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University Events & Activities for
Thursday, May 14, 2009

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Computer Training
Information Technology Services (ITS) Training Program provides just-in-time training via online video tutorials. CSULA students, faculty and staff now have unlimited access to over 1,400 courses on-demand at your fingertips, 24x7. We also offer campus-specific training via step-by-step documentation, Moodle courses, and hands-on computer workshops by request. Topics for workshop request include Microsoft Office 2010 (Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook—for faculty and staff), Adobe Creative Suite (Dreamweaver, Flash, Illustrator, Photoshop), HTML5 & CSS3, IBM SPSS Statistics, web accessibility workshop series, creating online videos, and many more! Visit the website for more information.
Call ITS Training Program at (323) 343-5369 for more information.

Glue, Paper, Scissors: A Group Exhibition
Featuring collage-based work by 15 Los Angeles artists: Dan Bayles, Mark Bradford, Kent Familton, Joyce Lightbody, Candice Lin, Jason Meadows, Justin Michell, Aaron Morse, Eamon Ore-Giron, Meaghan Reid, Nils Schirrmacher, Alexis Smith, Frances Stark, Rosha Yaghmai, and Brenna Youngblood. Organized by Marco Rios. Glue, Paper, Scissors draws attention to the multifacted ways in which contemporary artists continue to employ collage techniques, juxtaposing objects or images to create new meanings. (Artist Talk featuring Joyce Lightbody: Tue., May 12, 6 p.m., Luckman Gallery)
Luckman Gallery
Gallery hours: Mon.-Thu. & Sat., noon-5 p.m.
Call the Luckman Gallery at (323) 343-6604 for more information.
Saturday, April 04, 2009  - Saturday, May 23, 2009  - Opening reception: Sat., Apr. 4, 6-8 p.m.

The Art of Chess: The Munitz Chess Collection
The exhibit features selections from the 52 fine chess sets and more than 350 volumes of chess literature donated by Cal State L.A. Trustee Professor and former CSU Chancellor Barry Munitz to the University Library Special Collections.
JFK Memorial Library, First Floor, Exhibit Area
Gallery open during Library hours
Call the University Library at (323) 343-3988 for more information.
Sunday, May 10, 2009  - Saturday, December 12, 2009 

9th Annual President’ Scholars Recognition Dinner
President’s Scholars are students awarded $5,000 per year for four years of full-time enrollment at Cal State L.A. (By invitation only)
Golden Eagle Ballroom
Call the Office of Outreach and Recruitment at (323) 343-3839 for more information.
Thursday, May 14, 2009 
Time To Be Announced

"Pit Stop"
Commemorating Bike to Work Day.
University Transit Center
Call the CSULA Commuter Services at (323) 343-5277 for more information.
Thursday, May 14, 2009 6:00AM - 9:00AM

API Heritage Month Independent Film Series: Finding Home in the Face of Hope
A series of award-winning films and documentaries highlighting how the API community members find identity for themselves and how they meet the struggle to achieve their dreams.
U-SU Theatre
Call the Cross Cultural Centers at (323) 343-5001 for more information.
Thursday, May 14, 2009 12:00PM - 8:00PM

OED & OSD Training Workshop
The Office for Equity and Diversity (OED) in partnership with the Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD) announces a training workshop for faculty designed to provide them with tips for teaching students with disability-related limitations and preventing discrimination. The training workshop is two hours in length to allow sufficient time for participant interaction.
King Hall C172
Call the Office for Equity and Diversity at (323) 343-3040 for more information.
Thursday, May 14, 2009 2:00PM - 4:00PM

“Who’s Your Caddy?” Putt Putt Golf Tournament
A.S.I.’s Mini Masters is an open tournament inviting all professional putters from around campus to gather together for this premier event. Teams must sign up in the A.S.I. Student Service Center, Room 105 in the University-Student Union, by Monday, May 11. Complimentary food and drinks provided to all participants and spectators.
Jesse Owens Track & Field
Call the Associated Students, Inc. at (323) 343-4780 for more information.
Thursday, May 14, 2009 3:00PM

Political Affect and Political Effect: Rhetoric, Representation, and Responsibility
Join us as the 2008-09 ACP Fellows share their research at the American Communities Program Spring Symposium:
Dr. Manuel Aguilar-Moreno (Art), “Walls of Passion: The Murals of Los Angeles”
Dr. Beth Baker-Cristales (Anthropology), “Black and Brown in Black and White: the Los Angeles Sentinel on Latinos and Immigration”
Dr. Andrew Knighton (English), “Speaking Volumes: The Syntax of American Utopianism in Public Library Architecture”
Alhambra Room, U-SU
Call Maria Karafalis, American Communities Program, at (323) 343-5823 for more information.
Thursday, May 14, 2009 3:30PM