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Career Pop Up - Career Fest
Mar
26
to Mar 28

Career Pop Up - Career Fest

The first-ever Career Center Pop-Up will be making its debut the week prior to the Career Fairs! The pop-up is a fun, accessible place for students to get resources and support prior to the upcoming Career Fairs.

  • Attend brief workshops - ‘Do’s and Donuts’ - each morning at 10:00am for top tips to prepare for the Career Fairs

  • Meet with a Career Advisor for a 15-minute drop-in appointment

  • Get your resume reviewed by a professional advisor

  • Check out the Career Clothing Closet for access to professional attire

  • Connect with employers who will be attending the Career Fair

You can sign up for the Pop Up early or on site! To sign up ahead of time please visit this link: Pop Up Sign up.

Tuesday, March 26:

10:00 - 11:00 am: Do’s & Donuts- top tips, do’s + don’ts of career fairs, and donuts!

12:00 - 1:00 pm: Workshop: Prep your Resume- how to format and prepare your resume strategically for the fairs!

1:00 - 2:30 pm: Stress Less Zone: 4PAWS Therapy Dogs

1:00 - 4:00 pm: Prep + Pop- Connect with employers to get their perspective on everything from resumes to top skills they’re looking for. Grab some popcorn while you’re here!

 

Wednesday, March 27:

10:00 - 11:00 am: Do’s & Donuts- top tips, do’s + don’ts of career fairs, and donuts!

12:00 - 1:00 pm: Workshop: Prep your Pitch- How to connect, talk, and engage with employers at the career fairs!

1:00 - 4:00 pm: Prep + Pop- Connect with employers to get their perspective on everything from resumes to top skills they’re looking for. Grab some popcorn while you’re here!

1:00 - 4:00 pm: Stress Less Zone- make your own stress ball with Student Involvement 

 

Thursday, March 28:

10:00 - 11:00 am: Do’s & Donuts- top tips, do’s + don’ts of career fairs, and donuts!

12:00 - 1:00 pm: Workshop: Prep your Profile- How to use HANDSHAKE for Career Fair success!

1:00 - 2:30 pm: Stress Less Zone: Mini Yoga sessions with Rec Instructors

1:00 - 4:00 pm: Prep + Pop- Connect with employers to get their perspective on everything from resumes to top skills they’re looking for. Grab some popcorn while you’re here!

 

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made two weeks prior to the event date by contacting the Career Center at careerservices@sonoma.edu or 707-664-2198.

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Career Fest Pop Up Lounge Prep Your Resume Workshop
Mar
26
12:00 PM12:00

Career Fest Pop Up Lounge Prep Your Resume Workshop

Curious about what makes a resume standout? In this studio, we walk you through each section that should be included in your resume, as well as tips and strategies for effectively packaging your experiences in an impactful way. Bring your computer so you can either create a new resume or edit one you already have!

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made two weeks prior to the event date by contacting the Career Center at careerservices@sonoma.edu or 707-664-2198.



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Start Smart SALARY NEGOTIATIONS
Mar
26
3:00 PM15:00

Start Smart SALARY NEGOTIATIONS


Women are typically paid only 80% of what men make doing the same work, and the gap is even wider for women of color. This can result in the loss of over a million dollars in a women’s lifetime. On March 26, Dr. Laurel McCabe, Professor of Psychology will lead the American Association of University Women’s workshop on salary negotiation. This is especially for undergraduate students, for young women and underrepresented individuals to learn the skills to negotiate your salary from your first job following graduation!

 

Attendance is free, but registration is required. Please visit this website.

 

If you are a grad student, staff member, faculty member or community member, please note this event is reserved for undergraduate students and we will be hosting a Work Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop just for you. Save the date for April 16th 4-6pm! Or email Audra at audra.grady@sonoma.edu for more information.

Please note the correct date for this event is March 26.

