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Mental health services bill aims to double funding

(From left to right) President Robert Nelsen; ASI President Melissa Bardo; Sam Alavi, director of Student Advocacy and Student Representation at UC Davis; Assemblymember Kevin McCarty; former Senator Darrell Steinberg; and Belinda Lum, assistant professor of sociology at Sacramento City College, get together to announce a new bill to increase funding for mental health services in The WELL at Sacramento State, Thursday, Feb. 25.

Jonathan Ayestas

February 25, 2016

Legislation for competitive grants to improve mental health services for the California State University, University of California and California Community College systems was introduced on Thursday in The WELL. The 2 p.m. press conference went over the details for the College Mental Health Services T...

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...

Sac State honors servicemen with digital billboard

Kellie McCown

August 24, 2015

Sacramento State honors the three servicemen who received the legion d'honneur for stopping a terrorist attack in France with a digital billboard that can be seen from Highway 50, calling the men heroes.The three Americans were awarded the medals by French President Francois Hollande in a ceremony Mon...

Raises for staff at Sacramento State will take longer than originally planned

Zack Jordan

August 7, 2015

After Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen offered staff a pay raise from receiving salary inversion during the recession, he announced the budget would not allow for them to get the full amount as quickly as he wanted. "Under the constraints of this year's budget, we cannot possibly affo...

Robert Nelsen speaks to campus for the first time as new president

Christine Kittle

July 1, 2015

New President Robert Nelsen of Sacramento State had his first press conference to introduce himself to students and the community. In the press conference Nelsen said his reasons for coming to Sac State, a few of his intended visions for the campus and his desire to engage with the community. ...

California State University announces new president for Sac State

Jonathan Ayestas

March 25, 2015

The California State University Board of Trustees announced Robert Nelsen as Sacramento State's new campus president. Nelsen was formerly president of the University of Texas-Pan American in Edinburg, Texas. He will begin his term in June as the eighth president of Sac State. “Sacramento Sta...