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Sac State prepares for first graduation since canceling winter commencement

Graduating Sacramento State students watch themselves on a giant screen inside Golden 1 Center during the commencement procession May 18, 2018 in Sacramento, Calif.
Cory Jaynes and Kameron Schmid December 5, 2018

After announcing last semester that it would permanently cancel winter commencement ceremonies, Sacramento State has announced that the upcoming spring commencement ceremony will be one day longer to accommodate...

Gradfest aims to provide students with graduation materials

Gradfest aims to provide students with graduation materials
Andrew Brown April 7, 2016

Sacramento State's Grad Fest had hundreds of future graduates standing in long lines in the University Union Ballroom on Monday, April 5, preparing for commencement in May. The event, sponsored...

Grad school can be difficult. Is it for you?

Grad school can be difficult. Is it for you?
Denise Barajas November 30, 2015

The end of the semester is just a few weeks away, and the fork in the road where graduating seniors must decide between going to graduate school, starting their careers or taking time off is no longer...

Grad Fest gears students up for celebration

A diorama displayed provides graduating seniors with important information like their class gift to the university during
Cheyenne Jayne November 5, 2015

On Tuesday, Nov. 3, Sacramento State held an all-day “Grad Fest," a one-stop shop for all graduates to buy their commencement day materials. Many of the deals and specials that were offered at...

Why we are lucky to have President Nelsen

President Robert Nelson raises his pinky as he calls out stingers up during his first Fall Address in the University Union ballroom on Thursday, August 27, 2015.
Brittney Christ September 8, 2015

If you have not heard, we have a new president: President Robert Nelsen.On August 27, 2015, Nelsen made his first Fall Address to Sacramento State in the University Union Ballroom. He covered topics such...

Graduating seniors share college advice

Marisa Hildebrand December 11, 2014

Some Sacramento State students have more to look forward to at the end of semester. In one week’s time, they will officially be college graduates.Communication studies major Heidi Rene is excited to...

Arena promotes grad ceremonies on campus, hiked student fees

Kellie McCown November 3, 2014

Professor Tim Howard’s public relations students have been at work this semester with a campaign that will change the face of Sacramento State: a new campus arena and event center, claimed to be the...

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...

Grad Fest causes confusion and frustration

State Hornet Staff April 9, 2014

The end of college is supposed to bring excitement and joy, but the Sacramento State Spring 2014 Grad Fest left a majority of senior students confused and frustrated.Held in the University Ballroom in...

Strategic plan draft integrates student success values, community engagement

State Hornet Staff April 8, 2014

Upon receiving feedback from the Sacramento State campus community, the Strategic Planning Task Force released an initial draft of the set of goals designed to guide aspects of the university for the next...

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