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California State University, Sacramento

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Motto Leadership Begins Here
Established 1947
Type Public
President Alexander Gonzalez
Staff 1,590
Undergraduates 22,555
Postgraduates 5,417
Location Sacramento, California, USA
Campus Urban, 580 acres
Colors Green and Gold
Mascot Herky the Hornet
Affiliations California State University system
Website csus.edu

California State University, Sacramento, more commonly referred to as Sacramento State or Sac State, is a public university located in the city of Sacramento, California, USA. It is part of the California State University system. The 2007 US News and World Report collegiate rankings ranked Sacramento State as the 57th-best Masters-level university in the West. [1] A motto (from Italian) is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... Employment is a contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Degree ceremony at Cambridge. ... “Sacramento” redirects here. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... Crowded Shibuya, Tokyo shopping district An urban area is an area with an increased density of human-created structures in comparison to the areas surrounding it. ... School colors are the colors chosen by a school to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification. ... Millie, once mascot of the City of Brampton, is now the Brampton Arts Councils representative. ... The California State University (CSU) is one of three public higher education systems in the state of California, the other two being the University of California system and the California Community College System. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... Representation of a university class, 1350s. ... “Sacramento” redirects here. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... The California State University (CSU) is one of three public higher education systems in the state of California, the other two being the University of California system and the California Community College System. ...

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History

The efforts to get a four-year university in Sacramento date back to the 1920s, however Bay Area politics prevented the founding until 1947.

American River view from Guy West Bridge

The university was founded as Sacramento State College in 1947 during a time of intense demand for higher education after World War II. At the time of its founding, Sac State shared space at Sacramento Junior College. By 1953, the school had moved to its permanent location on the banks of the American River. Sacramento State became part of the California State University system in 1960, and in 1972, the university changed its name to California State University, Sacramento. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Sacramento City College (SCC) is a two-year community college located in Sacramento, California, USA (). SCC is part of the Los Rios Community College District and had enrollment of 21,729 for the Fall 2004 semester. ... The American River, located in the US state of California, has a prominent place in American history for being the site of Sutters Mill, where gold was found in 1848, leading to the California Gold Rush. ... The California State University (CSU) is one of three public higher education systems in the state of California, the other two being the University of California system and the California Community College System. ...


The university underwent a major expansion in the Korean War years, with the 'heart' of the campus residing in what was then Douglass Hall, Shasta Hall, and buildings housing the Math, Science, and History departments. These buildings are now scheduled for demolition, which will soon create a campus greenbelt spanning from the library to the dorms. Combatants United Nations:  Republic of Korea,  Australia,  Belgium,  Luxembourg,  Canada,  Colombia,  Ethiopia,  France,  Greece,  Luxembourg,  Netherlands,  New Zealand,  Philippines,  South Africa,  Thailand,  Turkey,  United Kingdom,  United States Medical staff:  Denmark,  Australia,  Italy,  Norway,  Sweden Communist states:  Democratic People’s Republic of Korea,  Peoples Republic of China,  Soviet Union Commanders... For other uses of the word Greenbelt, see Greenbelt (disambiguation). ...


Recently built were: the Alumni Center, a continuing education building, a facility for University-licensed public radio stations, a five-story classroom building, and a major expansion of the student union.


Sacramento State hosted the 2000 and 2004 U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials. Events were held at Hornet Stadium in the Alex Spanos Sports Complex. Hornet Stadium is a 26,000 seat football stadium in Sacramento, California. ... Alexander Gus Spanos (born September 28, 1923 in Stockton, California) is an American real estate developer and self-made billionaire who owns the San Diego Chargers. ...


In 2004, the school decided to re-brand itself and is now informally known as Sacramento State (Sac State for short); though students had been referring to the school by this name for years. The official name of the university remains California State University, Sacramento. The terms "CSUS," "Cal State Sacramento", "CSU, Sacramento", and "CS Sacramento" are no longer appropriate per the new Identity Style Guide [2].


Campus

On-campus

Sacramento State north entrance
Sacramento State north entrance

As the sixth largest campus of the 23 state universities in California, the campus is composed of 300 acres in the city of Sacramento. It lies adjacent to U.S. Route 50. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... U.S. Route 50 is a major east-west route of the U.S. Highway system, stretching just over 3000 miles (4800 km) from West Sacramento, California east to Ocean City, Maryland on the Atlantic Ocean. ...


