The Frank V. de Bellis Collection invites the campus community
to a lecture by Giovanni Rossetti on "Eredità e significato
della filosofia oggi" at 3 p.m. Monday in the de Bellis Collection
on the sixth floor of the Library. The lecture will be presented
The event is co-sponsored by the Italian Program. For details,
call ext. 8-1649.
SFSU's Educational Opportunity Program invites the campus community
to an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday in room 201 of the
Student Services building.
Last year, the California State Legislature designated September
as EOP month, in honor of EOP's efforts to improve access for and
retention of low-income and educationally disadvantaged students
at UC, CSU and community college campuses.
For details, call ext. 8-1085.
The campus community is invited to a ribbon-cutting ceremony for
the newly reopened and renamed Towers at Centennial Square and
Science and Technology Theme Community at 4 p.m. Wednesday in
the circle area on the south side of the building. Please note
that the directions in last week's CampusMemo were incorrect
-- the south of the building is the side facing the Village.
The event is sponsored by the President's Office and Housing and
Residential Services. Refreshments will be served.
The election and
The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences' class/public lecture
series on the presidential elections continues this week with
a discussion on the election and economic issues from 7:15 to
8:55 p.m. Wednesday in room 133 of the Humanities building.
Participants include International Relations faculty Jean-Marc
Blanchard and Burcu Akan Ellis and Economics faculty member Yanchun
Zhang. The lecture series is open to the campus community and the
For details, see: http://bss.sfsu.edu
Bring your child
to school day
The Urban Institute's Stay in School Family Resource Center invites
faculty, staff and students to participate in its annual "Bring
your Child to School Day" from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Oct.
11, in Malcolm X Plaza. Activities include face painting, story
time, Halloween mask making, a coloring contest and three-legged
For details, contact Stay in School at ext. 5-0410 or: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Office of Community Service Learning invites members of the
campus community to participate in a five-day workshop presented
by the Grantsmanship Training Center Oct. 18-22. The training
combines expert instruction with practical exercises. Registration
for the workshop includes a one-year membership to the center,
including proposal review services and access to funding databases.
For details and to register, contact the Grantsmanship Center
at (800) 421-9512 or at: www.tgci.com
The Student Health Service will hold its annual open house from
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20. Free health screenings
will be available as well as a needle-free flu vaccination for
October = open enrollment for benefits programs
From Oct. 1 through Oct. 31, faculty and staff can change health or dental
plans, and enroll in such programs as FlexCash, Flexible Spending Accounts,
Dependent Care (DCRA) and Health Care Reimbursement (HCRA). Forms must
be returned by Friday, Oct. 31; changes go into effect Jan. 1, 2005.
Anyone currently enrolled in DCRA and HCRA programs must re-enroll for
the 2005 year during this open enrollment period.
To provide faculty and staff with information on the full range of programs
available to them. Human Resources will hold a benefits fair from 11
a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, on the first and second floors of the
Representatives from SFSU's ergonomics program, the HCRA/DCRA/FlexCash
programs, and Scholar Share's college savings program will conduct workshops
at 11:30 a.m., noon, and 12:30 p.m. in room 201 of the Administration
At the fair, representatives
of the following will be on hand to answer questions: health, dental
and vision plans; CALPERS Home Loan; Citibank
Mortgage; A+ Auto & Home Insurance; tax shelter companies; and the
Benefits, Employment, Payroll, Environmental Health and Occupational
Safety and Risk Management.
Proposals for program discontinuances
The Educational Policies Council (EPC) of the Academic Senate will review
the proposal for the discontinuance of Design and Industry's bachelor's
degree in vocational education, bachelor of science in industrial technology
and the bachelor of arts in social science from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday,
Sept. 28, in room 460 of the Administration building.
The EPC will review the proposal for the discontinuance of the bachelor
of arts and master of arts degrees in Russian at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct.
12, in room 460 of the Administration building.
Both meetings are open to the campus community. For details, including
guidelines and a rebuttal template, see the Senate Web site: www.sfsu.edu/~senate/
Matthew Almeida everything is a production. And that's good for
everyone on the SFSU campus who enjoys a good meal accompanied
by a delightful surprise or two. The director of residential
dining services on campus, Almeida seasons everything he does
with a little bit of drama.
No. 1 was the theater," he says, referring to his minor
at University of San Francisco and teaching stint at Archbishop
Riordan High School, where he designed sets and directed such
musicals as Stephen Sondheim's "Into the Woods."
meals, just like plays, he reasons, are best when staged with
care down to every detail. Responsible for the ambiance and the
food service for all campus special events and residence hall
dining, Almeida says that there is little difference for him
between theater and his current occupation. "Both," he
says, "rely on the art of presentation...
entire profile: www.sfsu.edu/~news/cmemo/fall04/sept27people.htm
The Academic Senate Executive Committee seeks nominations for representatives
to the Research Council and Instructionally Related Activities Board.
Send nominations to: email@example.com
Asilomar retreat information
Registration forms and proposal submission forms for the January 2005 faculty
and staff retreat at Asilomar are available on the Academic Senate Web
site at: www.sfsu.edu/~senate
Voter registration help needed
The California Faculty Association is looking for volunteers to help register
students to vote at tables on the Library plaza and in the Humanities
building. The tables need to be staffed from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 4-7,
11-14 and 18.
for the Library plaza location, contact Jeff Rosen at firstname.lastname@example.org or
ext. 8-1811. For Oct. 4-7 at the Humanities building, contact Pam Hood
at email@example.com or ext. 8-7436. For
Oct. 11-14 and 18 at the Humanities building, contact Jan Gregory at firstname.lastname@example.org or
Textbook orders are due soon
Faculty who submit textbook orders for winter or spring semesters to the
Bookstore by Friday, Oct. 15, will receive a $5 gift card. Textbook ordering
information packets have been mailed to each academic department. Orders
can be faxed to ext. 5-0474, e-mailed to email@example.com or placed
online at: http://facultytext.sfsubookstore.com
The California Faculty Association (CFA) Executive Board will meet from
4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Verducci Room of the University Club on the following
Tuesdays: Sept. 28, Oct. 12, Oct. 26, Nov. 9, Nov. 23 and Dec. 7.
The meetings are open to all CFA members. For details, contact the CFA
at ext. 8-6232 or at: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Vic Rowen/Gator Golf Classic will take place Monday, Nov. 1, at Lake
Merced Golf Course. Entry fee is $150 per player and includes lunch,
putting contest, 18 holes of golf (with cart), tee prizes and other contests,
and dinner at the Seven Hills Conference Center. Lunch and registration
begins at 10:30 a.m.
R.S.V.P. by Friday, Oct. 1. For details, call Doug Hupke at ext. 8-1193.
Or fill out a registration form at: http://athletics.sfsu.edu/