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ALUMNI NEWS

NOVEMBER 2012


Distinguished Alumni AwardsDeadline for Alumni Award nominations
Tuesday, Nov. 13


Recognize 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. More information
Submit a nomination online
Download nomination packet (PDF)



59th Annual Causeway Classic—Hornets vs. Aggies
Saturday, Nov. 17


Causeway ClassicJoin us as we travel to UC Davis to reclaim our Causeway Classic crown. We will meet at the Alumni Center for a mini-tailgate party and then hop on the Fan Bus as we head to Aggie Stadium to conquer the Aggies. Register and purchase tickets

Help us win the Causeway Classic Blood Drive against UC Davis. Your donation is for a great cause and can help us beat UCD. Donate at any BloodSource until November 14 and reference
code L029 so your donation will count for Sac State.



An Evening with Cal & Eileen Boyes
Friday, Nov. 9

Cal & Eileen Boyes
Celebrate the contributions of Cal and Eileen Boyes on Nov. 9. The evening will definitely be memorable based on Cal’s athletics and administration career of 40-plus years at Sac State and the many stories that he and Eileen have. Register here



Super Mega Mixer: House of Blues, Anaheim
Tuesday, Nov. 13

House of Blues Anaheim
Multiple CSU campuses from up and down the state have joined forces to bring you an evening of networking with fellow alumni at the House of Blues, Anaheim at Downtown Disney. This is one mixer you don’t want to miss! Register here



Holiday Mocktail Party
Thursday, Nov. 29

Holiday Mocktail Party
Mentor current students and attend our 3rd Annual Holiday Mocktail Party. The event is an opportunity for alumni to help students practice their networking skills. The holiday reception will include specialty mocktail drinks and appetizers. Register here



Students seek supply donations


The Student Alumni Association, in conjunction with the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, is hosting a supply drive collecting usable donations for infants. Donations of diapers, baby formula, bottles, etc., will be accepted at the Alumni Center through Friday, Nov. 9. Learn more (PDF)



Join the one million Californians who have already voted
Tuesday, Nov. 6 is Election Day


VoteCalifornians are casting votes and deciding who will become the next president of the United States, the composition of the U.S. Congress, the California Legislature and local offices. Voters are also making decisions on a number of statewide initiatives that affect punishment for crimes, food labeling rules and funding for higher education. Read more


CAMPUS NEWS


President Alexander GonzalezMexican government honors Sac State president

Sac State President Alexander Gonzalez has won the Ohtli Award, the Mexican government’s highest honor for leaders of Mexican descent. Read more



Professor named Arts Educator of the Year by the Arts & Business Council of Sacramento

Professor Francie Dillon
When Professor Francie Dillon was named Arts Educator of the Year by the Arts & Business Council of Sacramento during an Oct. 12 luncheon; she wasn’t sure how to get her message across in her acceptance speech. Read more



Quake studyProject may help fortify homes against quake


Since Professor Ben Fell came to Sac State four years ago, the structural engineering specialist has helped secure two major federal grants. Read on



'For Colored Girls’ tells story through verse and dance


"For Colored Girls" Seven “colors” tell individual stories of women’s struggles, intertwine theirindividual tales and come together to speak in a collective voice in For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf, the choreopoem being staged in Sacramento State’s Playwrights’ Theatre. Read on



Check out the latest University publications


Stay up-to-date with campus news by reading the current issue of the Sac State Leader. Plus, check out the latest edition of the Sac State Magazine!



Athletics LogoSac State beats formerly undefeated Cal Poly


Quarterback Garrett Safron completed 31 of 38 passes for 303 yards and a career-high four touchdowns to lead Sac State to a 35-29 upset victory over No. 11 Cal Poly on Saturday, Oct. 27, at Hornet Stadium. View video highlights

Join us on Saturday, Nov. 3 as the Hornets take on the Montana State Bobcats.
Learn more



Men’s basketball 2012-13 season tickets on sale

Athletics Logo
Season tickets for the 2012-13 Sacramento State men’s basketball season are now on sale. The price of a season ticket is just $120 and features 15 home games. More information

For more on Hornet Athletics, visit Hornetsports.com.


Alumni Directory
Alumni Directory Underway!

 

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

UPCOMING EVENTS

Sac State vs. Montana State

Saturday, Nov. 3
Tailgate 2 p.m., Kick-off' 4:05 p.m.
More info

Football/Spirit Alumni Chapter:
An Evening with Cal & Eileen Boyes

Friday, Nov. 9, 6 p.m.
More info

60th Anniversary of Speech
Pathology & Audiology at Sac State

Saturday, Nov. 10, 6 p.m.
More info

CSU Orange County
Super Mega Mixer

Tuesday, Nov. 13
More info

Distinguished Alumni Award nomination deadline
Tuesday, Nov. 13
Submit a nomination online
Download nomination form (PDF)
More info


Estate Planning 101
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 11:30 a.m.
More info

Causeway Classic
Saturday, Nov. 17
Mini-tailgate 1 p.m.
Fan bus departs 2 p.m.
Kick-off 3 p.m.
More info

Holiday Mocktail Party
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 11:30 a.m.
More info

Save the Date!
Hornet Club: 2013 Crab Feed

Saturday, Feb. 9
More info

Save the Date!
Green and Gold Gala

Friday, Mar. 22
More info

Save the Date!
Distinguished Alumni Awards
Dinner & Silent Auction

Thursday, Apr. 25
More info

Save the Date!
Hornet Club: Wine & Food Classic
Friday, May 3
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Membership has its rewards

Just in time for the holidays-take advantage of your 20 percent alumni discount on wine purchases from alumni-owned Casque Wines.
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Support for Sac State strong in first quarter

Donor supportSacramento State received more than $750,000 in gifts and pledges in the first quarter of the fiscal year (July 1 to Sept. 30, 2012). The majority of support is dedicated to scholarships for students. Read more

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Mobile pro benefits state, citizens

Robert MezaWell before today’s mobile age of the iPhone and Android, Robert Meza ’08 (Computer Science) had already developed his own mobile technology ventures. Back in 2005, as part of his Sac State senior project, Meza developed mobile software for a Southern California clothing company. Read more


 


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