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Holocaust And Genocide Lecture Series: Why? Explaining The Holocaust
Mar
26
4:00 PM16:00

Holocaust And Genocide Lecture Series: Why? Explaining The Holocaust

Professor Emeritus Peter Hayes, Ph. D., Northwestern University.  All Lectures Are Free And Open To The Public. The Complete Lecture Series Schedule Is Available Online

For More Information About This Event, Please See The Facebook Page For The Alliance For The Study Of The Holocaust And Genocide.


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Career Fest Pop Up Prep Your Pitch Workshop: How to Talk to Employers
Mar
27
12:00 PM12:00

Career Fest Pop Up Prep Your Pitch Workshop: How to Talk to Employers

The idea of “networking” can feel intimidating, and often, it’s hard to know where to begin! This workshop will break down what “networking” is, how to connect and talk with employers and professionals in a way that feels comfortable and authentic. This is a great way to help you feel prepared to engage with employers at the fair!

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made two weeks prior to the event date by contacting the Career Center at careerservices@sonoma.edu or 707-664-2198.



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Career Fest Prep Your Profile Workshop: Handshake Studio
Mar
28
12:00 PM12:00

Career Fest Prep Your Profile Workshop: Handshake Studio

This workshop will cover a quick overview of handshake, our new career development platform! Come by to learn how to create your handshake profile, as well as how to use handshake strategically to set you up for success at the career fairs.

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made two weeks prior to the event date by contacting the Career Center at careerservices@sonoma.edu or 707-664-2198.


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From Digital to Human Connection: Emotional Intelligence and Gen Z
Mar
29
9:00 AM09:00

From Digital to Human Connection: Emotional Intelligence and Gen Z

Baby Boomers, Generation X, Millennials, and now…Gen Z. This session is designed to enhance your interpersonal and emotional intelligence skills to better communicate, connect, and build relationships offline. All students, especially student leaders,  are invited to attend. For more information, mo.phillips@sonoma.edu

9 AM - 12 PM

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Career Fair: Education Job Fair
Mar
29
1:00 PM13:00

Career Fair: Education Job Fair

Attend one or all four of the Career Fairs, which are broken out by industry. Whether you are a first-year student just exploring future opportunities, or you are a senior looking for a full-time position, we encourage everyone to attend the Career Fairs! Bring copies of your resume and have your elevator pitch ready to go!

This Career Fair is focused around the education and teaching industry.

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3rd Annual Undocu5k: Educación sin Fronteras
Mar
31
8:30 AM08:30

3rd Annual Undocu5k: Educación sin Fronteras

Looking for a fun run/walk and a chance to help raise money to provide scholarships on campus? Join Students for Quality Education in collaboration with SSU DREAM Center this year for our Third Annual Undocu5k: Educación sin Fronteras happening on March 31st, 2019. This event is for everyone! Invite your family, friends, and community to this student-led and student-run event. Tickets available through the Sonoma State Box Office. More information can be found at sonomastateundocu5k.weebly.com.


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Career Fair: STEM  + Health + Environment
Apr
2
10:00 AM10:00

Career Fair: STEM + Health + Environment

Attend one or all four of the Career Fairs, which are broken out by industry. Whether you are a first-year student just exploring future opportunities, or you are a senior looking for a full-time position, we encourage everyone to attend the Career Fairs! Bring copies of your resume and have your elevator pitch ready to go!

This Career Fair is focused around the stem, health and environment industry.

Register on Handshake for the Career Fairs. Research the most current list of participating employers and the opportunities the have available by visiting the Career Fest 2019 employer list on Handshake. Use the filters to find companies who are hiring for roles that you are interested in. To view job descriptions, click on Jobs, and then and then enter keywords such as the employer’s name. To view job descriptions, click on View Details under the employer’s name.

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made two weeks prior to the event date by contacting the Career Center at careerservices@sonoma.edu or 707-664-2198.

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Career Fair: Wine + Hospitality + Business
Apr
3
10:00 AM10:00

Career Fair: Wine + Hospitality + Business

Attend one or all four of the Career Fairs, which are broken out by industry. Whether you are a first-year student just exploring future opportunities, or you are a senior looking for a full-time position, we encourage everyone to attend the Career Fairs! Bring copies of your resume and have your elevator pitch ready to go!

