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The College of Continuing Education has been featured in many publications and media outlets through the years.

You can see related articles and press releases about our offerings below.

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Humans of ASHA: Coral Connor
Next Stop: Graduate School for Speech Pathology Student

The American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) recently featured one of Sac State’s students in its Humans of ASHA blog. Coral Connor is finishing up her Second Bachelor of Science in Speech Pathology and Audiology in Sac State’s Speech Pathology Department. The program is coordinated by the College of Continuing Education. 

Article Sacramento Bee

Feast Q&A: Sacramento State to host farm-to-fork academy for teens
New farm-to-fork academy will be held twice this summer

Sacramento’s increasingly progressive farm-to-fork movement is sowing another field of food-consciousness with an inaugural F2F Academy for high school students, to be held twice this summer.

“We’ll get to start the weeklong (program) in the field and end it on the plate,” said Nicole Rogers, 37, who heads the F2F initiative for the Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau. “We’re all eaters, and it’s our duty to let (teens) know where our food comes from.”

Article CSU Public AffairsPayscale and CollegeNET

CSU Helps Students Climb the Social Mobility Ladder

Sac State ranks in the top 3% of schools nationwide for social mobility, according to PayScale and CollegeNET.

Article Sacramento Business Journal

Program will help community college nursing students transfer to Sacramento State

California State University, Sacramento will launch a new program in 2016 to help community college nursing students make a smooth transition into a bachelor’s program.

The new program expands offerings at the Sacramento State School of Nursing, adheres to recommendations by the Institute of Medicine, and will provide health care employers with a bigger pool of potential employees.

Press release

Nursing partners with community colleges for new degree

Sacramento State has been the vanguard of nursing education in California for more than 50 years and is leading the way with a groundbreaking post-licensure degree program for nursing students at American River College, Sacramento City College, and Sierra College.

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Fashion Academy featured on News10

The News10@9 newscast featured the Fashion Academy taught by Ernie Olson, professor emeritus at Sac State, and Esther Amato, a lecturer in the Family & Consumer Sciences department. “It’s a little bit of everything: fashion illustration, creating marketing plans and actually sewing and having fun,” said Amato.

Watch a video of the original News10 television broadcast.

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Summer Academies featured on Good Day Sacramento

Good Day Sacramento visited our Robotics academy for high school students. The academies are a fun way to introduce high school students to college.

 

Watch Part 1 of the original tv broadcast.

Watch Part 2 of the original tv broadcast.

Article Sacramento Bee

Academies at Sacramento State give high schoolers taste of careers

Highlights
  • Academies are open to students who have completed eighth grade
  • Subjects include science, fashion design, emergency response and public service
  • Many classes have become popular enough to require waiting list

What makes a jellyfish glow?

Press release

Media Pros Will Lend Expertise to High School Students

High school students will get a behind-the-scenes look at a TV studio and learn how to write, shoot, and edit video stories at Sacramento State this summer.

The Summer Academies for High School Students program has added Multimedia Journalism to its lineup of hands-on career workshops. News10 reporter George Warren and former News10 anchor Sharon Ito will lead the one-week academy, which runs 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 13-17.

Article Sacramento Bee

Marcos Breton: Images of Hope at Sac State
Thousands descended on the Sacramento State campus for a day of college preparation tailored for people underrepresented in our college ranks.

Sometimes you need to find the better side of a bad story.

The images from Ferguson, Mo., have emphasized the glaring inequalities between communities in America – of poverty creating a tinderbox of desperation and violence.

In this America, law enforcement is viewed as an occupying force protecting the more privileged from young people of color who are viewed with suspicion and fear by authorities.

Article Sacramento Bee

Conference encourages girls to pursue math, science careers

On a sunny Saturday morning when tween girls might otherwise be gearing up for soccer or glued to “iCarly” reruns on TV, they were calculating the speed of light and sporting safety goggles instead.

About 340 middle-school girls from throughout the Sacramento area gathered at California State University, Sacramento, for the “Expanding Your Horizons” conference.

The daylong program, in its fifth year at Sac State, is designed to motivate girls to take on careers in math and science.

Article Guido Krickx Sacramento Business Journal

Sacramento State names new dean of continuing education

California State University, Sacramento has chosen a new dean of continuing education.

Guido Krickx is serving as associate dean and director of graduate business programs at St. Mary’s College in Moraga. He will join Sacramento State on Nov. 1.

The previous dean, Alice Tom, retired in late June.

Krickx has developed and directed graduate programs at four locations for St. Mary’s College. He also previously worked at California State University East Bay from 1997 to 2006.