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More funding for graduation rates could mean less quality education

More funding for graduation rates could mean less quality education

State Hornet Staff

March 11, 2014

With the California State University still recovering from more than $1 billion in budget cuts since 2007, the evolution of a proper funding model is being considered by California policymakers and higher education officials.Currently Sacramento State is awarded funding based on the amount of students e...

University must slow down acceptance rates to avoid overcrowding

State Hornet Staff

January 29, 2014

With more students joining the Sacramento State community last fall, there is a rising concern for some much-needed space for the growing student body. With the latest update from the University’s admissions office, the school has received almost 33,000 applications for the upcoming fall semester – an...

CSU authorizes online courses for concurrent enrollment amongst all schools in the system.

Imran Majid

August 27, 2013

The California State University system announced a new Intrasystem Concurrent Enrollment program in July, enabling students to enroll in fully-online courses at other CSU campuses and progress quicker towards a degree. Eligible students may choose to enroll in one of 33 online courses in areas includi...

CSU Board of Trustees freeze spring admissions

Brett Johnson

March 28, 2012

In response to a looming cut in state funding, California State University’s Board of Trustees put a freeze on admissions for spring 2013 across all of the system’s campuses. The trustees will also examine the possibility of downsizing faculty, staff and services if a voter initiative is not passed...

Adding classes becoming tougher for Sac State students

Maikalina Madali

February 8, 2012

Some Sacramento State students have described this semester as one of the worst experiences in regards to adding a class. The Biological Sciences department in particular has been the source of most of the backlash. Occupied by approximately 1,700 students, the biology department has filled every classroom to i...

President Gonzalez updates campus community on budget issues

State Hornet Staff

February 1, 2012

Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez released a statement on Monday regarding last week's California State University Board of Trustees meeting in Long Beach, concerning the budget situation as well as the universities' enrollment statuses.Gonzalez mentioned the state funding for CSUs has b...