State Magazine is now online including stories about "Earning Degrees, Not Debt," "Food for Thought" and "Solid Foundation". Also, read the current issue of the Sac State Leader and stay up-to-date with campus news.



Athletics LogoHornets compete at the ITA All-American tennis championships


Two members of the Sacramento State men’s tennis team took part in the pre-qualifying round of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-American Championships, held at the University of Tulsa on Sept. 29-30. More information

 



Men's soccer sweeps Big West weekly awards

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Isaac Ikyurav scored the game-winning goal in the 84th minute and the Sacramento State men’s soccer team won, 2-1, at UC Irvine on Friday evening, capping an historic game with a thrilling finish. Read more


Alumni Directory
Alumni Directory Underway!

 

Look for your directory postcard in the mail. Harris Connect (our partner) will be contacting alumni to update alumni information so that all of our alumni will be able to stay in touch with each other. Learn more

UPCOMING EVENTS

Construction Management Chapter:
Sporting Clays Shoot

Saturday, Oct. 6, 8:45 a.m.
More info

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.
More info

Career Buzz
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 6 p.m.
More info

Sac State Day @ Placer County
Thursday, Oct. 18, noon
More info

Men's Basketball Alumni Chapter:
Coaches' Circle Induction & Tip-Off

Saturday, Oct. 18, 6 p.m.
More info

Hornets Policy & Politics Chapter:
Add a Little Class to Your Evening

Saturday, Oct. 18, 6 p.m.
More info

One Book Program: Community Lecture & Book Signing
Thursday, Oct. 25, 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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Social Security Seminar
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 11:30 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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60th Anniversary of Speech Pathology & Audiology at Sac State
Saturday, Nov. 10, 6 p.m.
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Estate Planning 101
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 11:30 a.m.
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Causeway Classic
Saturday, Nov. 17
Tailgate: 11 a.m., Kick-off: 1:05 p.m.
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Putting academics first is Harpers’ goal

Anita & Les Harper '55 (Business Administration)A lot of things have changed since Les Harper ’55 (Business Administration) walked the grounds at Sac State as a student back in the ‘50s. Read more

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"Hotel Transylvania" movie has alumni tie

Aaron Campbell '92 (Fine Arts) Aaron Campbell '92 (Fine Arts) admits he wasn’t quite sure what he was getting into nearly 20 years ago when he accepted a gig on the night shift at Buena Vista Visual Effects. The position offered no paycheck, no job security and very little training. Read more


 


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