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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Downtown Sacramento was a little louder today, as the Chicano Latino Youth Leadership Project (CLYLP) held a press conference on the north steps of the Capitol. Their chants of “si, se puede” (yes we can!) echoed for blocks, the collective effort of 120 voices roaring throughout the city.
In February 2015, the Sacramento Alliance for Women in Media
hosted a panel discussion on trends in continuing education. This
not-for-profit organization is the leading resource for media and
communication professionals in the Sacramento area, and is
dedicated to continuing education for its members.
Naturally, CCE was delighted to contribute to this event. Our
Associate Dean Jenni Murphy was part of the expert panel. She
spoke about the importance of reaching out to students, and the
future of higher education in Sacramento.
In January 2012, we celebrated our 60th anniversary with a week of special events in and around Napa Hall. The events provided an opportunity to reconnect with partners and constituents in an ongoing effort to strengthen relationships and connections to Sacramento State.