March 7, 2005

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University Singers,
@ 7:30 p.m.

Job Fair,
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.


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Recent faculty and staff achievements
Dr. Charles Coleman, Engineering; Dr. Charles Hartwig and Dr. Richard Wang, both of Political Science; Dr. Patrick Stewart, Public Administration; Dr. Louella Moore, Accounting; and Mr. Bill Rowe, Art, all have recent accomplishments and achievements listed in Campus News. For all the latest, go to Campus News.

Academic Scholarships enhanced beginning Fall 2005
The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships announces significant enhancements to the institutional scholarships which will go into effect beginning this fall. The Chancellor's Scholarship will now cover university-required fees in addition to the current tuition benefit, double occupancy room and $250 stipend for books. The Dean's Scholarship will also now cover university-required fees in addition to the current tuition benefit.
  Applications for the Chancellor's and Dean's Scholarships are still being accepted as funds are still available. ASU will continue to accept applications for the Chancellor's and Dean's Scholarships as well as the Academic Merit award until all funds have been awarded. For more details, please contact the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships at 972-2310 or visit the web site at

President Wyatt's First Friday report features legislation
President Wyatt's First Friday report for March highlights higher education legislation under consideration during the current session.  The report was e-mailed Friday afternoon, but due to a glitch in the distribution system most people did not receive it. It will be re-transmitted shortly. The column is also online at

Leadership Conference: Discover Diversity set for April 1 & 2

ASU will host the 7th annual Discover Diversity Leadership Conference the weekend of Friday and Saturday, April 1 and 2, offering minority high school students a look at scholarship opportunities, college preparation and career choices along with academic fairs, speakers and activities. Discover Diversity is sponsored by the Office of Admissions and will be held in the Heritage Plaza on the third floor of the Student Union. Outstanding juniors and seniors from high schools in eastern Arkansas and the Memphis, Tenn., area have been invited. For more details about Discover Diversity, please contact Candice Seward, assistant director of admissions and coordinator of minority recruitment at 972-3024 or at 

Red Beans & Rice at the Pavilion: April 1, no foolin'
"Red" Beans & Rice will be Friday, April 1, at the ASU Pavilion to benefit the General Academic Scholarship Fund. The benefit lunch will be held from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. as dine in or carry out with a menu of red beans and rice, dessert and drink. Tickets are available in advance for $5 or $6 at the door. Contact University Development at 972-3940 or visit the office in Room 103 of the Administration Building. "Red" Beans & Rice is sponsored by WR Foods, Riceland Foods, PepsiAmericas, Tabasco, Sodexho and The Design Shoppe. There will be plenty of food, fun, Zydeco music, and door prizes along with a visit from Red. 

University Singers to perform Tuesday
The Department of Music will present the Winter Choir Concert by the University Singers-Men’s and Women’s Choirs on Tuesday, March 8, at 7:30 p.m. in Fowler Center, Riceland Hall. For more details, see the NewsPage release.

Prairie Wind Dancers to perform Wednesday
The Prairie Wind Dancers will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 9, at the Fowler Center. The group’s performance will be the fifth event of the 2004-05 Lecture~Concert Series and is free and open to the public. The Prairie Wind Dancers, a six-member contemporary dance company, utilize music and speech in concert performances that range from prairie themes to today’s issues. Formed in 1987, the group is based out of the Lawrence Arts Center in Kansas. The Prairie Wind Dancers use dance as a medium to express ideas, moods, feeling and to tell stories about life. For more details, see Wind.

Spring Job Fair is Wednesday at Convocation Center

The 2005 Spring Job Fair, which provides opportunities for all ASU students and graduates to schedule interviews with recruiters, will be held on Wednesday, March 9, at the Convocation Center from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The Job Fair is open to students from all colleges and is free. For more details, contact Career Services at 972-3025.

ASU's Model United Nations receives top honors
The Model United Nations delegates from ASU recently attended the 45th annual Midwest Model United Nations competition in St. Louis, garnering two top awards for excellence. Travis Eddleman, a graduate student in history, won one of the two delegate awards in the security council. The Model United Nations meet featured more than 550 college student delegates from around the United States and 81 foreign countries. Eddleman, and two other students Russell Page Jr. and Vini Rucaj, also received staff appointments for the 2006 meet as a result of the applications at this year’s competition. Dr. Charles Hartwig, professor of political science, served as the faculty adviser.

ASU Bookstore moves to temporary location
The ASU Bookstore will be closed for business beginning Monday, March 7, through Friday, March 11. The bookstore will reopen for business on Monday, March 14, in a temporary location at the Chickasaw building. Bookstore hours will be the same as currently observed from 7:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. During the week of Spring Break (March 14 - 18), cap and gown measurement will be taken in the lobby of the Chickasaw building.

Next Week is Spring Break; no classes March 14 - 18
Next week is Spring Break and there will be no classes Monday through Friday, March 14 - 18. Administrative offices will be open during the regular campus office hours of 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

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