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Over $40,000 in Wine Business Scholarships Awarded for Academic Year 2017-2018

Over $40,000 in Wine Business Scholarships Awarded for Academic Year 2017-2018

Full Scholarship Announced for Popular Online Wine Business Management Program Rohnert Park, California – The Wine Business Institute (WBI) at Sonoma State University (SSU) today announced that $41,500 in wine business scholarships will be awarded to students in the Sonoma MBA in Wine Business and undergraduate Wine Business Strategies degree programs. The WBI also announced a […]

Dr. Damien Wilson to Provide Insight to Import Wine Market at Industry Conference April 28

Dr. Damien Wilson to Provide Insight to Import Wine Market at Industry Conference April 28

Hamel Family Chair in Wine Business Explores Threats and Opportunities for North Coast and U.S. Producers Rohnert Park, California – The Wine Business Institute (WBI) at Sonoma State University (SSU) announced today that Dr. Damien Wilson, Hamel Family Faculty Chair in Wine Business, will explore the influence of imports on the U.S. domestic wine market […]

Dr. William Silver Recognized for Commitment to Diversity Through Leadership

Dr. William Silver Recognized for Commitment to Diversity Through Leadership

School of Business and Economics Dean Honored with “Giving Back Award” for Social Responsibility in Higher Education Rohnert Park, California – The School of Business and Economics (SBE) at Sonoma State University (SSU) announced today that Dr. William Silver, Dean, was awarded the 2017 Giving Back Leadership Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, a diversity […]

Sonoma State University School of Business and Economics Leaders Keynote Sustainable Enterprise Conference April 5

Sonoma State University School of Business and Economics Leaders Keynote Sustainable Enterprise Conference April 5

12th Annual Conference Promotes Community Innovation at Critical Moment for Fast-Growing Green Economy Rohnert Park, California – The School of Business and Economics (SBE) at Sonoma State University (SSU) today announced that Dr. William Silver, Dean, and Dr. Robert Girling and Dr. Adele Santana, Professors of Business, will present at the annual Sustainable Enterprise Conference […]

Afternoon Brief, March 6

Afternoon Brief, March 6

Wine Distribution Alternatives Won’t Produce Tears for the Three Tier System: According to a Wines & Vines article, in 1995 the number of alcohol distributors in the U.S. was greater than the number of wineries: 3,000 to 1,800. That kind of competitive choice must have been really good for wineries, but a lot of wine must also have been imported…

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California Wine Industry Executives Highlight Entrepreneurship Program

California Wine Industry Executives Highlight Entrepreneurship Program

Wednesday Evening Courses Begin March 15 with Instructor Anisya Fritz of Lynmar Estate Winery Rohnert Park, California – The Wine Business Institute (WBI) at Sonoma State University (SSU) today announced the 2017 roster of guest lecturers for its respected Certificate in Wine Business Entrepreneurship, including Ron Scharman, CEO of digital marketing firm Astra Digital Marketing […]

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New Scholars Program Provides “Path to Success” for Wine Industry Workers and Families

New Scholars Program Provides “Path to Success” for Wine Industry Workers and Families

Series of $10,000 Education Grants Announced in Support of University Education and Career Success Rohnert Park, California – The Wine Business Institute (WBI) at Sonoma State University (SSU) today announced the launch of the Wine Industry Scholars Program, a pioneering initiative with a starting gift of $100,000 over four years, including ten $10,000 grants to […]

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New Research Examines Impact of Immigration on U.S. Domestic Workforce

New Research Examines Impact of Immigration on U.S. Domestic Workforce

Study Shows Lack of Evidence Supporting “Substitutability” of Civilian Workers for Immigrants Rohnert Park, California – The School of Business and Economics (SBE) at Sonoma State University (SSU) today announced new research published by Dr. Chong-Uk Kim, Professor of Economics, on the wage effects of immigration on U.S. domestic workers, including foreign-born domestic workers. In […]

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Sonoma County Vintners Announces Exciting, New Details for 2017 Sonoma Wine Country Weekend

Sonoma County Vintners Announces Exciting, New Details for 2017 Sonoma Wine Country Weekend

New Locations and Dates for Taste of Sonoma & Sonoma Harvest Wine Auction SANTA ROSA, Calif. (February 1, 2017) – Sonoma County Vintners announced today the exciting news that the 2017 “Taste of Sonoma,” one of Sonoma Wine Country Weekend’s most significant wine and food events, will be held at a new location: the beautiful Sonoma […]

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Wine Business Professional Development Courses Slated for Spring 2017

Wine Business Professional Development Courses Slated for Spring 2017

New “Seminars Scholarship” Provides Support for Industry Certifications at Sonoma State University Rohnert Park, CA – The Wine Business Institute (WBI) at Sonoma State University (SSU) today announced the Spring 2017 schedule of professional programs for the wine industry, including the online Certificate in Wine Business Management, with the first of four required courses beginning […]

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“Lessons from Leaders” Event Features Pete’s Wicked Ales Founder February 8

“Lessons from Leaders” Event Features Pete’s Wicked Ales Founder February 8

Sonoma MBA Alumni Forum’s Popular Speaker Series Opens to General Public as Community Fundraiser Rohnert Park, California – The School of Business and Economics (SBE) at Sonoma State University (SSU) today announced that legendary founder of Pete’s Wicked Ales and Cocoa Pete’s Chocolate Adventures, Pete Slosberg, will speak on Wednesday, February 8 at 6 p.m. […]

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Afternoon Brief, January 10

Afternoon Brief, January 10

This will be a brief update, but given the widespread significant storm impacts expected later today I felt a quick post was in order…

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Sonoma State University Spring 2017 Information Sessions Announced for Graduate and Executive Programs

Sonoma State University Spring 2017 Information Sessions Announced for Graduate and Executive Programs

Luncheon Mixer and Class “Sit-In” on Operations and Supply Chain Management with Keysight Technologies VP Rohnert Park, California – The School of Business and Economics (SBE) at Sonoma State University (SSU) today announced a series of public information sessions regarding the Sonoma MBA for Professionals and Sonoma Executive MBA (EMBA) programs, including the specialized MBA and […]

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Rodney Strong Vineyards and the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University Launch Rodney Strong Pathways Program

Rodney Strong Vineyards and the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University Launch Rodney Strong Pathways Program

HEALDSBURG, California (December 20, 2016) – Rodney Strong Vineyards and the Wine Business Institute (WBI) at Sonoma State University (SSU) announced today the launch of the Rodney Strong Pathways Program to bring a broad range of talented students to SSU, and provide them with a better educational experience to foster their academic career and life […]

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Inaugural Small Winery Harvest Internship-Scholarship Supports Wine Industry Growth through Education

Inaugural Small Winery Harvest Internship-Scholarship Supports Wine Industry Growth through Education

$12,000 Anonymous Gift Awarded to Junior Austin Bregante Toward Degree in Wine Business Strategies Rohnert Park, California – The Wine Business Institute (WBI) at Sonoma State University (SSU) today announced that Austin Bregante, a junior in Wine Business Strategies and Marketing, was awarded the inaugural Small Winery Harvest Internship-Scholarship funded by a $12,000 anonymous donation. […]

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