This Career Fair is focused around the wine, hospitality and business industry.

Register on Handshake for the Career Fairs. Research the most current list of participating employers and the opportunities the have available by visiting the Career Fest 2019 employer list on Handshake. Use the filters to find companies who are hiring for roles that you are interested in. To view job descriptions, click on Jobs, and then and then enter keywords such as the employer’s name. To view job descriptions, click on View Details under the employer’s name.

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made two weeks prior to the event date by contacting the Career Center at careerservices@sonoma.edu or 707-664-2198.



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Faces of SSU Reception
Apr
3
4:30 PM16:30

Faces of SSU Reception

Join us as we kick off The 2019 Faces of SSU story and photo exhibit. Many of the students selected will be at this reception to speak more on their story and express what being a Seawolf means to them. The poster board display depicting all Faces of SSU students will be on display in the Student Center starting in April and then can be found in the Library. In addition, banners celebrating the recipients will be dispersed throughout campus from Decision Day in April through Summer Orientation in June.

Faces of SSU is an annual project at Sonoma State University, in which students are recognized for sharing their unique story and their on-campus leadership and contributions to the Seawolf community. Through this project, the nominated students share their story through written narratives and a photo campaign that will be displayed on-campus. These stories reflect on their individuality, campus involvements and experiences while studying at Sonoma State University.



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Career Fair: Social Impact + Arts + Communications
Apr
4
10:00 AM10:00

Career Fair: Social Impact + Arts + Communications

Attend one or all four of the Career Fairs, which are broken out by industry. Whether you are a first-year student just exploring future opportunities, or you are a senior looking for a full-time position, we encourage everyone to attend the Career Fairs! Bring copies of your resume and have your elevator pitch ready to go!

This Career Fair is focused around the social impact, arts and communication industry.

Register on Handshake for the Career Fairs. Research the most current list of participating employers and the opportunities the have available by visiting the Career Fest 2019 employer list on Handshake. Use the filters to find companies who are hiring for roles that you are interested in. To view job descriptions, click on Jobs, and then and then enter keywords such as the employer’s name. To view job descriptions, click on View Details under the employer’s name.

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made two weeks prior to the event date by contacting the Career Center at careerservices@sonoma.edu or 707-664-2198.




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Faces of SSU Reception
Apr
5
5:00 PM17:00

Faces of SSU Reception

Join us as we kick off The 2019 Faces of SSU story and photo exhibit. Many of the students selected will be at this reception to speak more on their story and express what being a Seawolf means to them. The poster board display depicting all Faces of SSU students will be on display in the Student Center starting in April and then can be found in the Library. In addition, banners celebrating the recipients will be dispersed throughout campus from Decision Day in April through Summer Orientation in June.

Faces of SSU is an annual project at Sonoma State University, in which students are recognized for sharing their unique story and their on-campus leadership and contributions to the Seawolf community. Through this project, the nominated students share their story through written narratives and a photo campaign that will be displayed on-campus. These stories reflect on their individuality, campus involvements and experiences while studying at Sonoma State University.



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Post Career Fair Interview Studio
Apr
10
12:00 PM12:00

Post Career Fair Interview Studio

  • Career Center (International Hall) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

So, you attended the Career Fairs, and now you have an interview! We are here to help -  attend this studio to learn more about the purpose of interviewing, practical strategies to answer tough questions, and how to be a standout interviewee. This is an interactive workshop, so come prepared to practice!


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Start Smart SALARY NEGOTIATIONS
Apr
16
4:00 PM16:00

Start Smart SALARY NEGOTIATIONS

AAUW Start Smart is specifically designed to teach you how to negotiate salaries for a new job. In every two-hour workshop you’ll gain confidence in your negotiation style through facilitated discussion and role-play and learn:

·         How to identify and articulate your personal value

·         How to develop an arsenal of persuasive responses and other strategies to use when negotiating

·         How to conduct objective market research to benchmark a target salary and benefits

·         About the pay gap, including its long-term consequences

This workshops is for Graduate Students & Professionals

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made two weeks prior to the event date by contacting the Career Center at careerservices@sonoma.edu or 707-664-2198.


