The California State University Board of Trustees has appointed Judy K. Sakaki, Ph.D., as president of Sonoma State University. Sakaki currently serves as vice president, Student Affairs, at the University of California, Office of the President. Read more
Sonoma State University physics and astronomy professor Lynn Cominsky has received the $20,000 Wang Family Excellence Award for her extraordinary commitment to student achievement and exemplary contributions in her fields. Read more
Dr. John Wingard has been selected as Dean of the School of Social Sciences at Sonoma State University. Wingard has been with the Department of Anthropology and Linguistics within the School for 13 years and has taught as a professor and served as chair of the department. Read more
Sonoma State Police Chief Nate Johnson was the moderator of a panel at the University of San Francisco's Law Enforcement Symposium on Jan. 7. The panel, titled "The Media's Role in the Public's Perceptions of Law Enforcement," featured a diverse group from areas... Read more
Congratulations to Applause Award recipients Ariana Diaz De Leon, Craig Dawson, Shawn Potts, Frank Nides, Tommy Stokes, Josh Gillespie, Jeff Jetton, Andre Andrus, Brian Schneider, Davide Furtado, Kyle Wagner, Mark Soto, Haywood Brown, Greg McDivitt and Vyacheslav Fedotov... Read more
The annual Excellence in Teaching award recognizes and rewards excellence in teaching at Sonoma State University. Any member of the instructional, library or student affairs faculty, or any administrator or staff member who teaches credit-bearing courses may be nominated. Read more
Sonoma State University's Art From the Heart party and silent auction is an exciting evening of art, food, fine wine, and music that has become one of the longest continually-held fundraising events in the area and a "must" for novice and seasoned collectors alike. Read more
For each of the Theatre Arts main-stage shows, the department offers a show free to Sonoma State staff and faculty. The night coincides with their $5 friends and family nights, making it especially easy to bring loved ones along to enjoy the show at a reduced rate. Read more
Fridays are Four are back! Join fellow faculty and staff for the first Fridays at Four of the semester this Friday, February 5 at 4-5:30 p.m. in Overlook (3rd floor of the Student Center). . Read more
The Employee Wellness Program actively facilitates a culture of wellness for the employees of Sonoma State by providing tools to support and maintain the areas of wellness in your life. Read more
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.
Have a story you'd like to see in WorkPlace? Questions, comments, criticism or kudos? We welcome you to share your thoughts and reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.