Sacramento State has 3,000 trees, with flower gardens, miles of trails stretching along the nearby river parkway, and student housing with recreational areas such as Lake Natoma and Old Sacramento, in addition to its on-campus housing. The best time to tour the campus are during the fall months or early spring, as the colors of the thousands of trees make quite a display. Lake Natoma is an intermediate lake in between Nimbus Dam and Folsom Dam. ... Old Sacramento State Historic Park is the historic region of Sacramento, California, which has been designated as a state park. ...


It also contains more than 30 research and community service centers such as the Center for California Studies, the Institute for Social Research, the Center for Collaborative Policy, the Center for Small Business,and the Office of Water Programs. The Institute for Social Research (German: Institut für Sozialforschung) is a research organization covering topics such as sociology and continental philosophy, best known as the institutional home of the Frankfurt School. ...


Off-campus

Sacramento State Aquatic Center

One of the top rowing facilities in the entire country. Located at Lake Natoma 15 miles east of the university hosting various regional and national meets including the annual Pacific Coast Rowing Championships. Classes are offered in boating and other water-sports for its students and community members. The aquatic center was also part of San Francisco's failed bid for the 2012 Summer Olympics. Lake Natoma is an intermediate lake in between Nimbus Dam and Folsom Dam. ... “London 2012” redirects here. ...


Center for Collaborative Policy

Provides services for public disputes at the state, regional, and local levels, ranging from conflicts between agencies to multi-party disputes on major policies. Its methods are mediation, negotiation, and consensus-building. It tries to reach solutions satisfying everyone while avoiding traditional adversarial processes.


Julia Morgan House and Gardens

Located four miles west of Sac State and was designed by famous architect Julia Morgan. It was donated to the school in 1966 by Sacramento philanthropist and eugenicist Charles Goethe and was placed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1982. The school remodeled the house in 2000 honored by the California Heritage Council. Sac State uses the home hosting lectures, small meetings, conferences, community events, and it is available for public special events such as receptions and weddings. The home's west wing houses the Life Center and provides health and fitness classes for seniors. Julia Morgan (January 20, 1872–February 2, 1957) was an American architect. ... Charles M. Goethe (1875 – 1966) was an entrepreneur, land developer, philanthropist, conservationist, founder of the Eugenics Society of Northern California, and a native and lifelong resident of Sacramento, California. ... A typical plaque showing entry on the National Register of Historic Places. ...


Sacramento State Placer Campus

Sacramento State recently purchased 280 acres of land near Roseville, California for a satellite campus. The campus is expected to break ground in 2006, and will likely have an emphasis on technology, business, and teacher education. President Alexander Gonzales said the campus may eventually grow in to a separate CSU university. Location in Placer County Coordinates: , County Incorporated April 10, 1909 Government  - Mayor Jim Gray[1] Area  - City 79. ...


Academics

Riverside Hall houses the College of Engineering and Computer Science
Riverside Hall houses the College of Engineering and Computer Science

The University is comprised of the following colleges: Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ...

Sac State offers 60 undergraduate degrees and 40 graduate degrees. Its largest academic program is teacher education, followed by business, criminal justice, communication studies, psychology, and computer science. Teacher education refers to the policies and procedures designed to equip teachers with the knowledge, attitudes, behaviours and skills they require to perform their tasks effectively in the school and classroom. ... In economics, a business is a legally-recognized organizational entity existing within an economically free country designed to sell goods and/or services to consumers, usually in an effort to generate profit. ... United States criminal justice system flowchart. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Psychology (from Greek: ψυχή, psukhē, spirit, soul; and λόγος, logos, knowledge) is both an academic and applied discipline involving the scientific study of mental processes and behavior. ... Computer science, or computing science, is the study of the theoretical foundations of information and computation and their implementation and application in computer systems. ...


The student-to-faculty ratio is about 21 to 1 with more than 70 percent of classes having under 30 students. About 80 percent of full-time faculty hold a doctorate.


Most transfer students come from two-year colleges, and about 750 international students from 80 nations.


The school has the largest cooperative education program in the entire state. Students from all majors are placed in paid positions while simultaneously receiving academic credit. Many students work in government-related internships and fellowships. Approximately 36 percent of students work as volunteers.


Its criminal justice program is the biggest on the western half of the US.


