Feb. 20, 2008
Visiting Artist/Scholar Lecture
Series presents Dr. Maria Buszek, tonight, 7 p.m., Fine Arts
7 p.m., ASU Museum Room 182
"The Stone Carvers," documentary film presentation, Thursday, Feb.
21, 4 p.m., ASU Museum Room 182
University Planning Committee meeting, Friday, Feb. 22, 9 a.m.,
library, 8th floor
CoB Entrepreneurship Week presents
Dr. James J. Chrisman, Monday, Feb. 25, 11:30 a.m., Student Union
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Lecture-Concert Series presents Dr.
Henry Louis Gates Jr.
UPDATE: This lecture has been canceled. For details, see the NewsPage release.
scholar and cultural critic Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. is the featured
speaker in the 11th event of Arkansas State University’s 2007-2008
All Lecture-Concert Series events are free and open to the
Gates will present a lecture,
“Bridging the Digital Divide: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Encarta
Africana,” on Thursday, Feb. 28, at 7 p.m. in Centennial Hall.
One of the United States' most influential cultural critics, Dr.
Henry Louis Gates Jr. is both an eloquent commentator and a formidable
force on multicultural and African American issues. Dr. Gates's
appearance is sponsored by the Office of Diversity and is
part of ASU's Black History Month
Hannah wins 2008 ASCPA
Outstanding CPA Award
Russ Hannah, Finance and Administration, was
recently named the winner of the Arkansas Society of Certified
Public Accountants (ASCPA) Outstanding CPA in Government Award for
2008. Hannah will be recognized at the ASCPA annual
convention's awards luncheon in New Orleans in September.
As the state winner of this award, Hannah is a nominee for the
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Outstanding CPA in Government Award, a national honor.
ASU Wind Ensemble presents a
concert for Sharp County
Arkansas State University Wind Ensemble will present its fourth
concert of the 2007-2008 season on Monday, Feb. 25, at 7:30 p.m., in
Riceland Hall. This Wind Ensemble concert, "Reflections and
Remembrances," is a concert for the people of Sharp County in the
aftermath of the storms and tornadoes that recently afflicted that county and region. Although admission to
this concert is free, the Department of Music will be accepting monetary
donations to benefit the people of Sharp County.
For details, e-mail
Dr. Tim Oliver, director of
bands, or see the
ASU Jazz Band performs twice
during Black History Month
The ASU Jazz Band, directed
by Dr. E. Ron Horton, has two performances scheduled to celebrate
Black History Month. The band
will perform Thursday, Feb. 21, from 11 a.m.-12 noon in the Student
Union Center Court. The band will also perform in concert Tuesday,
at 7:30 p.m. in Fowler Center’s Riceland Hall. This concert will
feature discussions of the vast influence African Americans have had
on one of America’s most important artistic and cultural
contributions to the world, jazz. Admission to both performances is
free, and the public is invited. For details, call the
Department of Music at ext. 2094, or see the
ASU Day at First Security Bank
will be held Friday, Feb. 22
All ASU faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend First
Security Bank's ASU Day on Friday, Feb. 22, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Drawings for prizes are at 5:30 p.m. Free refreshments are offered
all day, and there will be hourly drawings for prizes. First
Security Bank is located at 1341 Stadium Boulevard, Jonesboro. Click
here for details.
Service Awards nominations due
Nominations are now being accepted for the
R. E. Lee Wilson Citizenship Award and the Distinguished Service
Awards. The deadline for application is Friday, Feb. 22. Incomplete
or late nomination/applications will not be considered. Forms are
online. Submissions should go to University
Advancement's Jill Bristow at ext. 3362.
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