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African American Student Success discuss coming together as a community

On October 5, 2015 there was a Picnic in Serna Plaza for African American Student Success

Cheyenne Jayne

October 7, 2015

Sacramento State held a Forum on African-American student success on Oct. 5 in the University Union that focused on concerns about coming together as a community. The theme of the forum was “Purpose, Passion and Pursuit: Achievement and Action.” Marcellene Watson-Derbigny, associate vice ...

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. ...

Strategic plan draft integrates student success values, community engagement

State Hornet Staff

April 9, 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 several years.Since being made available for even further comment, the task force will soon be de...

Board of Trustees meeting will provide statistics on student success initiatives

Jonathan Ayestas

March 25, 2014

The California State University Board of Trustees will meet this week to discuss budget proposals and provide updates on student success initiative programs intended to help students graduate on time. Last year’s meetings introduced various programs to relieve burdens like bottleneck courses that d...

$50 million student success initiative will address bottleneck courses, graduation rates

Jonathan Ayestas

March 8, 2014

California State University Chancellor Timothy White is planning to commit $50 million to provide services for the 23 campuses that have been neglected or suffered cuts from the past years following the recession to improve graduation rates and retention rates. White said the funding will go tow...

Cal State chancellor delivers state of the CSU address, announces investment in student success

State Hornet Staff

February 1, 2014

California State University Chancellor Timothy White gave his first state of the CSU speech Wednesday, reflecting on the missions and goals of the world’s largest university and announcing a $50 million investment in seven key areas designed to increase student success.With a record-high 760,000 fall 2...

Board of Trustees discuss student success initiatives, new state budget

Jonathan Ayestas

October 2, 2013

The California State University Board of Trustees met Sept. 24 and 25 to adopt proposals on the budget for the 2013-2014 fiscal year. A current obstacle standing in the the way of recovery for the CSU budget is California's need for funds in other areas. Gov. Jerry Brown said in order to ad...