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Staff Excellence AwardStaff Excellence Awards Presented

Two Staff Excellence Awards were handed out at Staff Appreciation Day May 26. Tracy Navas and Corrina Oates received a plaque and $1,500 cash, and will have lunch with the university president. Their departments will also be treated to lunch at a later date. Read more


Staff Appreciation Day Wrap-Up

As Sonoma State wraps up another Staff Appreciation Day, Employment Services would like to extend a big thank you to everyone that participated and contributed to the success of the day. The day was especially successful due to the generous assistance of our on-campus supporters and volunteers. Read more


Robert Eyler Named Dean of the School Of Extended and International Education

Dr. Robert Eyler has been named Dean of the School of Extended and International Education at Sonoma State University. The former Sonoma State Economics Department Chair has served as interim Dean for the past year and was selected for the permanent position after a national search. Read more


Wine Business InstituteMore Than 200 Attend Wine Business Institute Groundbreaking Ceremony

Golden shovels and champagne glinted in the afternoon sun as more than 200 people attended the groundbreaking of the future home of the Sonoma State University Wine Business Institute on the Rohnert Park campus June 1. Read more


Department Highlight: CPA Scene Shop and Facilities

Working under strict deadlines, the Center for Performing Arts (CPA) Scene Shop and Facilities Management teams continuously go above and beyond in their efforts to support the University and its departments. Read more


Sonoma State Recognized as Fit-Friendly Worksite

The Employee Wellness Program is honored to announce that Sonoma State University has been recognized by the American Heart Association as a Gold Level Fit-Friendly Worksite. Read more


CSU Appoints New Assistant Vice Chancellor for Advocacy and State Relations

The California State University is pleased to announce the appointment of Kathleen Chavira as assistant vice chancellor for Advocacy and State Relations effective August 1. Read more


President Ruben Armiñana Named Grand Marshal of Toyota/Save Mart 350

Sonoma State University president Ruben Armiñana, who will retire as the longest-tenured president of the California State University system on June 30, has been named Grand Marshal of the Toyota/Save Mart 350 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event at Sonoma Raceway. Read more


Dr. Susan Kashack Retires

Join us in celebrating Susan's 32 years at Sonoma State at Overlook Restaurant on August 24 from 3-5 p.m. Read more


Dr. Melinda Barnard Retires

Join the Faculty Affairs office in celebrating Melinda Barnard's 25 years at Sonoma State at Overlook Restaurant on July 13 from 3-5 p.m. Read more


Dr. Maria Hess Retires

The Psychology Department wishes Dr. Maria Hess great success as she embarks on a new chapter of her life. After being at SSU for 33 years, Dr. Hess is retiring from the Psychology Department... Read more


History of Green Music Center told in New Book, 'For the Love of Music'

The 16-year history of the pioneering effort to build the Donald and Maureen Green Music Center at Sonoma State University has been published in a 200-page hardcover book. Now available to the general public, "For the Love of Music" is full of history from the nearly two decades-long effort... Read more


CalPERS Long-Term Care Webinar

Long-term care Insurance helps protect assets and lifestyles against the potentially catastrophic cost of receiving long-term care services. CalPERS will host a one-half hour CalPERS Long-Term Care webinar on Wednesday, June 29, at 11:00 a.m. Read more


Skillport Offers Professional Development Content to Employees

Skillport, a robust system with more than 300 class offerings and thousands of books that may be checked out electronically, offers free professional development content to CSU employees. Read more




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