Taste of the Bay
The Hospitality Management Program and its students invite the
campus community to attend its annual Taste of the Bay fundraiser
on Nov. 6. Located at San Francisco's St. Francis Yacht Club,
the event features food and wine from fine Bay Area restaurants
and Northern California vineyards plus live and silent auctions,
raffle drawings and live entertainment.
of this year’s
participants include Cliff House, Faz, McCormick & Kuleto’s,
The Oak Room, The Ritz-Carlton, The Melting Pot, Domaine Chandon,
Cole Bailey Vineyards, Quady Winery, Distillery No. 209, and
Lotus Vodka. Individual tickets are $90 each or $150 for two
($100 per ticket at the door). For tickets, visit www.applyweb.com
more information, visit http://cob.sfsu.edu
Basketball "Tip-Off" dinner
The Men's Basketball Team will host its annual "Tip-Off" dinner
and sports auction on Saturday, Nov. 10 at the Seven Hills Conference
Center. This year's guest speaker will be Keith Smart, assistant
basketball coach of the Golden State Warriors and former basketball
standout for Bobby Knight at the University of Indiana Hoosiers.
All proceeds benefit the scholarship fund for the team. Tickets
are $75 for the general public and $65 for faculty, staff and students.
To make reservations, contact Bill Treseler
at ext. 8-1729 or email@example.com
Plan for your future
Susan Jewel, Esq., a San Francisco estate planning attorney, will
hold an estate planning seminar on Oct. 23. Jewel will explain
how to implement an economical will or trust and will give tips
for creating a secure financial future. Staff, faculty and students
are invited. The workshop will be held in HUM 587, from noon
to 1 p.m. This event is hosted by the University Development
Office. Please RSVP to Grace Robinson at ext. 5-3809 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Haunted health fair
Student Health Services will provide flu shots to students, staff
and faculty, along with health screenings, body-fat measurements,
eye screenings and blood pressure checks at the annual Haunted
Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 31. The price for
the flu vaccine is $25; all other services are free. Information
about nutrition, reproductive health, STD/safer sex and counseling
services will also be available. For more information, contact
Albert Angelo at email@example.com or ext. 8-3039. Spooky costumes
needed for breast cancer awareness
The "Komen on the Go" breast cancer awareness tour is
coming to SF State on Oct. 30. The tour, part of the Susan G. Komen
for the Cure organization, seeks 30 volunteers to help disseminate
information about breast cancer prevention. For information about
volunteering, contact Albert Angelo in Student Health Services
at ext. 8-3039 or firstname.lastname@example.org
program seeks faculty
The College of
Education invites University faculty to apply for teaching positions
in its new interdisciplinary doctoral program in Educational
Leadership -- the CSU system's first independent doctorate. The Ed.D.
program welcomed its first cohort of 16 doctoral candidates this semester.
currently consists of 22 distinguished colleagues drawn from multiple
disciplines across the University. Members of the faculty are responsible
for providing instruction, advising students, participating in qualifying
exams and serving as
chairs or committee members. Negotiated release time from faculty members'
home departments and colleges is available.
candidates should have performed or be engaged in research relevant
leadership in at least one of the program’s
and systemic reform;
curriculum and assessment;
diversity and structural inequality;
will be reviewed by the program’s governing board.
Interested faculty should submit a vita to the Ed.D. Program, Burk Hall
522 (email@example.com) by Nov. 9. For more information, contact the Ed.D.
program's Interim Director David Hemphill at ext. 8-2689 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
More information about the program is available at www.sfsu.edu/~edd
Nominations needed for administrator search committees
The Academic Senate seeks nominations of full-time faculty to serve on
search committees for the following administrative positions:
Vice President of Human Resources;
Vice President for Research and Sponsored Programs;
of the Institute for Civic and Community Engagement;
Director of Disability Programs and Resource Center.
close at midnight Oct. 17. Please
submit your nomination via the electronic nomination system at: www.sfsu.edu/~senate/nominate/nominate.html
Faculty-led courses this week
The Center for Teaching and Faculty Development will hold the
following workshops this week:
brown bag session
Tuesday, 9 to 10:30 a.m., BUS 216
Led by Erik Rosegard, associate professor of recreation and leisure studies,
and Jessica Fields, associate professor of sociology, the workshop helps
faculty identify and develop their ideas for grants. Attendees can network
with other faculty members and find the support needed to help get proposals
Integrating philosophical foundations of social justice and multiculturalism
into the counseling curriculum
Tuesday, noon to 2 p.m., LIB 434
John Blando, associate professor of counseling, describes his process
for developing learning modules that integrate philosophy -- especially
as it relates to social justice and multiculturalism -- into the counseling
Wednesday, 4 to 5 p.m., BH 229
Led by Amy Love, lecturer in English, the workshop will focus on how
to use Turnitin as a teaching aid, including setting up Turnitin assignments
and instructing students in its use. No prior experience with online
learning is required.
register, visit http://power.sfsu.edu/index
For more information on these and other courses, visit www.sfsu.edu/~ctfd
News from the Academic Senate
is a summary of action items from the Academic Senate's Oct. 9 meeting.
