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Sac State grads launch new successful soda line

The creators of Silk Road Soda offer three organic flavored sodas with a mission to share culture through flavor.

Isabel Ward

April 16, 2013

Two Sacramento State graduates have bridged East and West with a new Mediterranean beverage that extends the age-old Silk Road to the Sacramento region.    Silk Road Soda founders Payam Fardenash and Srijun Srinuanchan met through the master’s of business administration program at Sac State. Fardena...

Recent Sac State grads find place on unemployment line

Fabian Garcia

February 6, 2013

While many graduates may often find themselves without a job after college, statistical evidence indicates a gradual decline in the unemployment rate for students fresh out of school.According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics website, the national average unemployment rate for both men and women...

Alumni Month highlights alumni acheivements

Beth Jones

February 5, 2013

Each April, Sacramento State encourages alumni to get involved on campus and within the Sac State community by attending an event on campus, joining the Alumni Association or writing a story about their adventures as alumni. Sac State asked alumni to consider what going to the university meant to them ...

Sac State honors men’s basketball alumni

Sac State honors men's basketball alumni

State Hornet Staff

October 18, 2012

Ten Sacramento State alumni who went on to coach in the surrounding area were honored tonight at the university’s Alumni Center as part of the men’s basketball’s Tip Off Dinner.For the first time in the basketball program’s history, Sac State alumni from 1950-1965 were inducted as the first g...

Buzz of the Crowd: Football needs a big win

State Hornet Staff

October 10, 2012

A full football season is like a game of Jenga; you pile up wins, but one wrong move and it all comes tumbling down.Take the University of Florida last season, for example. After the Gators won their first four games and were ranked No. 12 in the nation, they ended the season with a 6-6 record and did no...

GRAY AREA: Alumni Association Worth the Money

Natalie Gray

April 11, 2012

There has to be a benefit to dedicating four or more years to rigorous college courses and endless hours of homework aside from getting a degree. That’s where the Alumni Center comes in. An alumni center in general is pretty self-explanatory. It’s a center … for alumni. Wonderful, but there has ...

Sac State alumni create iPad app


Mari Del Angel

February 29, 2012

Working full-time and struggling for four months, two alumni applied their knowledge learned from Sacramento State starting their own business developing software for the construction industry. Ryan Sutton-Gee and Tracy Young, two of the four co-founders of PlanGrid, graduated in May 2008 with a bache...

Well satisfies both students and alumni according to survey

Well satisfies both students and alumni according to survey

Poul Larsen

October 19, 2011

The Well has rapidly strengthened student satisfaction, according to a survey conducted last spring by the Office of Institutional Research's Student Survey Report. Student approval ratings of campus services, notably recreational facilities, has increased by more than 30 percent since 2009, according ...

Sacramento State alumnus killed in Afghanistan

Joe Fleming

May 23, 2011

Sacramento State alumnus Benjamin Palmer died while serving in the United States Marine Corps in Afghanistan on May 12 from small arms fire. Lt. Col. Palmer, 43, was from Modesto and graduated Sac State with a bachelor's degree in humanities. While stationed in the Helmand province of Afghanistan, P...

Sac State hosts events, award ceremony for Alumni Month

Mallory Fites

April 27, 2011

The month of April marks Alumni Month, when Sacramento State alumni are honored on campus for their acquired education and shared experience. Alumni are active in the Sac State community and are honored by the university. Sac State and the Sacramento State Alumni Association recognized alumni for their pr...

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