Claudia Sisomphou with the 2017 SSU Model UN Club in New York.
May 10, 2017

While the real world might be facing some international diplomacy issues, Sonoma State University's Model United Nations club is making strides in international relations education after taking home multiple awards for the seventh straight year at the National Model United Nations Conference in...

gillian conoley
April 18, 2017

Sonoma State University English Professor and Poet-in-Residence Gillian Conoley has been awarded the prestigious Shelley Memorial Award for her body of work as an American poet. The award has been given to one poet annually since 1929 by a jury of three poets selected by the Poetry Society of...

president Arminana receives award
April 18, 2012

SSU President Ruben Armiñana recently received two awards for excellence in leadership by the Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce's "Leadership Santa Rosa."

Armiñana was among a group of awardees that included leaders in the areas of agriculture, business and the economy, government, green...

Nathan Rank and Heather Smith
February 14, 2012

Dr. Heather Smith (Psychology) and Dr. Nathan Rank (Biology) have been named recipients of the 2012 Goldstein Award for Excellence in Scholarship in recognition of their outstanding scholarship and research.

Both have made significant contributions to their areas of expertise and to the...

January 30, 2012

In a special ceremony on Jan. 19, President Ruben Armiñana was honored by the Redwood Empire Council Boy Scouts of America with its 2011 Distinguished Citizen award. 

"I know no other person who epitomizes the ethos of scout law more than him. Ruben and the Boy Scouts are in the same...

August 21, 2015

Sonoma State University wine business professor Liz Thach, MW, is this year's recipient of the Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce Excellence in Education award.

"It's a tremendous honor to be recognized by peers, colleagues, and associates," said Thach. "I spent years as an executive at...


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