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When I started this website in college, I intended to use it as a hub for all my published work. Over the past few months, I’ve realized it’s a bit more difficult than I thought to keep the website updated — especially since I work for a daily newspaper and write multiple stories per day!…

Model United Nations Brings Home Two Awards From New York City

Sonoma State University NewsCenter: Model United Nations Brings Home Two Awards From New York City Amid the competition and international perspectives of students from around the world, Sonoma State University’s Model United Nations delegation earned its 11th and 12th awards in the past six years at the National Model U.N. Conference in New York City…

Director of SSU Autism Program to Retire after 29 Years

Sonoma State University NewsCenter: Director of Autism Program to Retire After 29 Years After 29 years at Sonoma State University, psychology professor Lorna Catford, director of SSU’s Collaborative Autism Training and Support (CATS) program, is retiring at the end of this academic year. CATS was founded in 2005 and gives Sonoma State psychology students the…

Sonoma State Alumni Tackle Sustainability, Food Security with ‘Farmster’

Sonoma State University NewsCenter: Sonoma State Alumni Tackle Sustainability, Food Security with ‘Farmster’ A group of Sonoma State University alumni have taken the next step in making their dream a reality with the creation of Farmster, a nonprofit dedicated to sustainable living and food security. “When Farmster was created, we were 4 students in a garage,”…

Career Center Invites Students to Prepare for Future at Annual Career Fair

Sonoma State University NewsCenter: Career Center Invites Students to Prepare for Future at Annual Career Fair Companies and organizations from across the San Francisco Bay Area will be at Sonoma State University on Thursday for the university’s annual Career Fair, giving students the opportunity to network, interview and prepare for life after graduation. Hosted by…

SSU Showcases Technology Transforming the Classroom

Sonoma State University NewsCenter: SSU Showcases Technology Transforming the Classroom With handmade circuit boards and 3D printers on hand, teachers from Sonoma County gathered to demonstrate their innovative approaches to engaging students through technology at Sonoma State University’s Teacher Technology Showcase on Feb. 11. Carlos Ayala, dean of Sonoma State’s School of Education, says technology…

LoboVision Brings Bright New Communication Tool to Campus

Sonoma State University NewsCenter: LoboVision Brings Bright New Communication Tool to Campus An eye-catching new 300 square-foot digital screen is increasing awareness of events and programs for students at Sonoma State University. The screen, strategically located in Seawolf Plaza in the heart of campus, will not only improve awareness among students and promote events, but…

New Mock Trial Team Preps Students with Live-Action ‘Law and Order’

Sonoma State NewsCenter: New Mock Trial Team Preps Students with Live-Action ‘Law and Order’ Taking the roles of defense attorneys, prosecutors and even witnesses, participating in an American Mock Trial tournament is a lot like watching an episode of “Law and Order,” says Sonoma State University Mock Trial Team president Michelle Arnold. “We do a…

‘Made By Seawolves’ Store Gives Students Hands-On Entrepreneurship Experience

‘Made By Seawolves’ Store Gives Student Hands-On Entrepreneurship Experience Starting this holiday season, Sonoma State University students will be able to buy items made by their fellow Seawolves in the new Made By Seawolves store in the Student Center. The store is designed to promote entrepreneurship, says student Katie Caughlin, marketing and advertising director of…

DREAMers Club Helps Undocumented Students Succeed in College

Sonoma State University NewsCenter: DREAMers Club Helps Undocumented Students Succeed in College Navigating college for the first time can present several challenges for the average student. For the 148 undocumented students at Sonoma State University, those challenges are even harder says Griselda Madrigal, president of Sonoma State’s DREAMers Club. “The idea is to have a…

Disability Rights Pioneer Honored in Two Bay Area Exhibits

Sonoma State University NewsCenter: Disability Rights Pioneer Honored in Two Bay Area Exhibits The founder of Sonoma State University’s Disability Resource Center, Anthony Tusler, has fought for the rights of disabled Americans for more than 40 years and is now being recognized for his efforts in a pair of Bay Area exhibits. “Patient No More:…

Online Registration Made Easier with New Seawolf Scheduler

Sonoma State University NewsCenter: Online Registration Made Easier with New Seawolf Scheduler Registering for classes can be difficult for busy students looking to make the most of their college careers. Combine that with part- or full-time employment, and the process can sometimes take hours and multiple sheets of scratch paper to complete. The new Seawolf…