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ALUMNI NEWS
NOVEMBER 2011


Hornet Football Team Gears Up for Causeway Classic
Saturday, November 19
Causeway Classic
Alumni are encouraged to cheer on Sac State as the Hornet Football Team takes on rival UC Davis in the 58th Annual Causeway Classic. Kickoff is set for 1:05 p.m. at Hornet Stadium. Tailgate festivities begin at 11:00 a.m. in parking lot 8 outside the Alumni Center. General admission tickets are available for $15 with reserved seats starting at $20.
Purchase tickets online


Deadline for DSA Nominations is Monday, November 14

Recognize a deserving Sac State alum by nominating them for the prestigious Distinguished Service Award. The award honors alumni who demonstrate standards of excellence in their personal and professional lives.
Make a nomination


Holiday Mocktail Party
Wednesday, December 7
Holiday Mocktail Party
Mentor current students and attend our 2nd 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.

RSVP today


FeNAM Features Talented Sac State Alumni

Sac State’s Festival of New American Music (FeNAM) is now underway. This year's festival features an outstanding lineup that includes several alumni.
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Communication Studies Alumni Chapter Mix 'n Mingle
Tuesday, November 29

Calling all Communication Studies alumni! Please join Comms faculty, students, and fellow alumni at this networking event.

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Support Sac State Student Programs by Eating Out
Thursday, December 1

The Alumni Association is partnering with four Mimi's Cafe locations to host a fundraiser for student programs. All you have to do is visit one of the participating locations listed below on Thursday, December 1, 2011, present this coupon to your host, and Sac State student programs will receive 15% of your purchase.
Mimi's Cafe Fundraiser

The participating locations include:

  • Sacramento - 2029 Alta Arden Way
  • Natomas - 3511 North Freeway Blvd.
  • Roseville - 1104 Galleria Blvd.
  • Fairfield - 1650 Gateway Blvd.
    More info

CAMPUS NEWS & ATHLETICS


Physical Therapy to Offer Doctorate Program

Sac State's Department of Physical Therapy has been authorized to offer a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree, making it the University's second independent doctoral program. Application are being accepted until Monday, January 16, and the program begins in Fall 2012. To date, there have been more than 400 applicants for 32 slots.
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Sac State Choirs to Play Veterans Day Peace Concert

Sac State’s three choirs, under the direction of Professor Donald Kendrick, will salute Veterans Day with “Bring Them Peace,” a choral concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, November 12, in Sacred Heart Church, 39th and J streets.

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The Seagull Takes Flight at Sac State

Life, love, betrayal--Anton Chekhov tackles them all in The Seagull, the first of his four masterworks, at Sac State’s Playwrights’ Theatre. Performances will be at 8 p.m. on November 9, 10, 12, 18 and 19; 2 p.m. on November 13 and 20; and 6:30 p.m. on November 16 and 17.
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CAMP Celebrates Three Decades of Success

Sac State's College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP), which has helped more than a thousand students from migrant and seasonal farmworker backgrounds succeed in college, is celebrating its 30th anniversary.

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Sac State Receives Federal Grant

Sac State's Department of Ethnic Studies and the College of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies have received a $1.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to bolster recruitment, retention and graduation rates among Asian American and Pacific Islander students.
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Athletics LogoFootball Can't Pull Off Comeback at Portland State

Kyle Monson returned an interception for a touchdown and Jeff Fleming rushed for two scores in his return but it was not enough as the Hornets fell at Portland State, 29-20, Saturday afternoon at Jeld-Wen Field.
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Athletics LogoCross Country Finishes Strong at Championships

The Sac State men's cross country finished fifth and the women were sixth at the Big Sky Conference Championships, Saturday at the Centennial Course.
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SEEN ON CAMPUS

Homecoming Football Game
Alumni honored at Homecoming football game as part of the Golden Grads Reunion.

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Richard Barlupi (1975)
Christopher Smith (1996)
David Harvey (1990)
Scott Brown (2005)
Pono Aiona (1987)



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UPCOMING EVENTS
"The Seagull" Opening Night
November 9, 8:00 a.m.
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CAMP Anniversary Celebration
November 10, 3:30 p.m.
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Art History Lecture
November 10, 6:30 p.m.
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Basketball Rally
November 10, 11:30 a.m.

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Sac State Serves: Meals on Wheels
November 11, 8:45 a.m.
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Hornet Football vs. Idaho State
November 12, 6:05 p.m.
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Veterans Day Peace Concert
November 12, 8:00 p.m.
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Distinguished Service Award Nomination Deadline
November 14, 12:00 p.m.
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Causeway Classic Luncheon
November 17, 12:00 p.m.
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Rock Auction
November 18, 6:00 p.m.
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Causeway Classic Tailgate Party
November 19, 11:00 a.m.

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Causeway Classic Football Game
November 19, 1:05 p.m.

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Piano Series
November 19, 7:30 p.m.

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Communication Studies Mixer
November 29, 6:00 p.m.

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Mimi's Cafe Student Fundraiser
December 1, ALL DAY

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Rethinking CA Light & Space Art
December 2, 5:00 p.m.

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Holiday Mocktail Party
December 7, 6:00 p.m.

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Nursing Alumni Showing Strong Support

Barb JohnstonSacramento State’s $1.8 million fundraising campaign for the School of Nursing is getting support from a source intimately associated with the program—current and former nursing students.

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Penny Kastanis '57

Barb JohnstonPenny Kastanis' Sac State roots run deep. Really deep. She went to school here, taught here and she's related by marriage to the ranching family that once owned the land where the University is located.
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