The State Hornet

Marching to a different tune: Pianists raise money to support prevention of premature births

Kirtland Stout plays the piano to raise money for March of Dimes in the University Union Lobby, Wednesday, April 20.

Anna Agundez

May 3, 2016

For the last three years, Kirtland Stout, associate vice president of Risk Management Services, has been playing piano in the University Union as a fundraiser for March of Dimes, an organization dedicated to helping research and prevent premature births. Having had two premature granddaughters, Sto...

March of Dimes will host event at Sacramento State to promote baby health

Musician Kirtland Stout plays piano in the Union Friday to help support and gather donations for March of Dimes. 

State Hornet Staff

April 23, 2014

The death of an infant can send a parent into life-long depression, but the passing of Tracey Schaal’s premature son in the early 1990s motivates and inspires her efforts at March of Dimes every day.Suffering from a neural tube defect, the baby may have been saved had hospitals been aware of using folic ...

Students come together to support the campaign March for Babies

State Hornet Staff

April 12, 2014

The March for Babies kick-off was held in the Ballroom of Sacramento State’s University Union today.President Alexander Gonzalez, was the chair for this event and encouraged students to take action and get involved in community.“They provide education and awareness for expectant families. When a fam...

Student club reaches their fundraising goal for the March for Babies walk

State Hornet Staff

April 4, 2014

Every four and a half minutes a baby is born with a birth defect and every cent donated to the March for Dimes organization helps prevent babies from being born prematurely today and for the future. The March of Dimes is an organization which supports and funds research aimed at preventing birth defect...

President Alexander Gonzalez announces more new faculty, campus improvements

Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez gives his bi-annual address in the University Union Ballroom Thursday.

Cesar Alexander

January 23, 2014

Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez presented his 2014 spring address Thursday, addressing the goals and accomplishments the university has for the semester.Gonzalez announced 33,000 students applied for the fall, which is close to an all-time high and is positive news for school revenue.In rela...