Next week's May 21 edition of CampusMemo will be the final one of the spring
semester. Items should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by
5 p.m. Tuesday, May 15. Summer issues of CampusMemo will be published June 18
and July 16. CampusMemo
resumes weekly publication Aug. 20.
details, call Public Affairs & Publications at ext. 8-1665.
Fall fee-waiver information is now available. Eligible, continuing
or newly admitted employees should submit completed fee-waiver
applications and fees to the Cashier's/Bursar's Office (room
155 of the Administration building) two weeks prior to their
Dependent fee-waiver participants should also complete the appropriate
application and submit the application and fees to Human Resources,
room 252 of the Administration building.
For details, including fees, visit the Human Resources Web site:
For specific questions, contact Jackie Bender at email@example.com or ext. 8-2678.
The SF State basketball coaches will conduct two one-week day camps
at the Gymnasium for boys and girls aged 7-14. The camps run
from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, June 25-29 and July
16-20. Registration fee is $125 per session.
For further information, contact Bill Treseler, men's basketball
coach, at firstname.lastname@example.org or ext. 8-1729.
Summer fitness options
FitnessPlus, the faculty and staff fitness and wellness program,
is offering seven-week summer programs beginning Monday, June
18. Classes include weight training, yoga, group exercise, Feldenkrais
Method body work, and more. Register online at www.sfsu.edu/~fitplus or contact FitnessPlus at email@example.com or ext. 8-7572.
In addition, the Village Fitness Center invites faculty and staff
to take advantage of its summer fitness program. Special rates
are available through June 15 and include full access to the Village
Fitness Center on campus, Club One at the Fillmore Center in San
Francisco, as well as all Club One Fitness Clubs.
For details, contact the Village Fitness Center at (415) 452-1010.
The SF State Retirement Association is again providing support
for approved, job-related travel. The award cycle alternates
between faculty and staff; this year's awards will be presented
Letters of application should contain the purpose of the travel
as well as travel plans and costs and should be addressed to: SFSU
Retirement Association in care of Franklin Sheehan, Mathematics
Or apply by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications will be accepted until Tuesday, May 15.
Faculty and staff are asked to encourage students to apply for
the summer South Asian American Community Internship Program.
The program provides experience working with organizations that
emphasize service to the South Asian and South Asian-American
The internships are unpaid, but interns will receive three units
of semester credit. Internships will take place during June and/or
July and will consist of 80 hours of work.
For details and application information, contact Falu Bakrania
at email@example.com or ext. 5-0389. Applications are due by 5
p.m. Friday, May 18.
Honoring retiring faculty
Faculty and staff are invited to honor retiring faculty at the annual
Rites of Passage celebration to be held from 4 to 6 p.m., Tuesday, May
22, in the Nob Hill Room of Seven Hills Conference Center.
A link to the list of retiring faculty will be published in next week's
Search committee for dean of undergraduate studies
Nominations are needed to fill three positions on the search committee
for dean of undergraduate studies. The previous search was not successful.
Nominees should be tenured or tenure-track teaching faculty or full-time
can be made on the Academic Senate Web site at: www.sfsu.edu/~senate/nominate
For details, contact the Academic Senate office at firstname.lastname@example.org or
Academic Senate meets Tuesday
The Academic Senate will meet from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday in the Nob Hill
Room of Seven Hills Conference Center.
Agenda items for 2 to 3:30 p.m. include: a report from Genie Stowers,
chair of the Academic Program Review Committee, on the Fifth Cycle of
Academic Program Review; a proposed charge for the University Tenure
and Promotion Committee; proposed revisions to the upper division writing
requirements; a proposed disability access statement addendum to the
Faculty Statement of Course Requirements Policy, #S82-90; a proposed
bylaw change to eliminate the Academic Program Review Committee and establish
a Strategic Planning Committee; and a proposed resolution thanking and
commending departing senators.
Agenda items for 3:30 to 4 p.m. include: election of Senate officers
for 2007-08; and a resolution on the summer Senate.
OIP director candidates
Candidates for the director of the Office of International Programs position
will be giving public presentations this month. Three candidates have
confirmed dates so far; one more will be announced later.
Garcia, associate vice president for international affairs at Southern
Hampshire University, will present from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Monday
in room 275 of the HSS building.
- Saleha Suleman, director of international programs and services at Michigan
Technological University, will present from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Friday in
room 460 of the Administration building.
- James Coffman, U.S. representative for International Student Advisors
Inc., Tokyo, Japan, will present from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Thursday, May 24,
in room 460 of the Administration building.
Insiders include a book on conventional wisdom by Dean Manders, Social
Science; a book on GIS by Ayse Pamuk, Urban Studies; a management scholar
award for Sally Baack, Management; a theatre production by Barbara Damashek,
Theater Arts; and an experiential education
Nina Roberts, Recreation and Leisure Studies.
Greek film festival
The San Francisco Greek Festival runs through Friday at the Delancey
Street Screening Room, 600 Embarcadero, San Francisco. All shows
start at 7:30 p.m.; weekly and three-film pass holders should arrive
at least 20 minutes before films start to secure seating. Individual
tickets cost $15. Tickets to the opening-night film and reception
start at $60.
For tickets, and a complete schedule, visit: www.grfilm.com/
The festival is sponsored by the Modern Greek Studies Foundation, Center
for Modern Greek Studies, Nikos Kazantzakis Chair at SF State, Greek
Film Center and Graal Productions of Greece.
DAI spring exhibit
Design and Industry's spring exhibit will be held Tuesday through Friday
in Jack Adams Hall of the Cesar Chavez Student Center. An opening reception
will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. Exhibit hours are 3 to 9 p.m.
Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Friday, May 18.
Poeta Pan on SPARK
Theatre Arts Professor Carlos Barón and his Pablo Neruda-inspired
SF State play "Poeta Pan" will be featured on KQED-Channel
9's program "SPARK." The episode airs at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
longtime Dance Lecturer Chitresh Das will be featured on the Wednesday,
23, episode of "SPARK."
visit SPARK's Web site: www.kqed.org/arts/spark/
Ethnicity and cancer
Kimlin Tam Ashing-Giwa, professor and director of the City of Hope Center
for Community Alliance for Research and Education, will speak on "Ethnicity
and Cancer Survivorship Research: What We Know and Future Directions" from
3 to 4 p.m. Thursday in Rosa Parks Room A of the Student Center.
R.S.V.P. to email@example.com or ext. 8-2978.
The seminar is funded by The National Center on Minority Health and
CTFD open house
The Center for Teaching and Faculty Development invites faculty and staff
to an open house from noon to 3 p.m. Friday, May 25, in room 435 of the
Library. Sweet and savory Mediterranean delights will be served.
Yehudi Menuhin festival
The Yehudi Menuhin Chamber Music Seminar and Festival takes place June
1-3 in Knuth Hall of the Creative Arts building. The festival features
three public concerts and seven master classes. For tickets and further
details, visit www.sffcm.org or call (415) 820-1530.
The festival also includes the final Morrison Artists' Series concert
of the season, a recital by the Daedalus String Quartet at 3 p.m. Sunday,
June 3, in McKenna Theatre of the Creative Arts building. The quartet
will perform works by Haydn, Horne and Debussy. Admission is free.
The event is sponsored by the San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music
and SF State's School of Music and Dance.