party for Richard Giardina
Academic Affairs invites faculty and staff to a retirement party in honor of
Richard Giardina, associate vice president for academic planning and assessment,
from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, in the Nob Hill Room, Seven Hills Conference
Center. A donation of $20 is appreciated as a contribution toward the gift and
to support the cost of the party.
Provost's Office will also collect personal retirement cards,
which will be given to Giardina at the end of the party. R.S.V.P.
and submit donations and cards by 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, to
Stephanie Schwartz in room 455 of the Administration building.
Paul K. Alires, senior benefits analyst, will present "Introduction to
the CalPERS program" from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, in room 352
of the Administration building. The workshop is the first in a series of four
for those considering retiring before the end of the year.
is limited. R.S.V.P. by Thursday, Sept. 23, to Victoria F. Ramos
at firstname.lastname@example.org or ext.
The J. Paul Leonard Library will celebrate Banned Books Week (Sept. 24-Oct.
1) this year by making opportunities available to speak, read from banned works,
or work with SFSU students on their writing projects. Members of the campus
community are invited to participate. Skits, spoken word recitations, music
performances and other activities are also welcome.
details, contact Susan Hawk at email@example.com or
The University Women's Association (UWA) invites faculty and staff to help
raise funds for UWA scholarships by signing up for a 10-night cruise of the
Caribbean. The cruise, which begins Jan. 10, 2006, will explore many of the
lesser-known ports on Radisson's Seven Seas Navigator, including including
Key West, Cozumel, Belize City, Santo Tomas de Castilla (Guatemala), Roatan
Bay Islands (Honduras), and Costa Maya (Mexico).
Navigator is an all-suite, all-ocean-view vessel featuring marble
baths and separate showers--and 90 percent of the suites have
private balconies. Prices begin at $3,198 per person for the
10-night cruise, not including round-trip airfare to Ft. Lauderdale,
port charges, taxes and transfers. Radisson will return the equivalent
of one cruise fair for every 10 people who sign up for the UWA
cruise, and 100 percent of this money goes towards scholarships
for SFSU students.
who book by Sept. 30 receive a two-category suite upgrade.
details, contact Lin Ivory, firstname.lastname@example.org or
Tom Fell Jr. at (800) 321-FELL.
SFSU responds to Hurricane Katrina
Members of the campus community are invited to assist with SFSU's efforts
to aid those affected by Hurricane Katrina.
see the Hurricane Katrina response page: www.sfsu.edu/~news/announce/104.htm
Cesar Chavez Student Center celebrates 30 years
The Student Center kicks off its 30th anniversary celebration from noon
to 2 p.m. Monday at Malcolm X Plaza. The event includes performances
by Aztec dancers and Native American drummers, speakers and free cake.
events include a film festival Sept. 26-28, a series of lectures
on the 1968 strike every Thursday from Oct. 6 to Nov. 17, exhibits and
an Oct. 7 anniversary gala.
see the Student Center Web site: www.sfsustudentcenter.com/
Welcome to campus celebration Wednesday
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 University
Recipients of University Women's Association scholarships will be honored
at the reception.
Constitution Day at SFSU
A new federal law requires that all colleges that receive federal funding
formally recognize the anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution.
On Monday, Sept.19, SFSU faculty and students will devote a whole day
to the U.S. Constitution, which was signed on Sept. 17, 1787.
day of lectures and discussion will be led by senior faculty representing
history, psychology, political science, Africana studies, Raza studies,
Asian American studies, mathematics and English. Topics for the eight
sessions include: the Supreme Court, civil rights and affirmative action,
disability rights, race and social justice, tensions and meanings of
the Constitution, the Constitution in time of war, and the Constitution
and voting. The talks, coordinated by Robert Cherny, acting dean of undergraduate
studies, kick off at 10:15 a.m. in the Humanities Auditorium with sessions
to follow in the auditorium and in Humanities rooms 277 and 386.
The complete schedule is available on the SFSU Web calendar: www.sfsu.edu/calendar
For details, contact Robert Cherny at email@example.com or ext. 8-7162.
awarded an additional $361,474 in April, $427,676 in May
and $215,003 in the first part of June.
Grants & Contracts: www.sfsu.edu/~news/cmemo/fall05/sept12grants.htm
Supervisor Elsbernd on campus
San Francisco District 7 Supervisor Sean Elsbernd will visit campus at noon Wednesday
in room 268 of the HSS building. Members of the campus community are welcome
to attend and ask questions relevant to SFSU, District 7 and the city of San
Francisco. The next event will take place Oct. 12.
event is sponsored by the Political Science Students' Association,
SFSU President's Office and Office of Government Relations.
The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences' course and lecture series continues
this week with a discussion on "Concepts of Class and Disability " from
7:15 to 8:55 p.m. Wednesday in the Humanities Auditorium, room 133 in
the Humanities building.
include: Robert Cherny, professor of history;
Paul Longmore, professor of history; and Gene Chelberg, director of disability
details, visit: bss.sfsu.edu
FitnessPlus open house
The faculty/staff wellness program FitnessPlus will hold an open house from
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday in room 138 of the Gymnasium. Faculty and staff
to tour the facilities, meet the staff, learn about classes and enter a raffle
for a free membership.
Faculty and staff are invited to attend defensive driver training classes held
from 8 to 11:30 a.m. or 12:30 to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30.
register, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or
call ext. 8-1449. Participants should provide their name, department
and driver's license number.