The State Hornet

Student-parents prepare to celebrate Mother’s Day

Marvin Davis

May 5, 2016

The life of a student-parent can be difficult, but at Sacramento State, many are able to obtain a balance between their schoolwork and taking care of their children. With Mother's Day around the corner on Sunday, May 8, student-parents will be able to take a break from their busy schedules. Some pa...

Sacramento State parents benefit from child care services

The Children’s Center of one of the many ways the school helps students with children.

State Hornet Staff

May 7, 2014

Senior child development major Jessica Ramirez has spent seven years in college because of her duties as not only a student and employee, but also a parent.Ramirez describes her life as being busy with homework, while studying is the last priority finished behind taking care of her child, if it even gets do...

New program allows students to learn sustainability, environmental issues

A multi-tropic Farming system within STORC uses less than 10 percent of water compared to other farming systems.

Craig Sanders

March 5, 2014

Innovative concepts can form in strange ways.Mike Christensen’s ground-breaking program began with four female engineer students and ended with a trip to Mars.In early fall 2011, Mechanical Engineer Department Chair Susan Holl asked Christensen, the associate vice president for Risk Management Service...

University presents draft master plan on future construction projects

State Hornet Staff

February 12, 2014

After the third campus forum presented by the Sacramento State’s Master Plan Task Force on Monday, the university is one step closer presenting the final draft of the future campus landscape.The task force narrowed down several alternative options that incorporated suggestions made by the campus commu...

Associated Students Inc. Children’s Center to install security cameras

Cesar Alexander

November 13, 2013

One of Associated Students Inc. strategic priorities for 2013-14 is to install a video surveillance system at its Children’s Center.Children’s Center Director Denise Wessels met with ASI Director of Finance Mark Montalvo, campus police, Information Technology and project contractors Thursday to discuss...

Students with heavy burdens struggle to graduate in the expected four years

Kathleen Pizzo

October 9, 2013

After completing five semesters at Folsom Lake College and transferring to Sacramento State, Sarah Meads, a child development student and mother of two, has four semesters left under her Cal Grant to obtain a degree.“Luckily, that’s as many as I have left to graduate, but if I don’t get into the classes I need, then ...

EDITORIAL: Child care cuts affect parents

Editorial Staff

March 14, 2012

The Sacramento State Associated Students Inc. Children’s Center faces the possibility of severe cuts should Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed budget be passed in the November ballot. The cuts the Children’s Center faces could not only be detrimental to the Sac State families who rely on the center’s service...

Children’s center at Sac State sends plea to governor

Mari Del Angel

March 14, 2012

Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget proposal is planning on reducing funds to Sacramento State’s nationally accredited child care center, which will have a negative impact on many of the campus’ student parents. Sac State’s Associated Students Inc. Children’s Center director said the proposed budget cut...

Children’s Center gets accreditation for efforts

Brandt, in blue, and Tyler, in orange, play with building blocks
as their student teacher, Caitlin, assists them. 

Ivy McDonald

September 21, 2011

The Associated Students Children's Center was first accredited in 2005, which lasted for five years. The accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children shows Sac State's Children's Center meets not only state and local standards, but also the essential national quality ...