The faculty/staff wellness program FitnessPlus will offer
classes beginning Monday, Sept. 12. Classes include yoga,
weight training and cardio. For details, call ext. 8-7572
or see: www.sfsu.edu/~fitplus
Come to the Collaboratory
Enhance student participation in class discussions, encourage
critical thinking and collaboration, and promote active
student learning by holding a class session in the Collaboratory.
To reserve a session, contact Desiree Oliver at firstname.lastname@example.org or ext. 5-3540.
For details and a registration calendar
The Friends of the J. Paul Leonard Library's used book
sale is now open in room 113 of the HSS building.
Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday
and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays.
Book donations are welcome. For details, call ext.
Tickets are still available for SFSU Comedy Night.
Shows take place at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, and
Saturday, Oct. 1, in McKenna Theatre of the Creative
Arts building. Tickets are $30, $45 and $60.
Performers include Shecky Greene, Julius La Rosa,
Kaye Ballard, the Unknown Comic, Margaret Smith, Brian
Copeland, George Segal and host Ronnie Schell.
For tickets, go to room 102 of the Gymnasium or call
ext. 8-2218 or 5-0556.
The Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development
has scheduled two workshops for faculty who would
like assistance preparing applications for the Affirmative
Action, Mini-Grant, Summer Stipend, and Vice President's
Assigned Time award programs for fall 2005. The workshops
will be led by Michelle Wolf, professor of broadcast
and electronic communication arts.
Workshops will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Friday,
Sept. 2, and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept.
15, in room 460 of the Administration building.
Participants should preregister for the workshop by
e-mailing Angie Lin at email@example.com with the date
they wish to attend. Participants should also bring
copies of the award application materials to the workshop.
Applications are available at: www.sfsu.edu/~acaffrs
The College of Extended Learning is accepting course
proposals for the winter session and spring semester.
For details, contact Richard Kay at firstname.lastname@example.org or
ext. 5-7772. Course requests should be submitted
by 5 p.m. Tuesday,
A ballpark afternoon
The University Women's Association invites the campus
community to watch the San Francisco Giants play
the Chicago Cubs at 1:05 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10,
at SBC Park. Tickets -- for view-reserved seats in
section 310, between home plate and first base --
are $25 each.
Tickets must be reserved by Friday, Sept. 2. Checks
payable to UWA as well as the names of each guest should
be sent to Lin Ivory, 145 Sequoia Drive, San Anselmo,
For details, contact Lin Ivory at email@example.com or (415) 721-7432.
Welcome back to campus
Faculty and staff are invited to a welcome-back-to-campus celebration from
4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, in the Nob Hill Room at Seven Hills Conference
Center. The celebration is sponsored by President Robert A. Corrigan, the
Office of Academic Affairs, and the University Women's Association.
Recipients of University Women's Association scholarships will be honored
at the reception.
New smoke-free campus brochures are available for members of the campus
community. To request copies, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or ext. 8-1665.
addition, a smoke-free campus Web site with a map of designated
smoking areas and other resources is online: www.sfsu.edu/~puboff/smokefree/
Academic Senate meets Sept. 6
The first meeting of the Academic Senate will take place at 2 p.m. Tuesday,
Sept. 6, in the Nob Hill Room of the Seven Hills Conference Center.
Members of the campus community are welcome.
meeting agenda will be published in the Sept. 6 edition of CampusMemo.
on guidelines for grad program
The sixth cycle of academic program review at SFSU will focus on graduate
programs. The Academic Senate invites members of the campus community
to comment on the guidelines developed for the sixth cycle review,
which was prepared by a task force.
the guidelines, go to: www.sfsu.edu/~senate/tfreport.htm
In memoriam: Robert Stone
Robert Stone, professor emeritus of sociology, died July 26 at his Oakland
home. He was 86.
Stone taught at SF
State from 1963 to 1983, focusing his teaching and scholarly activities
on social welfare. During his tenure, he served
as director of the Institute for Social Science Research.
was the author of two books, "Service and Procedure in Bureaucracy" and "Welfare
and Working Fathers." The latter, published in 1971, described the
lives and lifestyles of 1,200 low-income families in California.
St. Louis, Stone moved to Berkeley with his family as a child. While
an undergraduate student at University of California, Berkeley,
he was on the fencing team and played violin in the university orchestra.
served in the Air Force during World War II, flying missions in
Spitfire fighter planes in North Africa and Italy. He completed his
master's degree and doctorate at University of Chicago.
Before joining SF State, he taught at Stanford University, Tulane University
and University of Arizona.
An avid outdoorsman, Stone enjoyed boating, fishing, tennis, hiking
and skiing. He organized a ski club at the Rossmoor senior adult community
in Walnut Creek, where he lived from 1984 to 2000.
Stone is survived by his wife of 63 years Frederica Hatch Stone; sister
Ruth Dahlke; children Summer, Tom and Judy; and grandchildren Lucas,
Sarah, Serenity, Marcella Stone-Fox, and Sharma (Stone) Peterson.
Race and ethnicity
The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences' course and
lecture series on "Social Justice and Social Change: Race, Class, Gender, Disability
and Sexuality at Home and Abroad" continues this week with a discussion
on "Concepts of Race and Ethnicity" by Bernard Wong, professor
of anthropology. The class meets from 7:15 p.m. to 8:55 p.m. Wednesdays
in the Humanities Auditorium, room 133 in the Humanities building. It is
open to the general public, and can also be taken for course credit either
through the University or, for non-students, through CEL.