There is a joint-graduate degree program with the McGeorge School of Law, the law school division of the nearby University of the Pacific. McGeorge School of Law is a private, ABA-accredited law school in the Oak Park neighborhood of the city of Sacramento, California, commonly known as Pacific McGeorge as it is part of the University of the Pacific which is located in Stockton, California. ... The University of the Pacific (also known as Pacific, and formerly known as College of the Pacific) is a private northern California university of the United Methodist Church, originally chartered on July 10, 1851 in Santa Clara, California under the name California Wesleyan College. ...


Capital Fellows Program

Sacramento State also works with the California State government to host the Capital Fellowship program through the Center for California Studies. The Center administers the Jesse M. Unruh Assembly Fellowship, Executive Fellowship, Judicial Administration Fellowship, and California Senate Fellows programs. These programs, known collectively as the Capital Fellows Programs, are nationally recognized. The 18 Assembly Fellows, 18 Senate Fellows, 18 Executive Fellows and 10 Judicial Administration Fellows receive an outstanding opportunity to engage in public service and prepare for future careers, while actively contributing to the development and implementation of public policy in California. The ranks of former fellows and associates include a Justice of the California Supreme Court, members of the United States Congress and the State Legislature, a deputy director of the Peace Corps, corporate executives, and local government and community leaders. The California State Assembly Fellowship Program, founded in 1957, is one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious legislative fellowship programs. ... The Executive Fellowship Program is sponsored by the California State Center for California Studies and the Office of the Governor to provide an experiential learning opportunity in California state government. ... The Judicial Administration Fellowship Program is administered by the Center for California Studies at Sacramento State and co-sponsored by the California Judicial Council. ... // The California Senate Fellows program was established in 1973 to provide participants with insight into the legislative process. ...


Athletics

Sacramento State Hornets athletic logo

Sacramento State's colors are green and gold and its mascot is the Hornet. Sacramento State sports teams participate in NCAA Division I (I-AA for football) in the Big Sky Conference. In all sports, the university has a rivalry with the University of California, Davis (UC Davis). The football game is called the Causeway Classic and is played for the Causeway Carriage, referring to the fact that the schools are connected by the long Yolo Causeway bridge over Yolo Bypass floodway. Image File history File links Metadata No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Metadata No higher resolution available. ... Leafy green fountain in Wattens, Austria. ... GOLD refers to one of the following: GOLD (IEEE) is an IEEE program designed to garner more student members at the university level (Graduates of the Last Decade). ... This article refers collectively to all true hornets. ... A college football game between Colorado State and Air Force. ... The Big Sky Conference (or BSC) is an intercollegiate college athletic conference affiliated with the NCAA’s Division I, with football competing in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS; formerly Division I-AA). ... The University of California, Davis, commonly known as UC Davis, is one of the ten campuses of the University of California, and was established as the University Farm in 1905. ... Causeway Classic 50th Anniversary logo The Causeway Classic is the annual College football game between the University of California, Davis and the California State University, Sacramento. ... The Causeway Carriage is a Victorian era carriage awarded to each seasons winner of Causeway Classic College football game between the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) and the California State University, Sacramento (Sacramento State). ... The Yolo Causeway is a long highway bridge on Interstate 80 that crosses the Yolo Bypass floodway and connects the cities of Sacramento, California (specifically West Sacramento, California) and Davis, California. ... The 25,500 acre (103 km²) Yolo Bypass protects Sacramento and other California Central Valley communities from flooding. ...


The school sponsors about 450 student-athletes. Male students compete in baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, tennis, and indoor and outdoor track and field. Female students compete in basketball, cross country, golf, gymnastics, rowing, soccer, softball, tennis, indoor and outdoor track and field, and volleyball. Scholarships are offered in all sports. The football and track and field teams compete in Hornet Stadium while volleyball, men's and women's basketball and the gymnastics teams call the Hornets Nest home. Hornet Stadium is a 26,000 seat football stadium in Sacramento, California. ... Hornets Nest is a 1,200-seat multi-purpose arena in Sacramento, California. ...


