Diversity TrainingDay of Diversity Training with Lee Mun Wah, Oct. 12

We welcome you to join us for a day of outstanding workshops and trainings with nationally recognized teacher and facilitator, Lee Mun Wah. Lee 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 'Diversity...'

RankingsSSU Ranked Among Top Universities. Also Named Best Public University in the Country for "Dorms."

Sonoma State University continues to be named a top public regional university in the West by U.S. News and World Report in its annual 368 Best Colleges Guidebook. SSU was ranked #12 among 15 other top campuses in the recently released 2013 edition. Continue Reading 'SSU Ranked Among...'

MysteryCampus Movie Fest Returns to SSU October 3-12

On behalf of Associated Students Productions, I cordially invite you and your students to join us in the seventh annual SSU Campus MovieFest (CMF). This amazing event showcases Sonoma State students' five minute long masterpieces. Continue Reading 'Campus Movie Fest...'

CASE AwardMystery Photo Project Wins Regional Award

A "mystery photo" project between a local newspaper and the historic photos in Sonoma State University Library's digital archives earned a regional Silver Award of Excellence from the Council for the Advancement of Support of Education. Continue reading 'Mystery Photo...'


Catch someone doing something great? Click here to nominate them for an Applause Award.

Rosie Schramm, Information Technology Consultant, Workstation Security and Services
Applause Award"Rosie is always cheerful and has a "can-do" attitude. When we had problems with our new printer, Rosie worked all morning getting our access set up. She is wonderful to work with!"
— Nominated by Dolores Bainter, Administrative Support Coordinator, Music Department, September 12, 2012




Merlin Hanauer — Economics of Environmentalism

Carlos Pena

Merlin Hanauer, assistant professor of economics, earned the prestigious Cozzarelli Prize for an article that demonstrated how protected regions — areas that have been closed off to protect the environment — have affected both poverty and deforestation in Costa Rica and Thailand. Continue Reading 'Merlin Hanauer...'

This & That

Wellness Workshops, Skills Groups and Support Groups

Come join us at any and all of our Wellness Lunchtime Workshops from 12:00 - 12:50. No registration or sign up necessary. Just drop-in. Feel free to bring your lunch.Continue Reading 'Wellness Workshops...'

Test Scanning for Fall 2012 – Improvements and Changes

For your convenience and quick turnaround, a self-service scanner is located in the Faculty Center, Library Schulz 1125. Hours M-Th 9-6 and Fri 9-5. Continue Reading 'Test Scanning...'

Speed Diversity Dialogue

A multicultural awareness training protocol, engages participants in a series of three minute one-on-one dialogues with a partner. Participants use 10 prompts to engage in meaningful conversations around the Big 8 of Diversity: Culture, Race/Ethnicity, Gender, Sexual Orientation, Religion, Age, Disability, & Socio-Economic Status. Research shows SDD promotes multicultural excellence. More than 1,110 students at Sonoma State University and 100 professionals from different disciplines across the country have participated in Speed Diversity Dialogue. Find out more by reading the Speed Diversity PDF.