The State Hornet

Faculty Student Mentor Program helps students with academics, college life

Ashley Hurtado

March 21, 2014

Sacramento State’s Faculty Student Mentor Program is helping the university achieve Graduation Initiative goals by creating a support system for students.In 2010, the CSU system launched an effort to increase graduation rates and reduce the achievement gap suffered by students from underrepresented backg...

Nursing club earns recognition at state conference

The California Nursing Student Association elected its new Board of Directors at its convention last month. The Board includes three Sacramento State students - Eboni Cross, Ella Demchuk and Melissa McClanahan.

Daisy Aguilar

November 6, 2013

The Sacramento State chapter of the California Nursing Student Association was recognized for accomplishments at the annual California Nursing Student Association convention held in San Jose last month.The three-day annual convention included numerous presentations by nursing leaders, exhibit halls wi...

Health programs moving Folsom Hall to increase student interaction

Nursing students prepare for class in Folsom Hall. Physical Therapy moved to the center this fall and will be soon joined by Speech Pathology.

Daisy Aguilar

September 18, 2013

The College of Health and Human Services is looking to move all the health services into Folsom Hall by 2015 to form a joint center for health professions.With the nursing program being the first to move in 2010 and physical therapy recently moving this fall, the goal is now to move the speech patholog...

Potential nursing students face difficulties getting into impacted program

Graphic for use with stories about nurses.

Fabian Garcia

April 16, 2013

Of the six impacted majors at Sacramento State, it is no secret that nursing is one of the most difficult to break into. Sac State’s nursing program was ranked 196th out of 449 universities’ nursing schools nationwide on U.S. News’s website in 2011. This means Sac State’s nursing program is in the...



Maya Frattini

October 3, 2012

Sacramento State is the only CSU to have any kind of nurs- ing, basic EMT, and paramedic programs as an educational option for its students due to budget cuts. These programs were started “as a result of funding challeng- es in Sacramento School district in 2009 and as a result of Sacra- mento State sta...