Gov. Beebe reappoints Mike Gibson to board of
Yesterday, Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe announced that
Osceola was reappointed to the ASU Board of Trustees. The
appointment expires Jan.
14, 2014. Gibson served as chair of the ASU Board of Trustees last
Mr. Gibson is engaged in the general practice of law
in Osceola, Arkansas, at the Gibson Law Firm and also serves as a
part-time Osceola District Judge. In addition, he is trustee for the
Judd Hill Foundation, a charitable foundation which operates a 4,000
acre cotton farm in Poinsett County, Arkansas. For details of
gubernatorial appointments, click
Dr. Pearce is lead author
of peer-reviewed article
Amy R. Pearce, Psychology and Counseling, is the lead author on
an article accepted for publication in the international
peer-reviewed Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology. The original
paper, "A Positive Psychology Perspective on Mate Preferences in the
United States and Russia," resulted from a collaborative research
project with former psychology major and ASU alumna Alexandra Ramsey
and psychology professors Tatiana Chuikova and Svetlana
Galyautdinova of Ufa, Russia.
Dr. Gill publishes book review
Dr. Alyson Gill, Art History, published a review of the Lauro
Martines book, "Fire in the
Savonarola and the Struggle for the Soul of Renaissance Florence."
The review appeared in the most recent edition of The Southeastern
College Conference (SECAC) Review 15, no. 3 (2008): 356-58. Gill
first became aware of the writings of the 15th century reformer
Girolamo Savonarola while teaching with the College of Fine Arts in
Florence, and she is currently working on an article on the impact
of the Dominican friar on the career of the Italian Renaissance
artist Sandro Botticelli.
ASU-TV posts YouTube links capturing Act
ASU's year-long Centennial celebration got underway with a
ceremonial re-enactment signing of Act 100 of 1909 in the Rotunda of the
State Capitol Wednesday morning in Little Rock.
ASU-TV's Collin Pillow, Radio-Television, and Television
Studio supervisor, captured the events, allowing those who could not
attend to watch the
YouTube. The dramatic re-enactment drew applause from the standing room-only crowd as student thespians vocalized remarks in the dialect of the period.
Simpson, chair and professor of theatre in ASU’s Department of Theatre,
served as Speaker Rep. J. J. Bellamy, Jared Weston portrayed
Representative J. L. Brown of Independence County,
Donnie Walters portrayed Representative Oscar Winn of Pulaski County,
James Kaut portrayed Representative E. D. Smothers of Baxter County, and
Rob Spencer portrayed Senator Robert W. Glover of Grant County.
Collin Pillow captured Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe's
address to the
re-enactment's spectators, and he also captured the
ASU's chancellor, Dr. Robert L. Potts.
Links for all videos are at
(dramatic re-enactment by ASU Theatre thespians),
(Gov. Beebe's preliminary address), and
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P4VfdKeuCn4 (remarks of
ASU Faculty Women's Club to host
ASU's Centennial marks a major milestone for our institution
and provides the perfect reason for gathering with friends to
celebrate this momentous occasion. The ASU Faculty Women's Club
a rich heritage of support for ASU, and the organization wants
to help kick off this year of celebration. The ASU Faculty Women's
Club will host a Centennial Gala on Saturday, January 31, at 5:30
p.m. in Fowler Center. The evening will begin with a pre-dinner
social at 5:30 p.m., followed by a formal dinner at 6 p.m. Dr.
Les Wyatt, Dr. Robert Potts, Dr. Nancy Hendricks, and
Smith will be guest speakers for the evening. A PowerPoint
presentation that chronicles the development of ASU and the role of
Faculty Women's Club will be presented. Join the ASU Faculty Women's
Club for this festive event. Tickets for the event are
$25 per person, and seating is limited to 130 people. Tickets are
available by contacting Betsy Huss at 933-9758,
Barbara Doyle at 972-2966, or
Woodie Sue Herlein at 972-3055.
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