Joseph L. White, professor emeritus of psychology and psychiatry
at the University of California, Irvine, will speak on "African
American Psychological Strengths as a Vehicle for Surviving, Thriving
and Optimal Living: from 10:10 to 11 a.m. Monday in McKenna Theatre
of the Creative Arts building. A reception for White will be held
from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Richard Oakes Multicultural Center of the
Cesar Chavez Student Center.
The event is sponsored by the College of Behavioral and Social
Sciences, College of Ethnic Studies and Department of Psychology.
Day laborer symposium
The Cesar E. Chavez Institute invites the campus community to attend "Latino
Day Laborer Health in Troubled Times: A Community-University Forum" from
8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in Seven Hills Conference Center.
For details, including a full schedule of events, visit: http://cci.sfsu.edu/forum
Ken Fehrman retirement
The Consumer and Family Studies/Dietetics Department will honor
Professor Ken Fehrman upon his retirement with a reception from
4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Vista Room, room 401 of Burk Hall.
The campus community is welcome.
R.S.V.P. to Nancy Rabolt at email@example.com or ext. 8-2060. A
$20 donation to support the cost of a gift and the event can be
dropped off in room 329 of Burk Hall.
Faculty are invited to attend one of the College of Extended Learning's
Short-Term Study Abroad Program information sessions at 10 a.m.
or 2 p.m. Wednesday in room 455C of the Administration building.
The sessions will cover the process of offering a Short-Term Study
Abroad program for faculty and their students.
who aren't able to attend can receive an information packet by
e-mailing Jim Bryan at: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Graduate Research and Creative Projects Showcase will be held
from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday in the Gymnasium. More than 100 exhibits
will be on display. The showcase is sponsored by Graduate Studies.
Library friends meeting
The campus community is invited to the annual meeting of the Friends
of the J. Paul Leonard Library at 3 p.m. Thursday in room
587 of the Humanities building. Following the business meeting,
there will be a 3:30 p.m. screening of the film "Closing
the Books at UC Berkeley Extension" by Eliza Hemenway. SF
State is a former occupant of the building that until recently
was home to UC Extension's San Francisco programs.
British intel and
the Greek left
Andre Gerolymatos, professor of international studies and history
at Simon Fraser University, will speak on "The Civil War
Within: The British Intelligence Services and the Greek Left" at
7 p.m. Thursday in room 587 of the Humanities building.
The event is sponsored by the Center for Modern Greek Studies.
The campus community is invited to a meeting of the University
Budget Committee from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, May 11, in the NEC
room on the fifth floor of the Administration building.
Greek film festival
The San Francisco Greek Festival will run Saturday, May 12, through
Friday, May 18 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.
The opening night reception takes place after the film screening
at Delancey Street.
tickets, and a complete schedule, visit: www.grfilm.com/
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.
D&I spring exhibit
Design and Industry's spring exhibit will be held May 15-18 in
Jack Adams Hall of the Cesar Chavez Student Center. An opening
reception will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, May 16. Exhibit
hours are from 3 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 15, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Wednesday and Thursday, May 16-17. and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday,
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,
May 17, in Rosa Parks 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 Health Disparities.
CTFD open house
The Center for Teaching and Faculty Development invites faculty
and staff to an open house from noon to 3 p.m. in room 435 of
the Library. Sweet and savory Mediterranean delights will be
The MacArthur Maze/580 deck collapse may continue to make commuting
to campus difficult for a number of faculty and staff. The University
has added another shuttle bus to the Daly City BART/campus run in anticipation
of increased BART usage.
employees who would like to carpool to campus, Parking and Transportation
offers a ride-match program. For details, visit: www.sfsu.edu/~parking/text/ridematch.html
In addition, employees can defer up to $110 per month to pay for qualified
public transportation with pre-tax dollars. For details and the required
form, visit Parking and Transportation on North State Drive (next to
Human subjects committee seeks new members
The Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects (CPHS) is looking
for new members. The committee also needs a faculty member to serve
as chairperson for Institutional Review Board (IRB) #1 for spring 2008.
must be available to attend a two-hour meeting once a month, on
either the first or third Wednesday from 10 a.m. to noon and be
to devote an additional one to two hours of preparation time. Members
also assist in updating the policy and procedures of the committee.
The committee needs members who fit the following profiles:
- One non-scientist (someone whose primary concerns and daily duties are
- One community member (someone who is not affiliated with the University
at all and is not a close relative of a University employee); and
- One special needs/special education member (can be from Health and Human
Services, Behavioral and Social Sciences, Special Education).
for IRB#1 for spring 2008 has a time commitment of 16 hours per week,
including reviewing protocols prior to placing them on
an agenda, running committee meetings, communicating with researchers
on revisions, conducting final reviews and signing protocols. The chair
receives 40 percent RRT.
