Congressman Speaks at Student Veterans Luncheon

Two days after coasting to victory for his ninth congressional term, U.S. Congressman Mike Thompson (D–St. Helena) spoke to a group of student veterans... Read more

Library Art Gallery Explores the Wilderness

In an age when even Yosemite National Park has wifi access, defining wilderness has become a tricky proposition. The University Library Art Gallery opens the discussion with its current exhibition, Wild(er)ness... Read more

Applause Awards

Three deserving employees were honored with Applause Awards in the past two months... Read more

Learn More About Moodle

Spring into your intersession or spring 2015 Moodle courses with this workshop... Read more

New Faces in Human Resources

The Human Resources department recently added a few new faces to new positions. WorkPlace asked each employee a couple questions to introduce themselves to the campus community... Read more

Charitable Giving at SSU

Our Promise: California State Employees Giving at Work (formerly CSECC) is a campaign that allows employees to give to a variety of charitable organizations that are vitally... Read more

CSU's Oldest Alumnus

Beulah Lynn Lemm Balmer has lived through 17 presidencies, survived six wars and seen the emergence of radio, space flight and the Internet—and now she has claimed the title of the oldest CSU alumnus... Read more

Website of the Week: Sonoma State Star Online

With online and hands-on interactive training available at the click of a mouse, the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) faculty and staff resource page is a helpful tool helping others or yourself in a state of distress. 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.


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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