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

Feb. 27, 2008

Calendar highlights:

Mascot Celebration and Farewell, Thursday, Feb. 28

Black Alumni Reunion early bird registration deadline, Friday,
Feb. 29

ASU Spring Job Fairs, Tuesday, March 4, and Wednesday, March 5, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Centennial Hall

CMVAS lecture, Thursday, March 6,
7 p.m., ASU Museum Room 182


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Higher Learning Commission Focused Visit slated
The Higher Learning Commission Focused Visit on strategic planning and shared governance will take place Monday, March 3 and Tuesday, March 4. The evaluation team consists of Dr. Bill Knight, Bowling Green University, and Dr. C. David Moon, University of Colorado-Colorado Springs. They will meet with various individuals and groups during their visit. Please take a few minutes to review ASU's strategic planBrochure copies of the plan are available in the Office of Academic Affairs and Research. For details, contact Dr. Lynita Cooksey, ext. 2030.

ASU Museum celebrates Arkansas Archeology Month
The Arkansas State University Museum in Jonesboro will hold a Native American Cultural Diversity Celebration, “Passport to Patterns of the Past,” in honor of Arkansas Archeology Month on Thursday, March 6, and Saturday, March 8. On Thursday, March 6, at 7 p.m., in ASU Museum Room 182, Dr. George E. Lankford, professor emeritus, Lyon College, will present the free public illustrated lecture, Riders in the Sky,” sponsored by the Central Mississippi Valley Archeological Society (CMVAS). On Saturday, March 8, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., in the ASU Museum Main Gallery, 2nd floor, the museum will offer family activities, including special gallery tours, storytelling, and hands-on arts and crafts activities for children, including pottery making, incising, and stamping. For details, visit the ASU Museum online, e-mail Lenore Shoults, call the ASU Museum at ext. 2074, or see the NewsPage release.

Hannah completes SCUP Planning Institute
Russ Hannah, Finance and Administration, recently completed the Planning Institute conducted by the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP). The three-step institute is designed to foster an understanding and appreciation of integrated campus planning issues and processes and to help develop analytical, strategic, and practical implementation skills.  For additional information about SCUP and the Planning Institute, click here.
Vickrey recognized by local advertising group
Eric Vickrey, graduate student and part-time instructor in ASU's College of Communications, was recognized during the 2008 Northeast Arkansas Advertising Federation Awards Banquet. EyeSpeak, a visual communications agency founded by Vickrey, was awarded six ADDYs, including two gold, two silver, a bronze and the coveted Best of Show ADDY award. The gold and silver award work will now compete at the Advertising Federation's four-state district level. Vickrey teaches Introduction to Digital Publishing, Desktop Publishing, and Publication Design at ASU.

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