Campus Announcements

Information Resources and Technology’s open forums
University faculty and staff are invited to attend the Information Resources & Technology Division’s open forum for the position of Operations & System Services Director on June 23 and 24. During the forum, the candidates will make presentations on the topic of, “A Vision for the Future of University Data Centers,” and answering faculty and staff questions. Both forums will be held in Library 11. The candidates and forum dates and times are:

Candidate: Ted Koubiar
Date and time: Monday, June 23, from 2-2:50 p.m.

Candidate: Don Baker
Date and time: Tuesday, June 24, from 2-2:50 p.m.
Submitted by Information Resources & Technology

Hayden and Watson retirement reception updates
Those planning to attend the retirement reception for Kris Watson should RSVP to Mae Kong at kongml@csus.edu by July 1.  For event details, visit:  www.csus.edu/hr/KrisRetirement2008.pdf.
Submitted by Human Resources

There has been a location change for Janice Hayden’s retirement reception. The event will be held on Thursday, June 26, 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the University Center Restaurant. RSVP to Mimi at bphothi@csus.edu or by calling 278-7043 by June 24. 
Submitted by University Advancement

Camera retiring
Lou Camera, director of Student Activities, is retiring after 21 years of service to Sacramento State students. A Mardi Gras-themed reception will be held for him on Tuesday, July 8, from 2:30-4:30 p.m. at the University Restaurant in the University Union. RSVP to Joanne Reilly at jkreilly@csus.edu or call 278-6596 no later than Tuesday July 1
Submitted by Student Affairs

Funding Alert available online
The June issue of Funding Alert is now available. This newsletter is published monthly to alert the campus community to possible sources of external support for research, scholarly and creative activities. Both an abbreviated listing and a more detailed version are available on the web at www.csus.edu/research/funding/alert/index.htm.

This month’s highlights include an announcement by the Commerce Department and targeted funding opportunity notices in the following areas: arts, humanities, education, community development, health, mental health, science and engineering.

Additional information about any of the opportunities announced in Funding Alert can be obtained by following the provided links or by contacting Research Administration at 278-7565.
Submitted by Research Administration and Contract Administration

Human Resources

Catastrophic Leave
Sacramento State employees may voluntarily donate to other employees up to a maximum of 40 hours of sick or vacation leave credits each fiscal year in one-hour increments. Bargaining Units 1, 8, 10 and 11 may only donate up to 16 hours per fiscal year. If employees are interested in donating time, a donation form can be obtained at www.csus.edu/hr/forms.htm#Disability, or by visiting the Human Resources Disability Leaves office in Sacramento Hall 162, or by calling 278-3522.

The following employees have been approved for the Catastrophic Leave Donation Program:
Steve Borden, Facilities Services
Mary Ann Alvarez, Nursing
Nancy Hackbart, Career Center
Carolyn Ann Hollahan, Academic Information Resource Center
Sharon Kelley, Academic Information Resources Center

*Christine Kellerman, College of Health & Human Services

*only vacation credits may be donated to this employee