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Sacramento State will assess value of degree as part of reaccreditation process

State Hornet Staff

May 13, 2014

Sacramento State is preparing for reaccreditation in 2016 by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges by assessing academic programs and conducting research on what students are taking away from education.“If you want to have access to federal financial aid funds you need to be accredited,” said Sac St...

Early job searching is a must for graduating seniors

Early job searching is a must for graduating seniors

State Hornet Staff

February 11, 2014

It has been four or five years, give or take a few semesters, and it is finally time to graduate. Requirements are met, grades are decent enough and the eagerness to have that degree in hand is growing. So, now what? Too often are students graduating from college with little to no plans for the fu...

New Arts and Letters program makes it easier for students to return to school

Daisy Aguilar

October 16, 2013

The College of Arts and Letters will launch a pilot bachelor’s degree completion program fall 2014 to make it easier for students with other life obligations to return to school.The program is specifically designed for students who left school due to course scheduling patterns, and will offer classes ...

Four year graduation expectations are unrealistic

Four year graduation expectations are unrealistic

Natalie Gray

October 8, 2013

As incoming freshmen, most students were made to believe they could complete college in four years, but here at California State Universities, taking a steady 12 units each semester is considered a “full load.” This could not be further from the truth.Using simple math, one can calculate that taking...

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...