Most athletic teams compete in the Big Sky Conference. Sac State is the only school from California in the Big Sky Conference, but there are teams from Arizona, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah and Washington. Baseball and gymnastics are part of the Western Athletic Conference while men's soccer is part of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation and Softball is part of the Pacific Coast Softball Conference. The Big Sky Conference (or BSC) is an intercollegiate college athletic conference affiliated with the NCAA’s Division I, with football competing in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS; formerly Division I-AA). ... This article is about the sport. ... Gymnastics is a sport involving the performance of sequences of movements requiring physical strength, flexibility, balance, endurance, and kinesthetic awareness, such as handsprings, handstands, split leaps, aerials and cartwheels. ... The Western Athletic Conference (commonly referred to as the WAC, pronounced whack) was formed on July 27, 1962, making it the sixth oldest of the 11 college athletic conferences currently participating in the NCAAs Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS; formerly Division I-A). ... Football is a ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent. ... The Mountain Pacific Sports Federation is a College Athletic Conference whose member teams are located in the western United States. ... Soft ball is also a sugar stage Softball is a team sport, in which a ball, eleven to twelve inches (or rarely, 16 inches) (28 to 30. ... The Pacific Coast Softball Conference is a NCAA Division 1 conference that only sponsors women’s softball. ...


Sacramento State Fight Song: "Fight, Hornet, Fight!"

Fight on, Sacramento State
Fight on to victory
The Hornet is on the wing,
The foe will know that we can show them
We’re meant for fame and glory,
All the World will know
The Hornet’s NEST is BEST in the WEST (Shout) BY TEST!
Sacramento State, (Shout) LET’S GO!!!
Go, Go, Go, Go, Go.
Fight, Fight, Fight, Fight, Fight.
Go, Fight, Go, Fight, Win!
(Repeat Main Verse)

The Hornet fight song was composed by Don McDonald in 1949.


Transportation

Sacramento State provides its own buses known as Hornet Express shuttles, and works in conjunction with the Sacramento Regional Transit District for longer distances to and from campus. The Sacramento Regional Transit District, commonly referred to as the RT, is the agency responsible for public transportation in the Sacramento, California area. ...


The school is also planning a bus-rapid transit system similar to the University of Oregon, which will go through campus, light rail, as well as nearby apartment complexes. The University of Oregon is a public university located in Eugene, Oregon. ...


The school is situated just north of Highway 50.


Future of Sacramento State - Destination 2010

Sacramento State is in the midst of a huge fundraising effort for its "Destination 2010" campaign, part of its master plan to upgrade the campus to accommodate a growing Sacramento regional population. Among the planned changes include a new basketball arena, which will also double as the student union, and connect to the football stadium (closing it to form a horseshoe shape).


Destination 2010 is an initiative that aims to make Sacramento State a university of choice for prospective students and employees throughout the West. Sac State plans to become a premier metropolitan university and a destination campus.


Nearly six decades after its founding, Sacramento State has evolved into a highly respected regional institution with more than 28,000 students. It provides access to an education of exceptional quality. Graduates are leaders in their fields and in their communities. Economic, social and cultural impact is immense. One in 26 residents of the six-county Sacramento Region is a Sacramento State graduate. The University directly and indirectly contributes more than $900 million to the region’s economy annually.


Campus leaders believe that the University possess even greater potential. Building upon the University's solid foundation and upon the dreams and aspirations of the campus community – students, faculty, and staff, alumni, and the people of our region.


Through Destination 2010, Sac State hopes to:

  • Foster excellent academic and student programs by:
    • Recognizing diversity as vital to developing the “New California”
    • Recruiting the best faculty
    • Continually assessing and strengthening our academic and related co-curricular offerings
    • Utilizing the best in teaching and learning technology
    • Providing comprehensive student services and programs
  • Build a welcoming campus by:
    • Developing beautiful and inviting grounds and facilities
    • Becoming a regional event destination
    • Offering public-friendly campus retailing
    • Create a dynamic physical environment by:
  • Planning effectively and improving our infrastructure
    • Providing excellent academic facilities and support centers
    • Developing residential options for students, faculty and staff
    • Building state-of-the-art campus-life facilities
  • Develop community support by:
    • Increasing Sac State's visibility
    • Expanding Sac State's advocacy base
    • Encouraging broader community financial support

The University is moving rapidly to accomplish Destination 2010’s goals, and the administration remains committed to enhancing Sacramento State’s reputation as a great university and a destination campus well beyond the year 2010.


