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CityNotes for Thursday June 11, 2015

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Subject: CityNotes for Thursday June 11, 2015
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  1. Classes at CCSF Mission Center
  2. Fulbright Award at CCSF
  3. Sad News
  4. Fracking in California: What's the Problem?
  5. Important CityNotes Announcement

1. Classes at CCSF Mission Center: Certificates, programs and classes will be offered at CCSF Mission Center in Fall 2015. Potential students should enroll as soon as possible to ensure that space is available.

The Office Management Specialist; Monday through Thursday, 9am - 12noon. This is a 12 unit program and is eligible for a fee waiver, Financial Aid Grant and California training benefits. Orientations will be held on July 9, 16 and 23.

Business Web Page Certificate; Monday through Thursday, 10am - 3pm. This is a free class and it meets the requirements for California Training benefits. Students should go to the admissions office, room 110, to register for this program.

There are also Summer classes beginning on June 15, including MS Word Certificates and classes in MS Office, Desktop Publishing, Internet and ESL. To enroll, students should go directly to Room 110 at the Mission Center, 1125 Valencia Street/22nd.

Flyer is attached with all information! Submitted by Kate Ryan.

2. Fulbright Award at CCSF: The Business Department is pleased to announce that its part-time faculty member, Carol A. Jensen, is a recipient of a Fulbright Award for the 2015-2016 academic year. Ms. Jensen, who teaches Real Estate classes, will teach at the Copenhagen Business Academy, Copenhagen, Denmark during the Fall 2015 semester. Her undergraduate instructional assignments include the following: entrepreneurship, social media marketing, and other business topics. The Copenhagen Business Academy is a community college offering both Associate and Bachelor degrees. Ms. Jensen is the first City College of San Francisco faculty member to receive this award and represent the College as an American Senior Scholar in this international exchange of scholars program. Submitted by Ophelia Clark.

3. Sad News: It is with a heavy heart that I inform you of the passing of our colleague David Collins after a long illness. David Collins is survived by his partner and their two sons. David was a long time classified employee at City College of San Francisco and in the last twelve years dedicated himself to working at the Bio-Link Depot, which is housed at the airport campus. He was able to help hundreds of Bay Area instructors get valuable donated lab supplies and equipment to run their science programs.A memorial will be held on Saturday, June 27th, 2015 from 9AM to 11 AM at the Bio-Link Depot (located at the Airport Center of City College of San Francisco) followed by an Open House from 11 AM to 3 PM.The David Collins Memorial Fund is being established to help his family. You can contribute to the fund at https://www.giveforward.com/fundraiser/wxq8/the-david-collins-memorial-fund. Directions to Airport Camus:From San Francisco or South Bay via US-101 take North Access Road off-ramp, go past the United Airlines maintenance facility, go about 1/2 mile past the fuel storage tanks on the left, turn left onto Cleanwater Drive, turn right into Gate.Bio-Link Depot is at the far end of the building.From San Francisco via I-280 take I-380 at interchange to North Access Road off-ramp and follow directios above.From Marin County via 19th Avenue (California Route 1), continue to I-280 and follow directions above.b1. Classes at CCSF Mission Center

Submitted by David Yee.

4. Fracking in California: What's the Problem?: The San Francisco Public Library is presenting a science lecture that aim at providing basic scientific information on current controversies to the general public.

Sunday, July 12. 1:00-3:00 p.m.
San Francisco Public Library, Main Library, 100 Larkin Street
Lower Level, Latino/Hispanic Community Room

Fracking in California: What's the Problem?
"Fracking" is a process for removing natural gas and other fuels embedded in the Earth's rocks by using water at very high pressure. This talk provides an overview of fracking--how it works, where it is taking place in California, its benefits and disbenefits. No previous knowledge of science or math is necessary. Submitted by Loretta Chien.

5. Important CityNotes Announcement: CityNotes will be on summer break from June 12th to July 7th.


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