Liz Thach Honored with Excellence in Education Award
Honors and Achievements

Liz Thach Honored with Excellence in Education Award

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 Fortune 500 companies and there’s no greater validation than doing … Continue reading

Laura Watt’s Photography Highlights Changing Rural Landscape of Point Reyes
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Laura Watt’s Photography Highlights Changing Rural Landscape of Point Reyes

When Polaroid decided to stop making its trademark instant-developing film in 2008, the company destroyed nearly all of its factories. Sonoma State University environmental history professor Laura A. Watt has latched on to the iconic Polaroid style to express another side of her art. Her work is featured in a solo exhibition, “The Evolving Landscape … Continue reading

Music Department Welcomes New Studio Faculty
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Music Department Welcomes New Studio Faculty

  Three private studio instructors have recently joined the music faculty at Sonoma State University: voice instructors Zachary Gordin and Rhoslyn Jones and cello instructor Jill Brindel. Zachary Gordin is renowned as a dynamic and engaging artist, bringing masterful singing and strong physicality to a wide variety of roles from baroque heroes to contemporary works … Continue reading

Film Professor Speaks at SF Asian Art Museum
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Film Professor Speaks at SF Asian Art Museum

Sonoma State University professor Ajay Gehlawat is giving a talk about the Indian film industry for the Society for Asian Art in San Francisco. The society’s fall 2015 Arts of Asia series, “Asia’s Storied Traditions,” explores narrative usage in Asian art, including how myths, legends, histories and moral precepts have been transmitted through visual means. … Continue reading