Students watch the eclipse on the big screen outside Weill Hall
Convocation 2017
August 23, 2017

Though a total solar eclipse temporarily darkened the sky immediately after the ceremony, Sonoma State University's Convocation shined light on the accomplishments made in Judy K. Sakaki's first year as president and illuminated the bright future the University has ahead.

clocktower with students
Princeton Review's Top 382 Colleges
August 10, 2017

Sonoma State University has once again been named in the Princeton Review's annual Best 382 Colleges list, as well as in the Best Western regional list.

rich shayewitz
New Women's Basketball Coach
August 1, 2017

Rich Shayewitz has been named the Head Coach of the Sonoma State University Women's Basketball team after spending the previous 11 seasons as the Associate Head Coach for the SSU Men's Basketball team. Shayewitz becomes the sixth head coach in the program's 37-year history.

EOP summer bridge group
$2.2 Million for EOP
July 27, 2017

Hundreds of future Sonoma State University students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds, most of whom would be the first in their families to attend college, will receive scholarships and other vital support for years to come thanks to more than $2.2 million in recent gifts to the univers

Jann Nunn "Chianti and Merlot," 2 parts of the 4-part installation, "Don’t Stop", 2015 steel, cork, pigment
Art Studio Faculty Exhibition 2017
August 24, 2017

Art professors at Sonoma State University don't just teach — most are also working artists constantly creating new pieces year-round.

Michael Stoyka, “SSU Owls”
2017-18 Photo Contest Winners
July 25, 2017

Congratulations to this year’s “Perfect Pairings” winners Michael Stoyka (SSU Owls), Megan Konieczka (Megan and Megan) and Susie McFeeters (Polar Bears).


Michael Stoyka, “SSU Owls”


Megan Konieczka, “Megan and Megan”


GPS team
Team Impact Award Winners
July 25, 2017

The GPS Scholarship Development Team for Intersession & Summer Session in the School of Extended and International Education is the winner of the Team Impact award at Sonoma State University.

Martha Ezell and Vicki Irey
2017-18 Staff Excellence Award
July 25, 2017

Martha Ezell, Faculty Center

a bowl of chili with two tortilla chips to the side.
Chili Cook-Off Potluck
July 25, 2017

All university employees are invited to participate in a new themed campus potluck to find the best chili at Sonoma State on Oct. 4. Come celebrate one another and eat great food with great people. The Fall Harvest Chili Cook-Off Potluck starts at noon in the Student Center Ballroom. 

bill fusco retires
Athletic Director Retires
July 18, 2017

Bill Fusco, senior director of intercollegiate athletics at Sonoma State University, has announced that he will officially retire from his position on December 31 following 20 years at the helm of the Seawolves.