Korean American film
SFSU will be one of the four venues for the San Francisco Korean
American Film Festival held Tuesday through Sunday. The festival
will showcase 38 films and include four public forums.
Tickets are $6-10 and available online or by phone at (415) 286-8447.
For a full schedule, visit: www.mykima.org
FitnessPlus, the SFSU faculty and staff fitness and wellness program,
begins its spring session Monday. Classes include yoga, swimming,
weight training, salsa/samba and kickboxing. For a complete schedule
e-mail email@example.com or see: www.sfsu.edu/~fitplus
New group fitness programs at the Village Fitness Center start
Monday. Available programs include mat Pilates, cardio kickboxing,
cardio-FUNK, hip-hop and more. Advance registration for classes
is required. Programs are free for Village Fitness Center members
and $10 per class for non-members.
The Fitness Center has also started a free walking club for staff
and faculty. Club members meet at noon at the Fitness Center every
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Trainers lead a 20-minute
For details, call (415) 452-1010 or visit: userwww.sfsu.edu/~fitness
David Tabb, professor of political science, will present "Do
the Democrats Stand a Chance?" at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the
Rosa Parks Room of the Cesar Chavez Student Center.
The event is sponsored by the Sixty Plus club.
Free piano performance
Faculty and staff are invited to order a pair of complimentary
tickets to a concert by pianist Jeanne Stark-Iochmans held at 4
p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, in Herbst Theatre. Stark-Iochmans will perform
solo works by Mozart, Chopin and Ravel. The tickets are courtesy
of Four Seasons Concerts.
R.S.V.P., including name, address and telephone number, by Wednesday,
Feb. 8, to firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax to (510) 601-6183.
Tickets will be held at the Herbst Theatre box office to be picked
up the day of the concert between 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. Guests must
be at least 6 years of age. Herbst Theatre is located at 401 Van
Ness Ave. in San Francisco.
District 7 Supervisor Sean Elsbernd begins monthly visits to campus
for the spring semester at noon Wednesday, Feb. 22, 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.
Athletics invites faculty and staff to a free reception at the SFSU Homecoming
on Friday, Feb. 17, in the Gymnasium. The reception will take place between
the women's and men's homecoming basketball games (vs. Cal State Los Angeles).
The women's game starts at 5:30 p.m. The men's game starts 30 minutes after
the completion of the women's game (around 7:30 p.m.).
R.S.V.P. by 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13, to Doug Hupke at email@example.com or ext. 8-1193.
HHS dean finalist visits begin this week
Five finalists have been selected to interview for dean of the College
of Health and Human Services. All members of the campus community are
invited to attend the presentations. Receptions will follow each presentation.
3:30 - 5 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 8: Barry Eckert, dean and professor,
College of Health Professions, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah,
Ga. His presentation will take place in room 135 of the HSS building.
3:30 - 5 p.m., Monday, Feb. 13: Santos Hernandez, dean and professor,
School of Social Work, University of Texas, Arlington. His presentation
will take place in room 210 of the Science building.
3:30 - 5 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 16: Mary Beth Love, chair and professor
of health education, College of Health and Human Services, SFSU. Her
presentation will take place in room 278 of the HSS building.
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.
awarded an additional $1,603,882 in September and $2,118,701 in October.
Grants & Contracts: www.sfsu.edu/~news/cmemo/spring06/feb6grants.htm
Student research competition
Faculty and staff are reminded to encourage students to enter the
The CSU's 20th annual Student Research Competition. Current students
as well as those who graduated in spring, summer or fall 2005 are
eligible. The deadline for submissions for the campus competition
is 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20. The campus competition will take place
Feb. 27 - March 3.
Student registration forms and application guidelines are available
on the Graduate Studies Web site: www.sfsu.edu/~gradstdy
OIP faculty grants
The Office of International Programs (OIP) invites tenured and tenure-track
faculty to apply for two grant opportunities.
The two grants are:
The World in the Classroom: Course Internationalization Incentive
This grant initiative provides funds for faculty to infuse an international
perspective into traditionally "noninternational" courses.
Awards of $1,000 to $3,000 will be granted for projects by faculty
members from any discipline who propose, either individually or collectively,
to add international components to an existing non-internationally
2006 Faculty International Development Grant
The international development grant is awarded for faculty proposals
that have the potential to enhance international education and
promote international awareness at SFSU through research and scholarship
and/or creative activities. Grants of $1,000 to $4,000 will be
based on the merits of proposals, financial need and availability
Applications are available in room 450 of the Administration building
or found at: www.sfsu.edu/~oip/faculty/facultywelcome.htm
The deadline for both grants is 5 p.m. March 15. For details, contact
Marilyn Jackson at firstname.lastname@example.org or ext. 8-3317.
Community scholarship grants
The Office of Community Service Learning (OCSL) 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 at all ranks. Faculty must
submit applications by 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27. Guidelines are available
online at: www.sfsu.edu/~ocsl/awards.html
contact Perla Barrientos at email@example.com or 8-3282.
The Center for Teaching and Faculty Development and the Office
of Academic Technology have posted their workshop schedules. Teaching
workshops include facilitating large classes, assessing student
and using assessment rubrics. The academic technology workshops
include many aspects of using the learning management system iLearn
Wikis and forums and using iLearn to assess student performance.
Advanced courses on Dreamweaver and Photoshop are also offered.
a complete schedule, visit: http://cet.sfsu.edu/spring
Booksale Room reopens
The Friends of the J. Paul Leonard Library has reopened its Booksale
Room, room 113 of the HSS building. Spring semester hours are 11
a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Thursday and 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Fridays.