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After trailing 2-1 in the match, the No. 17 Sonoma State women's volleyball team rallied for wins in the fourth and fifth sets to knock off No. 19 Cal State San Bernardino 3-2 (24-26, 25-23, 19-25, 25-19, 15-10) in the inaugural CCAA Championship Tournament final on Nov. 21, capturing both the regular season and tournament titles in 2015. The Seawolves, who came into the conference tournament as the top seed, have now won 22 straight matches, improving to 26-3 this season.

police chief holding assault rifle in front of PowerPoint slide while crowd watchesIn the wake of recent attacks on college campuses and a false alarm threat on campus, more than 100 Sonoma State University employees took advantage of a safety training to learn first hand what to do in case of an active shooter emergency.

mike mcguire sitting at table with microphoneSonoma State University recognizes California State Senator Mike McGuire as its 2015 Distinguished Alumnus.

sandra jackson-dumontSonoma State University recognizes Sandra Jackson-Dumont, the chairman of education at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, as its 2014 Distinguished Alumnus.

student with custom watchSonoma State University is hosting a conference dedicated to connecting entrepreneurs with aspiring student and community innovators on Nov. 20. The networking and entrepreneurship conference is focused on the theme, "Be Your Own Boss," and is open to the public 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Student Center Ballroom.

givingtuesday.jpgOn December 1, Sonoma State University will become a partner in #GivingTuesday, the charitable movement that started in 2012 as a response to the intense consumerism of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, two of the biggest shopping days of the year. The goal is to raise funds and awareness for nonprofits organizations through social media.

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The No. 18 Sonoma State women's volleyball team wrapped up the regular season with its 19th consecutive victory and eighth straight sweep, defeating visiting Chico State (25-14, 25-16, 25-15) at the Wolves' Den on Nov. 14. The CCAA champion Seawolves (23-3, 19-1 CCAA) completed an undefeated season at home, going 11-0 on the Wolves' Den hardwood in 2015.

Student using geology compass on large rock formationGeologists study the Earth around us, and there is no better way to learn than by actually looking at rocks in the field. It is for this reason Sonoma State University geology students embark regularly on excursions to remote areas, and a group of 17 students just returned from the Southern Sierras where they studied the 500 million-year-old tectonic forces that have shaped California.

SSU in the News, Nov. 1-13

November 13, 2015 9:07 AM

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scene from La Carpa AmericanaThe Department of Chicano and Latino Studies (CALS) at Sonoma State University presents a free, one-night-only theatrical performance of "La Carpa Americana (The American Tent)," an original work by Santa Rosa theater company The Imaginists, in Weill Hall at the Green Music Center on Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m.

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