Inside ASU, News for Faculty & Staff, Arkansas State University
98th Year

Jan. 16, 2008

Calendar highlights:

Bradbury Gallery's reception for Delta National Small Prints Exhibition opens tomorrow night, 5 p.m.

Convocation Center presents Temptations, Thursday, Jan. 17,
7:30 p.m.

Convocation Center  presents Del McCoury Band, Friday, Jan. 18, 7:30 p.m.


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Dr. Drake presents workshop in Spain
Dr. Shawn Drake
, Physical Therapy, recently presented a certified personal training workshop for the American College of Sports Medicine in Barcelona, Spain. Dr. Drake gave three presentations at the workshop: they included "Exercise Science and Kinesiology/Human Movement," "Cardiorespiratory Assessment and Programming," and "Flexibility and Range of Motion Assessment and Programming." Dr. Drake is a certified American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) exercise specialist and program director. She currently serves on ACSM's Committee on Certification and Registry Boards (CCRB), the International Programs subcommittee of the CCRB, and the Exam Development Team. 

Faculty seminar on campus safety slated for next week
A faculty seminar, "I Feel Safe: A Discussion on Campus Safety," has been scheduled next week for Wednesday-Thursday, Jan. 23-24, from 3:30-5 p.m., in the Student Union Auditorium, 3rd floor of the Student Union. This seminar is sponsored by ASU's Office of Academic Affairs and Research and the Division of Student Affairs. Featured speakers will include Chief James Chapman, University Police Department, Dr. Phil Hestand, Career and Counseling Services, Patience Bartunek, Student Conduct, Mark Hoeting, Information and Technology Services, Dr. Richard K. Freer, Social Work, Dr. Gail Hudson, Marketing, and Dr. Lynita Cooksey, Academic Affairs and Research and University College. For details, contact Nikki Adams, Academic Affairs and Research, ext. 2030, or Laura Cremeens, Student Affairs, ext. 2048.

SAB's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration approaches
ASU's Student Activities Board's celebration
honoring the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has been scheduled with a three-day slate of events. “Are You Living the Dream?” is the theme of the celebration sponsored by ASU’s Student Activities Board. Events begin Monday, Jan. 21 and end Wednesday, Jan. 23. On Monday, Jan. 21, events begin at 10 a.m. with the community march from the Fisher Street Church of God in Christ (COGIC) International Church, 125 N. Fisher Street, to Heritage Plaza lawn on the ASU campus. The MLK Celebration will begin between 11-11:30 a.m. in ASU's Student Union Auditorium, with State Attorney General Dustin McDaniel serving as the celebration’s keynote speaker. For details, see the NewsPage release.

Faculty and staff dining room now open in Acansa
Based on the popularity of the temporary dining area for faculty and staff, Chancellor Potts requested that adjacent storage space in the Acansa Dining Hall be converted for use as a dining room for faculty and staff. That has been accomplished and the dining room is now open with capacity for about 40 people. A related benefit to faculty and staff is Sodexho's 15/50 plan, where individuals may purchase 15 meals in advance for only $50. The 15/50 plan may be purchased at the Cashier's Window, then Student Account Services will add the plan to one's ID card.

Department of Music to present organist Dennis Hay
ASU's Department of Music will present an organ recital from guest artist Dennis Hay on Tuesday, Jan. 22, at 7:30 p.m., Riceland Hall, Fowler Center. Admission is free. Hay is instructor in music at Arkansas Northeastern College in Blytheville and performs frequently as a soloist and collaborative artist. His program will include selections from
BoŽllmann, Bach, Reger, and Franck, among others. For details, contact the Department of Music at ext. 2094, or see the NewsPage release.

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