Recent Entries in Achievements

Judy Sakaki receiving CSSA awardSonoma State University President Judy K. Sakaki received the California State Student Association President of the Year award at the California State University Board of Trustees meeting Wednesday, May 24 in Long Beach.

Model UN Club 2017While the real world might be facing some international diplomacy issues, Sonoma State University's Model United Nations club is making strides in international relations education after taking home multiple awards for the seventh straight year at the National Model United Nations Conference in New York April 9-13.

joshua glasgowSonoma State University Philosophy Professor Joshua Glasgow has been awarded the $10,000 Baumgardt Memorial Fellowship for his proposed lectures, "Gratitude, Life and Death," which will compare different attitudes of gratitude and explore the value of death. The prestigious award is given once every three years by the American Philosophical Association.

bittnerSonoma State University History Professor Stephen Bittner has received a $50,400 fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities to study how wine has the power to bring people together to create a common culture -- in Russia.

students scholarshipsThe Sonoma State University Wine Business Institute has announced that $41,500 in wine business scholarships will be awarded to students in the Wine Business and Wine Business Strategies degree programs. This includes a new $3,500 scholarship to be awarded to a first-time enrollee in the online Wine Business Management program launching May 11.

Gillian Conoley accepts awardSonoma State University English Professor and Poet-in-Residence Gillian Conoley has been awarded the prestigious Shelley Memorial Award for her body of work as an American poet. The award has been given to one poet annually since 1929 by a jury of three poets selected by the Poetry Society of America.

President Sakaki at NASPA conferenceSonoma State University President Judy K. Sakaki has received the Pillars of the Profession award from NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education. The award is given to distinguished individuals who have served as leaders, teachers, and scholars in student affairs and higher education.

julie rudy and carrie cheadleSonoma State University's Athletics Department has received a nearly $25,000 grant from the NCAA to create a program providing mental health support for injured athletes.

The internet-based intervention program is being created by Julie Rudy, head athletic trainer for the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at Sonoma State University, and Carrie Cheadle, a mental skills coach who has worked with the Seawolves Sports Medicine team for the past several years. Sonoma State is the only Div. II school to receive the competitive grant award.

icorps kidneyA group of Sonoma State University students has won a major innovation award for creating a pair of devices to combat kidney disease, which affects an estimated 26 million Americans.

ASC group receives Governor's AwardAfter receiving an award from the Governor's office, a cultural heritage project involving Sonoma State University, Caltrans, the Kashaya Pomo tribe and California State Parks is being hailed as a model for government agencies in preserving Native American cultural heritage in other states and at the federal level.

laura watt profile A new book by Sonoma State University Environmental Studies and Planning Professor Laura Watt is coming to bookshelves Nov. 29. "The Paradox of Preservation" is the story of landscape preservation of Point Reyes and what the idea of wilderness really means.

lia thompson clarkSonoma State University Children's School Director Lia Thompson-Clark received the Champions for Children award from the Community Child Care Council (4C's) of Sonoma County last week for her work in the field of early childhood education.

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