High school students in Sac State’s Multimedia Journalism Summer Academy donned hardhats, safety goggles and vests as they toured the future home of the Sacramento Kings, the Golden 1 Center, billed as the most technologically advanced arena in the NBA.
As Esther Hattingh completed her doctorate in educational leadership at Sacramento State, her guiding light was Nelson Mandela with whom she had a personal connection. She grew up in South Africa as her country struggled to shed apartheid. Mandela inspired her to see the promise and potential in every child.
Sacramento State has a new dean of its College of Continuing Education. Helen Wussow, former dean of Lifelong Learning at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, British Columbia, begins her new duties Monday, July 25.
Jody Nelsen was the keynote speaker at this year’s Women of Influence event, part of the Women’s “Herstory” Month celebration. The event included student performances and an awards ceremony — where one of CCE’s own was recognized.
Interim Dean Jenni Murphy was honored at the ceremony with an award for her positive influence on the campus community. CCE was so proud to see her win this award, not only as a representative for our college, but also as a role model for all women on campus.
Congratulations to Sacramento State’s outstanding faculty!
The Faculty Senate honored 24 individuals for their commitment to student success, scholarly and creative activity, and their record of service at a ceremony in the University Union’s Redwood Room on Thursday.
Three students, Margaret Crutcher of Kenya, Esther Hattingh of South Africa, and Myung Jip “MJ” Kim of South Korea share a destination.
Margaret emigrated to the United States and raised three children, and years later one of her daughters says to her: “Mommy it’s time for you to go to school.” Margaret just finished her last class for her International Master of Business Administration.
Friends and colleagues extended their best wishes to Guido Krickx, dean of The College of Continuing Education at Sacramento State, at a farewell celebration March 3 in Napa Hall. Dr. Krickx will continue his career as dean at San Francisco State University’s College of Extended Learning.
California runs on water. Businesses depend on it and recreation dries up without it, and yet, how often is it taken for granted? “We twist the knob and we’ve got fresh water. Most of the world doesn’t have that luxury,” says Sacramento State Biology Professor Jamie Kneitel, who plans to take high school students on a unique journey inside the world of water this summer.
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.
Former students of Juliana Raskauskas knew her as “Dr. R,” the kind of professor who connected academics with everyday life and whose inspiration saw them on a journey to become child development educators. One of her closest colleagues remembers their shared dedication to anti-bullying education. “She inspired me to try to make the world around me better. I know that working with her made me a better academic, and a better colleague,” says Dr. Todd Migliaccio, a sociology professor at Sacramento State. Dr. Raskauskas died last month at the age of 40.
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.
When the president of Japan’s University of Shizuoka heard Sacramento State’s motto, “Redefine the possible,” during his first visit to the university, and when he flashed the signature pinkie salute, he felt an immediate kinship. Dr. Hiroshi Kito, who translated his university’s motto as “for the community, with the community,” wanted students back home to have a similar sense of belonging and have their future serve the greater good.
It is with mixed feelings that we announce that Guido Krickx, dean at the College of Continuing Education (CCE) has accepted a new position as Dean of the College of Extended Learning at San Francisco State commencing April 1, 2016.
Jennifer Ratcliff volunteered to work with individuals with traumatic brain injuries as part of her coursework. She was a student in Sacramento State’s Second Bachelor of Science in Speech Pathology and Audiology, a degree completion program coordinated by the College of Continuing Education. After she completed her degree, Jennifer continued to volunteer. You’ll learn why in this video narrated by Heather Mendez.
“Apprenticeship means expertise. I will become an expert in the workforce development profession,” says Dianna Nash (center), who would like to become an apprentice in a new project directed by the College of Continuing Education (CCE) at Sacramento State. The Workforce Development Professional Apprenticeship Program sharpens the professional skills of front line employees, who help unemployed workers on a daily basis.
The University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) held its annual Marketing and Enrollment Services conference in Denver, CO this November. The conference’s annual award competition honors the top marketing and creative work among continuing education units nationwide.
Sacramento State teamed with Univision 19, the California State University system and the Mexican Consulate of Sacramento to help students and their families from the Spanish-speaking community realize their college dreams by sponsoring the third annual Feria de Educación on Saturday, Sept. 26, in Serna Plaza and the University Union. The event is planned each year by the College of Continuing Education.