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Sac State shows off its green thumb

Anna Agundez April 20, 2016

As a way to bring awareness and educate the public of environmental conservation efforts, and Sacramento State has been celebrating Earth Day since then. Sac State has dedicated resources to building...

Sac State celebrates Earth Day

President Nelsen and others plant a new tree in the Library Quad in celebration of Earth Day, Thursday, April 14.
Angela Bratrud April 20, 2016

Earth Day 2003 was celebrated at Sacramento State on Saturday with over 150 exhibitors, and a variety of speakers, musicians, dancers and merchants from all over the world.   The event started...

Campus receives sustainability award

Campus receives sustainability award
Milagros Gomez April 7, 2016

The California Higher Education Sustainability Conference recently awarded Sacramento State with two awards for its sustainable collaborative efforts. Having previously won awards in 2007 and 2010,...

Sac State continues efforts to keep green

Sac State continues efforts to keep green
Milagros Gomez March 1, 2016

Leftover food waste is being used to help power the Hornet Shuttle through a new initiative between Sacramento State in collaboration with University Transportation & Parking Services, Dining Services...

Sac State holds energy conservation day

Carol Stout from SMUD (right) shows James Presley (left) SMUD’s LED starter kit during Energy Conservation Day on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2015 at the library quad.
Milagros Gomez October 30, 2015

Sacramento State students learned new ways to prevent the misuse of energy at the ninth annual Energy Conservation Awareness Day held at the library quad on Oct. 29. The quad was filled with a variety...

Faculty senate honored Anthony Sadler

Joel Boland October 16, 2015

At the Sacramento State Faculty Senate's meeting on Thursday, Oct. 15, Anthony Sadler was presented with a plaque thanking him for his bravery. President Robert Nelsen also attended to introduce...

Central Plant heats up CSUS just in time for fall

Elizabeth Zelidon November 11, 2014

Students at Sacramento State should not expect the temperature of their classroom to change with just the push of a thermostat button. The campus has a new state-of-the-art heating and cooling system,...

A thirst quenched, a penny saved

State Hornet Staff September 30, 2014

The hydration stations on campus that refill containers for free have saved about 300,000 water bottles since additional locations were installed last year.That is 300,000 bottles that were not bought...

Environmental awareness is promoted in celebration of Earth Day

State Hornet Staff April 18, 2014

Sacramento State students, clubs and outside organizations gathered at the quad on Thursday to educate the campus on the importance of waste disposal and environmental awareness in honor of Earth Day. Sustainability...

New program allows students to learn sustainability, environmental issues

A multi-tropic Farming system within STORC uses less than 10 percent of water compared to other farming systems.
Craig Sanders March 5, 2014

Innovative concepts can form in strange ways.Mike Christensen’s ground-breaking program began with four female engineer students and ended with a trip to Mars.In early fall 2011, Mechanical Engineer...

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