Diversity TrainingCampus Holiday Party, Dec. 10

Join President Ruben Armiñana for the annual Campus Holiday Party on Monday, Dec. 10 from 3 to 5 p.m. in the lobby of Weill Hall at the Green Music Center. University Dining Services has put together a very special menu of tempting treats for this year’s party.

RankingsSSU Golden Pair Make Waves in Florida

For the second year in a row, Aurore Simonnet (NASA Education and Public Outreach) and Frank Nides (Facilities Administration) participated in the U.S. Masters Synchronized Swimming Championships in Sarasota, Florida. Continue Reading 'SSU Golden Pair...'

MysteryCSU Chancellor -Designee White Requests Board to Reduce His Compensation by 10 Percent

Timothy P. White, who will become the chancellor of the California State University at the end of this year, today requested that the CSU Board of Trustees reduce the state-funded portion of his salary by 10 percent. Continue Reading 'Chancellor pay cut...'

CASE AwardMathematics Professor Jean Bee Chan Recognized for Meritorious Service

SSU mathematics Professor Jean Bee Chan, along with her husband Peter Stanek, recently won a Certificate of Meritorious Service from the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). Continue reading 'Math Professor Jean Bee Chan...'


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Cushman Honored with International Journal Editorship

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Dr. Hall Cushman, professor of biology has recently been appointed Chief Editor of AoB PLANTS (, an international journal published by Oxford University Press. Continue Reading 'Cushman honored...'

This & That

In Memoriam Bill Reynolds

SSU has lost a valued alumnus, emeritus professor and volunteer, says Annemarie Brown, Administrative Manager in the School of Business & Economics. Professor William Reynolds passed away on Nov. 10 after a battle with cancer, which he managed to beat back several times. Continue Reading 'In Memoriam - Bill Reynolds...'

USAF Jazz Ensemble, Dec. 9

The Commanders Jazz Ensemble, part of the US Air Force Band of the Golden West from Travis AFB, Calif. is swinging into Rohnert Park for a free concert at the Green Music Center’s Weill Hall on Sunday, Dec. 9 at 8 p.m. The performance features the SSU Jazz Orchestra with vocalist Bonnie Brooks. Continue Reading 'USAF...'

Elaine Leeder - Understanding the Misunderstood

Dr. Elaine Leeder will speak about her 50 years working with victims and perpetrators of domestic violence, prisoners, mentally ill and others who are often marginalized by society, says Leeder who speaks Dec. 3 at 6 p.m. in the Cooperage. Free.

Popular Lost and Found Auction

Save the date for the upcoming SSU Lost and Found Auction. All proceeds go directly to the SSU Scholarship Fund.

The auction is in the Rec Center on Wednesday, Dec. 5 with the preview beginning at 11:30 a.m. The auction starting at noon. There are more than 30 good quality bikes, plus electronics, jackets, books, sunglasses, jewelry and more. Cash only. Items cannot be reserved in advance. All sales are final, no guarantees, cash and carry. No charging to department Procards.Any questions, call Lori O’Hara at x4-4299 or Tracy Goodman at x4-4248.

School of Extended Education Name Change

The School has been renamed the School of Extended and International Education effective immediately.