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Homecoming a success!!

Homecoming 2013It’s a big week every year filled with great activities and when it’s capped off with a win, even better. Congratulations to this year's tailgate winners: Football Alumni and Friends Chapter (Alumni/Community Award);
NSSLHA–Speech Pathology Student Association (Student Award); Black Alumni Chapter (Honorable Mention).
Watch game highlights

View Homecoming Festival photo album

View photo booth album
View Golden Grads Reunion photo album

Alumni Mega Mixer—Hollywood
Monday, Nov. 4

Hollywood Mega MixerYou’ve been to mixers before, but we are sure you’ve never been to one like this. Join Hornet alumni as well as those from fellow CSU campuses at Sadie Kitchen and Lounge in Hollywood for a networking and mingling mixer like no other. It's a great way to meet many successful graduates!
Register online

Distinguished Alumni Award nominations due

Distinguished Alumni AwardsRecognize deserving Sac State alums by nominating them for a prestigious Distinguished Alumni Award. These awards honor alumni who demonstrate standards of excellence in their personal and professional lives. Deadline is Friday, Nov. 15.
Submit a nomination online
Download nomination packet (PDF)

Volunteers needed for Safe & Super Halloween

Fairy Tale Town
Volunteers are needed to help at Fairytale Town on Oct. 27, for the hobbit-themed event. The event runs from 3:45-10 p.m. and volunteers are encouraged to wear a costume for this fun event!
Learn more

Picnic on the Bridge

Picnic on the BridgeOrganized in response to the suggestion of alumnus Roger Valine ’73 (Sociology), University Advancement ran with the opportunity to showcase our role in the farm-to-fork movement from alumni in the industry to the ASI Farmers Market. More than 150 students, faculty, staff and guests took part in this momentous event.
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2013 Sac State MagazineSac State Magazine focuses on food for fall

Have you tried the Stinger Sauce recipe or the one for the award winning cupcake? It’s not too late. In addition to fun bonus content like recipes, the fall issue of Sac State Magazine delves into farm-to-fork, top-notch Sac State programs and the research of student Antonio Cervantes.
Read the magazine

2nd Annual Coaches' Circle Induction and 2013 Tip-Off Dinner
Wednesday, Oct. 30

Men's Basketball Coaches' CircleThis Men's Basketball Alumni and Friends Chapter event was established to recognize alumni of Sac State who pursued careers coaching basketball. Their careers impact the lives of the students they've coached and the communities in which they serve.
See who’s being inducted and RSVP


The Office Politics Handbook
Office Politics Handbook
Jack Godwin, chief international officer and director of global education at Sac State, is the author of the just-published The Office Politics Handbook: Winning the Game of Power and Politics at Work. A political scientist, Godwin, offers tips on how anyone can cultivate political skills and exercise power beyond his or her place on the organizational chart.
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Jana NoelSac State professor wins book award

Jana Noel, a professor of teacher education, received the 2013 Critics Choice Award from the American Educational Studies Association for a book she edited, Moving Teacher Education into Urban Schools and Communities: Prioritizing Community Strengths.
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Faculty member to deliver prestigious Livingston Lecture
Thursday, Nov. 7

Sue Holl Sue Holl will present on, “Engineering Education: Thoughtful Design of a Quality University Curriculum.” The Livingston Lecture is an honor awarded each year to a member of the Sac State faculty who has been active in the life of the University. This event celebrates the life of the late John “Jack” Livingston, a professor of government at Sac State from 1954-1981.
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Now accepting applications

2013 applicationsHigh school seniors, community college transfer students and others applying for admission to Sac State as undergraduates are encouraged to apply no later than Saturday, Nov. 30. A new tool that will provide students with additional insight into making their college decision is a degree database recently launched by the CSU Chancellor’s Office.
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Latest campus publications

Video MagazineMade at Sac State–The Video Magazine offers a glimpse of what makes Sacramento State a signature regional university by focusing on one of our colleges in each episode. Checkout the September issue of The Sac State Leader filled with news from campus.
Past issues are available online

Safron named Big Sky offensive player of the week

Garrett Safron
Sac State quarterback Garrett Safron was named the Big Sky Conference ROOT Sports Offensive Player of the Week, it was announced Oct. 7. The honor is the first for Safron this season and the third for his career. In the team's 37-21 win over Northern Colorado, Safron completed 26-of-39 passes for 312 yards and three touchdowns and also rushed for 33 yards.
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Mata named co-Big Sky soccer defensive player of the week

Kimberly MataAfter posting a pair of shutouts, Sac State junior goalkeeper Kimberly Mata was named Co-Big Sky Defensive Player of the Week. She now has four shutouts this season and five for her career. Mata leads the Big Sky with a .842 save percentage this season.
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For more on Hornet Athletics, visit Hornetsports.com.


Causeway Classic

Causeway Classic
Saturday, Nov. 23

Make plans now to join us for the big game against UC Davis on Saturday, Nov. 23. Bring the family, some friends, and enjoy our pre-game BBQ. RSVP today!

Be sure to catch our other remaining home games:
Oct. 12, 6:05 p.m. vs. N. Arizona; and
Nov. 2, 1:05 p.m. vs. Montana.


Hornet Football Home Game: Sac State vs. Northern Arizona
Saturday, Oct. 12

Hornet Football Away Game:
Sac State vs. North Dakota

Saturday, Oct. 19

Chicago Alumni Reception
Saturday, Oct. 26

Sac State Serves: Safe & Super Halloween
Sunday, Oct. 27

Grad Fest
Tuesday, Oct. 29

Men's Basketball Alumni & Friends Chapter: 2nd Annual Coaches' Circle Induction and 2013 Tip-Off Dinner
Wednesday, Oct. 30

Hornet Football Home Game: Sac State vs. Montana
Saturday, Nov. 2

Hollywood Mega Mixer
Monday, Nov. 4

Veterans Career Fair
Tuesday, Nov. 5

Hornet Football Away Game:
Sac State vs. Cal Poly

Saturday, Nov. 9

Estate Planning 101
Wednesday, Nov. 12

Hornet Football Away Game:
Sac State vs. Portland State

Saturday, Nov. 16

Mentor Opportunity: Holiday Mocktail Party
Wednesday, Nov. 20

60th Annual Causeway Classic
BBQ and Game
Saturday, Nov. 23

Business Card Mania

Have you sent us your business card for Business Card Mania? Email us a picture of your business card or send a hard copy and be entered for a chance to win a Herky bobblehead or other great prizes. Winners are drawn every third Monday of the month. Submit your card at alumni@csus.edu!

Graphic: Class Notes

Let us know about work promotions, published works/books, births or anything else you want to share with your Hornet family. Send your update to alumni@csus.edu or post via our webpage.


Are you a theatre goer?

College of Continuing EducationThe fall theatre season is upon us at Sacramento State and Association members pay the student price for tickets. Enjoy a great show this season with your discount at the Playwrights Theatre.
Learn more

What does this season hold?
Check it out!


Family honors loved one by supporting second careers

Robert Larson scholarshipSteven Sylvester spent much of the past 20 years remodeling and repairing houses. When he decided it was time to overhaul his career, he turned to Sac State’s physical therapy program. The career change was not easy, but as he closes in on his goal, Sylvester has no regrets about his choice.
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Alumnus honored for his success and community contributions

Michael KulhmannTwo decades after starting a business that is now booming, Michael Kuhlmann '69 (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) is as busy as ever, but that’s just fine with him.
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