To apply, contact the CPHS office at firstname.lastname@example.org or ext. 8-1093.
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, at the Nob Hill Room, Seven Hills Conference Center.
In memoriam: Vincent Schaze
Vincent J. Schaze, emeritus professor of accounting, died April 14. He
Appointed in 1956, Schaze taught for more than 47 years without missing
a single day of instruction. He retired in 2004.
Jiunn Huang, chair
of accounting, said, "Vincent was an outstanding
professor and colleague. Passionately devoted to excellence in teaching,
he also helped grow the Accounting Department and establish its rich
history of partnership with area accounting firms and industry leaders."
Schaze held degrees from University of California, Los Angeles, University
of California Berkeley, and SF State, including a masters of science
in taxation. He was also a land developer and general contractor, working
on projects such as Parktown Homes in Milpitas and University Terrace
in Santa Cruz. He continued to invest in real estate properties throughout
In 2001, he made a substantial donation to SF State's College of Business.
Schaze is survived by his wife, Patricia, and his children and grandchildren.
received $8,560,251 in March and $457,691 in April.
Help with iLearn
Academic Technology (AT) offers an array of workshops that enable
faculty and staff to create collaborative online teaching and learning
environments, instructional Web sites and digital images. Faculty
are encouraged to learn how to prepare iLearn environments and online
course materials for the summer and fall semesters.
Multiple workshops are available and are staggered and repeated to accommodate
different schedules. Workshops are free. Registration is required.
For registration and details, visit: http://power.sfsu.edu/
Technology events can be searched for by selecting "Acad
Tech" in the drop-down organizer box.
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 registration date.
Dependent fee-waiver participants should also complete the appropriate
application and submit their application and fees to Human Resources,
room 252 of the Administration building.
including fees, visit the Human Resources Web site: www.sfsu.edu/~hrwww/
specific questions, contact Jackie Bender at email@example.com or
youth basketball camps
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 please contact Bill Treseler, men's basketball
coach, at firstname.lastname@example.org or ext. 8-1729.
Reserve student center space
The Cesar Chavez Student Center is opening up its space reservation calendar
for the 2007-08 academic year. To view and reserve spaces, visit: http://www.sfsustudentcenter.com/services/
The Student Center has a phased roll out of when certain campus organizations
can begin reserving space, beginning on May 11 for all-University special
programs such as orientations and Career Center events. University departments
and auxiliaries can begin reserving space on May 24. Visit the Web site
above for the full roll-out schedule.
For details, contact the scheduling staff at email@example.com or ext. 5-0723.
The Village Fitness Center invites faculty and staff to take advantage
of its summer fitness program through June 15. This includes full access
to the Village Fitness Center on campus, Club One at the Fillmore in
San Francisco, as well as all Club One Fitness Clubs.
For details, contact the Village Fitness Center at (415) 452-1010.
Donate to Afghan youth sports
The Department of Kinesiology is sponsoring a sports equipment and apparel
drive to benefit the Afghan Youth Sports Exchange (AYSE). The AYSE
is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting athletics for girls
and boys in Afghan schools and communities.
Deptartment is accepting new or lightly used soccer and basketball
equipment for girls age 7-19. Items needed include soccer
balls, shin guards, basketballs, jerseys, long sleeve t-shirts, warm-ups,
cleats, sneakers, first-aid kits, etc. Items should be dropped off at
the cart located in room 101 of the Gymnasium. Collected items will be
sent to Afghanistan for use in summer sports programs.
contact Maria Veri at firstname.lastname@example.org or
Staff travel grants
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 made to staff.
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 Department.
Or apply by e-mail to: email@example.com
Applications will be accepted until May 15.
South Asian American internship
Faculty and staff are asked to encourage students to apply for the summer
South Asian American Community Internship Program. The program offers
students experience working with organizations that emphasize service
to the South Asian and South Asian-American communities.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or ext. 5-0389. Applications are due by 5 p.m. Friday, May 18.
Faculty, staff and their guests are invited to join the University Women's
Association (UWA) for an end-of-the-academic-year celebration at 6:30
p.m. Friday, May 18, at the Tonga Room in the Fairmont Hotel. Tickets
are $50 per person for UWA members and guests and $55 per person for
nonmembers. Price includes dinner and the entertainment cover charge.
Drinks are extra.
R.S.V.P. by Friday, May 11, to Lin Ivory at: email@example.com