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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
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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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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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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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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Career Fest
Mar
25
to Apr 4

Career Fest

Career Fest is a two week event for SSU students centered on topics related to career success and professional development. The first week will include workshops, networking, and a lounge where you can drop in to have all your questions answered. All of this is leading up to the Career Fairs, which will include a total of four fairs focused on specific industries. Save the date for these Career Fairs and look for more information coming soon about the Career Fest.

 Career Fair: Education + Teaching

March 29 from 10-2pm in the Student Center Ballroom

 

Career Fair: STEM + Health + Environment

April 2 from 10-2pm in the Student Center Ballroom

 

Career Fair: Wine + Hospitality + Business + Economics

April 3 from 10-2pm in the Student Center Ballroom

 

Career Fair: Social Impact + Arts + Communication + Government

April 4 from 10-2pm in the Student Center Ballroom

 

The Career Center is now located in International Hall and can be contacted at 707-664-2198 or careerservices@sonoma.edu.

 

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Career Pop Up - Career Fest
Mar
26
10:00 AM10:00

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.

Come by the popup to:

  • Attend a quick morning workshop called ‘Do’s and Donuts’ @ 10am each day for toptips to preparefor the fairs!

  • See 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

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Career Fair Prep Workshop: Resume Studio
Mar
26
12:00 PM12:00

Career Fair Prep Workshop: Resume Studio

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!



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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 Pop Up - Career Fest
Mar
27
10:00 AM10:00

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.

Come by the pop up to:

  • Attend a quick morning workshop called ‘Do’s and Donuts’ @ 10am each day for toptips to preparefor the fairs!

  • See 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

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Career Fair Prep Workshop: How to Talk to Employers
Mar
27
12:00 PM12:00

Career Fair Prep Workshop: How to Talk to Employers

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

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!



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Pop Up Lounge - Career Fest
Mar
28
10:00 AM10:00

Pop Up Lounge - 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.

Come by the popup to:

  • Attend a quick morning workshop called ‘Do’s and Donuts’ @ 10am each day for toptips to preparefor the fairs!

  • See 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



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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: Wine, Hospitality and Business
Apr
3
10:00 AM10:00

Career Fair: Wine, Hospitality and Business

There will be a total of four career fairs, broken out by industry and school. Whether you are a first-year student just exploring future opportunities, or you are a senior looking for a full-time position, we invite everyone to attend the career fairs! Bring copies of your resume and have your elevator pitch ready to go! You can use Handshake to register for the fair(s), identify companies/organizations that will be in attendance, and search the full-time positions & internships being hired for. The next fair is:

  • Thursday, April 4th: Social Impact | Arts | Communication | Government



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Career Fair: Wine, Hospitality and Business
Apr
4
10:00 AM10:00

Career Fair: Wine, Hospitality and Business

Career Fair: Social Impact, Arts and Communication | 10 AM - 2 PM | Student Center Ballroom

There will be a total of 4 career fairs, broken out by industry and school. Whether you are a first-year student just exploring future opportunities, or you are a senior looking for a full-time position, we invite everyone to attend the career fairs! Bring copies of your resume and have your elevator pitch ready to go! You can use Handshake to register for the fair(s), identify companies/organizations that will be in attendance, and search the full-time positions & internships being hired for.




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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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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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Math and Statistics Lecture Series: Apportionment and Gerrymandering
Nov
14
3:45 PM15:45

Math and Statistics Lecture Series: Apportionment and Gerrymandering

Apportionment and Gerrymandering by Emille Lawrence, University of San Francisco

The United States Census Bureau will conduct its next census in the year 2020, but why is this decennial count so important? We will look at several different methods of apportionment that have been used over the years and some of the paradoxes that can arise therefrom. We will also discuss gerrymandering (the redrawing of district lines for ulterior motives) and some different measures for a district’s “compactness”.

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

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International Education Week: Culture Day
Nov
14
12:00 PM12:00

International Education Week: Culture Day

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

Meet international students as they explore the cultural nuances of studying at an American university. Participate in open discussions and activities! For more information, visit the website.

