Supervisor Elsbernd visit
District 7 Supervisor Sean Elsbernd begins monthly visits to campus
for the spring semester at noon Wednesday in room 268
of the HSS building. The campus community is welcome to attend.
Other visits this semester will be March 22 and April 26.
The Catholic priesthood and homosexuality
The campus community is invited to a panel discussion titled "Fitness
for Priesthood? Shifting Vatican Teachings on Homosexuality" from
7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Grace Cathedral's Wilsey Conference
Center, 110 California St., San Francisco. Seating is limited.
The event is sponsored by SFSU's National Sexuality Resource Center
(NSRC), Grace Cathedral and the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies
in Religion and Ministry.
For details, contact NSRC at firstname.lastname@example.org or (415) 437-5121.
Labor Archives anniversary
The Labor Archives and Research Center marks its 20th anniversary
with a celebration at 7 p.m. Friday at UA Local 38, 1623
Market St., San Francisco. The event includes a presentation by
Grace Palladino, author of "Skilled Hands, Strong Spirits:
A Century of Building Trades History," a performance by the
Labor Heritage/Rockin' Solidarity Chorus and an exhibit of building
trades photography by Joseph A. Blum.
For details, contact the Labor Archives at email@example.com or (415)
Open mike nights
The Depot at the Cesar Chavez Student Center is hosting three open-mike
nights for campus and community musicians from 5 to 8 p.m. Feb.
28, March 28 and April 25. Interested performers should sign up
with Nina Jo Smith, coordinator of The SAFE Place, by noon the
day of the show at firstname.lastname@example.org -- or sign up after 4:45 p.m.
at the Depot.
The Feb. 28 show features SFSU student Anthony Jarmolowicz.
Communications directory update
The online SFSU communications directory has been updated to include
a printable, screen reader-accessible version of the "Campus Administration" pages.
These pages include all the information that was part of the "blue
pages" in the former print versions of the directory and are available
as a .pdf file (requires Adobe Acrobat).
and/or print the file, visit: www.sfsu.edu/search.htm
HHS dean search -- final two visits
Two of the five finalists selected to interview for dean of the College
of Health and Human Services have upcoming visits. The first three
finalists have already given their presentations. All members of the
campus community are invited to attend the presentations. Receptions
will follow each presentation.
3:30 - 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20: Robert Otto Valdez, senior fellow, Leonard
Davis Institute for Health Economics, Wharton School of Business, University
of Pennsylvania. His presentation will take place in room 210 of the
3:30 - 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22: Don Taylor, acting dean, College of
Health and Human Services, SFSU. His presentation will take place in
room 135 of the HSS building.
Eliassen: Hooked on research
all the greenery at SFSU, Meredith Eliassen prefers the maritime plants
in the campus greenhouse; They remind her of the students at SFSU. Just
as the plants' seeds are carried from seashores to fertile ground, "students
who wind up here, grow and flourish," she said.
assistant in Special Collections and Archives, Eliassen works closely
students who breeze into her office on the sixth floor
of the J. Paul Leonard Library. The reward of helping them locate reference
materials, she said, "is seeing students really turn on to something.
They start off doing research for a class assignment and wind up getting
Read more about Eliassen: www.sfsu.edu/~news/cmemo/spring06/feb20people.htm
Community scholarship grants due Feb. 27
The Office of Community Service Learning has received new funding for
its Community Scholarship Faculty Grant Program. The grants will support
faculty community scholarship and the expansion of community service
learning courses at SFSU. The awards are open to all part-time and
full-time faculty. Faculty must submit applications by 5 p.m. Monday,
Feb. 27. Guidelines are available online at: www.sfsu.edu/~ocsl/awards.html
For details, contact Perla Barrientos at email@example.com or 8-3282.
Digging deeper into iLearn
Academic Technology is offering a series of classes March 7-9 that
explore several advanced iLearn features. Attendance at the introductory
iLearn workshop is a required prerequisite for the classes.
The classes are:
iLearn wikis: learn to create and facilitate student interaction using
wikis -- collaborative, editable Web pages. 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, March
7, room 433, Library.
iLearn discussion forums: learn to create and facilitate student interaction
using online discussion forums. 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, room
iLearn Quizzes: learn to assess student performance using online quizzes.
1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, room 433, Library.
For registration and more about other upcoming workshops, visit: http://cet.sfsu.edu/spring
For details, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call ext. 8-6906.
Mary Beth Paul retirement
Mary Beth Paul, a buyer II in the Purchasing Department, is retiring
after 30 years of service to the University. The Accounts Payable
and Procurement departments invite the campus community to a retirement
celebration in honor of Paul from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, March 16,
on the fifth floor patio of the Administration building.
donation is suggested. Contact Cindy Reedy at ext. 8-1833 or Rose
Balancio at ext. 5-3654.
The University Women's Association invites faculty and staff to join
in celebrating Nobel Laureate Harold Pinter with a panel discussion
of the author and his works, followed by a viewing of his play "Betrayal." The
discussion begins at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 10, in room 473 of the
Humanities building. Bérénice Le Marchand, assistant
professor of French, will moderate a panel of SFSU faculty.
Wine and cheese will be available before and during the program for
$13 per person.
of "Betrayal," directed by Rhonnie Washington,
associate professor of theatre arts, takes place in the Little Theatre
of the Creative Arts building.
by March 3 and send a check for $13 per person payable to "UWA" to:
Lin Ivory, 145 Sequoia Drive, San Anselmo, CA.
For details, contact Lin Ivory at: email@example.com