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Beyond the Resume Studio
Mar
13
12:00 PM12:00

Beyond the Resume Studio

Come to this pre-Career Fair workshop to learn briefly about preparing your resume for the fair, but also dive into other topics including LinkedIn and social networking, informational interviewing, and more! If you have questions or are not sure where to start in preparation for the career fair, this workshop is for you!



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Friends of Public Banking Sonoma County- Shelly Browning, Philip Beard, Debora Hammond
Feb
27
2:30 PM14:30

Friends of Public Banking Sonoma County- Shelly Browning, Philip Beard, Debora Hammond

Maintaining a movement through both existing structures and innovative approaches. The Social Justice Week is sponsored by a variety of University Departments, Student Organizations and off campus entities. These events are FREE and open to the public. For more information, contact peter.phillips@sonoma.edu


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CalFresh Festival
Feb
27
11:00 AM11:00

CalFresh Festival

Sonoma State is now supporting CalFresh outreach as part of our Basic Needs program and you could be eligible for CalFresh*.  CalFresh could be worth up to $150 a month in assistance to buy groceries. A CalFresh card is as easy to use as a debit card and we will help you with the application process.

As many as 40% of all college students are food insecure. There is no reason not to take advantage of your eligibility. You could have up to $150 more a month to help you buy food.

On February 27, 2019, we will be having a CalFresh Festival to help students fill out their applications, collect needed documents, and meet resources providers from the campus and the community.

Learn more about the program, fill out your application, get free giveaways, and be on your way to a more secure food future. If you cannot make it on this date, please email us at studentaffairs@sonoma.edu and we will set you up with a CalFresh Adviser to help you complete the application process.

* If you are on a campus meal plan that provides more than 11 meals a week, you are not currently eligible for CalFresh but you should contact us for an appointment as soon as you are no longer on a meal plan.


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Beyond the Resume Studio
Feb
26
11:00 AM11:00

Beyond the Resume Studio

Missed our last resume workshop? Now is your chance to learn the skills to prepare your resume for the upcoming career fair, including LinkedIn and social networking, informational interviewing, and much more. If you have questions or are not sure where to start in preparation for the career fair, this workshop will be extremely beneficial and give you the tools to succeed.

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Grad Fair 2019
Feb
26
to Feb 27

Grad Fair 2019

  • University Store 2nd Floor of Student Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Your One Stop Shop for Commencement Needs

Feb. 26 & 27: 10 -3 PM

Order your SSU commencement regalia

  • Order your commencement announcements

  • Take your grad photos- free sitting with photographer on site with cap and gown provided

  • Looking for a class ring? Take a look and make an order during the event

  • Learn how to become an SSU Alumni Association member

  • Take a look at all the graduation accessories and gifts (i.e., stoles, tassels, signets, key chains, license plate frames, tees, sweatshirts, drink ware, etc.,)

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Beyond the Resume Studio
Feb
14
2:00 PM14:00

Beyond the Resume Studio

Come to this Pre-Career Fair workshop to learn briefly about preparing your resume for the fair, but also dive into other topics including LinkedIn and social networking, informational interviewing, and more! If you have questions or are not sure where to start in preparation for the career fair, this workshop is for you!

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The Gender Gap In STEM Film: Hidden Figures
Feb
11
7:00 PM19:00

The Gender Gap In STEM Film: Hidden Figures

This award-winning film tells the story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program. Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe lead the star-studded cast. Presented by the United Nations Association (UNA) of Sonoma County, Sonoma State University's School of Science and Technology, and the Women in Tech Initiative.


