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Art From the Heart

One of the oldest continually held fundraising events in the area is back. The 31 annual Art from the Heart celebration at the Sonoma State University Art Gallery is set for January 31... Read more


Where Am I?

Sonoma State is a beautiful campus. The trees, the architecture, the landscaping, the monuments—there's plenty to see. "Where Am I?" is a new feature in WorkPlace... Read more


December Applause Awards

Two Applauses Awards were given in December, click here to see who was honored! Do you know someone deserving of a standing ovation? Click here to nominate someone for an Applause Award today... Read more


QOLT Helps Faculty Create Online Classes

It's no secret that college courses are increasingly focusing on online learning, whether they're fully on the Web or simply rely on the Internet for parts of the curriculum. The California State University system is helping faculty adapt to this changing learning landscape with its Quality Online Learning and Teaching (QOLT), and now... Read more


For the Love of the Game

In celebration of Black History Month, Sonoma State University's Library Art Gallery is showing a historical photo exhibition of the Negro Leagues, featuring photographs of players from 150 years to Jackie Robinson signing.... Read more


New Tables and Chairs

There's no need to play "musical chairs" any more. Plenty of seating is now available outside of Charlie Brown's Cafe, Toast and other popular hang out spots on campus... Read more


Seawolf Living Not Just For Students

Seawolfliving.com is a great way to hear about upcoming events and engage in the co-curricular activities provided to students. The site is visually appealing and is broken down by areas and interests, and faculty and staff are encouraged... Read more


HR Department Improves Customer Service

Sonoma State's Human Resources department made some big strides in 2014, including a revamped, user-friendly Web site and streamlined customer service inquiries... Read more


Bringing New Life to Biology Specimens

At 70, Sonoma State University graduate biology student Nicole Karres doesn't need another career. But in 1996 her natural curiosity got the best of her, and after careers in the medical corps in the Army and as a graphic designer at a fortune 500 company... Read more


Fridays at 4

The food is delicious and the company even more so. Mark your calendars for the Fridays at Four events this semester, which take place in Overlook restaurant on the third floor of the Student Center... Read more


Strong 'Heroines'

In a strange, otherworldly landscape, women from different times and places find themselves wrestling with life in “Heroines,” a dynamic, new musical revue at Sonoma State University directed by Lynne Morrow and Jane Hammett... Read more


Kevin Dunn Retirement

After 24 years at Sonoma State, gardening specialist Kevin Dunn is retiring. Kevin worked in the facilities management landscaping department, primarily taking care of our athletic fields... Read more


Educational Experience Award Nominations Due

Applications for the SSU Educational Experience Enhancement Award are now being accepted for both the 2014/15 and 2015/16 academic years. The award honors faculty for exceptional levels of service to students... Read more


CASE Excellence Award Nominations Due

The 2015 Distinguished Service Awards are now open. The deadline for submissions is Friday, Feb. 13. CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education) offers a way to thank and recognize individuals who have provided extraordinary service... Read more


Chancellor's Doctorate Program

Applications for the 2015-2016 Chancellor’s Doctoral Incentive Program (formerly the Forgivable Loan Program) are now available online at http://www.calstate.edu/hr/cdip. The program’s goal is to... Read more


Retirement Benefits Seminar

A secure, comfortable retirement is every worker’s dream. Achieving this dream requires careful financial planning to anticipate meeting income needs in retirement... Read more


Website of the Week: Make the Web Look Better!

The Internet is beautiful. The Internet is powerful. The Internet is helpful. The Internet is... frustrating. I mean, it's 2015—why do some Web sites look just plain awful... Read more





Save The Date

Commencement 2015: Commencement is Saturday, May 16, 2015. We need you to help make this a special day in celebrating our students and their families. The 9 a.m. ceremony is for the Schools of Arts & Humanities, Business and Economics, and Education. The 3 p.m. ceremony is for the Schools of Science & Technology and Social Sciences.

February 6: Fridays at 4. Free snacks and cash bar at Overlook restaurant, 4 p.m. Also March 6, April 3, May 1.

February 12: Free admission for faculty and staff to "Heroines," 7:30 p.m., Person Theatre

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Do you know someone who deserves an applause, who went above and beyond or really stepped up? Nominate them for a hearty round of applause, or even a standing ovation! Submit your Applause award today.

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