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Discovery Day VIII


Discovery Day VIII "[What] I hope to get out of this experience is to show the younger students a glimpse of college life so they know what to expect." -Jeno, SSU student The Communications & Media Studies Learning Community class greeted 107 students from Roseland University Prep for Discovery Day held at Sonoma State University. Roseland University Prep students work together to untie a human knot. Group activities including a scavenger hunt created friendly bonds between RUP and SSU students. All of the...

Tips & Trends in Service-Learning Workshop VIII


Tips & Trends in Service-Learning Workshop VIII by Cera Murata "I learned the definitions of service-learning; I was impressed that service-learning was just a small part of the larger picture," says one faculty participant. Faculty from various departments at Sonoma State University came together for the latest annual Tips & Trends in Service-Learning workshop. Attendees of the workshop learned about what defines service-learning, service-learning pedagogies, and current trends in academic planning through lively group discussions and an engaging presentation. An essential part of the workshop is...

Service & Internship Fair 2014


Service & Internship Fair 2014 Internships, volunteer hours, and community involvement are just some of the things that students need and want during their time at school. Many students have a hard time finding these opportunities because they do not know where to look or they do not know that the opportunities even exist. Meanwhile, community organizations are wondering how they can get students involved with their projects. "I didn't even know what was out there. There are so many options for everyone," said Roberto...

How to Find a Community Job


Are you looking for for your next nonprofit or governmental job? Or are you looking to launch your common good career? Learn how with these step-by-step instructions. Related: How to Post a Job in the Community Job Listing Related: How to Share the Community Job Listing...

Challenges and Solutions for Service-Learning Health Coaches


Challenges and Solutions for Service-Learning Health Coaches Michelle Kelly, Department of Nursing, Guest blogger of Part 3 of 3 Sonoma State University faculty who presented at the 17th Annual Continuums of Service Conference. Trang Le, a Student Health Coach, role plays working with a community member to better understand how to manage his health information. We were thrilled to present our community collaboration at the Continuums of Service Conference. Linda Allen, Social Worker at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, Trang Le, Nursing student health coach, and Michelle Kelly,...

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How To Go Paperless: 4 Tips to Keep Your Wallet, and the Planet, Green.


How To Go Paperless: 4 Tips to Keep Your Wallet, and the Planet, Green. by Claudia Sisomphou The school year has just begun and already my notebooks are filling up with notes and my backpack is teeming with loose papers and class syllabi. Not only do these dreaded piles of paper take up space and money, most likely we will throw away 3/4 of the pile at the end of the semester. Avoiding this dilemma may feel impossible, but I am going to share with you 4 easy alternatives to using paper for...

How to Share the Community Job Listing


[Related: How to Post a Job in the Community Job Listing] Do you want to share the Community Job Board on your website? Learn how with these step-by-step instructions....

Registration Now Open Service & Internship Fair


Registration Now Open Service & Internship Fair SSU student Patrick Gunther signing up for the Renaissance Healing and Learning Center email list at last year's Fair. Email lists are a great way for students and community partners to stay in touch. The Service & Internship Fair is a fantastic opportunity to promote your organization and recruit wonderful Sonoma State student interns and volunteers. The Service and Internship Fair will take place on Tuesday, September 9th, from 11am - 1pm in Seawolf Plaza (between the new Student...

Congrats to CATS!


Congrats to CATS!   "The program has really meant a lot to our school, our children and our families," says Laura Briggin, Cypress School Director. Congratulations to the SSU Department of Psychology's Collaborative Autism Training & Support (CATS) program on winning the United Cerebral Palsy Association and Cypress School: Autism and Behavioral Services Community Recognition Award! Through a deep partnership with Community Parenting Institute (CPI), CATS equips service-learning students with the important skills they will need by working with children with autism through...

Changes at JUMP: Goodbye Genevieve and Welcome Amanda


Changes at JUMP: Goodbye Genevieve and Welcome Amanda "One of the reasons I was attracted to this position was the energy and excitement of the SSU students to make a difference in their, and my new, community. SSU students are incredibly passionate, and I am ready to see the passion in action." And we here at the CCE are excited to work with her too. Amanda Hanson is thrilled to join the SSU Associated Students staff as the Community Service Coordinator for Join Us Making Progress (JUMP). Amanda...