ASU Board of Trustees meets today in Searcy
The Arkansas State University
Board of Trustees meets today at 10 a.m. in the Technology Building,
1800 E. Moore Avenue, on the campus of ASU-Searcy. For those who
wish to listen to the proceedings, a conference call setup is
available in the Chancellor's Office Conference Room in the
Administration Building at ASU-Jonesboro. Following the meeting,
Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe will be speaking at a building
dedication ceremony at ASU-Searcy at 1 p.m. For more information
about the dedication ceremony, contact
Colbie Falwell, director
of Public Information, ASU-Searcy,
call (501) 882-8224.
Dr. Luster to promote Delta Blues Symposium on
Dr. Mike Luster,
director, Arkansas Folklife Program, and faculty
member, English and Philosophy, will be interviewed
on the radio program "Champagne Sundays Radio," (on
the Web at
on Sunday, March 8, 1-3 p.m., Central Standard Time.
Luster will promote
Blues Symposium XV on the show, and he will be
accompanied by roots musician Valerie June and poet
Dale Smith, participants and performers at this
year's symposium. Listen to the online radio show
live, or download the show as a podcast. "Champagne
Sundays Radio" is a program of Blend Radio, which in
turn is part of
BigBlendMagazine.com, published by Free Spirit
Promotions. BigBlendMagazine.com is an online
publication that reaches 2.4 million readers across
the U.S. and more in Canada, Europe, Australia,
Asia, Mexico and South Africa. BigBlend Magazine
also publishes the e-mail newsletter, "The Burro
Express," reaching some 222,000 subscribers.
BigBlend's target audience is between the ages of
25-65 years old, involved in their communities,
educated, and environmentally minded.
Second Faculty Recital Series
concert is March 10
The Department of Music
the second concert of the
2008-2009 Faculty Recital Series on Tuesday, March 10, at 7:30 p.m. in
Riceland Hall, Fowler Center. The concert will feature
ASU music faculty members Dr. Lauren Schack Clark, Dr. Marika
Philpot, Rob Alley, Dr. Dale Clark, and Dr. Ed Owen.The concert is free of
charge and open to the public. The concert will include performances of “Choralfantasie
for Tuba and Organ” by Jan Koetiser performed by Ed Owen and
Ellen Philpot, “Concerto for Trumpet and Bassoon” by Paul
Hindemith performed by Rob Alley, Dale Clark, and Lauren Schack Clark,
“Chaconne” by Paul Hayden, performed by Ed Owen and Lauren Schack
Clark, “Three Songs for Soprano and Tuba” by Rodger Vaughan, performed
by Marika Kyriakos and Ed Owen, and “Danza Ritual del Fuego” by Manuel
de Falla, performed by Lauren Schack Clark.
contact the Department of Music at ext. 2094, or see the
ASU's student civil engineers to host regional
universities will join ASU’s student chapter of
the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) as ASU hosts the 2009
Deep South Conference, Thursday through Saturday, March 26-28, in the
Convocation Center and at Craighead Forest Park.
ASUís chapter is
advised by Dr. Tom Parsons, director, Civil Engineering.
ASCE is a student
organization which meets and competes annually in
including steel bridge, concrete canoe, surveying, environmental, and a
mystery category. Technical essays and presentations are also a portion
of the competition.
Brad Marotti is president of ASU’s ASCE student chapter.
For more information, contact Dr.
Tom Parsons or Dr. Rick Clifft,
associate dean, College of Engineering,
at ext. 2088. For more information on this year's conference, see the
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