The State Hornet

Criminal justice students work with local high schools to serve as role models

State Hornet Staff

March 6, 2014

Criminal Justice students are applying school theories to help find solutions in the community through the Sac-Mentoring program.Sac-Mentoring program coordinator and criminal justice professor Ricky Gutierrez said the department has partnered with various local high schools since 1998 and is now wor...

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...

Sac State admissions affected by recently impacted majors

Camille Anglo

March 7, 2012

Students should expect extra requirements when applying to one of the three impacted areas of study for fall 2012 at Sacramento State. The Department of Psychology, Division of Criminal Justice and health science program now have impaction status. Those programs join the school of nursing, the Colleg...

Criminal justice professor gives time for high-risk youth

Kaitlin Bruce

September 28, 2011

Criminal Justice Professor Ricky Gutierrez has dedicated more than a decade to fighting for at-risk youth in the Sacramento region, doing the work of many to keep his program alive. The Sac-Mentoring Program, of which Gutierrez is faculty coordinator, is designed to pair Sac State Students with disadva...

CSU board approves impaction for three Sac State majors

Sam Pearson

August 31, 2011

Declining state funding means enrollment standards are tightening for three popular majors at Sacramento State. Criminal justice, psychology and health sciences will declare program impaction, allowing them to institute higher admissions requirements than what is necessary to get into Sac State in order ...