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CityNotes for Monday, March 6, 2017



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Subject: CityNotes for Monday, March 6, 2017
From: CityNotes <Citynotes@ccsf.edu>
Date: Mon, 6 Mar 2017 22:45:18 +0000



 

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1. Quartet slated to reveal secrets of great ensemble singing - March 7
2. Ocean Campus Spring Buffet SOLD OUT - Join Waitlist
3. Submit Nominations for Executive Council of the CCSF Academic Senate
4. Sonocent Software
5. Purchasing Deadlines for Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2017
6. CINE 170 LATE START MARCH 6TH
7. CAHS Meeting & Events - Upcoming Activities March 16 and April 13
8. Women's History Month Events



1. Quartet slated to reveal secrets of great ensemble singing - March 7

Tuesday, March 7
11:00am - 12:00pm
CCSF Ocean Campus, A-133

A vocal quartet will offer a program at the CCSF Ocean campus on Tuesday, March 7, 11:00am - 12:00pm in A-133 (Creative Arts building). This lively and dramatic quartet of singers from the Philharmonia Chorale—consisting of soprano, alto, tenor and baritone—will perform a variety of popular early repertoire from the Baroque period, demonstrating what it takes to deliver ensemble singing at its best. The Chorale, a professional vocal ensemble, collaborates regularly with the celebrated Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, based in San Francisco. The quartet will be supported by Chorale director/harpsichordist Bruce Lamott and a continuo cello. All music lovers are welcome to attend this special free program, whether you are a singer or not. (Do share this information with your students.)

Questions? Please contact the Music Department at 415-452-7244.


2. Ocean Campus Spring Buffet SOLD OUT - Join Waitlist

The Ocean Campus Spring Buffet  is completely SOLD OUT (see attached flyer). If you would like to join our waitlist, please contact Chris Johnson (cjohnson@ccsf.edu) ASAP. Please include your daytime phone #, the number of guests in your party and your preferred seating time. We will contact waitlisted individuals on a first come, first served basis as space becomes available.
 
Chef’s Table Significant Dates (March 2017)
3/7—CLOSED: Prepare for Buffet
3/8—SPRING BUFFET—SOLD OUT!
3/17—ClOSED: Staff switchover
3/24—CLOSED
3/27-31—CLOSED: Spring Break
 
Thank you for continuing to support education and our talented culinary arts students.


3. Submit Nominations for Executive Council of the CCSF Academic Senate

The nomination period is now open for the Executive Council of the CCSF Academic Senate.  The Executive Council is the top decision-making body representing faculty at CCSF and plays a vital role in negotiating academic policies, curriculum policies, etc.

Please consider running for the Executive Council!  In the past two election cycles, we have had fewer candidates than open seats.  Membership is open to all faculty, both instructional and non-instructional (library, counseling, etc.).  Both full-time and part-time faculty are welcome.  The Executive Council meets on Wednesday afternoons from 2:30 to 5:30.

To run for Executive Council, you need to be nominated by three other faculty members.  Fill out the Petition for Nomination, have it signed by the three nominating faculty members, and return it to the Academic Senate Office, Conlan Hall room E-202 (Ocean campus mailbox E202).  We also strongly encourage each candidate to submit a candidate statement, which can be up to 200 words (longer statements will be truncated).  Candidate statements must be submitted electronically as MS Word files and should be emailed to senelect@ccsf.edu. Nominations are due on FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017.

Election information and nomination forms are available on the Academic Senate website or by going to the links below (cut and paste them into your browser if they do not show up as hyperlinks).  Questions may be directed to individual election commissioners or emailed to senelect@ccsf.edu.

Petition for Nomination

Executive Council and Election Information

2017 Academic Senate Election Commissioners
    Jim Armstrong (jarmstro@ccsf.edu,  415-452-5397)
    Sami Kudsi (skudsi@ccsf.edu, 415-239-3376)


4. Sonocent Software

Sonocent software is available for students with disabilities and any CCSF student who is a Veteran.

Please encourage students to sign up for this FREE webinar to see if they are interested in using Sonocent, a note-taking software. It is available in the Veterans Resource Center (Cloud 332) and in the DSPS Accessible Computer Lab (Batmale 231).

Free training on how to use Sonocent software is also provided at both locations.



5. Purchasing Deadlines for Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2017

Please see the attached document for fiscal year deadlines for expenditures for supplies, services and equipment (account code range 4000-7999). The attached deadlines apply to all district programs and operations.


6. CINE 170 LATE START MARCH 6TH. Please help spread the word!

Instructor: Jason Halprin
Arranged Meetings, 2 credits 150 hours (paid) / 120 hours (unpaid)
SWP Funded Student Work Experience available at $10.74/hr

An overview of the cultural and practical considerations of presenting a public film festival. The paid work experience produces, curates and screens the 17th annual City Shorts Student Film Festival May 11th in the
Diego Rivera Theater.

What you can expect: experience in planning, programming, promotion, fundraising, exhibition and house management. Working as a team as well as on your own.

* No prerequisite! Open to all majors!
* Fun, hands-on experience creating a film festival
* Put your innovation and artistic ideas to use
* Apply or develop business and event planning skills to cinema
* Meet new people
* Collaborate across disciplines
* Gain professional experience in PR, design, media, festival operations, working with sponsors, etc.

QUESTIONS? Contact Jason Halprin at jhalprin@ccsf.edu 


7. CAHS Meeting & Events - Upcoming Activities March 16 and April 13

The CAHS Meeting & Events class invites you to our events this semester:

Thursday, March 16th     
Viva Cuba! Salsa, Sun & Cuban Fun 

Thursday, April 13th         
In the French Quarter: Let the good times roll- an evening of food, jazz, dancing and more 

Events are from 5-7 PM in the Chef's Table at the PCR, Statler Wing
Everyone is welcome!



8. Women's History Month

The Women’s History Month 2017 celebration is in full force at City College!
 
This week, look forward to the following events:
 
Wednesday, March 8
11:40am – 12:55pm • Rosenberg 305
Persis Karim — Iranian Art and Literature: Women Without Men
 
Wednesday, March 8
12:00pm – 1:00pm • Smith Hall Cafeteria
Comrades! Russia Celebrates International Women’s Day – Borscht for lunch and Russian festivities  

Wednesday, March 8
12:00pm – 2:00pm • Smith Hall 103 
Women’s Resource Center Open House
 
Thursday, March 9
9:40am – 10:55am • Arts Extension 182
Spirit Catcher
Profiles the life and work of assemblage artist and California native Betye Saar. Followed by a lecture by Dr. Johnetta Richards, African American Studies.

Thursday, March 9
11am – 12:30pm • Cloud 259
States of Grace 
Intimately captures the profound transformation of a revered physician and her family in the wake of a life-changing accident. An inspiring story of perseverance and resilience.
 
Thursday, March 9
1:10pm – 3:30pm • Wellness 103
Code: Debugging the Gender Gap
Examines the reasons why more women and people of color are not seeing opportunities in computer science. Followed by a panel discussion and networking opportunity.

Spring Buffet Flyer 17 sold out (8 x 11).pdf

09-welcome_pack_student.pdf

Purchasing Deadlines YE 2017 Cut-off_FINAL (1).pdf

CINE 170 SP17_LATE START FLYER_V2.pdf

Code_screening_WHM17_print.pdf

208 cuba_3-16-17.pdf