Grant to Allow Four-Year Bachelor’s and Bilingual Teaching Credential Program
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Grant to Allow Four-Year Bachelor’s and Bilingual Teaching Credential Program

Sonoma State University has received a $200,000 grant allowing students to earn a Bachelor’s degree and bilingual teaching credential in just four years total, saving students at least one year and an estimated $20,000. “These new teachers are currently doing their student teaching locally for their teaching credential, but what is often challenging for bilingual … Continue reading

Preserving Cultural Heritage: Anthropological Studies Center Receives Governor’s Award with Caltrans and Kashaya Pomo Tribe
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Preserving Cultural Heritage: Anthropological Studies Center Receives Governor’s Award with Caltrans and Kashaya Pomo Tribe

After receiving an award from the Governor’s office, Sonoma State University’s Anthropological Studies Center is being hailed as a model for government agencies in preserving Native American cultural heritage in other states and at the federal level. Along with Caltrans and the Kashaya Pomo tribe, the Center has received the 2016 Governor’s Historic Preservation Award … Continue reading

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

Sonoma State University Professor Dr. Mariana G. Martinez has won a seat on the Santa Rosa Junior College Board of Trustees, garnering the most votes running against two incumbents. Martinez will represent the 3-4-5 district, which covers Rohnert Park, Cotati, most of Santa Rosa and several areas of unincorporated Sonoma County.Martinez (27,179 votes, 34.3 percent) … Continue reading

SSU Children’s School Director Lia Thompson-Clark Receives Award from 4C’s of Sonoma County
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SSU Children’s School Director Lia Thompson-Clark Receives Award from 4C’s of Sonoma County

Sonoma State University Children’s School Director Lia Thompson-Clark received the Champions for Children award from the Community Child Care Council (4C’s) of Sonoma County last week for her work in the field of early childhood education. “Lia Thompson-Clark has been a gracious and consistent leader in our early education community,” says Melissa Nelson, a Master … Continue reading

Sonoma State University Ranks as One of the Top 50 Most Affordable MBA Programs in the Country
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Sonoma State University Ranks as One of the Top 50 Most Affordable MBA Programs in the Country

Sonoma State University has been named one of the 50 most affordable MBA Programs in the nation by TopManagementDegrees.com.   The list is based on the data from over 1,000 MBA programs all over the country with the two main factors being accreditation and estimated tuition cost, placing Sonoma State University No. 41 on the … Continue reading

SSU Ranked No. 1 for Value of Counseling Master’s Degree
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SSU Ranked No. 1 for Value of Counseling Master’s Degree

Sonoma State University is ranked No. 1 on the list of top value counseling Master’s degrees in California, published in October by TopCounselingSchools.org. Both the Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling programs were praised for their “commitment to self exploration and personal growth.” Both programs have small cohorts designed for just that purpose, says … 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