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The Gender Gap In STEM Panel: Empowering Women in STEM
Feb
11
6:00 PM18:00

The Gender Gap In STEM Panel: Empowering Women in STEM

Join us for a discussion about the gender gap in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)., and hear directly from the women that are breaking barriers and paving the way for girls around the world. Presented by the United Nations Association (UNA) of Sonoma County, Sonoma State University's School of Science and Technology, and the Women in Tech Initiative.


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JUMP Info Night
Feb
4
5:00 PM17:00

JUMP Info Night

  • Erin Fisher Room, 2nd Floor of Student Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come check out all of the wonderful volunteer opportunities JUMP has to offer for the Spring Semester. Volunteering with JUMP connects you to all of our staff and the amazing community partners we serve. We offer programs and events that suit anybody's interest. All we ask is that you give us a chance to meet you and show you the power of community service. Be a part of our impact driven movement!


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Reminder: 2019/2020 University Scholarship Application is due Feb. 1
Feb
1
12:00 PM12:00

Reminder: 2019/2020 University Scholarship Application is due Feb. 1

Who is eligible?

All continuing or new degree program students planning to attend full-time (12 units undergrad, 8 units grad) for the 2019/2020 academic year with a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA. New incoming students must have applied to SSU for admission before they can apply for scholarships.

What is needed to apply?

Step 1 - Go to http://www.sonoma.edu/scholarships/application and carefully read through the application requirements listed. In the application, you will be asked to do the following:

1.    Answer all the questions on the brief questionnaire.

2.    Upload a two page essay (guidelines and tips are provided at the link above).

*NEW* no letters of recommendation are required this year

Step 2 – Click “Click here to begin your 2019/20 University Application” at the bottom of the page. Log in using your My SSU username and password, and begin the application.

You can complete your application over time by clicking “Save and Keep Editing," but the application is not complete and will not be reviewed until you have clicked “Finish and Submit” at the bottom of the application. Deadline to apply is Feb. 1.

Please call the Scholarship Office at (707) 664-2261 or email scholarships@sonoma.edu with any questions.

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JUMP Info Night
Jan
30
3:00 PM15:00

JUMP Info Night

  • Erin Fisher Room, 2nd Floor of Student Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come check out all of the wonderful volunteer opportunities JUMP has to offer for the Spring Semester. Volunteering with JUMP connects you to all of our staff and the amazing community partners we serve. We offer programs and events that suit anybody's interest. All we ask is that you give us a chance to meet you and show you the power of community service. Be a part of our impact driven movement!


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JUMP Info Night
Jan
29
6:00 PM18:00

JUMP Info Night

  • Erin Fisher Room, 2nd Floor of Student Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come check out all of the wonderful volunteer opportunities JUMP has to offer for the Spring Semester. Volunteering with JUMP connects you to all of our staff and the amazing community partners we serve. We offer programs and events that suit anybody's interest. All we ask is that you give us a chance to meet you and show you the power of community service. Be a part of our impact driven movement!


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Long Night Against Procrastination
Dec
10
to Dec 11

Long Night Against Procrastination

  • University Library, Schulz 1121 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Register to attend an 8-hour-long study marathon hosted by the University Library. Kick off your finals week right by tackling your project deadlines and exams in a supportive, private, and intimate space. Work alongside fellow students in a study-intensive space and keep each other on-task and accountable for studying & finishing final projects.

During the Long Night Against Procrastination, students will enjoy all the comforts and services the University Library can provide: a quiet room, access to research librarians, subject tutoring, writing help, brain food, periodic de-stress activities, and a never-ending flow of coffee and tea.

Space is limited to 45 students. See the full schedule of events and register today via the link.


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DIG INTO NATURE: World of Mushrooms
Dec
1
1:00 PM13:00

DIG INTO NATURE: World of Mushrooms

Mushrooms can be delicious, but they can also be deadly. It pays to know which ones are which! This six-part mycology course will bring you into the world of these awe-inspiring fungi and send you out an expert (or at least more knowledgeable).

To sign up, visit the Center for Environmental Inquiry website.

