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April 23, 2007
Sacramento State Bulletin

Campus Announcements

Walk a mile in her shoes
As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Sacramento State men will walk one mile in women’s high-heeled shoes at noon and 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 26 in the Library Quad in the second annual “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event. The event is designed to help gain a better understanding and appreciation of women’s experiences. Shoes will be provided. For more information, call 278-7388 or visit www.csus.edu/wrc.
Submitted by the Women’s Resource Center

Faculty workshop to focus on foundations
The Department of Research Administration, in collaboration with University Advancement’s Development office, will present a faculty workshop titled “Focus on Foundations” from 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Friday, May 11 in the University Union’s California Suite. The workshop is designed to help faculty tap into the resources provided by foundations nationwide that provide substantial funding in support of research and scholarly activities. To register for this event, contact Sonya Lovine at lovinesd@csus.edu or 278-3668.
Submitted by Research Administration

Nammour Symposium
The Department of Philosophy invites the campus community to its annual Nammour Symposium from 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, April 24-25, in the Hinde Auditorium.  The theme of this year’s symposium is “Philosophical Perspectives on Religion.” For more information, call the Philosophy department at 278-6424.
Submitted

Career opportunities in transportation for students
The Sacramento Chapter of Women's Transportation Seminar is hosting an event at Sacramento State to introduce career opportunities in transportation to students from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24 in the University Union Forest Suite. Students will hear how degrees in policy, environmental science, economics, design, geography, engineering, planning, or other majors can lead to job opportunities in the transportation industry. Students will have the opportunity to hear from a panel of professionals with various backgrounds on the range of careers in the transportation industry.

To RSVP, contact Dave Lopez at dlopez@markthomas.com.
Submitted by Civil Engineering

Public invited to Executive MBA info session
The College of Business Administration's Graduate and External Programs office will present a public information session for its Executive MBA program on Tuesday, April 24 from 5:15-6:15 p.m. in the CalEPA headquarters on 1001 I Street. Reservations are required and can be made at www.emba.csus.edu.  For more information, call 278-5974.
Submitted by the College of Business Administration

Construction update
The Infrastructure II utilities upgrade project continues in various locations.  Contractors will be installing a manhole in Lot 7 south of the Public Safety Building. Approximately 15 parking spaces will be blocked off. Fire alarm system installation will occur in Parking Structure I, Solano, Tahoe, Riverside, and Shasta buildings this week. Work will mainly be conducted after hours. Work notices will be posted in the buildings as they proceed.
Submitted by Facilities Management

Events

Summer Culinary Academy for Youngsters
University Enterprises at Sacramento State will offer a summer culinary academy for children ages 8-13. There are two eight-day sessions of hands-on learning opportunities available: June 18-28 and July 9-19. Classes are held Monday-Thursday from 8:15 a.m.-3 p.m. Presented on the Sacramento State campus under the direction of the campus Executive Chef Ruedi Egger, who created the program, the cooking school is an ideal and fun opportunity to educate and inspire even the most unlikely junior master-chefs. Each session is limited to 24 participants, so early registration is encouraged. For more information contact Dining Services at 278-6376.
Submitted by University Enterprises, Inc.

Merchandise/Food

Recognition Buffet
The University Center Restaurant will honor the contributions and hard work of colleagues and team members at the University Center Restaurant’s Recognition Buffet featuring carved roast baron of beef, chicken picatta, grilled mahi mahi, garlic mashed potatoes, vegetables, eggplant parmesan casserole, a selection of gourmet salads and the dessert bar. This special buffet is available Tuesday and Wednesday, April 24 and 25 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. More information online at www.enterprises.csus.edu/dining/area/ucr.html  Reservations suggested for groups of five or more at 278-6100.
Submitted by University Enterprises, Inc.

Human Resources

Catastrophic Leave Donation Program
Sacramento State employees may voluntarily donate to other employees up to a maximum of 16 hours of sick or vacation leave credits each fiscal year in one-hour increments. CSUEU, MPP, Unit 4, Unit 6 and Confidential employees may donate up to a maximum of 40 hours per fiscal year.

If employees are interested in donating time, a donation form can be obtained by going to www.csus.edu/hr/forms.stm#Disability, or by visiting the Human Resources, Disability Leaves Office in Sacramento Hall 162, or by calling extension 278-3522.

The following employees have been approved for the Catastrophic Leave Donation Program:

Gary Davis, Facilities Services
Rose Marie Fisher, Graduate Studies
Charlotte Xanders, Library
*Mical Shilts, Family & Consumer Sciences
*Pamela Sanger, Communication Studies

*only vacation credits may be donated to these employees

Submitted by Human Resources

 

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