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Students get inspired by Honors Convocation

Yieng Xiong

February 16, 2016

English professor Rebecca Woolston spoke to students about her experience in the Honors Program at the Honors Convocation on Feb. 12. More than 80 students in the Honors Program filled Hinde Auditorium in the University Union to hear Woolston speak about her life, education and goals. Woolst...

CFA demands fair contract at convocation

Natasha Dodson

September 10, 2014

The California State University faculty picketed during President Gonzalez's Fall 2014 Convocation to raise concerns about a fair contract.With unresolved issues pending salary and workload, a negotiation failed to be reached by the expired contract date and was extended until Sept. 19 where the Cali...

Criminal Justice Convocation provides opportunities for students

Katherine Irwin, keynote speaker and professor of sociology at the University of Hawaii, speaks about her father's time in the prison system.

Daisy Aguilar

October 17, 2013

Sacramento State hosted the second annual Criminal Justice Convocation in the University Union ballroom, Tuesday afternoon.More than 200 hundred criminal justice students attended, ready to hear about contemporary justice issues and opportunities in the field.“The reason we put this convocation together for...

California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye speaks about her journey as an attorney and judge

Imran Majid

April 10, 2013

California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye spoke at Sacramento State on Monday about the significance and role of mentors in her journey as an attorney and judge. Cantil-Sakauye said she was a beneficiary of good will because of professors and colleagues who pushed her to seek out opportunity, and encouraged students...