Faculty and Staff Appreciation Event – Nov. 29 & 30

The annual Faculty and Staff Appreciation Event at the Cove Bookstore is back!  In the past, this event has offered CI faculty and staff a 20% discount on items at the bookstore for one day only.  This year it has been extended to offer two days of discounts! 

On Thursday, Nov. 29 and Friday, Nov. 30 faculty and staff will be able to receive 20% off their purchase at the Cove Bookstore.  Be sure to shop on the 29th to take advantage of new arrivals and great size selections before they’re all gone! 

For more information, contact Fah Azarmsa, Manager, Cove Bookstore, at ext. 8833 or fah.azarmsa@csuci.edu.

 

World AIDS Day – Nov. 30

Multicultural Programs, The Usawa Student Union, and Spectrum cordially invite you to join CI’s first annual AIDS Awareness Walk on Friday, Nov. 30 at 9:30 a.m. at the South Quad. 

More than one million people are living with HIV in the U.S. and one in five living with HIV is unaware of their infection. African Americans and the LGBT community remain the nation’s most severely affected populations by the HIV epidemic.

Sign up for the event at https://cidsa.wufoo.com/forms/aids-awareness-walk/

For more information contact Jennifer Chapman, Coordinator of Multicultural Programs, at ext. 3243 or Jennifer.chapman@csuci.edu.

 

Project ACCESO Greenhouse Ribbon Cutting- Nov. 30  

The Project ACCESO Greenhouse funded by a U.S. Department of Education Title V H.S.I. STEM Grant has been completed!  To celebrate the completion of the greenhouse, a ribbon cutting ceremony will be held on Friday, Nov. 30 at 11 am in front of the greenhouse located next to Modoc Hall.  The campus community is invited. 

For more information or to RSVP, contact Lori Cordova, Grant Analyst, Project  ACCESO, at ext. 3598 or lori.cordova@csuci.edu.

 

Universal Human Rights Panel – Dec. 4

The Universal Human Rights Panel will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 4 at 6 p.m. in the Petit Salon.  A diverse panel of distinguished faculty, staff and community members will discuss the socio-political and historical context of several overarching topics of human rights including racism, ableism, homophobia, and activism.

Hosted by Multicultural Programs and the Center for Multicultural Engagement, this event will be moderated by Associate Provost, Renny Christopher.

For more information contact Jennifer Chapman, Coordinator of Multicultural Programs, at ext. 3243 or Jennifer.chapman@csuci.edu.  

 

B&TP Holiday Mixer – Dec. 6

The tenth-annual Business &Technology Partnership Holiday Mixer will be held Thursday, Dec. 6 at the Grand Salon. Students, faculty, and staff are eligible to purchase two tickets at a special rate of $20 per person.

This year’s Holiday Mixer is focused on “Blue Gold”: It’s The Water, Technology, Innovation & Implementation.” Keynote speaker Wiggsbert Mendoza is a Program Manager for the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. He is responsible for providing policy and guidance for the business innovation and technology program. As Program Manager he created Metropolitan’s “Spring Green and “Global Water & Technology Forum.” These event programs were designed to forge collaborative relationships between innovators, venture capitalist, government, universities and scientists, with the aim of developing a deeper understanding of the challenges brought about by water and climate change. The innovation and technology topic: Re-emergence of Ancient Aztec Water Technology will be presented by the Green Coalition representatives. Chinampas is a form of Aztec farming technology that begun in Xochimilcom and Chalco.

To purchase your tickets online, visit: https://csuci.wufoo.com/forms/b-tp-holiday-mixer/

For all other inquiries contact Catherine Sanchez, Administrative Support Assistant, at ext. 3701 or catherine.sanchez@csuci.edu.

 

Courtyard Dedication – Dec. 7

The campus community is invited to the dedication of the Margaret Tiplady Burgess Courtyard on Friday, Dec. 7 at 3 p.m. Once known as the A-9 parking lot on the west side of the Bell Tower, the half-acre space has undergone a dramatic transformation. Thanks to the generous gift of Thousand Oaks philanthropist Margaret Tiplady Burgess, A-9 has been reinvented as a courtyard oasis offering ample green space; shaded tree groves; ornate flower beds; patios; seating and walkways; and a “sensory garden” with fragrant plants and spices. All plants are marked with place cards to educate visitors on their names and origins.

Burgess is also responsible for the Tiplady Burgess Endowed Scholarship, which supports a nursing student and an Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) student in their studies each year.

For more information and to rsvp by Dec. 5, contact Noheli Viramontes at ext. 3552 or noheli.viramontes@csuci.edu.

 

President's Holiday Welcome & Desserts – Dec. 13  

Faculty and staff are invited to join President Rush on Thursday, Dec. 13 for an afternoon of holiday cheer along with desserts, Karaoke Caroling, and a chance to win prizes!  The event will be held in Malibu Hall 100, from 1:30 pm to 3 pm.  

For more information, contact Janet Korsmo, Administrative Support Assistant, at ext. 3181 or janet.korsmo@csuci.edu.

 

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