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Early years[ edit ] The efforts to get a four-year university in Sacramento date back to the s; however, legislation repeatedly failed. Local supporters blamed "pork barrel politics" by Bay Area legislators trying to monopolize higher education.
Desmondby playing hardball to get it done — convincing the Senate's finance committee to withhold funding for the University of California until he had a commitment.
Later on, Desmond eventually had 11 children and grandchildren graduate from the college. Sacramento State's first semester of classes consisted of students enrolled in 44 sections. The college's colors — green and gold symbolizing the foothills and trees, were also established.
The next Spring, the college held its first graduation ceremony.
A single student, history major John J. Collins, who had transferred from UC Berkeleygraduated. The State Hornet and Statesman yearbook were first published in Students would simply drive as close to the buildings as they could and park.
By30 new structures had been built and occupied.
A campus landmark was created when the Guy West Bridge was erected — a bridge modeled after the Golden Gate Bridge and named after the college's founding president.
Inthe first Hornet football team scored its first victory, against Southern Oregon College. Jackrabbits were a problem in the early years and landscapers were permitted to shoot them on sight through the s.
Init formally adopted Sacramento State as its primary name; it had been used in athletics for some time.
Today, Sacramento State is the only major four-year comprehensive university in the city of Sacramento. The university underwent a major expansion in the Korean War years, with the 'heart' of the campus residing in Douglass Hall, Shasta Hall, Sacramento Hall the administration building.
Inthe University Union opened its doors, originally comprising 65, square feet. Inthe Sacramento State Aquatic Center was established. The Center for California Studies was established the following year. During that same year, the university came within hours of being deliberately flooded as officials contemplated blowing floodgates to avoid a massive levee failure in Sacramento.
The s saw additional growth, constructing more than 1. InHornet Stadium was renovated, providing capacity for 26, patrons.
In andthe campus hosted the U. Olympic Track and Field Trials. Alexander Gonzalez was appointed the 11th president of the University. In his first year, he launched Destinationan initiative focusing on reforming academic programs and constructing new facilities.
They also accused him of pumping money into student recruitment and promotion rather than academic affairs. In response to the vote Gonzalez publicly replied, "in the 28 years I have been apart of the California State University I have yet to encounter the level of incivility, mean-spiritedness and outright distortion that I have found among some members of the Sacramento State community.
It embarrasses and saddens me. The vote came amid seven alleged sexual assaults that occurred the prior fall semester. This was also the second time the police force voiced concerns about the police chief's mismanagement.
The university is also a member of the consortium that operates Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, offering curricula in marine sciences. In keeping with its proximity to a burgeoning electronics industry, the university is developing expanded applications of technology to learn through computerized and televised instruction over a wide area of Northern California.
Sacramento State launched Destinationan initiative focused on creating excellent academic programs, new student facilities and a more welcoming campus culture and environment. Students have talked for years about a ghost in the building's theatre who disrupts play openings.
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