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Commencement LogoVolunteers for Commencement

Commencement is a day where we celebrate our students accomplishments with their friends and families. The success of the day depends entirely on the good work of SSU employees; the people who interact and support students throughout their time at Sonoma State. Read more

Staff Appreciation Day Scheduled for May 26

The 2016 Staff Appreciation Day is scheduled for Thursday, May 26. RSVP by May 20 to to confirm your attendance at the buffet breakfast and lunch. Read more

Professors Receive 2015-2016 President's Excellence in Scholarship Award

Sonoma State University Professors Karin Enstam Jaffe and Patrick Jackson are the recipients of the 2015-2016 President's Excellence in Scholarship award. The award honors faculty for their outstanding scholarship... Read more

Wine Business InstituteWine Spectator Learning Center Groundbreaking Ceremony

The Wine Spectator Scholarship Foundation and Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the future Wine Spectator Learning Center on Wednesday, June 1, from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Read more

Two Years After Opening, International Hall Helps Community Thrive

Since moving to the rededicated International Hall in 2014, the Sonoma State University Center for International Education (CIE) has added more than just lounge areas, workspaces and hi-tech meeting rooms... Read more

Karen PennrichKaren Pennrich Retires

After 35 years at Sonoma State, Karen Pennrich has announced her retirement. Join Seawolf Services in Ballroom A of the Student Center on May 25 as they celebrate Karen. The retirement party will be held from 2:30-4:30 p.m. and the theme is Hawaiian Style. Read more

Jean Bee ChanSSU Art Gallery Exhibition Highlights BFA Students' Work

The Sonoma State University Art Gallery presents the 2016 BFA exhibition, featuring work from students graduating this year with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. The exhibition runs April 28 through May 21. Read more

Save The Date

Saturday, May 21: Commencement 2016

Thursday, May 26: 2016 Staff Appreciation Day

Wednesday, June 1: Wine Spectator Learning Center Groundbreaking Ceremony

Applause Awards

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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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