February 11 News Briefs
GGIE turns 70
Diego Rivera painted City College’s mural as part of the “Art in Action” program of the 1940 Golden Gate International Exposition (GGIE) 70 years ago. Soon a website will be launched to raise funds to install the Robert Howard “Whales”, another artifact of the GGIE or more commonly known as the fountain from the SF Academy of Sciences.
Come See Four Exhibitions in the Rosenberg Library
Caught Reading: The Intimacy of Books. Photographs of readers by Andre Kertesz, 4th Floor Atrium Case, through Feb. 27.
¡Juega Loteria! A Chance to Win Friends and Neighbors. How to use visual games to engage whole communities, make friends and have fun 3rd Floor Atrium Case, through March 24.
Legacy Scholarship needs help
Legacy Scholarship Fund for students at City College. Five scholarships are awarded to students transferring to UC, CSU or historically black colleges and universities. The scholarship was established on behalf of City College faculty members who paved the way for African American students. The scholarship needs contributions to continue to financially support students pursuing their educational goals. Your contribution is tax deductible. Please make your checks payable to: The Legacy Scholarship and sed to Kim Wise.
City College’s Educational Access Television 2 (EATV2) will air the 8th Annual “Aids Treatment Update 2009” live from Montreal, Canada on Feb. 11, 4-6PM. The two-hour program will summarize the conference on retroviruses and opportunistic infections, it is the pre-eminent annual international conference on HIV/AIDS. EATV2 is aired on San Francisco Comcast Channel 75 and Astound Channel 31.