Dr. Staffan Elgelid makes presentation
Dr. Staffan Elgelid, Physical Therapy, delivered a presentation
titled Encouragement, Creativity and Fear of the Unknown!
during the International Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning
held in El Paso, Texas, earlier this month.
Dr. Shebby Neely-Goodwin presents paper
Dr. Shebby Neely-Goodwin, Social Work, recently presented a
paper titled The Religious and Spiritual Life of African American
Children: An Exploration in Resilience and Growth at the Black
Administrators in Child Welfare Conference in Arlington, Va.
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Blues Symposium to feature guitarist
bluesman and guitarist Kenny Neal will be the featured performer at
Delta Blues Symposium XII: Delta Diversity, sponsored by the
Department of English and Philosophy on Thursday, March 30. Neal
will perform in concert at 8 p.m. at The Forum, downtown Jonesboro.
The concert is free and open to the public. A native of Baton Rouge,
La., Neal, whose father was also a musician, grew up in a household
filled with drums, guitars, and harps. Neal absorbed the music of
his father’s friends, which included legendary greats Buddy Guy,
Lazy Lester, and Slim Harpo. Their influences as well as regional
and local traditions have shaped Neal’s distinctive musical
Delta Blues Symposium XII: Delta Diversity, is the 2006 installment
of an annual three-day conference held at ASU. For more details on
Neal’s concert and other symposium events, contact the Department of
English and Philosophy at 972-3043, visit
the website, or see
Announcement set for Monday,
Mark your calendar for a campus
announcement on Monday, March 27, after everyone returns from spring
break. At 11 a.m. on the west side of Wilson Hall, we will
learn more about some changes taking place on campus. All
students, faculty and staff are invited. Also, students have a
related announcement in the Student Union at 4 p.m. the following
day. Again, everyone is invited.
supports Guard and Reserve
Wyatt recently signed a statement of support pledging that ASU will
not reduce employment or career opportunities for employees or
students who serve in any branch of the U.S. military forces. The
National Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR)
has recognized ASU for its public affirmation of support of military
personnel who are employed or attend classes throughout the ASU
system. ESGR representatives Dr. Gil Fowler, public affairs officer
for the state committee, and Dr. Dennis White, chairman for the
Northeast Arkansas Region, said that ESGR is a volunteer
organization committed to supporting the country’s defense.
Development Day: March 29
The 2006 northeast Arkansas district FFA Career Development Day will
be held Wednesday, March 29, and will kickoff at the Convocation
Center. High school students
will then participate in one or several of the 12 events taking
place across the campus from the Convocation Center or the ASU Farm
to the Pavilion or Agriculture Building. The classes, or “career
development events,” are: agricultural mechanization, agricultural
electrification, agri-business, agronomy, dairy foods, floriculture,
forestry, land judging, livestock judging, meats,
nursery/landscaping, and poultry. There are approximately 75
agriculture programs in the secondary schools of northeast Arkansas.
This year, some 1,400 students from these schools are registered to
more details, see the
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