Shannon Percell, Interim Athletic Director
Shannon Percell Named Interim Athletic Director
November 20, 2017

Sonoma State University has announced that Shannon Percell will step in as the Interim Director of Athletics for the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics while the national search for a new Athletic Director continues.  Bill Fusco, who announced his retirement this summer after 20 years as the

George Marsh
Inner Drumming
October 31, 2017

There are times when the music takes over a player, creating a seamless integration of human and instrument that makes the performance seem as natural as speaking. The magic of those moments is tough enough to describe — try learning it!

Patricia Ayala Macias
Continuing First-Generation Education
October 27, 2017

Sonoma State University has received over $1 million in federal funding over five years to continue its McNair Scholars Program, which helps first-generation, underrepresented and low-income students earn graduate degrees.

chemistry experiment with kids
Joy of Discovery
October 26, 2017

When a Sonoma State University chemistry student asked a crowd of curious third graders if anyone knew what yeast was used for, the response was accurate, but not quite expected.

Mohammed Ibrahim
Student Helps Fire Victims
October 26, 2017

Several Sonoma State University students have been doing their part to help their communities during and after the worst wildfires ever to hit the North Bay Area. Among them is Mohammed Ibrahim.

SSU Education Professor Kelly Estrada, left, in the classroom with K-12 students
More Hispanic Teachers
October 24, 2017

Sonoma State University’s designation as a federally recognized Hispanic Serving Institution is paying its first dividends for students, with a $2.75 million grant awarded to the university’s School of Education for preparing more Hispanic school teachers. 

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Making the Future
October 4, 2017

Sonoma State University ushered in a new era of hands-on learning with new technologies like 3D printing, laser etching and virtual reality with the grand opening of the new Makerspace Oct. 3 on the second floor of the University Library.

women in conversation
Women in Conversation
October 4, 2017

Sonoma State University President Judy K. Sakaki had perhaps the most emotional moment of the evening at the Press Democrat’s Women in Conversation event Sept. 27 in Weill Hall at the University’s Green Music Center.

fingers at keyboard
Flying High in Weill
October 3, 2017

The Commanders Jazz Ensemble from the United States Air Force Band of the Golden West are scheduled to land in Weill Hall at the Green Music Center Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 7:30 p.m.

samuel cohen and jeremy qualls
Excellence in Teaching 2017
October 2, 2017

Sonoma State University History Professor Samuel Cohen and Physics Professor Jeremy Qualls are recipients of the University's 2017-18 Excellence in Teaching Award.