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September 9, 2002

Volume 50, No. 4
This Week Sept. 11: SFSU Remembers Sept. 11 sanctuary on campus Sept. 11 lecture
Campus entertaining workshops Student design work at the U. Club Next Week All about faculty promotions
Benefits Faire It's a new eWay Coming Up Meet your new colleagues

This Week

Sept. 11: SFSU Remembers

On Wednesday, the University will pause to remember those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on the United States. President Robert A. Corrigan invites the campus to attend the following activities. Note that the location of the candelight vigil has changed from the Garden of Remembrance to Malcolm X Plaza.

8:45 a.m.    Taps played and the American flag lowered at the corner of 19th and Holloway avenues. Bagpipes played by Public Safety Sgt. Pat Wasley.

9:03 a.m.    Taps played on the steps outside the Cesar Chavez Student Center.

Noon    A program of music and dance performed by students and faculty from the School of Music and Dance will be presented in Knuth Hall, Creative Arts building.

The program includes:

7:30 p.m.    Candlelight vigil at Malcolm X Plaza. Procession will start at Mary Park/Mary Ward residence halls, proceed to the Village at Centennial Square, and end at Malcolm X Plaza. Refreshments will follow.

Check the SFSU home page for updates on Sept. 11 activities. If you know of a Sept. 11-related event that is not listed above, contact Public Affairs ASAP so the item can be added to the Web site by Tuesday afternoon. For details, call ext. 8-1665 or e-mail

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Sept. 11 sanctuary on campus

The Memorial Grove will be available to the campus community as a sanctuary for remembrance, reflection and healing from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Individuals will have the opportunity to offer personal messages in writing, through song and music (bring your acoustic instrument) or through quiet meditation. Counselors from Counseling and Psychological Services and other Student Affairs professionals will be on hand.

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Sept. 11 lecture

A forum of SFSU professors from history, Islamic studies and Jewish studies will discuss "Sept. 11: One Year Later" at 2 p.m. Wednesday, in SCI 270.

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Campus entertaining workshops

Workshops explaining SFSU's hospitality policies will be held this week and next. Please note that last week CampusMemo listed the wrong day but the correct date for the first two workshops.

The workshops will be held at 9 and 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, and 1 and 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, in the NEC Room on the fifth floor of the Administration building.

All University personnel involved with entertaining official guests, recruiting faculty/students, planning catered or restaurant meals, bestowing gifts to non-employees or making non-cash awards to employees should attend.

To make a reservation, e-mail Wayne Kuhaupt at

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Student design work at the U. Club

The campus community is invited to attend a reception for the Design and Industry Department from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday in the University Club. Professor Martin Linder's class has constructed exquisite metalwork sidetables that will be on display in the club. Last semester Linder's class produced the coat rack display. The student artists will be on hand. Refreshments will be served.

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Next Week

All about faculty promotions

Lilly Berry, chair of the University Promotions Committee, invites faculty to attend one of two informational meetings and group discussions about the promotions committee and the promotions process.

The meetings will be held from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, and from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25.

Contact the Academic Senate office at ext. 8-1264 for location of the meetings.

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Benefits Faire

Human Resources' 21st Annual Benefits Faire will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, in the second floor lobby of the Administration building.

The Benefits Faire is a one-stop opportunity for faculty and staff to meet and talk with company and campus representatives about benefit plans.

Stop by for information on various benefit plans, occupational safety and workers' compensation, credit unions and the PERS Home Loan and ScholarShare programs. Representatives from the Benefits, Payroll, EHOS and Risk Management units will be on hand to answer questions.

For details, contact Angelica Fausto at ext. 5-3712.

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It's a new eWay

For those who were unable to attend the first round of eWay workshops last month, makeup workshops about the new version of the eWay Web site will be held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Sept. 18, in the NEC Room on the fifth floor of the Administration building.

To make a reservation, e-mail Wayne Kuhaupt at

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Coming Up

Meet your new colleagues

President Corrigan, the Office of Academic Affairs and University Women's Association invite the campus community to join them in welcoming new faculty and staff to campus from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, at the University Club.

All faculty and staff are encouraged to take this opportunity to meet new colleagues and welcome returning colleagues and friends back to campus.

Recipients of University Women's Association scholarships will be honored at the reception. Refreshments will be served.

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