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David OrrDavid Orr to Speak at Second Annual SSU Sustainability Day Conference

The global issue of climate change cannot be ignored any longer--even Pope Francis made headlines with his historic address to Congress last month, calling for a response to "the most serious effects of the environmental deterioration caused by human activity." To that end, SSU hosts its second annual Sustainability Day conference on Oct. 21... Read more

benefits make a difference logoOpen Enrollment Period Ends October 9

This year, the annual benefits Open Enrollment period began on September 14 and will continue through October 9.  Enrollment and changes become effective January 1, 2016.  Read more

happy SSU Teams Up With Bay Area Zoos to Help Save Threatened Turtles

Western pond turtles used to enjoy a leisurely life. With an estimated lifespan of 70 years, their species spanned the Western United States for millions of years. But along came the Gold Rush, and humans nearly drove the turtles to extinction at the turn of the century. Read more

hands clapping gifApplause Awards

The Applause Award program provides all members of our community with the ability to nominate an individual or group of staff, administrators, faculty or student staff who demonstrates behavior... Read more

Sierra RoperFaculty Center Workshops

October is Assessment Month at the Faculty Center, and they will be offering workshops, Gradebook Week, and more. Visit the Faculty Center website for details on workshops and other upcoming events. Read more

Insights magazineUpcoming Digital Image and ARTstor Workshops

Karen Kessel, Visual Resources Specialist for the Art and Art History Department, is offering two workshops this month for the campus community. Read more

WebinarsUpcoming CSULPS Webinars

The CSU Learning Platform Task Force (CSULPS) invites faculty, staff, and students to their upcoming live webinar events. Recordings will be posted shortly after the completion of the webinar for those who can’t make it. Read more

service award logo2015 Service Award Ceremony

Employment Services is pleased to announce that the Annual Service Awards Ceremony will be held on Wednesday, October 14, 2015, in the Weill Hall Lobby at the Green Music Center. Read more

service award logoFall 2015 Insights Magazine Now Available Online

The latest issue of Insights is now available. An online copy of the current issue as well as an archive of previous issues can be found at... Read more

where am i photoWhere 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

sustainability day websiteWoW: Presidential Search Website

The California State University has begun a national search for the next president of Sonoma State University. Visit the SSU Presidential Search site for updates and information on the... Read more


Save The Date

Wednesday, Oct. 14: 2015 Service Award Ceremony

Wednesday, Oct. 21: Sustainability Day

Thursday, Oct. 22: SSU Theatre Arts & Dance presents: Abraham Lincoln’s Big Gay Dance Party (FREE staff and faculty night)

Thursday, Nov. 12: SSU Theatre Arts & Dance presents: The Hummingbird Wars (FREE staff and faculty night)


Applause Awards

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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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