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Sept. 10 -- The Arkansas State
University Alumni Association announces a number of events for ASU's
Homecoming 2008, Sept. 19-20, that are being planned by various academic
colleges on campus.
On Saturday, Sept. 20, the annual
College of Business alumni breakfast will
honor Business Executives of the Year Bill Fisher, CEO of
Paragould Light, Water and Cable, and 1974 ASU alumnus Don Harmon, CEO
of the Home Décor Holding Company. The
breakfast will be at the Jonesboro Holiday Inn beginning at 9 a.m. For
reservations or more information, contact the College of Business at
At 10 a.m. on Saturday Sept. 20, the
of Communications annual alumni seminar for 2008 will feature guest
speaker Roy Ockert, class of 1967, editor of The Jonesboro Sun and
current president of the Arkansas Press Association. The seminar will be
in the A-State TV Studio, room 156 in the Communications building. At
11:30, the College of Communications annual alumni luncheon will be
held, with lunch reservations available by calling the College of
Communications at (870) 972-2468.
The College of Nursing and Health
Professions open house and Distinguished Alumni awards will be held
Saturday afternoon Sept. 20 in the CNHP building beginning at 2:30 p.m.
For more information, the College of Nursing and Health Professions can
be reached at (870) 972-3074.
At 3:30 p.m., the College of Agriculture tailgate party will be held in
Tailgate City, west of the football stadium. All Agri alumni and their
families are encouraged to attend. The College of Agriculture can be
contacted at (870) 972-2085.
For more information and the full schedule of
Homecoming events, contact the ASU Alumni Association at (870) 972-ALUM
(2586), or see the Alumni website at