An upcoming faculty-led study abroad program offered by the
College of Continuing Education (CCE) is an opportunity for
students interested in public health to spend time in Costa Rica
and Guatemala. The program is designed to allow students to
experience a unique culture first-hand and view a different
society through the lens of health, risk prevention, and
Students who have demonstrated an interest in residential
construction will have the opportunity to enroll in CM 96C, a
unique six-week summer Construction Management course. As part of
the Faculty-Led Study
Abroad (FLSA) program offered through the College of
Continuing Education (CCE), students will travel to Roatán,
Honduras for ten days to build a single-family home during the
summer of 2024.
“Completing the Master of Public
Health program at Sac State was a life-changing experience,”
says Erica Davis. But doing so didn’t come without its own unique
set of challenges. “Being a wife and mother of five children
between the ages of 5 and 14, I made this remarkable
accomplishment while maintaining full-time employment and making
it to every game and event for my kids and almost every
Oscar Ponce has been studying Health Science at Sac State since
the Fall of 2022. When he received an email from Gabriel
Hernandez, the Senior Program Coordinator of the Faculty-Led Study Abroad (FLSA)
program encouraging him to apply for the Gilman Scholarship,
he did. Since receiving the scholarship, Oscar was able to attend
the Faculty-Led Student Abroad programs in Costa Rica and
Meet Lyle Najita, who was a student from March 2019 to September
2020 in Sac State’s Paramedic Program,
offered through the College of Continuing Education (CCE). Today,
Lyle works as a paramedic in a private mental health clinic in
Honolulu, Hawaii. We recently had a chance to catch up with Lyle,
who was happy to share his experiences as a student.
Congratulations are in order to Donja Harding, who was named the
2023 Natomas Unified School District Teacher of the Year. Harding
is a proud alum of the Community
College Faculty Preparation program, offered by Sac State’s
College of Continuing Education (CCE).
A 3D printing course in the University Library’s new makerspace
and a program to help participants outline their personal and
professional goals headline Sacramento State’s 2023 summer
enrichment programs for local middle and high school students.
Summer Youth Academies, which allow
participants to explore potential careers and experience life at
a college campus, kicks off June 20.
As California faces a shortage of almost a million
college-educated workers by 2025, having a degree will open many
doors for career opportunities and advancement. The College of
Continuing Education (CCE) at Sac State has designed an online
degree completion program, specifically to provide training for
those who wish to facilitate the development of the emerging
workforce in both traditional and non-traditional settings.
Designed to prepare individuals with practical, marketable skills
to successfully enter new careers or advance in their current
fields, the Bachelor of Science in Career and
Technical Studies (BSCTS) is ideal for working adults.
Workforce Development has emerged as a vibrant field in
professional education and training. In educational settings,
workforce development unites the activities of many units,
blending academic, career and technical studies, and advising and
Helping people who are just a freckle away from getting their
It is a sweet sentiment that will one day help adult learners
find their way back to higher education.
There is much to consider when embarking on the journey that
culminates in the receipt of a college degree. When returning to
complete a college degree after years away, adult learners
benefit from the support of generous donors — and Marlene Oehler
plans to help fill that role.
Future EMT and Paramedic students at Sacramento State’s College
of Continuing Education (CCE) will now have the option of
applying for a First Responder scholarship, a first-ever
opportunity for students in both programs to receive financial
The mission of Sacramento State’s Academic Affairs division is to
inspire transformative educational experiences for our students.
For Assistant Professor of Art Mya Dosch, that means getting
students out of the classroom whenever possible and immersing
them in rich and vibrant art scenes, something she was able to do
this past July through a study abroad trip to Mexico City.