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Esther Hattingh is a member of the information technology team at the College of Continuing Education and she recently completed her doctorate in educational leadership at Sacramento State. A guiding light throughout much of life was Nelson Mandela, with whom she had a personal connection.
As an industrial engineer in Iran, Sina Roudbari always had an eye toward his next project. So it wasn’t surprising that as he mastered English at the English Language Institute, he would line up something new. Turned out, Sina’s next project would be the International Master of Business Administration at Sacramento State.
Herky joined the College of Continuing Education at the 2nd annual Hornet Heartsaver CPR party at the University Union. The event celebrates Heart Health Month and promotes cardiovascular health and the importance of learning CPR.
Jennifer Ratcliff moved a step closer to her dream job as a speech pathologist, becoming the first class at Sacramento State to earn the Second Bachelor of Science in Speech Pathology and Audiology in 2014. “Thankfully, this program finally came about and made it possible for students, like me, to keep going and achieve that dream of going to graduate school.”
Daniel Watts began his career in education, before returning to school to complete his bachelor’s degree at Sacramento State at the age of 48. “I learned teaching strategies that I implement on a daily basis, such as working with diverse populations and being culturally sensitive. I think there will be a lot of opportunities now in leadership and working with kids on a whole other level.”
Maydel Uzcategui made a bold move from Venezuela to the United States, all on her own, in pursuit of twin goals. She wanted to improve her English skills and become a civil engineer. A graduate of the English Language Institute, she’s now working on her master’s degree in engineering at Sacramento State. ”Hopefully I can work for a transnational company focused on geotechnical engineering.”
“I was fortunate in the strength of my instructors,” says Alexandra Strout, who is in the top of her class at Sacramento State’s Paramedic Program. “They’re in the field as firefighters and paramedics, and they’ve been there and done the work. It makes a difference in the knowledge they provide you. It’s one of the strong points of the program.”
The award-winning series, Made at Sac State – The Video Magazine, returns for Season 2 with more impressive stories from California’s capital university. The program tells the University’s story through the lens of its eight unique colleges, including the College of Continuing Education.
Imagine planning a fundraiser or a convention, says Sacramento State alumnus Ingrid E. Lundquist, CSEP, a certified special event professional and instructor in the Meeting and Event Planning Certificate Program. It’s easy to get caught up in “the pretty things like colors and food, but the foundation is business,” and that’s exactly what she teaches: the fundamentals.