University Planning Committee meetings scheduled
The first meeting of
the University Planning Committee is scheduled on Monday, Feb.
23, at 10 a.m., followed by a second meeting on Friday, March 13, at
9 a.m. Discussion of fees will occur at the March 13 meeting. Both
meetings will be held in the Library Board Room (8th Floor).
Annual Soul Food Dinner will be held
Reminder: The fourth Annual Soul Food Dinner has been rescheduled for 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 19,
at the ASU Armory.
The theme for this year will be "Celebrating
Our Roots: Reflecting on our Legacy in the ASU-Jonesboro Community."
For details, contact
Peggy R. Wright,
Planning Committee, at ext. 2325.
Local author to sign book on campus
Robbie Lyle, emeritus associate dean, University College, and
director emeritus, Trio programs, will sign copies of her book, "God's
Amazing Grace, Mercy, and 'Black Gravy' Brought Me Through," on
Sunday, Feb. 22, at 3 p.m., in ASU's Dean B. Ellis Library. The book
signing will take place on the library's third floor exhibitions and
programs area. A reception will follow Ms. Lyle's program. Ms. Lyle
is currently director of Jonesboro's African American Cultural
Center (located in the E. Boone Watson Community Center). For
details, contact April
Sheppard, ext. 3077.
First Chancellor's Concert
scheduled for Feb. 24
Tuesday, Feb. 24, the ASU Concert Choir and University Singers will
join the Wind Ensemble for the first Chancellor’s Concert in Riceland Hall, Fowler Center. The
concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free. Conductors Dr. Dale
Miller, director of choral activities, and Dr. Timothy Oliver, director
of bands and coordinator of wind and percussion studies will lead the
ensembles as they combine to perform works written for both choral and
instrumental ensembles. Works by composers Anton Bruckner, David
Mazlanka, and Howard Hanson will be featured, as will an arrangement
of “The Star-Spangled Banner” by Lloyd Pfautsch. For more
information, contact the music department, ext. 2094, or see the
College of Business, students,
host Barry Melancon
The College of Business and the Graduate Association
of Business Students (GABS) will host a luncheon Thursday, Feb. 26, at 11:30 a.m. with guest speaker Barry Melancon,
president and chief
executive officer of the American Institute of Certified Public
Accountants (AICPA), a national professional organization of more than
The luncheon will be held at the Jonesboro Country Club, and tickets are
$25 per person. Advance tickets may be purchased from Chris Collins in
the College of Business dean’s office before Friday, Feb. 20. Locally, call Dr. William Roe, associate
dean of the College of Business, ext. 3035, or see the
Undergraduate Scholars Day
Undergraduate Scholars Day
(USD) will be held on Tuesday, April 14, in the ASU Student Union.
The Honors College is now accepting undergraduate abstracts for
inclusion in this year’s program. To submit a presentation, students
need to fill out the
online form. The deadline for submissions is Friday, March 13th.
Undergraduate Scholars Day is an annual program where students
present and share their research or creative work in a professional
setting. USD provides a unique opportunity for students to present
their research projects in a friendly and supportive atmosphere.
This program also acts as a platform so that students from across
the ASU-Jonesboro campus can learn more about the variety of
research and projects occurring at ASU. For details, contact
director, Student Services, the Honors College, at ext. 2308.
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