MBA program recognized for minority opportunities
SF State's MBA program was ranked seventh in the country for providing the greatest opportunity for minority students according to rankings released by the Princeton Review in "The Best 300 Business Schools." Read the full MBA program story at SF State News.
Record number of Pre-Doctoral Scholars on campus
A record number of SF State students were appointed California State University Pre-Doctoral Scholars this year. Eleven of the 70 students selected for this program, which prepares students for academic careers, are SF State students. Read the full Pre-Doctoral scholars story at SF State News.
The following is a list of action items from the Oct. 19 Academic Senate meeting:
- Heard a report from Emergency Preparedness Coordinator Gayle Orr-Smith on Campus Safety Awareness Week
- Approved the recommendation from the Academic Policy Committee regarding the proposed policy on Declaration of Major, second reading
- Discussed the recommendation from the Academic Policy Committee regarding the proposed Course Syllabus Policy, first reading, this item will return in second reading Nov. 2
- Discussed the recommendation from the Academic Policy Committee on the proposed revisions to the Written English Proficiency Policy, first reading
- Adopted the recommendation from the Executive Committee regarding the proposed resolution on Mandatory Early Start
Senate meeting dates are posted on the University Calendar and on the Senate website at www.sfsu.edu/~senate
This week in Insiders: Professor of Anthropology Bernard Wong, BSS Coordinator Nicky Trasvina and Assistant Professor of Social Work Rashmi Gupta.
This week in Newsmakers: Professor of Biology Zheng-Hui He, Associate Professor of Political Science Aaron Belkin, Assistant Professor of Biology Ravinder Sehgal, Humanities Lecturer Peter Richardson and Professor of Political Science Robert Smith.
SF State received $4,941,430 in grants and contracts in August and September 2010.
Grants & Contracts : www.sfsu.edu/~news/cmemo/fall10/oct25grants.htm
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Recital: Piano music of Robert Schumann: 1 p.m.
Recital: Piano music of Robert Schumann: 7:30 p.m.
5th Annual Business Ethics Week - College of Business
Colloquium: Making up bodies, literature of the constructed body: noon
Film: Race to Nowhere: 5 p.m.
Student Health Service Haunted Open House and Health Fair: 10 a.m.
Flu Vaccinations: 10 a.m.
Recital: Chamber Singers, University Chorus and Women's Chorus: 1 p.m.
Theatre: Money: A Comedy with Songs: 7:30 p.m.
Workshop: Assessing and Grading Your Students in Lean Hours (Session I): 12:30 p.m.
International Faculty Learning Community: 2 p.m.
Fundraising Event: Biology Department: 4 p.m.
Poetry Center Book Award Reading: Barbara Guest on Video: 4:30 p.m.
Recital: Annual Scary Concert: 1 p.m.
Halloween at the Museum: 2 p.m.
Theatre: Money: A Comedy with Songs: 8 p.m.
Oct. 30: Theatre: Money: A Comedy with Songs: 2 p.m.
Oct. 31: Theatre: Money: A Comedy with Songs: 2 p.m.
Nov. 1: Sustainability Week kickoff: 11 a.m.
Nov. 1: Recital: Chamber music student ensembles: 1 p.m.
Nov. 2: Academic Senate Meeting: 2 p.m.
Nov. 3: Talk: Brain Storm - The Flaws in the Science of Sex Differences: noon
Nov. 3: Recital: SF State Wind Ensemble: 1 p.m.
Nov. 3: Recital: Chamber music student ensembles: 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 5: Recital: Small studio highlights: 1 p.m.
Nov. 5: Asian American Studies: Fridays in Focus: 11 a.m.
Nov. 6: Theatre: Shotgun!: 7 p.m.
Nov. 7: Lecture: Morrison Artists Series pre-concert talk: 2 p.m.
Nov. 7: Concert: Morrison Artists Series: Peabody Trio: 3 p.m.
For more upcoming events, see the University