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 featured in Access Magazine.
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 tailgate competition.
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 (IHSSTA).
Here’s an excerpt from “Born to Run,” written by Comstock’s Magazine writer Torey Van Oot:
Seung Bach, a professor of entrepreneurship at Sac State who led the Summer Academies [Entrepreneurship and Innovation Academy] in 2018, says all students, regardless of their career goals, need to learn how to think like a savvy business owner.
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.
On the very day Dr. Jenni Murphy launched a major workforce initiative, Sacramento State President Robert S. Nelsen couldn’t hold off any longer. With the inaugural Summit on Educational Attainment for Working Age Adults coming to a close, he asked participants to pick up their program and erase the word, “interim,” by Dr. Murphy’s name. She was being appointed the new dean at the College of Continuing Education.
The Expanding Your Horizons STEM conference is all about getting middle-school girls excited about math and science. The event celebrated its 11th year at Sacramento State in October 2017.
“Females are still far too underrepresented in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) careers,” said Teri Kier, from the nonprofit Women of AT&T, which sponsors the event. “If we can show girls that science isn’t just for boys and that math can be fun, perhaps they’ll take more classes in school that can prepare them for challenging and rewarding careers.”