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Sac State Connection
ALUMNI NEWS DECEMBER 2014/JANUARY 2015


Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays Video

In this season of hope and new beginnings, please enjoy this video from President Alexander and Gloria Gonzalez, and join all of us at Sacramento State in imagining the many future possibilities for our students, faculty, staff, alumni and community.



Alumni Association Board of Director nominations


Board of DirectorsThe Alumni Association is now accepting Board of Directors nominations. The Sacramento State Alumni Association Board of Directors is a group of alumni volunteers who lead the organization in its service to Sac State and its alumni. The deadline to apply is Monday, Feb. 2.



Scholarships available through Alumni Association

Scholarship applicationsDo you know any current or incoming Sac State students? Please encourage them to apply for an Alumni Association scholarship. Each year we award 12-15 scholarships to incoming freshmen, continuing undergraduates and graduate students. Applications are due Monday, March 2.
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The CSU celebrates 3 Million


CSU Class of 3 MillionWhen you graduated from Sac State, you also became a graduate of the most well-known university system in the country—The California State University (CSU). As we reach the milestone of 3 million CSU alumni, celebrate by joining the online yearbook. Make your profile today!



2014 events in pictures

2014 events in picturesHow many events did you attend during 2014? From chapter events to Alumni Month and Homecoming, this year has been full of excitement and new beginnings. In case you missed some of them, check out the photos and make plans to attend in 2015!


CAMPUS NEWS


Check out our newest Hornet alumni!

Winter 2014 CommencementThis year’s holidays carried even more special meaning for 3,211 Sac State students who were eligible to participate in the University’s Winter Commencement on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 19-20, at Sleep Train Arena. Welcome to the alumni family!
Alumni Association commencement photo album
Press Release



Trash to treasure

Trash to TreasureThere is a small sliver of land on the south side of campus devoted to raising worms, harvesting fish excrement and processing gallons of used kitchen oil. Some think of it as waste, but not these environmental studies students.
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Sac State to host first rounds of 2017 NCAA tourney

NCAA Sacramento State has partnered with the Sacramento Kings and the Sacramento Sports Commission to bring March Madness back to the city in 2017 – and will serve as the official host school for the first two rounds of the prestigious NCAA men’s basketball tournament.
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Sac State’s honor society cited for excellence


Phi Kappa PhiPhi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines, has recognized the Sac State chapter as a Chapter of Excellence.
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Physical therapy program shines at statewide meeting

Physical therapyThe level of respect accorded Sacramento State’s doctor of physical therapy program helps explain why its professors and students made such a strong showing at the California Physical Therapy Association Annual Meeting.
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Sac State screens film on Chicago art movement

Chicago modern artIt was modern art, Chicago style. Hardly the cool New York version, the collection of artists in mid-1960s Chicago referred to themselves as “imagists” and ignored trends elsewhere to blaze their own artistic path that was comical, absurd and definitely “in your face.”
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Latest campus news

Sac State LeaderCheck out the latest edition of the Sacramento State Leader featuring a Made at Sac State profile on Sacramento County District Attorney Jan Scully '73 (Government/Journalism).
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2015 Crab Feed

Hornet Club logoMark your calendar and get your tickets now for the annual Hornet Club Crab Feed on Feb. 7 before they sell out! Funds raised will support student-athlete scholarships. Enjoy a delicious meal and be a part of a great cause.
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Causeway Classic crown returns home

Causeway Classic 2014Garrett Safron threw for 288 yards and four touchdowns, Jordan Robinson and De'Jon Coleman each scored a pair of touchdowns and the Sac State defense forced five turnovers in a 41-30 win over UC Davis in the 61st Causeway Classic.
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Football alumni update


Sac State FootballTwo former Sac State football players were named all-division in the Canadian Football League and another has a new NFL home.
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For more Hornet Sports, visit hornetsports.com.


Giving Tuesday

Thank you for participating in #GivingTuesday!

Sac State's Giving Tuesday was a huge success thanks to you! Your efforts garnered more than $71,000 in just 36 hours for programs, scholarships and more; this total includes $12,700 in matching funds from the University Foundation at Sacramento State. The support provides much needed resources to ensure the best educational opportunities for our students. It was fantastic to see so many selfless Hornets contribute during the season of giving!

Didn’t get to participate? Year-end gifts are still greatly appreciated. Just visit: csus.edu/giving



UPCOMING EVENTS

Sacramento Business Review

Jan. 21

President's Spring Address
Jan. 22

HPPA: Sacramento County Board of Directors Hornet Majority Celebration
Jan. 28

Hornet Club Crab Feed
Feb. 7

SF Alumni Reception
Feb. 9

SAVE-THE-DATE: Washington DC Alumni Dinner
Feb. 25

NYC Alumni Reception
Feb. 26

SAVE-THE-DATE

Alumni Open House
April 2

Seattle Alumni Reception
April 13

Sac State 5K: Early Registration
April 30

Vintage '47 Food and Wine Event
May 29


ALUMNI BENEFITS DONOR SUPPORT ALUMNI PROFILE


Online Discounts

The WELL logoAre you ready to get a head start on your upcoming New Year’s resolution to get fit and stay in shape? Join The WELL, a premier fitness and recreation center at the University that you can join as an Association member. Go ahead, get your exercise on this coming year.
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Ranlett’s high standards continue to inspire

Make a GiftEconomics professor John G. Ranlett '50 (Economics) embraced his reputation as a tough teacher throughout his 45 years at Sacramento State. So much so that he was known to put his nickname, "Dr. Doom," on his syllabus.
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Insights on Innovation: Karin Hibma ‘75 (Art)

Karin HibmaSure, every business wants to be an innovator. Or to be known for spurring innovation. For Karin Hibma, innovation is mandatory. “We have to be innovative. That’s expected,” Hibma says of Cronan, the naming, identity and brand strategy firm she founded with her late husband, Michael Cronan ’74 (Art).
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