Notable Undergraduates and Alumni

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Entertainment, news, and the arts

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Politicians and government

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Business

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Authors

  • Richard J. Maybury - famous economist and author on the topics of International Business, Law, History, and juris naturalism
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Athletes

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Conference American Division Western Year founded 1995 Home arena HP Pavilion at San Jose City, State San Jose, California Head Coach Darren Arbet ArenaBowl championships 3: 2002, 2004, 2007 Conference titles 2007 Division titles 7: 1995, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2007 Wild Card berths 4: 1997, 1998, 2004, 2005... The Arena Football League (AFL) was founded in 1987 as an American football indoor league. ... Marko Cavka (born April 8, 1981 in Cypress, California) is an American football player who currently plays offensive tackle for the New York Jets. ... City East Rutherford, New Jersey Other nicknames Gang Green, the Green and White Team colors Hunter green and white Head Coach Eric Mangini Owner Woody Johnson General manager Mike Tannenbaum League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Eastern Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference... The wide receiver (WR) position in American and Canadian football is the pass-catching specialist. ... In American football and Canadian football, defensive backs are the players on the defensive team who take positions somewhat back from the line of scrimmage; they are distinguished from the defensive line players, who take positions directly behind the line of scrimmage. ... Conference American Division Western Year founded 2000 Home arena Staples Center City, State Los Angeles, California Head Coach Ed Hodgkiss ArenaBowl championships none Conference titles none Division titles 1: 2005 Wild Card berths 4: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007 The Los Angeles Avengers is an Arena Football League (AFL) team based... The Arena Football League (AFL) was founded in 1987 as an American football indoor league. ... Aaron Garcia is an Arena football quarterback in the Arena Football League. ... Navy quarterback Aaron Polanco sets up to throw. ... Conference National Division Eastern Year founded 1995 Home arena Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum City, State Uniondale, New York Head Coach Weylan Harding ArenaBowl championships none Conference titles none Division titles 8: 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2004, 2005 Wild Card berths 3: 1995, 2001, 2006 The New York Dragons are... The Arena Football League (AFL) was founded in 1987 as an American football indoor league. ... Tyrone Gross (born May 14, 1983 in Stockton, California) is a National Football League running back. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... “Chargers” redirects here. ... Joel Jones-Camacho (born July 17, 1981 in San Diego, California) is a professional basketball player from Puerto Rican descent. ... AVP (Association of Volleyball Professionals) was founded in 1983 to cater to the sport of beach Volleyball, its players and fans. ... Lorenzo Lynch (born April 6, 1963 in Oakland, California), was a former American professional football player. ... NFL redirects here. ... In American football and Canadian football, defensive backs are the players on the defensive team who take positions somewhat back from the line of scrimmage; they are distinguished from the defensive line players, who take positions directly behind the line of scrimmage. ... John Albert Buck Martinez (born November 7, 1948 in Redding, California) is a former catcher, manager and is currently a play-by-play commentator in Major League Baseball. ... MLB and Major Leagues redirect here. ... The position of the catcher Catcher is also a general term for a fielder who catches the ball in cricket. ... Lonie Paxton III (born March 13, 1978) is a National Football League longsnapper with the New England Patriots. ... A diagram of the linemen, with defensive linemen (in 4-3 formation) in red and offensive linemen in green. ... City Foxborough, Massachusetts Other nicknames The Pats Team colors Nautical Blue, New Century Silver, Red, and White Head Coach Bill Belichick Owner Robert Kraft General manager Bill Belichick Mascot Pat Patriot League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960–69) Eastern Division (1960–69) National Football League (1970–present) American Football... This article is about the American quarterback Ricky Ray. ... Navy quarterback Aaron Polanco sets up to throw. ... The Edmonton Eskimos are a Canadian Football League team based in Edmonton, Alberta. ... “CFL” redirects here. ... Charles Roberts is a 56, 170 pound running back out of Sacramento State University, where he was a shining star on a beleaguered football team. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are a Canadian Football League team based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. ... “CFL” redirects here. ... Daimon Shelton a fullback who currently plays for the Buffalo Bills and went to Sacramento State. ... NFL redirects here. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles accessible from a disambiguation page. ...

Sports figures (non athletes)

Greg Knapp (March 5, 1963 in Long Beach, California) is currently the Offensive Coordinator of the National Football Leagues Atlanta Falcons. ... An offensive coordinator typically refers to a coach on a football team in the National Football League (or at others levels of American football) who is in charge of the offense. ... City Oakland, California Other nicknames The Silver and Black Team colors Silver and Black Head Coach Lane Kiffin Owner Al Davis General manager Al Davis League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960–1969) Western Division (1960–1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970–present) AFC West (1970... Mike Lange is the radio play-by-play broadcaster for the Pittsburgh Penguins. ... Hockey Hall of Fame logo The Hockey Hall of Fame, located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is dedicated to the history of ice hockey with exhibits featuring memorabilia and NHL trophies (including the Stanley Cup) along with interactive activities. ...

