March 13, 2006

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Christopher Watson Dance Company,

Faculty Recital,

*  Disability Awareness Week

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Dr. Jones completes computer forensic training
Dr. Russ JonesDr. Russ Jones, Computer and Information Technology, completed computer forensic training and advanced training in network and telecommunication security as part of his sabbatical last semester. During his leave he attended three training seminars at various locations in the United States, and later passed the Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) exam. The CISSP exam is the nationís highest recognized security credential. Only 18 people in the state of Arkansas hold that certificate.
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Disability Awareness Week: March 13 - 17
This week is Disability Awareness Week 2006 with numerous events planned through Friday. The first event will be held today at 1 p.m., Technology for Human Expression, presented by Kay Wilcox Smith in the Pine Tree room of the Student Union, 3rd floor. To see a schedule of other events, click here

Tammy Fowler named Director of Admissions

Tammy Fowler, who has been serving as interim director, has been named Director of Admissions, according to Dr. Rick Stripling, vice chancellor for student affairs. An employee since 1994, Fowler has served ASU in several capacities with her most recent as executive assistant to the vice chancellor for student affairs. Fowler will be responsible for developing and implementing recruitment strategies for first-time freshmen and transfer students. In addition, she will be responsible for implementing undergraduate admissions policies.

Multicultural Week set for March 28 - 30
Dr. Joycelyn Elders, former U.S. Surgeon GeneralWith the theme Different Perspectives: Diverse Minds Create Better Solutions, Multicultural Week 2006 will be Tuesday, March 28, through Thursday, March 30. Numerous events and activities are planned throughout the week, with the highlight being high tea at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29, with Dr. Joycelyn Elders, former U.S. Surgeon General. The events kick off on Tuesday with a noon - 2 p.m. multicultural celebration in Heritage Plaza on the east side of the Student Union.
  For a list of all activities, click here.
Invitation for grant proposals from Kays Foundation
The Kays Foundation is inviting proposals from members of the ASU-Jonesboro faculty for the 2007-08 academic year. The Kays Foundation provides grants to support faculty, departments, colleges, or other entities to assist in furthering the teaching, research and service goals at ASU. For the 2007-08 academic year, no grant will exceed $20,000. Application forms and other information are available from the foundation offices, 1212 E. University Loop, or via email at or by calling 931-7898. Proposals must be received in the foundation office no later than 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1, 2006. Successful applicants will be announced in January 2007. 

Next week is Spring Break 
Next week is Spring Break 2006, so there will be no classes Monday through Friday, March 20 - 24. Administrative offices will be open during the regular campus office hours of 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

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