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Sac State president announces no campus closure despite Sacramento coronavirus patient

Sac State President Robert Nelsen talks about AB 1460 to members of the Faculty Senate and demonstrators in the Green & Gold Room in Sac State's University Union Thursday, Feb. 27. Nelsen announced on Friday that Sac State will remain open and classes will continue to be in session despite confirmed Sacramento coronavirus case.

Chris Wong and Mercy Sosa

February 29, 2020

Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen announced in a SacSend email Friday morning that classes will continue despite the confirmed case of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, being treated at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento. Nelsen said that no one at Sac State has tested positive for the virus. RE...

Campus hosts talk with President Nelsen

Campus hosts talk with President Nelsen

Christine Kittle

March 3, 2016

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Hate message on campus

Hate message on campus

Monica Dattage

January 27, 2016

President Robert Nelsen released an email Wednesday afternoon stating that his office was notified of "hate speech" directed toward the Sacramento State Muslim community. It was a written message found near the University Union, said Ed Mills, vice president for Student Affairs. The universit...

CSU trustees approve plans for new science building

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Christine Kittle

November 19, 2015

The CSU Board of Trustees approved a plan by Sacramento State on Nov. 18 to build a new science building for the campus. An email from the office of President Robert Nelsen said the new building will house new labs and create more space on campus for students. "This achievement is monumental ...

Sacramento State holds a Unity Summit as a Hispanic-Serving Institution

Brian Ratto

September 18, 2015

Students, faculty and staff came together in the University Union Ballroom for a Hispanic-Serving Institution Unity Summit on Sept. 16.The summit provided an opportunity to engage the campus and community at large in the process of emerging as a HSI, according to a Sept. 8 Sacramento State briefing....

President Nelsen opens at Student Affairs meetings

Angel Kidka

September 14, 2015

The Student Affairs Divisional Meeting took place on Friday, Sept. 11 in Ballroom 1 in the University Union.President Robert Nelsen started the program with a speech about the importance of students and faculty and the obligation the university community has to ensure the well-being and success on campus....

Why Anthony Sadler should have some peace

Anthony Sadler, a senior at Sacramento State, listens to Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson's speech about the events in France on August 26.

Brittney Christ

September 8, 2015

Sacramento State's Anthony Sadler has received a slew of media attention and inquiries because of his act of heroism while on vacation in Europe. Sadler, along with two friends, stopped a terrorist attack on a high-speed train from Amsterdam to Paris on Aug. 21, 2015.Sadler is a 23-year-old kinesiology major ...

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 as graduation and retention rates, resources for DREAM Act students, and the budget for more fac...

President Nelsen gives first fall address

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.

Christine Kittle

August 27, 2015

Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen gave his first fall address to students, staff and faculty on Thursday in the University Union Ballroom. Nelsen emphasized his pride for being a part of the Hornet community and his desire to make Sac State an even better school. “Leadership, service, and...

Sacramento holds press conference for Anthony Sadler

Christine Kittle

August 26, 2015

Hometown hero Anthony Sadler has returned to Sacramento. A press conference was held Wednesday afternoon in the Sacramento City Hall Plaza for Sadler, a Sacramento State student, who helped stop an attack by an armed gunman on a high-speed train in France last Friday. {{tncms-asset app="edi...

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