 

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DIG INTO NATURE: Mushroom Blitz
Dec
1
10:00 AM10:00

DIG INTO NATURE: Mushroom Blitz

Join our Sonoma State University mycology students as we investigate the wide variety of mushrooms found across the stunning landscape of the Osborn Preserve. We’ll venture into the forest to identify, photograph and catalog our discoveries using the iNaturalist app for inclusion in the preserve’s fungal species list.

To sign up, visit the Center for Environmental Inquiry website.

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Math and Statistics Lecture Series: Metacognition and the Problem-Solving Process. How do Mathematicians do Math?
Nov
28
3:45 PM15:45

Math and Statistics Lecture Series: Metacognition and the Problem-Solving Process. How do Mathematicians do Math?

Metacognition and the Problem-Solving Process. How do Mathematicians do Math? Abigail Higgins, Sacramento State University

Mathematicians are widely regarded as expert problem-solvers. But their ability to solve problems is not innate; it was honed over several years of practice. Together, we will consider different problem-solving practices employed by mathematicians, discuss strategic applications of these mathematical habits, and practice applying these strategies to new problems.

Enjoy tea and cookies at the Math and Statistics Lecture Series every Wednesday at 4PM.

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Navigating Diversity, Equity and Exclusivity at a 21st Century Public University: It Takes a Campus
Nov
28
10:00 AM10:00

Navigating Diversity, Equity and Exclusivity at a 21st Century Public University: It Takes a Campus

Learn the skills needed to promote diversity at Sonoma State. Guest speaker Reverend Dr, Jamie Washington will be leading a session teaching leaders how to create a more inclusive campus community to prepare the next generation of leaders.

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Drop In Math Tutoring Hours
Nov
26
to Dec 13

Drop In Math Tutoring Hours

  • Harvest Room Zinfandel Village (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Learning and Academic Resource Center’s Tutorial Program provides free drop-in math tutoring in the Harvest Room in Zinfandel Village every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 12-3pm. Available tutors and courses vary per semester.

Please contact tutorcr@sonoma.edu for the current semester’s schedule.

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Student Peer Advising Pop-Up Advising
Nov
20
11:00 AM11:00

Student Peer Advising Pop-Up Advising

  • Outside of University Library (Near Clock Tower) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Why stress about registration when you can visit SPA—Student Peer Advising (SPA) is hosting pop-up advising to help students prepare for registration. Several undeclared and major advisors will be available to answer all questions.

FREE Yerba Mate will be handed out to those who participate!


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Student Peer Advising Pop-Up Advising
Nov
19
11:00 AM11:00

Student Peer Advising Pop-Up Advising

  • Outside of University Library (Near Clock Tower) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Why stress about registration when you can visit SPA—Student Peer Advising (SPA) is hosting pop-up advising to help students prepare for registration. Several undeclared and major advisors will be available to answer all questions.

FREE Yerba Mate will be handed out to those who participate!


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DIG INTO NATURE: World of Mushrooms
Nov
17
1:00 PM13:00

DIG INTO NATURE: World of Mushrooms

Mushrooms can be delicious, but they can also be deadly. It pays to know which ones are which! This six-part mycology course will bring you into the world of these awe-inspiring fungi and send you out an expert (or at least more knowledgeable).

To sign up, visit the Center for Environmental Inquiry website.

 

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International Education Week: Research Day
Nov
15
12:00 PM12:00

International Education Week: Research Day

  • International Hall, Alexander Valley Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Many of our faculty have international experience and expertise on a range of international matters. Hear from SSU faculty on a number of international topics, from immigration, to the European Union. For more information, visit the website.

12-1pm: Faculty Lecture, “Geology students learn the cold, hard facts... on a Canadian glacier,” Alexander Valley Room

3-4pm: FLTA Lecture, “#Balancetonporc, the French version of #MeToo (A different reaction to the same problem),” Sonoma Valley Room

4-5pm: IEW Reception and Phi Beta Delta (PBD) Induction Ceremony, Ballroom B

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