Sonoma State’s study abroad program nationally ranked

Sonoma State’s study abroad program nationally ranked

In the academic year 2015-2016, Sonoma State had 63 students study abroad for a full academic year and the number has dramatically increased since. In 2016-2017, the number of students grew to 89 students, an increase of 26 students. The growth of the program comes from support of faculty, academic departments, and students’ desire to live and study in a different culture.

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Final approvals for Rohnert Park downtown coming next month

Final approvals for Rohnert Park downtown coming next month

There are a lot of things that make a great University Downtown,” David Bouquillon, president of Laulima Developments said, “whether it’s feeling the palpable vibe of an alma mater, having tons to do, or the fact that your university town is a great place to stay after you’ve graduated.  The opportunity exist to be considered along other cool college downtowns like Palo Alto, San Luis Obispo, Davis, Berkeley, Santa Cruz, Claremont, Chico and Santa Barbara, to name a few.”

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Associated Students push student vote in upcoming election

Associated Students push student vote in upcoming election

Low voter turnout among young adults has been an ongoing issue for many years and college campuses around California are encouraging students to register. One of the ways college campuses are combating this issue is by establishing a competition between all CSUs, UCs, and Community Colleges in California to see which campus can get the most students to register. The competition is called the “California University and College Ballot Bowl.”

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Gov. Jerry Brown signs emergency alert bill

Gov. Jerry Brown signs emergency alert bill

The legislation is the first of its kind that will advance statewide emergency alert standards that all of California’s 58 counties can adopt. “Statewide emergency alert standards will be developed, training for local emergency managers will be implemented and we will be investing in a more proactive and effective mutual aid response system,” McGuire said in a statement.

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