October 4, 2004 Vol. IX, No. 4
For Your Information publishes announcements of public meetings, notices, classes and courses of interest to the university community. The deadline for submitting items generally is noon on Monday, one week before the issue appears.
The deadline for the October 18 issue is Monday, October 11. We strive to include all items submitted by deadline occurring during the two-week period until the next issue. Items further in advance will be run on a space-available basis. Submit future items by e-mailing them to firstname.lastname@example.org, sending them to mail drop 8242 or faxing them to (818) 677-4909. E-mail is the preferred method of submitting.
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Tuesdays, Oct. 5 and 12
Faculty CELT Programs
The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching offers "Moving Your Course Online" from 12:30-2 p.m. on Tue., Oct. 5, and "Student Response Technology and Classroom Assessment Techniques" from 12:30-2 p.m. on Tue., Oct. 12. Both sessions will be in the CELT Conference Room, Sierra Hall 439. fmi and RSVP-Kelly Kroeker, x6536 or email@example.com.
Wednesday, Oct. 6
Breakfast at CSUN Series
The Roland Tseng College of Extended Learning launches education and networking seminars for human resources professionals at 7:30 a.m. with a talk on communication in the business environment, presented by CSUN communications professor Elizabeth Berry. fmi-x4852.
Wednesday, Oct. 6 and Thursday, Oct. 7
Brown Bag Film Series
The Marilyn Magaram Center continues its Brown Bag Film Series in Sequoia Hall 112. Admission is free. "Fat Like Me: How to Win the Weight War" will screen on Wed., Oct. 6, 10:30-11:30 a.m., and Thu., Oct. 7, 3-4 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 6-Sunday, Oct. 17
Union Program Council Events
fmi and registration-x2491.
- Wed., Oct. 6, 11:30 a.m: A free crafts event, USU. Supplies are limited.
- Fri., Oct. 8 and Sat., Oct. 9, 11 a.m.: College Bowl for teams of four, registration required.
- Wed., Oct. 13, 1 p.m., Matador Bookstore lawn: CSUN "Pride Day," prizes and giveaways provided; free event.
- Sat., Oct. 16, 10 a.m.: Fright Fest at Magic Mountain; transportation leaves at 10 a.m. $15 registration fee to USU cashier.
- Sun., Oct. 17, 11 a.m.: Natural History Museum trip; transportation leaves at 11 a.m. $5 registration fee to USU cashier.
Wednesday, Oct. 6 and Tuesday, Oct. 19
Every first Wednesday and third Tuesday of the month, the Toastmasters meet from 12-1 p.m. in the Oviatt Library's Presentation Room. fmi-Sabrina Rife, x5700.
Thursday, Oct. 7
Open Forum on
How does information technology affect your life? How well does it support the CSUN community? Chief Information Officer Spero Bowman and Chief Technology Officer Steven Fitzgerald will lead an "Open Forum on Campus Technology" from 9-10:30 a.m. in Sequoia Hall 250A. Refreshments provided. fmi and RSVP-x5700.
Friday, Oct. 8
Learning Centered University Symposium
A symposium titled "The Learning Centered University: Where Are We Going, Where Have We Been?" is set for 8:30 a.m. to noon in the Satellite Student Union, Shoshone Room. President Jolene Koester will welcome guests; Provost Harry Hellenbrand and Faculty President Ronald McIntyre will preside. Panels of successful practices and poster session presentations are planned. fmi-x2957.
Tuesday, Oct. 12
Human Resource Services Professional Development Programs sponsors a talk by psychologist Debra Mandel on "Achieving Higher Job Satisfaction" at 1:30 p.m. in the Oviatt Library's HR Training Room 16, garden level. Register at www-admn.csun.edu/hrs/training/courses/registration.htm. fmi-x3820.
Tuesdays, Oct. 12 and 26
CELT Faculty Book Group
Faculty are invited to join the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching's book group, facilitated by Barbara Kroll (English, Linguistics/TESL), to discuss "Reflections on Multiliterate Lives." The group will meet from 2:15-3:15 p.m. in Sierra Hall 439. Registration is limited to 12 participants. fmi-Kelly Kroeker, x6536 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, Oct. 14
CalPERS Pension Overview
Retirement issues will be discussed by a California Public Employees' Retirement System representative at 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Oviatt Library, Human Resources Training Room 16. fmi-x3820, mail drop 8229, or www-admn.csun.edu/hrs/training/index.html.
Friday, Oct. 15
New Voices and Wings Awards
Student writers whose work appears in this year's edition of "New Voices" and "Wings" will be honored at an English Department awards event at 3 p.m. in the USU Grand Salon. fmi or RSVP-Tina Chewning, email@example.com, or x4111.
Sunday, Oct. 17
CalPERS Home Loans
California Public Employee's Retirement System representative Claudia Manly will discuss how CalPERS' Member Home Loan Program can help in buying or refinancing a home, at 1 p.m. in the Oviatt Library's Human Resources Training Room 16. fmi-x3820, mail drop 8229, or www-admn.csun.edu/hrs/training.
Personnel Planning and Review Committee
Meets 2-5 p.m.
Wed., Oct. 6
University Hall 277
Union Program Council
Meets 3:30 p.m.
Thursdays, Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28
USU Flintridge Room
Educational Policies Committee
Meets 2-4 p.m.
Wed., Oct. 13
University Hall 211
Meets 2-4:30 p.m.
Thu., Oct. 14
Oviatt Library Presentation Room 81
Meets 1 p.m.
Mon., Oct. 18
USU Grand Salon
Our Deepest Sympathy
The university community and Physical Plant Management offer deepest condolences to the family and friends of Gabriel Vega (Physical Plant Management) on the passing of his mother.
In accordance with Appendix N of the Manual of Procedures for Search and Screen Committees, and the university’s administrative manual section 600, any employees interested in administrative position openings are requested to submit current vitae stating their interests and experiences. This information will be maintained on file within the Office of Equity and Diversity. fmi-x2077.
Student Projects Grants
The University Corporation’s Student Projects Committee is accepting student proposals for funding of innovative projects. Guidelines and application forms are available in The University Corporation office (third floor, Sierra Center) or online at www.csun.edu/universitycorporation/. Proposals are due in that office by 5 p.m. Mon., Nov. 15. fmi-Liz Kioussis, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Faculty and students performing research with human subjects must complete a Human Subjects Protocol Approval form. Original forms and nine copies must be submitted to the Research Office for review by the Standing Advisory Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects. Next deadline: Tue., Oct. 26. Next meeting: Tue., Nov. 9. Protocol submission forms are in the Office of Research and Sponsored Projects, University Hall 265, or can be downloaded from www.csun.edu/research. fmi-x2901.
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