SSU’s Chef Eric Lee Creates Exciting Culinary Experiences at the New Student Center

The former Next Food Network star, with experience at Healdsburg's Simi Winery for 11 years, has been given free rein to unleash his creativity over campus dining. And, it shows. Continue Reading 'SSU's Chef Eric Lee Creates Exciting Culinary Experiences'

Coming Together Through All Languages

The world is full of different tongues and dialects. Although the spaces that separate people today are getting smaller, it goes without saying that communication is becoming more important in day-to-day activities. Continue Reading 'Coming Together Through All Languages'

Moodle Training Workshops Have Kicked off for October

Just in time, faculty and staff are given the opportunity to better understand moodle. There are three new Moodle training sessions that will be held in the upcoming weeks. Continue Reading 'Moodle Training Workshops'

Open Lecture Uncovering Bias in Science, Technology and Health

All faculty and staff are invited to attend "Using the Lens of Gender to Uncover and Address Unconscious Bias in Science, Technology and Health” on Monday, October 21 from 4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. in the Cooperage. Coninue Reading 'Open Lecture Uncovering Bias'

Digital Image Primer Workshop

Karen Kessel, Visual Resources Specialist for the Art Department, will offer a noon workshop for any interested faculty and staff who need to use digital images in e-portfolios, presentations, or online publications. Continue Reading 'Digital Image Primer Workshop'

Tips and Trends in Service-Learning

Faculty are invited to attend a workshop that explores service learning pedagogy, current trends in academic learning, community relationship building, and reflective analysis activities. Continue Reading 'Tips and Trends in Serive Learning'

Save The Date

RSA Safe Trick or Treat will be held on Sunday, October 20 from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. in the Sauvignon Village (in front of Amecis and the Cooperage). For those who have not attended, this free event will include a bouncy train and pirate ship, little kid haunted house, craft and activity tables, music, pictures with Lobo and of course, trick or treating through the Sauvignon Village.

Time to grab the broomsticks and fly on over to participate in the 2013 Annual Staff and Faculty Halloween Contest. Come dressed in the spirit of the day and prepare to parade costumes across the stage or put on a show to delight and entertain fellow employees. All individuals and groups are welcome and encouraged to participate. The event will take place on Thursday, October 31, from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. in the Commons. Please contact Lori O’Hara at x4-4299 or Tracy Goodman at x4-4248 with any questions.

The Staff Development Committee is pleased to announce the Fall line-up of workshops and presentations. For a complete list visit,

In Memoriam

Dr. David Benson, president of Sonoma State University from 1984-1992, passed away on Oct. 1, 2013 at the age of 81 due to complications from kidney disease. Continue Reading 'In Memoriam of Dr. Benson'

Professor Howard Limoli passed away on October 5, 2013 in Santa Rosa at the age of 80, after a battle with cancer and kidney failure. Continue Reading 'In Memoriam of Professor Limoli'



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