Greek life at Sacramento State

Greek Organizations at Sac State are students of similar interests bonded together by common goals and aspirations. Greek Organizations at Sac State make up a wide range of opportunities to be involved. They represent National, International, Local and Regional organizations. Some also promote certain cultures or multiculturalism. With over 35 Organizations to choose from, more than likely there is one for you!


Greek social fraternities

Interfraternity Council (IFC)

Sharing a primary loyalty to the University and seeking a close mutual aid and spirit of good will among fraternities.

ΚΣ (Kappa Sigma) is an international fraternity with currently 236 chapters and 42 colonies in North America. ... ΛΧΑ (Lambda Chi Alpha), headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, is one of the largest mens general fraternities in North America with more than 250,000 initiated members and chapters (called Zetas) at more than 300 universities. ... Pi Kappa Alpha International Fraternity (ΠΚΑ) is an international, secret, social, Greek-letter, college fraternity. ... ΦΚΤ (Phi Kappa Tau) is a U.S. national college fraternity. ... Sigma Chi (ΣΧ) is one of the largest and oldest all-male, college, Greek-letter social fraternities. ... Sigma Pi (ΣΠ) is an international college social fraternity with chapters in the United States and Canada. ... ΣΦΕ (Sigma Phi Epsilon), commonly nicknamed SigEp or S-P-E, is a social fraternity for male college students in the United States. ...

Local-fraternity

  • Xi Phi Chi

National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)

To unify the divine nine black fraternities and sororities.

Kappa Alpha Psi (KAΨ) is the second-oldest collegiate Greek-letter fraternity with a predominantly African American membership and the first black intercollegiate fraternity incorporated as a national body. ... Phi Beta Sigma (ΦΒΣ) Fraternity was founded at Howard University in Washington, D.C. on January 9, 1914, by three young African-American male students. ... The Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated (ΩΨΦ) was founded on a cool Friday evening, November 17, 1911, at Howard University in Washington, D.C. by three undergraduate students and one faculty advisor. ...

United Sorority Fraternity Council (USFC)

To assist culturally diverse sororities and fraternities in the achievement of their noble purposes and to provide a forum for the regulation of chapter interactions. The USFC shall act as liaison between our member chapters and the university administration by establishing a communicative network for all culturally diverse sororities and fraternities to promote unity among the organizations.

Fraternities not represented by Council include Xi Phi Chi, Lambda Phi Epsilon, Kappa Iota Nu. Nu Alpha Kappa Fraternity, Inc. ... Chi Rho Omicron, Inc. ... This article is about the fraternity established in 1992. ... ΛΦΕ (Lambda Phi Epsilon, also LPhiE or Lambdas) is a nationally recognized Asian-Interest fraternity based in the United States. ...


Greek Social Sororities

National Panhellenic Council (Panhellenic)

Associated: Alpha Phi (ΑΦ) is a fraternity for women founded at Syracuse University on October 10, 1872. ... Alpha Chi Omega (ΑΧΩ, also known as A-Chi-O) is a womens fraternity founded on October 15, 1885. ... Delta Gamma (ΔΓ) is one of the oldest and largest womens fraternities[1] in the United States and Canada, with its Executive Offices based in Columbus, Ohio. ... The tone or style of this article or section may not be appropriate for Wikipedia. ... // History Phi Sigma Sigma was the first non-sectarian sorority, meaning that there was to be no judgement regarding religion or background. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

  • Chi Delta Sorority "Chi Delt"

National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)

To unify the nine black fraternities and sororities.

Alpha Kappa Alpha (ΑΚΑ) Sorority, Incorporated, is Americas first Greek-letter organization established and incorporated by Black college women. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Zeta Phi Beta (ΖΦΒ) Sorority Inc. ...

United Sorority Fraternity Council (USFC)

To assist culturally diverse sororities and fraternities in the achievement of their noble purposes and to provide a forum for the regulation of chapter interactions. The USFC shall act as liaison between our member chapters and the university administration by establishing a communicative network for all culturally diverse sororities and fraternities to promote unity among the organizations.

