|October 14, 2002
This week's highlights:
* Homecoming Activities
Indian football vs. North Texas, Saturday, 6 p.m.
faculty & staff achievements
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Students and alumni will be
involved in a large slate of Homecoming activities this
week. The theme is "A-State Fair." The
Distinguished Alumni this year are Larry Brewer of Paragould and Wayne
Hartsfield of Searcy (read
more). The Alumni Relations Office has listed lots of Homecoming
details at http://alumni.astate.edu/events/homecoming.html.
See you at the Fifth Quarter Party after the game!
United Way Campaign at ASU
ASU's campaign for United Way is
underway. Brochures and pledge cards from the United Way of
Greater Jonesboro are in campus mail to all faculty and staff.
Prizes will be awarded! Every effort was made to include
everyone; if you are a new employee and do not receive a brochure by
Friday, please contact Dawn Tucker, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Let's all work together to support the local member agencies, whose
mission is to serve you, your friends and your neighbors. When
you "Choose to Care," you make a difference.
Inside ASU: second issue
Welcome to the second edition of
"Inside ASU," a web-based newsletter for faculty and staff at
Arkansas State University. Several faculty and staff responded favorably
last week to the first edition. As with other
web pages, this product will evolve as we see opportunities for
improvement. We added an "archive" page this week, and
the link is near the bottom of the left column. Thanks in advance for your feedback.
Vice Chancellor named Wednesday
Many of you attended the announcement ceremony Wednesday where Dr.
Wyatt introduced Dr. Susan Davis Allen of Florida State University as
the first Vice Chancellor for Research and Academic Affairs. Read
more in the news release on
NewsPage. The appointment was prominently covered in the local
news media, as well as the Democrat-Gazette and Arkansas Business
As mentioned in last week's edition, Campus News will continue
to list faculty and staff achievements on the web. See it at http://asunews.astate.edu/campus.htm.
Lakeport receives major grant
The Save America's Treasures program administered by the National Park
Service has awarded a $320,000 grant to ASU for preservation and
restoration work at Lakeport Plantation in Chicot County. The
antebellum home was donated to ASU last year by the Sam Angel family of
The 2002-03 Lecture~Concert Series continues this week and next with lectures by Sarantis
Symeonoglu on Thursday, Oct. 17, and by Winona LaDuke on Thursday, Oct.
24, both in Fowler Center. Lecture~Concert presentations, which
are free, are an important part of the university environment. The series brochure
is at: http://www.astate.edu/docs/lecture/.
Fowler Center Series
The Russian State Chorus will give the next
presentation in the Fowler Center Series, Monday, Oct. 21.
Tickets are available through the new online system at:
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