March 19, 2008
CoHSS Brown Bag Lecture, Monday,
March 24, 2 p.m., Wilson Hall, 217B
Grif Stockley lecture, Wednesday, March 26,
3 p.m., Fine Arts Center
DBS XIV presents
James "Super Chikan" Johnson, Thursday, March 27, 8
p.m., Fine Arts Center Recital Hall
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John Brady named head men's
basketball coach at ASU
Dr. Dean Lee, director
of Athletics, today announced that John Brady is ASU's new
head men's basketball coach. Brady has a Final Four appearance and
281 career victories to his credit, spending the last 10-plus
seasons serving as head coach at LSU. Brady led the Tigers to six
post-season berths, two SEC championships, and three SEC Western
Division titles. Brady was also twice named SEC Coach of the Year
and brings a well-documented record of success and a long list of
accomplishments to ASU. ASU Chancellor Dr. Robert L. Potts
commented on Brady's record of integrity and his concern for the
welfare of student athletes, adding that he was pleased with the
selection of Brady as ASU's new head basketball coach. For details,
see the Athletics release.
Fowler Center Series offers Jigu!
Thunder Drums of China
Drums of China will be the featured performance in the seventh event
of Arkansas State University’s 2007-2008 Fowler Center Series. Jigu!
Thunder Drums of China will perform Tuesday, March 25, at 7:30 p.m.
in Riceland Hall, Fowler Center.
Thunder Drums of China is a world-renowned company of 28 drummers,
percussionists, and musicians hailing from Shanxi Province, China,
and their performances are deeply rooted in folk origins, blended
with many modern musical elements. Jigu! offers spectacular family
entertainment for audiences of all ages.
For details, call ext. 3471, or see
the NewsPage release.
presents media critic Mark Glaser
critic, journalist, and new media expert Mark Glaser is the featured
speaker in the 11th event of Arkansas State University’s 2007-2008
Lecture-Concert Series. Glaser will present a lecture, “Mediashift: How Technology and the Internet are Changing
Our Media World,” on Thursday, March 27, at 7 p.m. in ASU’s
Student Union Auditorium. All Lecture-Concert Series performances are free and open to
Glaser will also speak to communications classes
while on campus and attend an afternoon
reception in the College of Communications, which co-sponsors
his appearance. For details, contact
Dr. Gil Fowler,
ext. 2308, or see the NewsPage release.
ASU to host Social Work
conference, awards ceremony
ASU's College of Nursing and Health Professions and the
Department of Social Work will sponsor the Social Work Month Conference
and the presentation of social work awards in ASU’s Student Union
Auditorium on Friday, March 21, from 8 a.m.-12 noon.
March is designated Social Work Month by the National Association of
Social Workers (NASW). Each March, branches
of the Arkansas Chapter of NASW host continuing education events and
recognize members of the profession as exemplary social workers.
This year, the
conference features nationally known speaker, Dr. Sophia Dziegielewski,
who will also offer a workshop for
certification in continuing education for mental health
professionals. For details, contact
Dr. George Jacinto, ext. 3137.
Outstanding Academic Advisor
Award deadline looms
The deadline for this year's Outstanding Academic Advisor
Award is Wednesday, March 26, at 5 p.m. Both peer nominations
and self-nominations are encouraged. The recipient is honored at the
Faculty Convocation, presented with a $2,000
honorarium, and his or her name is submitted for national
recognition with the National Association of Academic Advising (NACADA). For nomination forms,
here or see the
Wilson Center faculty page. For details, contact
Melissa Jackson, ext. 3001.
Inside ASU observes Spring
Break, notes staff changes
Due to Spring Break, there will
be no Friday, March 21 issue of Inside ASU, the electronic
faculty/staff newsletter. Inside ASU will return Monday, March 24.
Because of recent personnel changes, the staff of Inside ASU reminds
all readers and contributors to send news items to
Markham Howe and/or
Sara E. McNeil at least
2-3 weeks prior to the dates on which events will occur. Faculty
and staff requiring assistance with the preparation and distribution
of news releases should supply drafts of releases 3-4 weeks prior
to targeted date of release. For details, contact
Sara E. McNeil, ext. 3633.
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