Student response system
Faculty members are invited to a presentation on CPS (Classroom
Performance System), a system that allows students to provide instructors
with immediate feedback to instructor's questions. Presentations
will take place from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday and Thursday in
room 433 of the J. Paul Leonard Library. The system can also be
used in administering tests, thus eliminating the need for Scantron
For details, contact Kathleen Cowan of McGraw Hill at: email@example.com
Free concert at Slim's
Two classes in the College of Extended Learning's Music and Recording
Industry program have teamed up to present a free concert at 8
p.m. Monday at Slim's, 333 11th St. (between Folsom and Harrison
), San Francisco. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
The concert features the bands Numic, A Burning Water, and Crackpot
Theory and is open to all ages.
For details, call ext. 5-0333.
Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales, assistant professor of Asian American
studies, will present "Behind the Music: Filipina/o American
Critical Pedagogies of Art and Performance" from 4 to 5:30
p.m. in room 116 of the Ethnic Studies/Psychology building. She
will be joined by co-presenters Mark Bautista, Irene Duller and
The event is part of the Ethnic Studies speaker series. For details,
contact Juan Vera at ext. 8-1693.
Education in Gaza
The campus community is invited to "Education Under Occupation:
A Panel Discussion with Four University Students from Gaza" from
4 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in room 133 of the Humanities building.
The event is sponsored by Faculty for Israeli-Palestinian Peace
and the Critical Social Thought and Global Peace Studies programs.
For details, contact Beverly Voloshin at ext. 8-7461.
Elizabeth Ribet, sociology lecturer, will present "Gender,
Generation, and Genocide: Conversations with Jewish Daughters of
Holocaust Survivors in the U.S." from noon to 1 p.m. in room
386 of the Humanities building.
The event is part of the Women Studies Department's spring lecture
A stand up Guy
Guy Torry, a host on BET's "Comic View" and veteran of "Showtime
at the Apollo" and "Def Comedy Jam," will perform
at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 14, in Jack Adams Hall of the Student
Center. Tickets are $12 for the general public and $6 for students.
Tickets are available at the door or may be purchased in advance
by calling (800) 594-8499 or at: aspa-sfsu.org
The event is sponsored by A.S. Performing Arts.
The African American Community Health Fair will take place from
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, April 18, on the Quad. The fair includes
free tests for: HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases, glaucoma,
body fat and more. There will also be Caribbean music, information
from a variety of community groups and agencies, and a drawing
for one of 75 pedometers.
The event is sponsored by the Student Health Advisory Committee
and Associated Students Inc.
Sanjoy Banerjee, professor of international relations, and Robert
C. Smith, professor of political science, will speak from 4 to
5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 21, in room 361 of the HSS building.
Banerjee will speak on "Nationality and American Identity" and
Smith will speak on "Reagan, Race and Rights: Substance
and Symbolism in the Second Reconstruction."
The event is part of the College of BSS faculty research series.
Amy Lonetree, assistant professor of American Indian studies,
will present "Remembering Minnesota's Trail of Tears: The Dakota
Women's March of 1862" from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April
20, in room 386 of the Humanities building.
The event is part of the Women Studies Department's spring lecture
Academic Senate meets Tuesday
The Academic Senate will meet from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday in the Nob Hill
Room of the Seven Hills Conference Center.
Agenda items include: a report from Helen Goldsmith, associate dean
of undergraduate studies, on the Path to Graduation Task Force; a report
from Goldsmith and Jo Volkert, associate vice president for enrollment,
on the Lower Division Transfer Pattern Project; a report from Gail Whitaker,
associate vice president for academic program development, on a proposal
for the Institute for the Next Generation Internet; an update from Oswaldo
Garcia, chair of the Academic Program Review Committee, on the task force
on graduate program review; a proposed graduate certificate in guide
dog mobility; a resolution in support of The New York Times program;
and a proposal for non-majors' access to general education courses.
In Memoriam: Charles Hampton
Charles (Chris) Hampton, emeritus professor of theatre arts, died Sunday,
March 27. He was 69.
A Texas native, Hampton earned a master's degree from Yale University
and a doctorate from Stanford. He joined SF State's Theatre Arts Department
in 1968 where he taught acting and directing.
"He is remembered among faculty, staff, and Theatre Arts alumni
for his passionate devotion to the classroom, and for his excellence
in the area of performance, which included leadership in the establishment
and teaching of the MFA in Performance," said Roy Conboy, chair
of theatre arts.
Hampton, who directed many campus productions, also wrote several plays,
some of which were performed by SFSU students. He retired in 1999.
A resident of Point Reyes, Hampton was also a metal sculptor.
Hampton is survived by his wife Gail, daughter Helen and son Charles.
with faculty grant proposals
The Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development has scheduled
two workshops for faculty who would like assistance preparing their applications
for the Affirmative Action, Mini-Grant, Summer Stipend and Vice President's
Assigned Time award programs for fall 2005. The workshops will take place
from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, April 21, and Friday, April 22, in room
460 of the Administration building.
is required. R.S.V.P. (include the date of the workshop) to Angie
Lin at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Wolf, professor of broadcast and electronic communication arts, and
Clifford Berkman, chair of the Professional Development Council and
professor of chemistry and biochemistry, will lead the workshops.
should bring a hard copy of the award application materials,
which are available at the Office of Faculty Affairs Web site:
Professors of the Year application info
The Academic Senate invites faculty members to apply for the U.S. Professors
of the Year Program. Applications are due in the senate office by 5
p.m. Friday, April 18. SFSU can enter up to three faculty members in
the program, which is sponsored by the Council for Advancement and
Support of Education and The Carnegie Foundation.
are available online at: www.case.org/Container.cfm?CONTAINERID=184&NAVID=67
For details, contact the Academic Senate office at email@example.com or
awarded $552,818 in January and $475,000 in the first part of February.
Awards include a grant to Laureen Chew, professor of elementary education,
for the No Child Left Behind program; a grant to David Walsh, assistant
professor of kinesiology, for an urban youth development project; a grant
to Richard Legates, professor of urban studies, and XiaoHang
Liu, assistant professor of geography and human environmental studies,
for a "SPACE" workshop; and
a grant to Deborah Tolman, professor of human sexuality studies, for a
on pregnancy, parenthood and AIDS.
Grants & Contracts: www.sfsu.edu/~news/cmemo/spring05/april11grants.htm
Scholarship committee nominees due today
Faculty are needed to serve on the University Scholarship Selection
Committee. Committee members read and score about 40-50 applications
each to assist the Office of Student Financial Aid in awarding 25-30
scholarships each year. The committee meets once at the beginning of
June to receive instructions/guidelines and the application packets.
Members are then given a month to read and score the applications/essays.
Faculty members who would like to serve on the committee should
contact the Academic Senate at firstname.lastname@example.org or ext. 8-1264 by
5 p.m. Monday, April 11.
April 21 homelessness project
Project Homeless Connect is looking for volunteers for an April 21
mass mobilization. Participants will help serve San Francisco's
homeless people by providing mental and physical health assessments
and helping them connect to services. The mobilization begins at
8 a.m. at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium.
Training is required and sessions will be provided prior to April
21. For details, contact Kelly Komasa at ext. 8-3340.
The Bookstore is now processing orders for summer and fall semesters.
Faculty who submit their fall order by April 30 will have their
name entered in a drawing for a getaway to Mendocino. Faculty who
meet the early due date of April 15 will have their names entered
twice in the drawing. Orders can be placed online at http://facultytext.sfsubookstore.com,
faxed to 405-0474, or sent via e-mail to: email@example.com