12-1pm: Coffee & Culture, IH 106

1-2pm: Global Poster Presentations, Alexander Valley Room

2-3pm: Sonoma County Taiko Workshop, GMC Weil Hall (tentative)

3-4pm: Language Bites, Alexander Valley Room


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International Education Week: Study Away Day
Nov
13
12:00 PM12:00

International Education Week: Study Away Day

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

Learn about the various international programs offered at SSU and meet the people who can help you go abroad. For more information, visit the website.

12-1pm: World of Work: Global & Intercultural Fluency & Your Career, IH 106
1-2pm: Work, Intern, Volunteer Abroad (WIVA) Info Session, IH 106
2-3pm: Peace Corps Info Session, IH 106
3-4pm: Financing Your Experience Abroad Info Session, IH 106
4-6pm: GoGlobal! Fest, Alexander Valley Room


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2nd Annual National First-Generation College Student Celebration
Nov
8
11:15 AM11:15

2nd Annual National First-Generation College Student Celebration

Please join us for the 2nd annual First-Generation College Student Celebration! This year’s event will include a celebratory parade at 11:15am from International Hall to the Student Center and will convene at 12:00pm to 2:30pm in Ballroom A for a speakers event, including a welcome address by President Sakaki. While we have scheduled speakers, including faculty, staff, and students, there will be an open mic opportunity for anyone who wants to share about their First-Gen experience.

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Dinner Table Talk: Kindred by Octavia Butler
Nov
7
6:00 PM18:00

Dinner Table Talk: Kindred by Octavia Butler

  • University Library, Schulz 3001 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us for dinner and a discussion of Octavia Butler's groundbreaking novel, Kindred. First published in 1979, Kindred explores a number of questions about the legacy of slavery in the United States, gender, race, and power, historical memory and trauma, and the meaning of freedom through a fascinating combination of time travel story and slave narrative.

Kindred has been widely acclaimed since its publication and remains one of Butler's most popular novels. Come to Schulz 3001 at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 for (free!) dinner and conversation. All are welcome.


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Math and Statistics Lecture Series: Statistical Applications in Extreme Weather and Climate Research
Nov
7
3:45 PM15:45

Math and Statistics Lecture Series: Statistical Applications in Extreme Weather and Climate Research

Statistical Applications in Extreme Weather and Climate Research by Jose Hernandez Ayala, Sonoma State University

This talk will focus on exploring multiple statistical applications in extreme weather and climate research that include the use of multiple correlation tests, linear regression models, spatial interpolation techniques, principal component analysis, spatial overlay analysis and extreme value analysis.

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

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Salary Negotiation Workshop
Nov
6
5:00 PM17:00

Salary Negotiation Workshop

  • Sonoma Valley Room, Student Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Facilitated by Laurel McCabe, Professor of Psychology

In this FREE two-hour salary negotiation workshop, learn how to confidently and successfully negotiate your salary and benefits packages. Gain confidence in your negotiation style through facilitated discussion and role-playing. Students from any local institution are welcome to attend with a student email address and ID.

Register the event via the link, and visit the AAUW Start Smart website for more information.

Hosted by the Sonoma State University Career Center


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Library Design Sessions
Nov
6
2:30 PM14:30

Library Design Sessions

The Jean and Charles Schulz Information Center wants to hear from you! Share your thoughts on preliminary design elements for the Library as envisioned by architectural firm Noll & Tam.  All visionaries, SSU students, faculty, staff, and managers are welcome. Please RSVP to one of the four offered sessions by Friday, November 9 via the link. For questions, contact library@sonoma.edu.

Here’s what we’re serving at each library design session: 

10 – 11 am Tuesday, November 13 (donuts, fruit, and coffee/tea)

11:30 – 12:30 pm Tuesday, November 13 (pizza and beverages)

1-2 pm Wednesday, November 14 (cookies and coffee/tea)

2:30-3:30 pm Wednesday, November 14 (assorted sweets and fruit, coffee/tea)

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