Spring semester 2005 starts today: first day of
Happy New Year and welcome back to the campus everyone. Today is the
first day of classes for the Spring 2005 semester. Good luck to all and hope
your year is off to a great start!
Bradbury Gallery to feature faculty
The Bradbury Gallery in the Fowler Center will
begin the new year with a two-person exhibition titled John Keech: Night
Lights / curtis steele: artist unknown. An opening reception will be held at
5 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 13. Gallery hours are from noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday
through Saturday, and 2 - 5 p.m. on Sundays. The exhibition is free and open to
the public and will continue through Feb. 13. For more details or to see samples
of their work, see Keech.Steele.
Faculty and staff achievements listed
Journalism, has has work accepted for publication while Julie J.
Isaacson and Annette S. Stacy, both of Nursing,
have co-authored an article in a recent publication. For all the details,
Reception to honor international students
The Office of International Student and
Scholar Services will host a reception Tuesday from 4 - 5:30 p.m. in the
Leadership Lounge of the Student Union to welcome all new and returning
international students for the 2005 spring semester. Faculty, staff and students
Groundbreaking ceremony for new residence
Student Affairs will host a groundbreaking ceremony Friday afternoon at 2,
weather permitting, at the construction site for new student housing. The
site is north of the Chickasaw Building and east of Caraway Road. All
interested persons are welcome to attend.
Fitness Club open house this Wednesday
Jan. 12, the Fitness Club will hold an Open House during
regular hours from 7 a.m. until 11 p.m.
for all faculty and staff
(please bring your ID for free admittance). All faculty and staff can now
purchase Fitness Club memberships which will allows access to the gym during any
of its open hours and to all of the classes being offered. Classes begin on
Tuesday, Jan. 18. The cost per semester is $120. For more details, please call
972-2056 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Symphony to perform at Fowler Center Jan. 29
ASU will present the
Memphis Symphony Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 29, in Riceland Hall
of the Fowler Center. The orchestra will present an All Mozart Evening,
under the direction of Maestro David Loebel. This will be the orchestra's
second concert in the Fowler Center series.
Tickets for the
concert are $9 and $6 for ASU students and $18 and $14 for faculty and staff. They may be purchased by calling the
ASU Central Box Office at 870-972-2781 or through the
online site. For more information,
call the Fowler Center at 870-910-8115, or see a news release and photos on the
Fine Arts Center Gallery to feature
The Fine Arts Center Gallery will present an
printmaker Ralph Slatton opening next Monday, Jan. 17.
Don't Feed the Animals will be on view through Wednesday, Feb. 9, when a
closing reception honoring the artist will be held at 5:30 p.m. Slatton
graduated from ASU with a bachelor of fine arts before continuing with graduate
studies. He currently is a professor of art at East Tennessee State University
in Johnson City, where he has taught since 1990. For more details about this
exhibit or Slatton, see the NewsPage.
Soil and Water Education Conference Thursday
The Arkansas Soil and Water Education
Conference will be held this Thursday, Jan. 13, at the Convocation Center. U.S. Congressman Marion
Berry will be the featured speaker for the luncheon. Advance registration is required.
For more conference details, see Soil and Water.
Museum sponsoring weekend
visit to historic Lakeport
Museum and Advisory Council is sponsoring a “Salute to the Lakeport Plantation”
on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 14-15.
The Lakeport Plantation home in
Lake Village, Ark., is
considered one of Arkansas’ premier historic sites (circa 1859). The
plantation, which is
part of the educational programming for
ASU and other partners, was
designated an official project of the Save America’s Treasures program through
the National Park Service and the National Trust for Historic Preservation in
2002. The “Friends of
Lakeport” will host the
group, with remarks by Dr.
Ruth Hawkins, Director of the Lakeport project, and Sam Angel, whose family
donated the property to ASU.
weather and campus closings
In the rare event that the classes must be cancelled
due to severe weather, the university makes every effort to communicate the
closing information as quickly and widely as possible. The information is
announced by KASU, at 91.9 on the FM dial; on the ASU web site; on KAIT-TV; and
the local commercial radio stations.
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