Volume 53, Number 34 May 22, 2006
The ceremony takes place at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 27, in Cox Stadium. Participating faculty should line up by 12:15 p.m. next to the Student Services building (see announcement below). For details on Commencement, see the Web page: www.sfsu.edu/commencement/
Alumni Hall of Fame inducts five
The 2006 Alumni Hall of Fame inductees are Tom Ammiano, San Francisco supervisor (M.A., Special Education, 1965); Paula LeDuc, business and community leader (M.A., Special Education, 1973); John Handy, musician, composer, musicologist and recording artist (B.A. Music, 1963); David Sacks, senior vice president at Warner Bros. Televison (B.A. Radio, Television and Film, 1967); and Ronald Quidachay, San Francisco Superior Court presiding judge (B.A., Urban Studies, 1970).
The alumni will be inducted into the Hall of Fame at a ceremony held later this week. Alumni Hall of Fame plaques can be viewed on the first floor of the J. Paul Leonard Library.
Honor retiring faculty Tuesday
Faculty and staff are invited to honor retiring faculty at the annual Rites of Passage celebration from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Towers Conference Center.
The 2006 emeritus/emerita faculty are listed on the Faculty Affairs Web site: www.sfsu.edu/~acaffrs/facaffrs.html
The Institute for Civic and Community Engagement
The San Francisco Urban Institute and Office of Community Service Learning are merging to form the Institute for Civic and Community Engagement (ICCE).
The ICCE will centralize the services, projects and staff of the two programs and work to promote innovations in faculty and student service learning and civic engagement in the local, state, national and international arenas.
Steve Cochrane, director of the Community Involvement Center (CIC), will serve as the community service learning liaison for the College of Humanities. All current CIC courses will be taught through the English Department.
CIC will remain open through the summer for advising students. CIC is located in the CIC Building near the Gymnasium and can be reached at ext. 8-1486. No summer instruction will be offered, however, course credit for approved community service will be offered in the fall semester.
College of Ethnic Studies dean candidates
The three remaining finalists to interview for the dean of the College of Ethnic Studies position are scheduled for on-campus visits this week. All members of the campus community are invited to attend the candidates’ presentations and receptions.
Monday, May 22: Ramon A. Gutierrez will be unable to make the visit; the presentation is cancelled.
Tuesday, May 23: Deena J. Gonzalez, chair and professor in the department of Chicana/o Studies, Loyola Marymount University, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. in room 116 of the Ethnic Studies & Psychology building.
Wednesday, May 24: Manuel Avalos, vice provost for research and faculty development and associate director at the Hispanic Research Center at Arizona State University, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in room 116 of the Ethnic Studies & Psychology building.
Final Creative Arts dean candidate visits
Jennifer Lawson, the final candidate to interview for dean of the College of Creative Arts, will present from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Monday, May 22 in Knuth Hall of the Creative Arts building. Lawson is general manager of WHUT-TV, Washington, D.C.
The other candidates have already given presentations.
University Police accreditation
A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc. (CALEA) will be on campus June 11-14 for an accreditation visit for the University Police Department.
As part of the on-site assessment, University employees and members of the community are invited to offer comments at a public information session at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, in Rosa Parks Conference Rooms A-C of the Cesar Chavez Student Center.
Telephone comments can be made between 2 and 5 p.m. Monday, June 12, to (415) 338-1046. Comments via telephone and at the information sessions are limited to 10 minutes and must address the ability of the University Police to comply with CALEA's standards. A copy of the standards is available for review at the Police Department, located at North State Drive.
Written comments can be mailed to CALEA, 10302 Eaton Place, Suite 320 Fairfax, Virginia, 22030-2201.
Richardson -- California love
Richardson, a lecturer in humanities, had long been interested in California history and culture. After taking a job in 1999 in San Francisco as communications analyst at the Public Policy Institute of California, he asked a colleague what he should read to get up to speed. The colleague suggested the works of Carey McWilliams, who Richardson had never heard of.
Richardson found a kindred spirit in the late McWilliams ...Read more about Richardson: www.sfsu.edu/~news/cmemo/spring06/may22people.htm
For details, contact Norma Urcuyo-Siani at firstname.lastname@example.org or ext. 8-6141.
CampusMemo summer schedule
The campus community is also encouraged to submit items to the SF State Web event calendar. Fill out the online form at: www.sfsu.edu/calendar/submit.htm
General education forum
The forum can be found on the Academic Senate Web site: www.sfsu.edu/~senate
Responses should be made by 5 p.m. Thursday, June 15.
Summer academic technology workshops
Both weeklong and shorter "one-shot" workshops are available, covering a variety of aspects of iLearn. Faculty and staff are welcome. All workshops are free.
A fit summer
Family Resource Center seeks help
Volunteers are needed for either one-day or ongoing projects. For details, contact Kelly Komasa at ext. 8-3340.
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