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President’s Monday Briefing - January 31, 2011
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Open Forum with COM Superintendent/President
Join me this week for the first in a series of informal open forums to discuss a range of topics. The first forum will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 2, at 3 p.m. in the Student Services Building, Deedy Lounge. Faculty, staff, and students are invited to bring their ideas, questions, and other subjects of interest.


New Voluntary Long Term Care Insurance
College of Marin is pleased to offer a new voluntary long-term care insurance benefit for all full-time college employees.

Long-term care insurance helps cover the cost of long-term care services provided to you in your home, adult day health centers, assisted living, and residential care or nursing home facilities. A variety of plan options are available and may be participated in through payroll deduction. Employees working less than 30 hours per week and eligible family members may qualify for a special premium discount (details will be provided at the seminars).

Karen Marblestone Perry and Teresa Campama (long-term care planning specialists) will be outlining this program at the upcoming informational seminars:

Kentfield Campus—Deedy Lounge
Tuesday, Feb. 15
12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.—lunch provided
3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Indian Valley Campus—Administrative Services 101
Wednesday, Feb. 16
12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.—lunch provided
3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Please RSVP to Julie Breakstone in the Human Resource Office at ext. 7340 or Julie.Breakstone@marin.edu.


Evening Administrator Hours and Contact Information
An evening administrator will be available Monday through Thursday, from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., at both the Kentfield (KTD) and Indian Valley Campuses (IVC). If assistance is needed at KTD, please call (415) 747-0699 to contact the Kentfield evening administrator. To contact the IVC evening administrator please call (415) 747-0658. PLEASE NOTE: if there is a medical emergency or crime in progress, please call 911 first and then notify the evening administrator on duty.

Indian Valley Organic Farm and Garden News
This Wednesday, Feb. 2, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. a variety of freshly picked vegetables, fruits, and flowers will be available for sale. This week’s items include: green onions, cilantro, fennel, thyme, carrots, chard, broccoli, cauliflower, red Russian kale, winter bor kale, lettuce, turnips, and winter squash. The farm is located at 1800 Ignacio Blvd. Park in the last COM parking lot. Please remember to bring your own bags as they are not supplied. All proceeds support the operation of the Indian Valley Organic Farm and Garden.

Call for Submissions: KUDOS Section
Please help recognize the exemplary work and outstanding achievements of our faculty, staff and students by submitting information for the KUDOS section of the weekly President’s Monday Briefing.
DEADLINE: Submit the information in the format described below by noon Wednesday for publication in the following Monday’s Briefing. Submit information by e-mail to Nicole Cruz, Nicole.Cruz@marin.edu and Cathy Summa-Wolfe, Cathy.Summawolfe@marin.edu with the word KUDOS in the subject area.

Please include the following information:
Awards recognition

If the individual has won an achievement award, please include the name of the recipient, their COM title, the name of the award, the name of the organization bestowing the award, the date that the award was given, where the award was given, and why the award was given.

Publications
For books please include the title of the book, the name of the author, their COM title, the name of the publisher, and date of publication. Also, include a brief description about the book and any special recognition that the book and/or the author has received.

Articles
For articles please include the name of the author, their COM title, the title of the article, the name of the periodical, the volume number, the date of publication, and a brief description of the article, and any special recognition about the article and/or the author.

Art shows
For fine arts shows, please include the name of the artist, their COM title, the location of the show, the name of the show, the title of the work, the medium in which the work was created (oils, ceramics, water color, metal sculpture, etc.), a brief description, and any special recognition that the artist or work has received.

Professional presentations
For presentations at conferences or other events please include the name of the employee, their title, the name of the conference, the date of the conference, the title of the presentation, and a brief description of the presentation.

Performing Arts
For performing arts events including theater, dance, and music, please include the name of the faculty or staff member, their COM title, the name of the performance, date of the performance, time of the performance, location, fee, contact information, and description.

Athletics achievements
Include the name and title of the coach or coaches, name of team, and a complete description of what they have achieved.

Other
You may also submit recognition of faculty and staff for other reasons at your discretion, including appointments to statewide or local professional organizations, grant awards, development of a new program or class, or other acknowledgements.


Call for Submissions: Events and Community Calendars
The Office of Communications and Community Relations would like to help you promote your special event. Please submit information four weeks in advance by e-mail to Nicole Cruz, Nicole.Cruz@marin.edu and Cathy Summa-Wolfe, Cathy.SummaWolfe@marin.edu. Include the title EVENTS in the subject area. Please indicate if the public is or is not invited to attend. If the public is invited, the information also will be distributed to local media outlets.

Please forward the information using the following format:

Name of the event
Date(s)
Time(s)
Location
Fee
Contact name and phone number
Ticket sales information

Also, include a paragraph describing the event, biographies of performers, and other pertinent information.

Upcoming Events


COMF, ASCOM, AGS, and Student Ambassadors to Host Reception for COM Superintendent/President
The College of Marin Foundation (COMF), Associated Students College of Marin (ASCOM), Alpha Gamma Sigma (AGS), and our Student Ambassadors are hosting a meet and greet reception for students to meet David Wain Coon, Ed.D., on Tues., Feb. 8, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Student Services Building Cafeteria at the Kentfield Campus. Faculty and staff are also invited to drop by. For more information contact COMF Executive Director Margaret Elliott, (415) 485-9381.


Alumni Association Open House
The Alumni Association will host an open house on Feb. 17 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the archive room located inside the Library in the Learning Resources Center, Kentfield. Come and enjoy refreshments and learn about the history of the college.


Detective Story
By Sidney Kingsley
Directed by James Dunn
March 3 is a pay-what-you-will preview at 8 p.m.
March 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, and 19 at 8 p.m.
March 13 and 20 at 2 p.m.
Kentfield Performing Arts Theatre
$20 general, $10 students, seniors, COM employees, and alumni

A play noir Detective Story was the script upon which the 1951 Oscar-winning and Golden Globe nominated film was based. Set in a busy New York City police squad room and office, the play takes the audience through the busy workings of the precinct during the course of one day. Every manner of petty criminal, tough cop, eccentric street character is represented in this gritty story that is guaranteed to keep viewers spellbound until its dramatic climax.

Ongoing


ESCOM Painting Exhibition
Emeritus Students College of Marin (ESCOM) is sponsoring an exhibition of paintings by Cole Posard now through March 25, 2011.

COM Athletics
Men’s Basketball vs. Mendocino College
Monday, Jan. 31, 7:30 p.m. in Kentfield
Men’s Basketball vs. Contra Costa College
Wednesday, Feb. 2, 7:30 p.m. in Kentfield
Men’s Basketball vs. Merritt College
Friday, Feb. 4, 7:30 p.m. in Oakland

Women’s Basketball vs. Mendocino College
Monday, Jan. 31, 5:30 p.m. in Kentfield
Women’s Basketball vs. Contra Costa College
Wednesday, Feb. 2, 5:30 p.m. in Kentfield
Women’s Basketball vs. Merritt College
Friday, Feb. 4, 5:30 p.m. in Oakland

Swimming and Diving vs. Diablo Valley College and Chabot College
Friday, Feb. 4, 3 p.m. in Pleasant Hill

Baseball vs. Hartnell College
Saturday, Feb. 5, noon in Kentfield

Softball vs. Cabrillo—Double header
Saturday, Feb. 5, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. in Kentfield

Have a great week!

David Wain Coon, Ed.D.
Superintendent/President

 

 


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