SF State's new Emergency Preparations Coordinator Gayle Orr-Smith explained
her intent to review all emergency preparedness plans on campus and prepare
for a campus emergency drill later in the year.
Rob Strong, manager of the SFSU Bookstore, and Corless Smith, chair
of the Franciscan Shops Board, reported on efforts to reduce textbook
prices, stressing that receiving book orders on time is the most important
passed proposed revisions to the bachelor of arts degree in journalism
that will divide the degree into two concentrations: one
in print and online journalism, and one in photojournalism.
also passed a policy requiring every class syllabus to contain a specific
statement about reasonable accommodations for disabled students.
more information, visit the Academic Senate Web site at www.sfsu.edu/~senate
This week's Newsmakers include Jimmie Wilder, associate director of financial
aid, discussing new financial aid legislation; Vance Vredenburg,
assistant professor of biology, confirming the endangered status
of California's mountain yellow-legged frog; Joel Kassiola, dean
of behavioral and social sciences, commenting on consumerism; and
Teaster Baird, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry,
discussing his National Science Foundation CAREER award and minority
students in pursuit of science careers.
A conversation with André Aciman
The Jewish Studies Department will host award-winning author André Aciman
at 4 p.m. in HUM 587. Aciman will discuss his memoir "Out
of Egypt," hailed by The New York Times as "a mesmerizing
portrait of a now vanished world." The memoir depicts the
devastation of the Jewish community during its expulsion from Egypt
in the 1950s. For more information, call the Jewish Studies Program
at ext. 8-6075.
Poetry reading by Peter Cole
Peter Cole reads from his anthology, "The Dream of the Poem," which
features Cole's translations of Hebrew Golden Age poems and recreates
the world of medieval Spain, in which Jewish artistic and intellectual
communities flourished under Islamic rule. Co-sponsored by the
Jewish Studies Program, the reading begins at 4:30 p.m. in HUM
512. Admission is free.
Crimes of the Heart
The Theatre Arts Department presents its main-stage production
of Beth Henley's Pulitzer Prize-winning play in the Little Theatre,
Creative Arts building, from Oct. 18 to 21. The play, directed
by Theatre Arts Professor Rhonnie Washington, captures the lives
of tragic yet comedic small-town characters on their journey
to overcome despair with hope. Tickets range between $12 and
$15. For details, visit: http://creativearts.sfsu.edu/events
Film screening: “Dead in the Sierra/Muerto
en la Sierra:
The Legend of Two Joaquíns"
by Warren Haack of the Cinema Department and starring Theatre
Barón, this film presents the story of two men whose resistance
fed the legend of outlaw and rebel Joaquín Murieta. Screenings
are at 1 and 2 p.m. in the August Coppola Theatre, Fine Arts building.
A discussion with Haack, Barón and Fr. Alberto Huerta, professor
of modern and classical languages at USF, immediately follows each
screening. The 1 p.m. event will be in Spanish and the 2 p.m. event
will be in English. For details, visit: http://joaquinmurieta.com
The Theatre Arts department presents "One-Act Fringe," a
compilation of one-act plays penned by student playwrights, from
6 to 9 p.m. in the Studio Theatre, Creative Arts building. This
year, "Fringe" features collaborations with the Creative
Writing and Theatre Arts departments, as well as a short opera
created with Theatre Arts and the School of Music and Dance. Admission
is $5. For details, visit: http://creativearts.sfsu.edu/pr
An evening with Justin Lin and friends
Acclaimed filmmaker Justin Lin and actors from his film "Finishing
the Game" will visit Knuth Hall in the Creative Arts building
from 7 to 9:30 p.m. for a special guest lecture. Admission is free.
For details, visit http://creativearts.sfsu.edu/events
On Oct. 25, Patrick Durgin, Jesse Seldess, Dolores Dorantes and
poet-translator Jen Hofer will read from their recently published
works at SF State's Poetry Center. The free event begins at 3:30
p.m. in HUM 512.
Greener fashion design
The College of Business and the Apparel Design and Merchandising
Program in the Consumer and Family Studies/Dietetics Department
will co-sponsor a forum to challenge the fashion apparel industry
to adopt greener manufacturing and design. The Oct. 26 event
will be held at SF State's Downtown Campus at Westfield San Francisco
Centre from 9 a.m. to noon. For more information, contact Assistant
Professor of Consumer and Family Studies Connie Ulasewicz at
email@example.com or ext. 8-1860.
Ferry Building walking tour
Join the University Women's Association at the Ferry Building at
10:30 a.m. on Oct. 27 for an hour-long guided walk that covers
the rise, fall and modern rebirth of the building. A no-host
lunch follows. The deadline for reservations is Saturday, Oct.
20. Tickets are $10/person. Contact Lin Ivory at firstname.lastname@example.org