ACADEMIC AFFAIRS - link to complete division plan
PRIORITY 4 - TRANSFORMATIVE IMPACT
GOAL: Deploy SSU talent (faculty, staff, and students) for community-based service, research, and engagement.
|Promote research, service, and community engagement related to local issues and the local economy (such as water quality, wine research, fire ecology, resilience, etc.).|
|Devise sustainable means of more intentionally integrating our environmental and cultural resources (e.g., the preserves, the campus, the Green Music Center) into teaching, learning, and RSCA opportunities.|
GOAL: Amplify and augment SSU's impacts on our regional communities and on the regional and statewide economies.
|Assess and find ways to incentive more volunteerism of SSU staff and faculty|
|Create a communication plan to be reviewed on an annual basis to capture and communicate SSU impacts on families, communities, region, and state.|
|Support SSU involvement and presence at key community events and on key community organizations (e.g., Sonoma County Science Fair, local leadership councils, etc.).|
|Tell the stories of SSU alumni with a focus on the success of those who come from the local area and/or have made an impact on the local area.|