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Get Healthy Challenge Promotes Expanded Sense of Wellness

The Rec Center has launched the Get Healthy Challenge, a free, six-week program designed to connect all areas of wellness into a fun contest. Llike any contest, there are fabulous prizes: a new Fitbit, a $50 Oliver's Market gift cards... Read more

$3 Million Donation Establishes Hamel Family Faculty Chair in Wine Business

A $3 million donation from winemakers Pamela and George Hamel has established the Hamel Family Faculty Chair in Wine Business at Sonoma State University, with Dr. Damien Wilson as the inaugural Chair... Read more

SSU Relay For Life Team Seeking Members

Whether it's via personal experience, lost loves ones, friends in remission or even pets going through chemotherapy, cancer has affected nearly everyone in the modern era. The American Cancer Society's Relay For Life celebrates the lives... Read more

Commencement Day Needs Your Help

Commencement is Saturday, May 16, and we need your participation and support to help make this event memorable for the class of 2015, celebrating the Class of 3 Million this year to mark the CSU system's 3 million graduates... Read more

Free Social Media Clinic Offered

Faculty and staff are invited to attend the free Social Media Clinic Wednesday, March 11 at 6 p.m. in Stevenson 2055. Come get help from the students of the SSU Professional Social Media Certificate Program and sharpen your skills... Read more

CSU Student Research Competition Seeks Entries

The 29th annual California State University Student Research Competition will be hosted by CSU San Bernardino on May 1 and 2, and SSU may send a campus delegation of up to 10 entries, whose cost will be defrayed by the university... Read more

Basic Self Defense Classes Offered

Want to learn some simple rules of body mechanics that can give an unbelievable advantage in case of a physical assault?  Come listen to Tony Johnson, sensei of... Read more

Henry Trione Left Lasting Legacy at Sonoma State

Noted Sonoma County businessman and philanthropist Henry Trione passed away February 12 at the age of 94. His legacy of generosity touched many aspects of life in Sonoma County, and left a lasting legacy at Sonoma State University, which bestowed... Read more

Where Am I?

In this series we offer a unique snapshot of SSU in each issue of WorkPlace, with location of each "Where Am I" published in the following issue accompanied by a brief description, reflection or appreciation by the author and a map of where it was taken on campus... Read more

WoW: Photos of SSU Through the Years

Over the past 50 years, the staff photographers of Sonoma State University have taken pictures of events, people, buildings, commencements, convocations, classroom activities and more. Much of the older... 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.

February 27: Free self defense class, noon, Nichols 204

March 11: Free social media clinic, 6 p.m., Stevenson 2055

April 11: Seawolf Decision Day
This is a chance for faculty, staff and students to showcase what makes SSU unique and why it’s the right choice for incoming fall 2015 students. If you’d like to represent your department by providing a workshop, demonstration, facility tours or meet with prospective students at the campus fair please contact Gina Geck, director of sudent outreach and recruitment at

May 21: Staff Appreciation Day
Details coming soon...


Applause Awards

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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