Sac State’s 9th Annual Summer Academies for High School
Students is coming up quickly. Please consider
sponsoring one of our academies and help teens in our
community experience hands-on career exploration.
These unique academies are led by Sacramento State professors and
industry professionals in STEM fields, creative arts, education,
entrepreneurship, public service and more.
Battalion Chief Derek Parker of the Sacramento Fire Department
was the driving force behind the Sacramento State Paramedic
Program, started in 2009. Chief Parker was the program’s first
director and in this second video explains how the students’
extensive training improved their proficiency and made the
program one of the finest in California.
The College of Continuing Education assembled a team of
walkers and runners for the 2019 Sacramento State 5K Fun Run on
April 25. A closer look at the photo collage reveals how some
teammates interpreted the event’s theme and were “Saved by
the 90s.” (Photo courtesy: Jessica Jarrety)
SIMULATIONS: Emergency medical technician (EMT) students practice
their rescue skills during mass-casualty drills, College of
Continuing Education at Sacramento State, March 23, 2019. Photos
courtesy of EMT instructors Jill Correll and Becky Gallarda.
Here at the College of Continuing Education at Sacramento State,
we work year-round with professors and industry professionals to
understand current and future workforce trends. You will see that
reflected in the five new academies added to the 2019
Summer Academies for High School Students:
Veunta Dailey says she went in and out of college until the day
her employer went out of business. “I knew a degree completion
program would help me to finally complete my bachelor’s degree
and realize my true potential in real time.” Veunta’s story is
For a third straight year, the College of Continuing Education
(CCE) took home bragging rights and the Golden Spatula Award
following a Homecoming tradition at Sacramento State – the
The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) has awarded a
three-year contract to the California State University,
Sacramento, College of Continuing Education (CCE) to administer
the In-Home Supportive Services Training Academy
From cloud security, to foreign hacking, cyberattacks have
increased in both frequency and severity and touch more lives
every day. No one is immune to the vulnerability of identity
theft. And with more people wired to technology, defending
against data breaches has become more critical than ever.
Emmy Award winning journalist, George Warren, now an
instructor of multimedia storytelling at Sacramento
State, returns every summer to lead the Multimedia
Journalism Academy for high school students. And here’s why, in
Warren’s own words.
“Some of you want to be lawyers, some of you want to do
engineering and robotics. Some are you are fashion designers,”
Sacramento State President Robert S. Nelsen told high school
students at a June orientation.”You get to start dreaming.”
A video featuring Dr. Jenni Murphy, dean of the College of
Continuing Education, won first place in the “Champions of
Change” contest at Sacramento State. The entry by first-time
videographer Chris Penales focuses on Dr. Murphy’s work in
educational attainment for working age adults.
More than 100 staff members from nearly 50 departments at Sacramento State attended the first Administrative Professionals Conference in April. Participants provided their feedback, and we wanted to share their comments.
When Diana Tate Vermeire accepted the position as Executive
Director of the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
at Sacramento State, she knew the student demographics
were challenging. She introduced herself to staff members at
a 2018 conference held at the College of Continuing Education.