The State Hornet

Former engineering dean asked Sacramento State to reconsider removal

Ilian Cervantes-Branum

May 7, 2014

Emir Macari, the former dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Sciences, was informed in January he would not be retained in his administrative position. In a memorandum sent from Vice President of Human Resources Christine Lovely, an investigation under Sacramento State’s Reconsid...

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State Hornet Staff

April 16, 2014

Emir Macari, former Sacramento State dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Sciences, was called for questioning April 9 by the Senate Rules Committee regarding his reappointment to the Alfred E. Alquist Seismic Safety Commission where he has served since 2010.The Senate Rules Committee calle...

Sacramento State must clear the air to students about decorated engineering dean Macari’s leave of absence

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State Hornet Staff

February 12, 2014

After Emir Macari earned the Junipero Serra Award from the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers in 2011, Sacramento State Public Affairs profiled the high-achieving leader of the College of Engineering and Computer Sciences and described his work as a “force of nature.”His efforts undoubted...

Sacramento State replaces engineering dean

State Hornet Staff

February 5, 2014

Emir Macari, the prominent dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Sciences who launched the California Smart Grid Center and earned multiple accolades and grants, will not return to his position after being placed on leave in December.President Alexander Gonzalez announced in a memorandum Friday...

Engineering career services director and Sacramento State settle lawsuit

State Hornet Staff

January 28, 2014

A federal retaliation lawsuit filed by Director of Engineering Career Services Cici Mattiuzzi against Sacramento State and Engineering and Computer Sciences Dean Emir Macari reached a settlement Jan. 16 which includes the dismissal of all evidence.The case, which included three days of testimony from Matti...

Engineering whistleblower lawsuit set to begin trial

State Hornet Staff

January 7, 2014

The trial for a federal retaliation lawsuit filed by Cici Mattiuzzi, director of engineering career services, against Sacramento State and Engineering and Computer Sciences Dean Emir Macari is set to begin Tuesday.After filing a lawsuit against a Sac State professor in 2009, Mattiuzzi is claiming the university ret...

Engineering dean on leave of absence

State Hornet Staff

December 11, 2013

Emir Macari, the dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Sciences, is currently on a leave of absence for unknown reasons.According to an official memo, sent Dec. 3 from Interim Provost Charles Gossett to department chairs within the college and dean staff, Macari will not be available to handle a...

College of Engineering looks to increase number of females in program

Daisy Aguilar

October 23, 2013

Nineteen-year-old Sacramento State student Yarima Poveda is the only female in her mechanical engineering laboratory class.Poveda said this is the first time she has been the only female in an engineering class but was not surprised, considering there are never more than five females in a class.With ...

Sac State dean invited to discussion at White House

Camille Anglo

February 29, 2012

Sacramento State’s Dean of engineering and computer science Emir Macari visited the White House Feb. 8 and met with President Barack Obama to discuss the importance of engineering education to revitalize the economy. Macari, who is also a part of the executive board of the public policy committee of the American...