Sororities not represented by Council - Gamma Phi Delta Sorority alpha Kappa Delta Phi (αΚΔΦ) (also known as aKDPhi) is the largest, nationwide Asian-American interest sorority. ... Lambda Sigma Gamma multicultural women’s sorority founded on October 24, 1986. ... // Lambda Theta NU Sorority, Inc. ... // Sigma Omega Nu was chartered on November 6, 1996 and is the first Latina Interest sorority ever to be founded at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. ... The sisterhood of ΣΟΠ (Sigma Omicron Pi) (also known as SOPi) was founded in 1930 to further the awareness of women in Asian culture. ... // Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority Incorporated is the largest Latina-based multicultural sorority in the country. ... Sigma Theta Psi was formed on November 13, 1991 in San Jose , California by eighteen women seeking to solidify and immortalize the values and responsibilities, which embodied their persons. ...


Trivia

  • Coeducational: Yes
  • Total Enrollment: 28,000
  • Newspaper name: The State Hornet
  • Housing: 1100 Beds
  • The original mascot of Sacramento State was the Elk.
  • The Guy West Bridge is a pedestrian bridge built to scale of the Golden Gate Bridge.
  • The buildings were renamed in the mid-1990s to the names of counties in California.
  • Sac State was once home to a large chicken population in the 1990s.
  • The colors green and gold symbolize the green of the foothills and trees, and gold for discovery.
  • Sacramento light rail was originally proposed to run through the library quad, however then-president Donald Gerth vetoed the proposal.
  • Sac State came within hours of being deliberately flooded in 1986, as officials contemplated blowing floodgates to avoid a massive levee failure in Sacramento.
  • Jackrabbits were a problem in the early years and landscapers were permitted to shoot them on sight.
  • Famous icons to have visited Sac State include Martin Luther King, Jr., Jimi Hendrix, Sheryl Crow, Oliver Stone, Jesse Jackson and Arnold Schwarzenegger.
  • Wes Jackson and Angus Wright helped develop one of the country's first Environmental Studies programs here, in the early 1970s.

Coeducation is the integrated education of males and females at the same school facilities. ... For other uses, see Elk (disambiguation). ... The Golden Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge spanning the Golden Gate, the opening into the San Francisco Bay from the Pacific Ocean. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Sacramento is a Spanish- and Portuguese-language word meaning sacrament; it is a common toponym in parts of the world where those tongues were or are spoken. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Jackrabbit. ... “MLK” redirects here. ... Jimi Hendrix (November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American guitar virtuoso, singer and songwriter. ... Sheryl Suzanne Crow (born February 11, 1962) is an American blues rock singer, guitarist, bassist, and songwriter. ... William Oliver Stone (born September 15, 1946), known simply as Oliver Stone, is a three-time Academy Award-winning American film director and screenwriter. ... Jesse Louis Jackson, Sr. ... Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger (German pronunciation (IPA): ) (born July 30, 1947) is an Austrian-American bodybuilder, actor, and politician, currently serving as the 38th Governor of the U.S. state of California. ... Wes Jackson is the founder and current president of the Land Institute. ... Angus Wright is professor emeritus of environmental studies, California State University at Sacramento, and author of “The Death of Ramon Gonzalez: The Modern Agricultural Dilemma. ... Environmental studies is the systematic study of human interaction with their environment. ...

KSSU 1580AM

KSSU 1580AM is a non profit free form radio station at Sacramento State. The radio station has only a 3 Watt signal but can be heard all over the world via WWW.KSSU.COM. The signal is not strong enough to broadcast much farther than the campus. Students often complain that the university sponsors both a classical music station and a jazz music station (both part of Capital Public Radio), yet KSSU continues to go largely unfunded. A local Sacramento, CA radio station based on campus at Sacramento State. ...


Past presidents

  • Guy A. West (1947 - 1965)
  • F. Blair Mayne (1965 - 1965)
  • Stephen L. Walker (1965 - 1966)
  • Robert Johns (1966 - 1969)
  • Otto Butz (1969 - 1970)
  • Bernard L. Hyink (1970 - 1972)
  • James G. Bond (1972 - 1978)
  • Lloyd Johns (1978 - 1983)
  • Austin J. Gerber (1983 - 1984)
  • Donald R. Gerth (1984 - 2003)
  • Alexander Gonzalez (2003 - Present)

Points of interest

C. M. Goethe Arboretum The Charles M. Goethe Arboretum (1. ...

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