SSU Professor Receives Grant to Study DOTA2, Online Gaming and Indigenous Masculinities in Peru
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SSU Professor Receives Grant to Study DOTA2, Online Gaming and Indigenous Masculinities in Peru

Millions of young people around the world participate in massive multiplayer online (MMO) games, and for some countries, the effects are felt beyond the computer. Sonoma State University Human Development Professor Ben Smith is studying those effects thanks to a $15,000 grant from the Spencer Foundation focusing on gaming and indigenous masculinities in Peru. “Digital … Continue reading

New Sonoma State MBA Course Engages Students in North Bay Sustainability Projects
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New Sonoma State MBA Course Engages Students in North Bay Sustainability Projects

A new MBA course implemented this fall at Sonoma State University has already resulted in viable sustainability projects for several North Bay businesses and organizations. The Leading Sustainable Enterprises class, taught by Business Professor Adele Santana, is an experiential leadership course allowing students to research, develop, and implement environmental sustainability initiatives in the North Bay … Continue reading

Sonoma State University Receives International Award for Sustainability
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Sonoma State University Receives International Award for Sustainability

Sonoma State University’s commitment to sustainability has been recognized by one of the largest international higher education sustainability nonprofit organizations in the world. The University has received a Bronze Award from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)’s Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS) program.       The effort … Continue reading

SSU Professor Mariana G. Martinez Vying for Seat on SRJC Board of Trustees
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SSU Professor Mariana G. Martinez Vying for Seat on SRJC Board of Trustees

Aside from the two candidates running for president, the Sonoma State community has another candidate to watch on November 8. Sonoma State University Professor Mariana G. Martinez is running for a seat on the Santa Rosa Junior College Board of Trustees. Martinez is running to represent the 3-4-5 district, which covers Rohnert Park, Cotati, most … Continue reading

SSU Introduces ‘Digital Chalkboard’ for In-Class Lectures and Online Learning
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SSU Introduces ‘Digital Chalkboard’ for In-Class Lectures and Online Learning

Faculty at Sonoma State University have a new type of digital “chalkboard” to reach students online and supplement classroom learning.   The Faculty Center’s new “lightboard” is a framed glass window that professors write on with dry-erase markers. With the help of a green screen, video lighting and a simple mirror to flip the image, … Continue reading