Volume 52, Number 13 November 8, 2004
When making a pledge, employees can designate a recipient from the campaign brochure (all of which have been screened by the State Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board), specify any non-profit, or leave that section blank and the money will go into the United Way of the Bay Area's local fund. Whether you want to support causes in the Bay Area or around the world, this is a great chance to make a difference.
Questions? Concerns? Check out the SFSU CSECC campaign page at www.sfsu.edu/~news/campaign.htm
For details, contact Inez Bomar at email@example.com or ext. 8-2517.
Celebrate International Education Nov. 15-20
SFSU will join college campuses around the world Nov. 15-20 in celebrating the fifth annual International Education Week with a host of lectures, film screenings, panel discussions, workshops and more. The Office of International Programs (OIP) invites the campus community to attend.
A reception to kick off the celebration and welcome international students will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15, in the Vista Room. OIP and the Office of the President will host the event.
Internationally themed lunches at the Vista Room will be offered from noon to 1:30 p.m. from Monday, Nov. 15, to Thursday, Nov. 18. Lunches cost $13. For reservations, call ext. 8-6067. The lunches are sponsored by the departments of Hospitality Management and Consumer and Family Studies/Dietetics.
For details and a complete list of International Education Week events, call OIP at ext. 8-1293 or visit: www.sfsu.edu/~oip/iewhome.htm
Russian degree program discussion Tuesday
The Educational Policies Council (EPC) of the Academic Senate will meet at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, in room 587 of the Humanities building to discuss the proposal to discontinue the master and bachelor of arts degrees in Russian.
The EPC will meet at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 23, in room 460 of the Administration building to review the proposal for discontinuance of the NEXA concentration and minor degree.
For details, including guidelines and a rebuttal template, see the Academic Senate Web site: www.sfsu.edu/~senate
Faculty and staff town homes available
Housing and Residential Services is offering town homes for rent adjacent to the campus on Vidal Drive, near Font Boulevard. These comfortable and convenient units are 1,500 square feet with three bedrooms and two-and-a-half bathrooms, spacious living and dining rooms and semi-private patios. The monthly rent for the first-year lease is $2,200.
To schedule a tour of a town home or for more information including rental applications, please contact Philippe Cumia at firstname.lastname@example.org or ext. 8-1866.
Photos and floor plans are available online at: www.sfsu.edu/~housing/vidalapts.htm
CET's second tutorial
CET has unveiled the second in a series of online tutorials for SFSU faculty and students: "Using Someone Else’s Words: Quote, Summarize and Paraphrase Your Way to Success." Faculty may incorporate these tutorials into their teaching to help prepare students for success in class. Three more tutorials will be released within the next few weeks.
For more on the tutorials, see: http://cet.sfsu.edu/studentsupport/faculty
For details, contact Jo Tomalin at email@example.com or ext. 8-1036.
SFSU was awarded an additional $82,333 in July, an additional $1.889,411 in August, and $6,080 for the first part of September.
Awards include a grant to Martin Linder, Design and Industry, for Explosive Detection System interface evaluation and protocol development; a grant to Richard Dugdale, Romberg Tiburon Center, to do a source analysis of Pinole Creek sediment; a matching funds grant to Sacha Bunge, Psychology, for her breaking the cycle of abuse research; and a grant to Bruce Manning, Chemistry and Biochemistry, to acquire an X-ray Diffractometer.
the list of grants and contracts: www.sfsu.edu/~news/cmemo/fall04/nov8grants.htm
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