Access Magazine

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Access Magazine

Access is not only the name of our magazine — it’s the core of our mission. We’re here to extend the reach of the university, and we want to share our story with you!

Article Access Magazine Volume 18, Issue 2

A Regional Imperative

Millions of people in America are financially insecure. The single most important driver of economic opportunity and social mobility is educational attainment. By 2020, 65 percent of jobs will require high-quality credentials beyond high school.
Article Jenni Murphy Access Magazine Volume 18, Issue 2

Near-Completers: An Overlooked Opportunity

Data from the Lumina Foundation show that nearly 22 percent or 4.5 million Californians have enrolled in college and left without receiving a degree or certificate. Emerging data indicate that as many as 1.1 million of these students are within 15 units of completion. This population, referred to as “near-completers,” represents an overlooked opportunity to increase degree attainment in California.

Article Access Magazine Volume 18, Issue 2
Mayors from Sacramento, Yuba City and West Sacramento pose with Sac State President Robert Nelsen

Summit on Educational Attainment for Working Age Adults

While the state faces a critical shortage of educated workers, an often overlooked demographic could provide at least one of the solutions — working age adults with some college but no degree or postsecondary credential who need support finishing what they started.

Article Access Magazine, Volume 15, Issue 2

Government Partner: The State of California
Case Studies of Our Partnerships

Article Access Magazine, Volume 15, Issue 2

Municipal Partner: The City of Roseville
Case Studies of Our Partnerships

Article Access Magazine, Volume 15, Issue 2

Corporate Partner: The Niello Company
Case Studies of Our Partnerships

Article Christine Irion Access Magazine, Volume 15, Issue 2

Q&A About Leadership Training

Today’s workplace is filled with increased expectations and constant change. Christine Irion, director of extension programs, explains how CCE can help professionals adapt to new conditions while building confidence in the process.

Article Access Magazine, Volume 15, Issue 2

Alumni Spotlight: Sarah Crawford
Graduate of Communication Studies and Instructional Design for e-Learning

Sarah Crawford knows the value of good training. She’s been a professional recruiter, a learning specialist, a training officer, and even taught a course in training design and delivery. So when it was time for her to re-enter the workforce, she looked to Sac State for current, industry-relevant education to boost her resume.

Article Access Magazine,Summer 2014 Issue

Determined to Make a Difference: Cari Paganini
State Supervision Online (SSO) Alumni

Cari Paganini knows exactly where she wants to go. A recent graduate of Sac State’s State Supervision Online (SSO) program, she’s aiming for the top. “I want to take all of this knowledge and eventually work for CalPERS or CalHR,” she says. “I know a lot more about the law and how to help people in disciplinary settings now. I feel I have tons of stuff in my toolbox to offer future employers because of what I’ve learned through SSO.”

Article Access Magazine, Summer 2014 Issue
Group photo of LGE 20th cohort graduates

On the Leading Edge
Education and Innovation for Government Transformation

Article Access Magazine,Summer 2014 Issue
Mike Richwine, California's assistant state fire marshal

Man on a Mission: Chief Mike Richwine