SSU WORKPLACE


Title IXTitle IX Gender Equity Issues Workshop Open to All Staff

SSU President Ruben Armiñana has authorized all staff to attend during their work hours the “Gender Equity Issues Workshop” for faculty, staff, coaches and administrators from 10-11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 27 in Schulz 3001. Refreshments will be served. Continue Reading 'Title IX Workshops...'

Compelling Faculty Research On Display at March 27 Expo

Faculty ExpoFrom the impact of nurses's coaching of patients to why employers hire day laborers to managing the power consumption of large-scale computing facilities, to the philosophy of wilderness preservation, compelling research from SSU faculty is on display at the 17th Annual Faculty Research Exposition from 4-5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27 in the Commons. Continue Reading 'Faculty Expo...'

Lynn Cominsky Named “Women Honoring Women” Honoree

Lynn CominskyDr. Lynn Cominsky, professor and chair of physics and astronomy at SSU, has received one of the “Women Honoring Women” awards from the Sonoma County Commission on the Status of Women. The award is given to outstanding women of the community who have made great efforts for the enhancement and well being of women and girls. Cominsky was placed in this category for her continuing work in the education of women and girls in the field of science. Continue Reading 'Cominsky Honored...'


Adrian PraetzellisFACULTY NEWS:

Adrian Praetzellis named to State Historical Resources Commission. Stephen Bittner conducting research at the Library of Congress on the history of Russian and Soviet winemaking. Megan Taylor named a 2013 STaR Fellow. Gillian Conoley is now serving as a judge for the Omnidawn’s Poetry Chapbook Contest. Continue Reading 'Faculty News...


Glenn BrassingtonDr. Glenn Brassington Shares “A Path to Happiness,” April 3

Psychology Professor Glenn Brassington explores the different ways to work with our thoughts during “Working with Our Daily Thoughts: A Path to Happiness, Health, & a More Fulfilled Life” on April 3, noon-1 p.m., in Stevenson 3042. An SSU staff development event, Brassington will present scientifically validated methods for working with our thoughts to overcome negative emotions, create positive emotions, and effectively manage our stress at work. Continue Reading 'A Path to Happiness...'

Lee Mun Wah"If These Halls Could Talk" Diversity
Workshop Back Again, April 5

Following up on his very successful program here in the fall, Lee Mun Wah is coming back to SSU on Friday April 5, 8:30 a.m.- 1 p.m., in the Cooperage using the latest version of his film “If These Halls Could Talk. Mun Wah is an internationally renowned Chinese American documentary filmmaker, author, poet, Asian folk teller, educator, and community therapist and master diversity trainer. Continue Reading 'If These Walls Could Talk...'




Commencement 2013Commencement 2013 is Closer Than you Think. Bookstore Now Taking Orders for Regalia.

The bookstore is now taking orders for regalia for staff and faculty to help meet Friday, April 5 deadline. Orders after that date can lead to increased shipping charges. Continue Reading 'Order Your Regalia...'

Be an SSU Ambassador for the Day.
Sign up for Commencement Staffing.

Commencement is on Saturday, May 11 and voluntters from the campus community are needed to to help greet our guests and graduates and assist them in navigating the campus Continue Reading 'Commencement Staffing...'




Staff ExcellenceNominations for Staff Excellence Award Extended to March 22

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2013/2014 Staff Excellence Award with a nomination deadline (extended) of March 22. This is an opportunity to identify staff members who have really gone the extra mile during the 2013/2014 year. Continue Reading 'Staff Excellence Awards...'

Staff Appreciation Day - New Sessions Needed

More volunteers are needed to present sessions for Staff Appreciation Day on May 23. Many new sessions are being lined up and the popular ones are returning. But there is room for more.Continue Reading 'New Sessions Sought...'


APPLAUSE AWARDS


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Calendar

Calendar

Staff Appreciation Day
Mark your calendars!

The 2013 Staff Appreciation Day is scheduled for Thursday, May 23. Details of the event will be announced in Workplace and the Employee Services website in the coming weeks.

SPOTLIGHT

Missy Brunetta - Problem Solver

Missy Brunetta

For many Sonoma State students, faculty, and staff parking is something that crosses their minds when driving to campus to attend class or go to work. For Missy Brunetta, parking is work. Continue Reading 'Missy Brunetta'


THIS & THAT

"Rick" Ludmerer Retirement Party

Rick Ludmerer

After 34 years of service to the CSU system, Richard “Rick” Ludmerer is retiring. Staff and faculty are invited to celebrate and express thanks to our Director of Risk Managment's many years of service to Sonoma State University and the CSU on March 26 from 2 - 4 p.m. at the Prelude at the Green Music Center.

Upcoming CalPERS Webinars

Have you decided to retire and want help with the application and need to learn more about the CalPERS Retirement options? Enroll in the Your Retirement Options and Online Application Webinar which is being offered in March and June. Continue Reading 'CalPERS Webinar...'