t logo cube, 2014 satelliteSonoma State University has received a $200,000 award from NASA to design, build and launch its second tiny satellite, this time to perform global monitoring of vegetation from space.

wine spectator learning center renderingRoy and Rachael Cecchetti of Cecchetti Wine Company have donated $200,000 in support of Sonoma State University's Wine Spectator Learning Center, a state-of-the-art education complex and future home of the Wine Business Institute slated to open in summer 2017.

Kathleen ChaviraThe California State University is pleased to announce the appointment of Kathleen Chavira as assistant vice chancellor for Advocacy and State Relations effective August 1. Chavira is currently the staff director to the Senate Education Committee in Sacramento, advising the Senate on policy and budgetary issues with a particular focus on higher education.

men's golf teamSonoma State University sports update, May 4-10. Men's golf knocked out of NCAA Regionals, but one Seawolf goes on to national individual tournament; two Seawolves snag All-Region honors in Softball; baseball, women's golf and women's track & field seasons come to an end.

Hannah Ingwerson dancingIt was a longshot. "Like a No. 16-seed reaching the Final Four," says proud professor Kristen Daley. But Sonoma State University senior Hannah Ingwerson defied the odds this year to make it to the big dance -- literally. This summer, her dance piece, "For Example," will be performed at the American College Dance Association (ACDA) National Conference at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC.

softball team gives high fivesSonoma State University sports update April 27-May 3. Softball knocked out of CCAA Tournament, but snags bid into NCAA Tourney; water polo boasts eight postseason awards; and men's golf team records two all-conference honors; baseball splits two doubleheaders with Stanislaus.

solar picnic table and generatorA solar-powered "smart" picnic table and silent solar-powered power generator are on display this week at Sonoma State University. The student projects are two of more than 100 that will be presented at the annual University Research Symposium on Wednesday, May 4, 4-6:30 p.m. in the Student Center Ballroom. Both are projects of students in the Engineering Science Department and will be on display in the quad between Darwin and Stevenson halls, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. through Friday, May 6.

SSU in the News, Jan. 1-April 29

April 29, 2016 11:17 AM

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