XLR8@SF State: A Week of Activities Celebrating Investiture

Schedule  March 9-15, 2013


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Saturday, March 9

"One Community" day of service

Time: 8 a.m. to noon

Location: Malcolm X Plaza

Free and open to all, advance registration required

Get more information or register


Sunday, March 10

XLR8@SF State 5K Walk/Run on Campus

Register as an individual or form a team

Time: 8 - 9 a.m. registration/stretching, 9 a.m. to noon walk/run

Location: Start and end in Quad

Fee and advanced registration required. T-shirt for first 100 who register:



Monday, March 11

Symposium: Faculty as Teacher-Scholars in STEM* Education (*Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)

Time: noon to 2 p.m.

Location: Room 609, SF State Downtown Campus, 835 Market Street

Advanced registration by March 7, 2013 required. Boxed lunches provided

For faculty and staff registration please visit https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dHY3ejJYYVB6T2xQX1NVT2w3R21BTUE6MA


Meet the President: Faculty Wine and Cheese Reception

Time: 4 to 6 p.m.

Location: Faculty Commons (LIB 286)

Open to faculty only


Tuesday, March 12

Word for Word Performance: You Know When the Men Are Gone by Sioban Fallon

Performance: 7 p.m.

Location: McKenna Theatre, Creative Arts Bldg., SF State Campus

To purchase tickets for the performance please visit http://creativestate.sfsu.edu/events/2013/03/12/4751


Wednesday, March 13

Lecture: The Sutro Library and Its Importance to California, by Kevin Starr, Professor of History at USC and California Librarian Emeritus

Time: 2 – 4 p.m.

Location: Special Collections Reading Room, J. Paul Leonard Library

Free: limited seating available on first-come, first-served basis

Followed by reception and Sutro Library tours


Thursday, March 14

Activities for students, faculty and staff

Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Location: Quad



Investiture of President Leslie E. Wong

Time: 2 – 4 p.m.

Location: McKenna Theatre, Creative Arts Building

Free. Seating on first-come, first-served basis.  Doors open at 1:15 p.m.


Post-Investiture Reception

Time: 4:15 – 5:30 p.m.

Location: Jack Adams Hall, Cesar Chavez Student Center



Friday, March 15

Celebration Dinner Honoring President Wong and 2013 Inductees to the SF State Alumni Hall of Fame

Time: 6 – 9 p.m.

Location: Julia Morgan Ballroom, Merchants Exchange, 465 California St., San Francisco

Fee and advanced registration by March 1, 2013 required.



Noise Complaint, student dance party

Time: 10 p.m. – 1:30 a.m.

Location: Cesar Chavez Student Center

For students of San Francisco State University. SF State ID required. For details, visit the Dean of Students website